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M Shed’s Historical Walks – Floating Harbour

by Dave Blackburn and Ed Hall, M Shed volunteers and walk guides The Floating Harbour walk takes you on a trip into Bristol’s old docklands. Along the way we highlight the city’s maritime heritage with the aid of a variety of historic…

Sir David Attenborough lends a giant egg to M Shed

A very special loan features in the exhibition Nature, Camera, Action! The secrets of making incredible wildlife films at M Shed. Sir David Attenborough, probably the best known and most widely respected wildlife presenter in the world, has lent us his …

M Shed’s Historical Walks: Windmill Hill

by Caroline Levett, M Shed volunteer and walk guide The Windmill Hill walk covers the history of Bedminster, showing how it evolved from a rural Somerset town to Bristol’s most famous industrial suburb. Along the way, we highlight some of the key f…

M Shed’s Historical Walks: Redcliffe

by Nic Billane, M Shed volunteer and walk guide The Redcliffe guided walks take you through the once-autonomous township of Redcliffe, where you can find some of the most impressive remains of the city. Walkers will encounter a variety of historic …

Behind the camera with Charlotte Scott

Charlotte Scott, Producer / Director at BBC Natural History Unit takes us behind the camera and describes what it’s like to make wildlife films… I currently work at the BBC Natural History Unit in Bristol and last year I had a phone call sa…

Flash Sale this Friday!

Bristol’s best loved cultural institutions are joining forces to kick off the busiest season of the year. For 24 hours from 10am on Friday 4 September, M Shed, Arnolfini, Watershed, RWA, Colston Hall, Bristol Old Vic, St Georges Bristol, Tobacco Fac…

I Got Snapped at M Shed! Underwatery Twitter competition

To celebrate our M Shed exhibition Nature, Camera, Action! The secrets of making incredible wildlife films, we’re running a Twitter-based summer competition with great prizes for anyone who loves nature, wildlife film and photography.

A Surprising Discovery!

by Dave Sage, M Shed Volunteer  As a volunteer working at M Shed you never know what might happen next. I’ve been volunteering for a couple of years, combining acting as a guide for the Behind The Scenes tour with work on digital archives. Recently I’v…

Open for Business: Bristol’s Dynamic Manufacturing Industry

The growth of modern-day technology, mechanical manufacturing and corporate investments have all had a part to play in the changing face of manufacturing industries across the UK, Europe and the rest of the world.