Know Bristol provides a fascinating introduction to some of the people and places that have made the city what it is today. From dinosaurs on the Downs to long lost railway stations, from world-famous pirates to record-breaking aircraft, from Treasure Island to Only Fools and Horses, this book is packed with a myriad of thought-provoking histories and curiosities.
Launched in the summer of 2022, Know Bristol aims to help local people understand the city’s past and present through 365 pages of intriguing facts from the city and the local area. Read a fact a day over a year, and see the pages line up with critical dates in Bristol’s history, or dip in and out and uncover Bristol’s past in your own time. It the perfect place to start if you want to get to know our city a little bit better.
Know Bristol has featured in Bristol 24/7, Bristol Post, The Bristol Magazine, and Bristol Life. Every copy purchased is funding the planting of a tree through a Bristol-based social enterprise, Ecologi, and the Eden Reforestation Projects.