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Eugene Byrne

Eugene Byrne is a Bristol-based author, historian and journalist who has written science fiction novels and short stories as well as several books on Bristol’s history, including The Bristol Story (with artist Simon Gurr) and a brief history of council housing in Bristol (with artist Anthony Forbes) for this year’s Homes For Heroes 100 celebrations. He is a Visiting Research Fellow at UWE and is editor of the Bristol Post’s weekly Bristol Times local history pull-out.

Events featuring this speaker

Walk: Bristol’s Urban Myths

Eugene Byrne

For more than 30 years Eugene Byrne has been filing away historical yarns, plus the tall tales he’s heard in the pub or newsroom. Join him for a tour of some of Bristol's least believable stories.

£8£6 View event
18 October 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm Watershed

Walk: Unbuilt Bristol

Eugene Byrne

Learn about proposals for building schemes and monuments that never happened, from the practical to the brutally inappropriate to the just plain ridiculous.

£8£6 View event
17 October 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm Watershed