Bristol: Raising Cary Grant - The Footsteps of Archie Leach

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Hear the extraordinary story of Cary Grant as you walk the Bristol streets he loved; the landscapes of his childhood, and the changed city he found after World War II. Every 1st & 3rd Tuesday, 6pm.

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  • The only Cary Grant guided tour in the world!
  • Hear how Bristol influenced this Hollywood legend
  • See his favourite haunts and hang-outs


'another fabulous tour!' - Kathryn Davis, Managing Director - Visit West Hear the extraordinary story of Cary Grant as you walk the streets he loved. Born Archie Leach in Bristol in 1904, he rose from poverty to become the most famous – and best dressed – movie star in the world. And yet he never forgot his Bristol roots, returning regularly all his life. This 90 minute walking tour reveals the landscapes of his childhood, and the changed Bristol he found after the Second World War. Bristol docks, the city's theatres and cinemas, hotels, shops and restaurants – all the places he came back to time and time again, places that forged his complex character and glittering Hollywood career. And interwoven throughout: a family background as potent as that landscape. Mainly on the flat, suitable for wheelchairs, distance 1-1.5 miles, ends Castle Park Awards include Best Live Performance, Creative Bath Awards and Best of Bristol: Theatre, Bristol24/7 Collect the set with our walks including Bedminster, Clifton and Blackbeard/Harbourside


1.5 hour walking tour around central Bristol. Brilliantly researched. See locations crucial to Cary Grant's childhood and later life.

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