Commemorating Bristol’s Great Flood
Where to find talks and exhibitions commemorating Bristol’s Great Flood in July and August 2018.
This year is the 50th anniversary of Bristol’s Great Flood. On July 10th 1968 about two months of rainfall fell in less than two days.
Around 3000 properties were flooded and eight people died in Bristol and the surrounding areas.
During July commemorative talks, a walk and a pop up exhibition will reflect on the:
- impact of the flood
- works to manage the flood risk faced by the city
- effects of climate change
- future plans to protect the city from the effects of flooding
Flood talks, walks and exhibitions
Talks on the Great Flood
Tuesday 24 July 2018
Time: 2.00 pm to 3.15 pm
Location: Marksbury Rd Library, Marksbury Road, Bristol BS3 5LG
Pop-up exhibition in local libraries during July and August:
- Bedminster Library: 9 July to 13 July
- Bishopsworth Library: 16 July to 20 July
- Southmead Library: 24 July to 27 July
- Junction 3 Library: 30 July to 3 August
- Fishponds Library: 6 August to 10 August
- Central Library: 13 August to 17 August
Commemorative events are also taking place in Keynsham and along the Chew Valley. For details visit their commemoration events page.