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.


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Back from the Front e-book now available

19 March 2015

Ilustrated souvenir of the Bristol 2014 exhibitions at RWA and the art commissions can be downloaded for free.

Film of Silver Rose performance now available

26 February 2015

Performance of Silver Rose at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery in November can be viewed online.

M Shed Event Great Success

23 February 2015

Successful event on Black and Asian perspectives on First World World held as part of Moved by Conflict programme.

Follow the First World War Trail at M Shed

22 January 2015

Trail developed for the First World War-linked exhibits at M Shed

Conversations About Cinema: The Impact of Conflict

08 January 2015

Details of a series of events at Watershed reflecting on the repercussion of conflict and the ways this has been presented through film.

Digital Stories showcased at M Shed event

08 December 2014

Films made as part of the digital stories project are shown to invited guests.

More audio-recordings available for Bristol 2014 talks

02 December 2014

Listen to recordings from the University of Bristol Autumn Art Lecture Series 2014

Second Bristol VC-winner honoured: Photos

20 November 2014

Commemorative ceremony and performance mark centenary of action for which Thomas Rendle was awarded the VC in 1914.

Silver Rose premiere: Pictures

10 November 2014

Photos taken at the premiere of Silver Rose at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

Audio-recording of panel discussion following BBC preview now available

07 November 2014

Listen to panel discussion following preview screening of War of Words: Soldier Poets of the Somme

New research reveals more about Bedminster's Victoria Cross winner

30 October 2014

Live performance will tell Thomas Rendle's story at ceremony on 20 November 2014.

Audio-recordings now available for two Bristol 2014 talks

27 October 2014

Listen to events with Douglas Newton, on the decision to enter the war, and Jacqueline Wadsworth on the Bristol aviation industry.

Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory and the University of Bristol co-production for First World War centenary

15 October 2014

Photos of the post-show discussion that followed the final performance of The Conquering Hero at the Will's Memorial Building.

Hot off the press: The Great Reading Adventure 2014 books

14 October 2014

The 20,000 books that are being distributed free of charge through partners in Bristol 2014 have now arrived.

Moved by Conflict opens at M Shed

10 October 2014

Photos from the press call and private view for the exhibition Moved by Conflict which opens on 11 October

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