Regional History Centre events
- There wasn't much to do...at least not here: Youthful leisure and identity in rural SW England in the early 20th century
Dr Laura Harrison (UWE Bristol) will explore the leisure experiences of young people in rural communities, drawing upon evidence from personal accounts of growing up in the south west of England in the early twentieth century.This event is part of the UWE Bristol Regional History Centre and M Shed Seminar Programme.
- Victorian to present day Bristol in three dimensions
Dr Bob Pryce will present some new 3D audio visual shows for the big screen, depicting Bristol's past and present with new stereo photographs of Bristol and Clifton related to Victorian views. This event is part of the UWE Bristol Regional History Centre and M Shed Seminar Programme.
- William Canynges, late merchant of Bristol: Constructing an After-life before Death
Dr Clive Burgess (Royal Holloway, University of London) will discuss William Canynges (c.1402 – 1474), one of Bristol's most famous late medieval citizens, his association with John Carpenter, bishop of Worcester, and the devotional programme to which an eminent Bristolian might aspire both for the benefit of his soul and of the broader community. This event is part of the UWE Bristol Regional History Centre and M Shed Seminar Programme.
- War, Revolution and the Romantic Era in South West England - Conference - 28 February 2015
- Romancing the Gibbet - Walford: The public execution of John Walford in 1789 - 15 November 2014
- Imperial City: Bristol in the World - 20-21 September 2013
- Georgian pleasures - 12-13 September 2013
- Writing the West - May 2012
- Protest, memory and public history - February 2012