OutStories Bristol’s ‘Revealing Stories’ exhibition is on display in the Bristol Record Office from 10 June to 4 October 2014.
The exhibition is based on archival records and oral history interviews with lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people associated with Bristol and the surrounding area. Focusing on living memory (c. 1940s to the present) it tells how people fought to shape and control their own lives. It is the story of those who witnessed these changes and helped to make history.
As well as the vertical text panels from the original exhibition at Bristol’s M Shed in February/March last year, this display includes material from the Bristol City archives not previously shown including programmes from Bristol Pride festivals in the 1980s/90s and early documents relating to Bristol Gay Switchboard, Gay West and the Campaign for Homosexual Equality.
It will be accompanied by a talk ‘Untold Stories’ on 11th July about the making of the exhibition and the stories and people featured in it. The talk will reference documents at Bristol Record Office and excerpts from oral histories collected from LGBT Bristolians.
Tuesday 10th June to Saturday 4th October 2014
Bristol Record Office
‘B’ Bond Warehouse, Smeaton Road, Bristol, BS1 6XN