Category Archives: Speakers’ Corner

Stephen Perry

Stephen Perry is chair of the Bristol Speakers Corner Committee who, since 2010, have held monthly speakers corner events at College Green. There used to be a speakers corner on the Downs and this initiative has given it back to … Continue reading

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Michael Moore

Michael Moore grew up around the Downs before and during the war. He has always been involved in the civic life of Bristol and was recently made an Honorary Alderman of the City and County of Bristol.

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Peter Gould

Peter Gould remembers speakers corner on the Downs from his teenage years, and has been involved in its revival on College Green.

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Speakers’ Corner

[audio: /wp-content/uploads/2011/12/speakers_corner.mp3] Anyone could get up and say their piece at Speakers’ Corner on a Sunday. Ron Cross and Michael Moore remember fondly the banter between speakers and audience, Peter Gould remembers the original Speakers’ Corner in decline but has … Continue reading

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