The founders of BGAS back in 1876 wanted to create a learned society where interested individuals from any walk of life could share knowledge and discoveries about all aspects of the past, in Bristol and Gloucestershire. Today, while we tend to divide ‘the past’ into either history or archaeology, the two disciplines have always overlapped and we still aim to welcome anyone with a deep interest in either field. Times change, and BGAS is changing too. This redesigned website, launched in 2021, was our latest step along the path. We anticipate continued development over the coming months, as further information resources and facilities are added.