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Book Remembers Bristol Characters

A Bristol author has made sure the city’s interesting and colourful characters are remembered forever with his new book Bristol Lives. Alfred the gorilla and a priest called ‘Red Bishop’ are among the characters immortalised in the book by Maurice Fells, published in March 2011.

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Local People’s Stories Told At Museum

Bristol’s new museum M Shed tells history through everyday objects and stories from local people. The museum, which opened in June at Harbourside, even has a paper bag on display as part of its exhibits.

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Zoo Anniversary Brings Unusual Stories To Light in Bristol

Zoo Anniversary Brings Unusual Stories To Light Tales of a monkey kissing a tortoise and lion cubs taking a ride in a bicycle basket are just some of the more wacky stories that have come forward as part of Bristol Zoo’s anniversary celebrations.   The zoo is celebrating its 175th anniversary in 2011 and has been asking members of the public to send in any memories and memorabilia.   More than 20 members of the public have sent in videos, …

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