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More Offbeat Bristol

Which legendary character is said to have founded Bristol?
Where and when did the first hot air balloon land in Britain?
Who haunts the Theatre Royal in King Street?
Was America named after a Bristolian?

Bristol is full of unexpected nooks and crannies, oddball characters and unusual stories.
In his second collection of Bristol curiosities, author James Belsey offers another 50 anecdotes to surprise, delight and amuse even those Bristoiians who thought they really knew
their city.


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