A list of events before 1986 which have relevance to Redwall or Brian Jacques.
- 15 June: Brian Jacques is born in Liverpool, England.
- Swallow the Anchor is released by The Liverpool Fishermen.
- The Mushroom Folk Sampler LP featuring music by The Liverpool Fishermen is released.
- Echoes of Merseyside featuring a contribution from Brian Jacques is released.
- Get Yer Wack: A Liverpool Anthology first published by Raven Books.
- July: Yennoworrameanlike published by Raven Books.
- December: Get Yer Wack: A Liverpool Anthology re-released.
- A Gig wid Brig released by Brian Jacques and Brigantine.
- May: According to Jacques: A Mersey Bible published by Raven Books.
- 29 November: Brian Jacques appears on BBC2's Poems and Pints.
- Today, a film about Liverpool featuring a music contribution by Brian Jacques released.
- December: Scouse with the Lid Off published by Raven Books.
- Homes Not Roads featuring narration by Brian Jacques released.
- 11 March: Brian Jacques appears on BBC Radio 4's Portrait of a City - Liverpool
- 21 March: Brian Jacques appears on BBC2's Poems and Pints.
- December: Jakestown: My Liverpool published by Raven Books.
- Brown Bitter, Wet Nellies and Scouse produced at the Everyman Theatre.
- 13 January: The Muscle Market first airs.
- 10 May: Tales of Twelve Cities: The Comic's Tale first airs.
- November: Brian Jacques Meets Paddy Kelly: Stories from the BBC Radio Merseyside Series published by Raven Books.
- May: The Great Eric Ackroyd Disaster produced at the Coliseum Theatre in Oldham.
- 2 May: Merseyrama airs on BBC Radio 4.
- 8 December: Fireside Tales produced at the Liverpool Everyman Theatre.
- Trekatape Liverpool featuring narration by Brian Jacques released.