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Bristol 2014 is part of the First World War Centenary Partnership
Bristol 2014 is supported by:
It is coordinated by Bristol Cultural Development Partnership.
Soldier & Cenotaph - Bristol Post. 'Do you want a fern basket like this' – © IWM (Art.IWM PST 8129)
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The programme includes: exhibitions at M Shed, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol Record Office, Glenside Hospital Museum, University of Bristol Theatre Collection and other sites; an online map and free smartphone app; a mass-reading of a free, specially produced book on Bristol and the First World War; a wide range of lectures, talks, seminars, debates and guided walks; digital film-making workshops and other arts projects; new local history publications; concerts, film screenings and other performances at venues across the city.
On this website you can find out What’s On; read the latest News and specially commissioned Articles; learn about the major exhibition Moved by Conflict at M Shed; join the Great Reading Adventure; enjoy an extensive range of Arts Projects; and make use of resources which include an historic Timeline, a guide on how to research Your Family History, the Great War Stories Map and App, Digital Stories and Links to other websites and information. There are comment facilities on most pages and you can also contact us direct. If you join the mailing list you’ll be able to keep up-to-date with our regular e-newsletters.
Bristol 2014 is a partnership project. Details of funders, sponsors and other supporters are on the About page.
These events are also listed on the What’s On page, with links to further details.
Recordings of events with Douglas Newton, on the decision to enter the war, and Jacqueline Wadsworth on the Bristol aviation industry.
Photos of the post-show discussion that followed the final performance of The Conquering Hero at the Will's Memorial Building.
The 20,000 books that are being distributed free of charge through partners in Bristol 2014 have now arrived.
An extended version of the essay on Spencer included in the book Bristol and the First World War.
The tragic story of a soldier shot for desertion.
A look at some of the different types of memorials to the dead of the First World War in the city;