City History

Ghosts of Christmas past

Ghosts of Christmas past

Andrew Swift looks back at the attempted abolition of the annual celebration and the Bristolians who fought to defend the right to eat, drink and make merry in...
Cracking christmas stories

Cracking Christmas stories

When it comes to truly imbibing the Yuletide spirit, nowhere does it better than Bristol, as Malcolm Croft discovers while digging up five festive city stories...

7 of Bristol’s most haunted buildings

As the nights get longer and the dark days set in, John Hughes from Haunted and Hidden Bristol reveals some of the spooky goings on around the city From gru...

Sands of time: Weston-super-Mare

Weston is a resort for all seasons – wistful and windy in winter, but at its vibrant best in summer, when the promenade is packed with families. Andrew Swift t...

Life on the lake: 100 years of Henleaze

As Henleaze Lake celebrates its 100th birthday, local author Susie Parr has delved into the archives and written a book to preserve its rich past for generatio...