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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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Sam Green – I ♥ Aristotle

Sam Green is not the first person to come and speak about happiness on our stage, but his subject was probably the first great thinker on the topic, and I suspect if you asked Sam he’d say that after 2334 … Continue reading

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Dan Williams – Walt Disney World: This was supposed to be the future

Building a city is no Mickey Mouse undertaking, yet it was exactly what Walt Disney intended when he set out to build what would become the second Disney theme park. In this, the second of our talks at Ignite Bristol … Continue reading

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Caitlin Greenwood – It’s all just ancient history

Ancient history is interesting. It’s a great source of stories and more historical fiction than you can fill a library with. But it shaped our world, from our governments and to our hallway floors. Caitlin Greenwood wants us to remember … Continue reading

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