Bristol Record Office We look after the archives of the city of Bristol (and surrounding areas) and make them available to everybody, free of charge. Visit our online catalogue What’s on at Bristol Record Office View all events Read more 28 July—16 October 2015 Forward to Freedom EXHIBITION: Discover how the British anti-apartheid movement, including Bristol’s Action for Southern Africa group, campaigned to support the people of South Africa in their struggle against oppression. Read more 27 October—12 March 2015 Documenting Death EXHIBITION: Documenting Death will explore traditions, practices and attitudes towards death and how people have understood and responded to death over time. Read more 7 November 2015 Family history day school WORKSHOP: Learn how to research your family tree with our beginner’s genealogy course. Opening times for 20153 February 2015 — 31 December 2015MondayClosedTuesday9.30am–4.30pmWednesday9.30am–4.30pmThursday9.30am–4.30pmOpen until 7pm on the first two Thursdays of each monthFriday9.30am–4.30pmSaturday10am–4pmOpen on the first two Saturdays of each month onlySundayClosed What’s here at Bristol Record Office View all displays Read more Our collections Our collections reflect many different aspects of Bristol’s history in the form of photographs, illustrations, maps and more… Read more The searchroom You can use our searchroom to research the collections – from your own local family history to public records revealing Bristol’s heritage.