Full programme for this year

Sunday 9th August 2020 2pm Central Bristol. WALK. 15 places available. Please book through Rob. This has had to be postponed. We will reschedule it.

Dr Evan Jones. Bristol & Cabot: A Reception History.

Sunday 13th September 2020 2pm Central Bristol. WALK. 15 places available. Please book through Rob.

Rob Pritchard. Alleys, masts, merchants, markets, spires, towers and walls. Medieval Bristol.

Wednesday 7th October 2020. 7.30pm On ZOOM.

Professor Saul David. Crucible of Hell: Okinawa – The Last Great Battle of the Second World War

Wednesday 21st October 2020. 7.30 pm on ZOOM

Professor Josie McLellan. Glad to Be Gay Behind the Wall: LGBT+ activism in 1970s East Germany

Wednesday 11th November 2020. 7.30pm on ZOOM

Professor Jon Lawrence. Family, Place and Belonging: stories about class and community from Bristol and beyond

Apologies. The first half of this lecture did not record.

Wednesday 25th November 2020. 7.30 pm on ZOOM.

Professor Ronald Hutton. Famine and Plague in Early Modern England.

Wednesday 9th December 2020. 7.30 pm on ZOOM.

Dr Patrick Vernon OBE. The Making of 100 Great Black Britons 2003-2020.

Wednesday 27th January 2021. 7.30 pm on ZOOM.

Professor Katy Cubitt. The Vikings.

Wednesday 24th February 2021. 7.30 pm on ZOOM.

Dr Sean Cunningham. Henry VII: Treason and Trust

Wednesday 10th March 2021. 7.30pm on ZOOM

Dr Richard Stone. Bristol’s First Slave Traders 1662-1698 – a local detective story

Sunday 21st March 2021. 2pm. POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Tour of Goldney House, Grotto and Gardens. We still have about a dozen bookings with payments from March 2020. Booking through Rob at £6 a head.

Wednesday 31st March 2021. 7.30pm on ZOOM.

Dr Su Lin Lewis. Protest and Education in Burmese History

Wednesday 28th April 2021. 7.30pm on ZOOM

After the fall: Local teachers respond to the toppling of Colston. How to teach transatlantic slavery more effectively in Bristol (Richard Kennett, Sally Thorne & Kate Smee). A talk followed by questions. This is a special event. Please book your place through Rob.

Wednesday 5th May 2021. 7.30pm on ZOOM.

Bristol Historical Association PUB QUIZ on ZOOM. Please contact Rob if you are interested. We need a minimum of twenty people to run it.

Wednesday 12th May 2021. 7.30pm on ZOOM.

Eugene Byrne. Local historian and writer. Unbuilt Bristol.


Tour of Acton Court with Dr Rob Bell