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Britain's Most Historic Towns

Duration: 60 min

Alice Roberts explores the Georgian era in her home city of Bristol. She takes a horse-drawn carriage ride to explore Clifton's Georgian architecture, samples some of the backstreet gin that was considered a threat to civilisation, and discovers the ingenious story behind the world's first chocolate factory. She also delves into the city's links with the slave trade, uncovering horrific tales in the historical records. Plus, aerial archaeologist Ben Robinson provides a bird's-eye view of how 18th-century wealth transformed the city

 Read more Read less | Sun 11 Jul | 16:00