It’s Christmastime and I imagine most of us at Bristol have a long list of books we want to read, have wish-listed for Christmas and perhaps been gifted, or are finally going to delve into after years of putting off.
Whether your lockdown has been filled with the stress of impending deadlines or just a bit of extra time for rest and relaxation, sitting back in front of the TV (or laptop) is always a good way to unwind. Here are some of the best films and series to stream this lockdown.
From Bristol’s involvement in the slave trade, to the 1960s Bristol Bus Boycott that helped influence the UK’s first Race Relations Act, Bristol’s important position in Black British history is unquestionable.
Next year, poetry will be made optional for GCSE students in England. We would hope they choose to take it up because, as the pandemic has shown us, poetry can be a valuable form of connection and stir a growth in our humanity.