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Dan organises the speakers for Ignite Bristol and tends this website.

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Gail Boyle – Making Collection Connections

People are different, and a whole lot less likely to think like professional museum curators than they would like you to believe. Gail Boyle of Bristol Museum and Art Gallery explains how she tries to combine items in the City’s … Continue reading

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Nigel Howe – Timber House

Never mind that no-one has built in timber on such a scale in the city for close on a century, Nigel Howe’s plan is to no less than to rebuild “the finest building in England” and a Bristol landmark that, … Continue reading

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Belinda Kirk – Rowing Around The UK

While down the pub with friends, Belinda Kirk decided it would be a lark to row around Great Britain. Nobody would have noticed if she had quietly forgotten her promise the next morning. Except she didn’t. So accompanied by the … Continue reading

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Tomas Rawlings – Building News-Games

When people heard about Endgame: Syria, a video game created by Tomas Rawlings and his Auroch Digital team, they naturally assumed it would be another crass shooter, tastelessly exploiting the misery of people still enduring the civil war. But that’s … Continue reading

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Stephen Clarke – The Bristol Pound

Stephen Clarke likes to keep himself amused by walking into local shops and asking if they accept the Bristol Pound, the local currency of which he is a passionate advocate. If the shopkeeper does, then great, they conduct business. If he … Continue reading

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