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Bristol The Way We Were


With a unique collection of old cine film of Bristol, and reports from the archives of the Evening Post, this superb DVD presents a fascinating look back at life in Bristol from the 1930’s to the 1950’s.

The many events captured on film and documented by the Evening Post include the celebrations in Bristol for the Jubilee of George V in 1935 and the Coronation of George VI in 1937, excavations on College Green to prepare the site of the Council House, Bristol’s participation in the Festival of Britain in 1951, the post-war rebuilding of Bristol and the visit of Queen Elizabeth in 1956.

We also see many scenes of Bristolians going about their everyday business and fascinating views of old Bristol that have long since disappeared. this unique look at the way we were will bring memories flooding back for those who remember the Bristol of old.

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