Boats and Buses – The Stories behind Bristol’s Streetscapes

Boats and Buses – The Stories behind Bristol’s Streetscapes

By Joe Chick In my four previous walks, I’ve explored towns and cities in the east and Midlands. In this blog I’m exploring a city on the boundaries of the English Midlands and the south west, a port that dominated trade with France, Ireland and Wales...
Jumbo and the Roman Circus – Colchester Over Two Millennia

Jumbo and the Roman Circus – Colchester Over Two Millennia

By Joe Chick Take a walk around the historic sites of Colchester in Essex with the aid of the Victoria County History’s ‘A History of English Places’ App. Welcome to the second of several posts exploring the use of the Victoria County History‘s (VCH), ‘A History of...
#VCHFutureHistory: Writing the Places We Want

#VCHFutureHistory: Writing the Places We Want

Get involved in #VCHFutureHistoryproject. Your area 50 years from now #VCHFutureHistory: Writing the Places We Want The Victoria County History of England – a national project led from the IHR – is currently a partner in the AHRC-funded project Towns and the Cultural...