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July 2019
Free

Whitehall War Graves

July 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Daily until July 30, 2019
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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Portland Stone Dust Becky Goddard

Whitehall War Graves is a project which explores how photography can draw attention to materials and what those materials can mean. Portland stone, quarried and laterly mined on Portland, Dorset is a material which has come to be closely linked to institutions and sites of power, nationalism and consumption; it is used to make Commonwealth War Graves and used to construct and face buildings in Whitehall and the City of London. The exhibition images consider how materials are transformed by…

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Whitehall War Graves

July 29, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Daily until July 30, 2019
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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Portland Stone Dust Becky Goddard

Whitehall War Graves is a project which explores how photography can draw attention to materials and what those materials can mean. Portland stone, quarried and laterly mined on Portland, Dorset is a material which has come to be closely linked to institutions and sites of power, nationalism and consumption; it is used to make Commonwealth War Graves and used to construct and face buildings in Whitehall and the City of London. The exhibition images consider how materials are transformed by…

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Whitehall War Graves

July 30, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until July 30, 2019
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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Portland Stone Dust Becky Goddard

Whitehall War Graves is a project which explores how photography can draw attention to materials and what those materials can mean. Portland stone, quarried and laterly mined on Portland, Dorset is a material which has come to be closely linked to institutions and sites of power, nationalism and consumption; it is used to make Commonwealth War Graves and used to construct and face buildings in Whitehall and the City of London. The exhibition images consider how materials are transformed by…

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November 2019

Roma Stories Exhibition

November 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - November 7, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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Pop in and enjoy this exhibition - it's the first of its kind in Bristol. The display tells the story and celebrates the cultural histories of the Roma Community. It raises awareness of the community and the positives it brings. Roma Stories is an invitation to see how we can come together to reduce marginalisation. The exhibition is open 10am-5pm, Tuesday 5th to Thursday 7th November, inclusive. On Tuesday, 5 November at 10am the exhibition will be formally opened by Mayor Marvin…

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Roma Stories Exhibition Launch

November 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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Join Mayor Marvin Rees to open this exhibition - the first of its kind in Bristol. The exhibition tells the story and celebrates the cultural histories of the Roma Community. It will raise awareness of the community and the positives it brings. The exhibition will explore how we can come together to reduce marginalisation. The exhibition is supported by • Bristol Mayoral Commission On Race Equality • Roma Support Group charity • National Lottery Heritage Fund • Bristol City Council

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Bricks + Mortar

November 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - November 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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In 1919, the Government created the Addison Act, a move that made individual housing needs a national responsibility and aimed to provide good quality housing for working people. 100 years on in 2019 the state of our housing is not only a national crisis, but a national scandal. The abject failure of our government to provide affordable housing for everyone has led to a country where the value of the UK’s private rental sector is greater than the GDP’s of…

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A Child’s Place

November 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - November 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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Exploring children’s voice and agency within the city – an exhibition This temporary exhibition, to coincide with the 2019 Towards a Child Friendly City Conference, celebrates two creative projects which have put children at the heart of place in Bristol: My Place: Our Place Discover how the Architecture Centre and artists Kirsty Claxton and Cat Boot, creatively explored the theme of place with 3 and 4-year-olds from two Bristol Children’s Centres Room 13 Hareclive Explore how young artists from a…

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December 2019
Free

History of Children in Care in Bristol Exhibition

December 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - December 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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This free exhibition is a collaboration between a foster carer, children and young people in care and the Fostering Department. The young people have created art to accompany the exhibition, based on labels of children in care - both historically and today. This exhibition is free to attend.

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Bristol’s Yuletide Grotto: A Celebration Of Winter Folk Wisdom

December 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - December 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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This yule exhibition is filled with nature, lights, traditions, magic and local folklore. Abundant with celebration, evergreens, stories, otherworldly beings, shamanic influences, herbs, lights, wishing trees and treats, this is a Christmas experience that you wouldn’t want to miss! There is also a magical market stall selling Somerset Winter Charms, Wassail Spices, Wassail Mugs, Christmas Trinkets and all other sorts of delights! Come, share, learn, remember and take this wisdom back home with you to warm your heart, your hearth…

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February 2020
Free

50 Cities 50 Traces

February 3 @ 12:00 pm - February 28 @ 6:00 pm
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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50 Cities 50 Traces is an international art and peace project to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons signed by the nuclear-weapon states the USA, the Soviet Union and Great Britain in 1968. The exhibition will be open on weekdays from 12pm until 6pm. There will be a series of 30-minute lunchtime talks from notable speakers around nuclear disarmament and related themes.

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