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21 Jun 2018
The SS Great Britain was designed in Bristol by the engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel back in the 1840s, but did you...
18 Jul 2017
On 19 July 1843 - the ship’s birthday - the SS Great Britain was launched. She took exactly four years to the day to...
17 Jul 2017
Celebrity has become something of a dirty word in recent years. With social media allowing us to follow every aspect...
26 Jun 2017
The Brunel Institute, which houses the SS Great Britain’s Collection and David Macgregor Library, has a team of...
31 May 2017
Visiting the engine room of the SS Great Britain for the first time, I remember being mesmerised by the constantly...
24 May 2017
It’s sometimes said that trade was the life blood of Victorian Britain. Its merchant shipping brought in raw...