Spent Brothers Productions
Gazette 72

BRISTOL  13-15 August 2009

Our 1960 Morris Minor  Morris cars
It's that time again - dropping off our 1960 Morris Minor Convertible at Charles Ware's Morris Minor Centre for its annual
service, chassis maintenance & MOT test / Nice old pre 1961 Traveller & 1971 Van

 Morris cars  Morris cars
It's always a pleasure to see the lovely old cars on sale here, especially the beautifully restored 1966 Convertible (right)

Bristol Hippodrome   Church
The magnificent Bristol Hippodrome, designed by acclaimed theatre architect Frank Matcham,
opened on 16 December 1912.  It was here on 16 April 1960 that Gene Vincent & Eddie Cochran
performed before a tragic car accident killed Eddie whilst returning to London after the show /
St Mary Redcliffe church, the highest building in Bristol, was described by Queen Elizabeth I as
the fairest, goodliest, and most famous parish church in England
Parts date from the C12th CE but the major building works were in the C15th CE

Broad Street  Market
View NW along Broad Street / The Tibetan flag flies in St Stephen's market on Corn Street
The building on the right stands on the spot of the Bush Tavern coaching inn used by Charles Dickens in Pickwick Papers

Bristol Brewery   Sheila on bridge
The riverside Bristol Brewery, closed 1999, built around 1730, produced Georges Beers in the C19th CE /
Sheila on the Victoria Street bridge over the River Avon with Castle Park in background

King's Head pub
Derek enjoys a glass outside the splendid Victorian
Kings Head pub on Victoria Street

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Photographs © Derek & Sheila Henderson 2009