Bravo, Bristol! Book launch

We are launching our new book – Bravo, Bristol! – at the MShed on the 27th June. 6pm – Doors open (refreshments available) 6.30 – Introductions, talk and music 7.30 – Book signings and informal socialising until finish For more information, or to book your FREE tickets, please visit: http://www.ideasfestival.co.uk/2014/events/bravo-bristol/ This event is part of Bristol … Continue reading

Blue Orchid and Big Tree launch

Our latest book – Blue Orchid and Big Tree: Plant Hunters William and Thomas Lobb and the Victorian mania for the exotic – is to be launched at the Gardens of Heligan on Sunday 8 June. 11.30am – Tour of the jungle with Toby Musgrave and Sue Shepherd This is a free tour but you must … Continue reading

Trees of Bristol book launch 10 April

We held a very successful book launch on 10 April at Stanfords, Bristol for our latest title: Trees of Bristol by Tony D’Arpino and Frank Drake.  

Launch of THE ECHOING GALLERY on 29 November

Free event! Poetry music and images to launch an exciting new anthology of contemporary poetry Cutlers Hall, Brasserie Blanc, Cabot Circus, Bristol, BS1 3DF supported by Foyles featuring: David Briggs | Andrew Jamison | Claire Williamson David Clarke | Ralph Hoyte | Paul Deaton Matthew Barton | composing duo Hat in Hand will play commissioned … Continue reading

Banksy: The Bristol Legacy ‘a hugely enjoyable book’

Museum Journal September 2012 Book Review: Timothy Mason There’s something of Baroness Orczy’s elusive Scarlet Pimpernel in the carefully contrived mystique that surrounds Banksy, perhaps the best known of that cadre of artists for whom the street is their canvas. Like the Pimpernel, Banksy keeps his identity a well-guarded secret. As Paul Gough’s highly readable … Continue reading

BANKSY: THE BRISTOL LEGACY

‘the art world has gone absolutely crazy’ Brian Sewell on Banksy vs Bristol Museum ‘As far as I can tell the only thing worth looking at in most museums of art is all the schoolgirls on daytrips with the art departments’ Banksy  On Thursday 11 June 2009 staff at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery turned … Continue reading

UWE & Redcliffe Press announce joint publishing programme

UWE/Redcliffe Regional History Series UWE’s Regional History Centre and  Bristol publishers Redcliffe Press are to join forces to publish a series of regional history studies covering Bristol and its hinterland. The first volume, on Social Life on the Bristol Waterfront 1750-1880, edited by Steve Poole,  is planned for September 2012.  Several contributors tell the  amazing … Continue reading

Sir George Oatley, Architect of Bristol

‘As befits the output of a publisher with a fast developing catalogue of art books, and a deep and abiding commitment to the history and culture of the South West in particular, this lengthy and definitive hardback biography is as lavish in production as Whittingham’s research is thorough … it is a fascinating account and … Continue reading

‘Your Loving Friend, Stanley’

A review of ‘Your Loving Friend, Stanley’: The Great War correspondence between Stanley Spencer and Desmond Chute in The Galleries Magazine: http://www.galleries.co.uk/g-bok.shtml

Sir George Oatley: Book review

Comment in the Victorian Society’s magazine The Victorian: … hugely detailed and informative, a long overdue and most welcome publication on one of the greatest provincial architects in the early twentieth century. Buy online from us at the special price of £35, UK carriage paid.

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