Bristol 2014 The City And Conflict From The First World War To The Present Day

Bristol 2014 is part of the First World War Centenary Partnership

First World War Centenary Partnership Programme

Bristol 2014 is supported by:

Heritage Lottery Fund Arts Council England Bristol City Council Business West Society of Merchant Venturers University of the West of England

It is coordinated by Bristol Cultural Development Partnership.

Articles

This section features a range of articles and stories to entertain, to inform and to encourage debate on the themes and topics explored as part of Bristol 2014.


Douglas Reynolds VC

Lieutenant Colonel Mike Watson
05 March 2015

The story of the Clifton-born Victoria Cross winner.

‘Planting Memory’: the Challenge of Remembering the Past on the Somme, Gallipoli and Melbourne

Paul Gough
27 February 2015

Extract of article from Journal of the Garden History Society.

In perpetuity? Bristol’s famous war memorial: The Memorial Ground

Jamie Carstairs
03 November 2014

The story of its construction – and its significance as a site of remembrance

‘That vile place’: Stanley Spencer RA, a medical orderly in Bristol

Paul Gough
18 October 2014

An extended version of the essay on Spencer included in the book Bristol and the First World War.

Two Brothers from St Philips and their First World War

Geoff Woolfe
18 October 2014

The tragic story of a soldier shot for desertion.

‘From Flesh and Bone to Bronze and Stone’: World War One Memorials in Bristol

Dr Kent Fedorowich
17 October 2014

A look at some of the different types of memorials to the dead of the First World War in the city;

Henri Gaudier-Brzeska in Bristol

Paul Gough
14 October 2014

An extended version of the essay on Gaudier included in the book Bristol and the First World War.

Beaufort War Hospital in the First World War

Stella Man
08 October 2014

A look at some of the objects in the exhibition, Postcards from a War Hospital at Glenside Hospital Museum.

Brislington and the Great War

Jonathan Rowe
29 September 2014

The story of a North Somerset village's experience of the First World War.

Shock and Awe: Works Curated by Elizabeth Turrell

Hazel Brown
11 September 2014

A selection of some of the work in the Shock and Awe exhibition at RWA curated by Elizabeth Turrell.

Shock and Awe: A Selection of Works: Part 2

Hazel Brown
07 August 2014

A selection of some of the work in the Shock and Awe exhibition at RWA.

'Over the Top'

David Burl
22 July 2014

A poem.

Shock and Awe: A Selection of Works

Hazel Brown
21 July 2014

A selection of some of the work in the Shock and Awe exhibition at RWA.

Bertha Von Suttner and Lay Down Your Arms

Andrew Kelly
15 July 2014

An account of an early pacifist film.

The Complete Blackadder Goes Forth Debate

Bristol Festival of Ideas
15 July 2014

Audio recording of the Festival of Ideas event debating the role of Blackadder in learning about the First World War.

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