Bristol is the perfect backdrop for testing ideas: we’re a small city, not London, and we can take permission for ourselves. There’s a real sense of getting things done. A marketing agency came in and did some city branding and what they noticed was a spirit of unorthodoxy. We have lots of street art, activists, organisations such as Sustrans and the Soil Association – there is a genuine sense of engagement. You could think of the city as an R&D development lab; it’s understood by the city, the council and the people. People here love testing things out, they like to get involved.Discover The Playable City: The Happy Face Of The Urban Environment
A campaign which was key to gaining equality for Bristol’s black and ethnic minorities is to be remembered with a new plaque.
The 1963 Bristol Bus Boycott led the Bristol Omnibus Company to change its racist policies that stopped black people from working on the buses.
Original campaigners Dr Paul Stephenson OBE, Guy Bailey OBE and Roy Hackett will attend the unveiling ceremony.
In 1965, the…
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