On this page, you’ll find links to all of our resources, some brilliant bridge activities developed by friends of the Trust and some downloadable worksheets. We’ll be adding new content throughout lockdown, so bookmark this page and check back for more!
Beat that lockdown boredom! Every Friday during the first lockdown, we released a bridge-related challenge for you to complete. You’ll find all of the instructions and downloads for each challenge on our Featured Content page.
Homeschooling? Bring the bridge to your home during lockdown with our teaching resources!
Something to Read
Our history pages are full of stories about the bridge. Find out about Brunel, how he impacted Bristol and how we celebrated his 200th birthday. Hear the story of the life-saving dress, the hurtling turnip and the life of the illuminations. Find more about bridges and Bristol over on our blog too.
Something to watch
Keep an eye on our Youtube channel as we are regularly adding exciting content, including a virtual Vaults tour. Don’t forget to take a look at our playlists, where you’ll find curated content from our favourite vloggers, TV shows and musicians.
Try our picks:
- Jamie Lowe – How the Clifton Suspension Bridge was Built
- History Hit: Snow on the Road – Clifton Suspension Bridge
- Objectivity – Secret Under the Bridge and Building a Bridge
Search the archives
Have you ever wondered what’s in our archives? We have been working hard to digitise our archives for you to explore. Take a look at maintenance records, cigarette cases, toll tickets and our impressive collection of stereoscopic photographs. What will you find?
Make a donation
Make a donation to support our education programmes, tours, exhibitions or Visitor Centre through our donations portal or with Paypal or make a bequest in the name of a loved one. Thank you for your support.
Browse our online shop
Enjoy some retail therapy and visit our online shop to browse through badges, postcards, books, playing cards and puzzles of all kinds.
- You’ll find more resources, developed by tourist attractions across the city on the Bristol From Home webpage.
- Artist Jenny Urquhart teaches you how to paint Bristol and the Bridge in this easy to follow video.
- Download colouring sheets by artist Dona B (or buy her puzzle from our shop)!
- There are some brilliantly Bristolian activities on the WeAreBristol page. Why not bake with Briony?
Subscribe for more!
Each month during lockdown we’re sending out an e-newsletter packed with links to the latest online content for heritage and culture and homeschooling across the web. Sign up below for online tours, downloadable activities and live streaming performances. You’ll also be the first to know when our event tickets are back on sale!