Merchants and Adventurers

Merchants and Adventurers: Life in the Tudor port of Bristol and beyond. Who were some of the important people behind its rise to fame ……And how did it go on to even ‘greater’ things?

Bristol has been an important sea port for hundreds of years. Situated on the west coast, close to Wales and facing Ireland, it was in the right place for trade with many and diverse countries. In this day school we will discover how the port manipulated itself into some of the most lucrative trades of the age and find out who benefitted most. Are we still enjoying the legacy…..?


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