Lapworth Museum of Geology & Barber Institute of Fine Art

17th Jan 2018   

A visit to Birmingham to see the newly-refurbished Lapworth Museum of Geology (short-listed for the Art Fund prize in 2017) and the exhibition “The Rhythm of Light – 19th and 20th century Scottish art” at the nearby Barber Institute of Fine Art.

Departure:   Clevedon Road Car Park, Nailsea: 7.45 am;  Bristol Hotel: 8.15 am;  Clifton, Triangle West (Bath Store): 8.30 am

Cost, to include coach fare, guided tour, tea/coffee and driver’s gratuity: £27.00

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

PLACES AVAILABLE (Jan 11th)

Behind the Scenes: Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

10.30am    22nd Jan 2018    M Shed 

Expert former competition judge Rosamund Kidman Cox has once again agreed to be our guide for our annual visit to this exhibition.

Cost:  £7.50 per person, Art Fund members: £5.50

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

The Welsh Assembly and Millennium Centre, Cardiff

25th Jan 2018   

Guided tours of the Welsh Assembly building and the adjacent magnificent Millennium Centre theatre, with the Grade I Pierhead building as an optional extra.

Departure and drop off:  Bristol Hotel 9.15am, Clifton Triangle West 9.30 am, Clevedon Road car park, Nailsea 10.00 am.

 Cost to include coach, bridge toll, driver’s tip and tour costs: £26.00.

 Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

PLACES AVAILABLE (Jan 11th)

Exhibition: Imagining the Divine at The Ashmolean

07th Feb 2018   

 

A chance to see this unprecedented exhibition, showcasing some of the world’s oldest religious art from India to Ireland.

Departure:  Nailsea, Clevedon Road Car Park:  8.00 am; Bristol Hotel 8.30 am;  Clifton Triangle, outside Bath Store 8.45 am.

Cost to include coach fare, driver’s gratuity and exhibition entry: £33 full price, £32 concessions over 65, £28 for Art Fund members.

 Contact:

Pat Walker

0117 962 9582

pat.walker@blueyonder.co.uk

PLACES AVAILABLE (Jan 11th)

Museum Winter Lecture: Desert Island Discoveries

7.30pm    08th Feb 2018    School of Economics, Finance and Management, Woodland Road 

 

Dr Jago Cooper reveals new insights into the first encounters between Europeans and the indigenous peoples of the Americas in the 15th and 16th centuries, based on research on the Caribbean island of Mona.

Free but places must be booked in advance on line:

www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

or phone: 0117 922 3571

Behind the Scenes: Visit to Gloucestershire County Cricket Ground & Museum

2.00pm    12th Feb 2018    Glos. County Cricket Club, Nevil Road 

A visit to the new facilities at this famous ground in Bishopston, home of W. G. Grace, and its museum.

The cost of this event is £5.00 per person.

Please book online on this website via Contact Us.

Illustrated Talk: The Matthew

2.30pm    17th Feb 2018    M Shed Studio 

A trustee of The Matthew, John Wilson, will talk about its history and construction.

Cost:  £7.50 per person including refreshments

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Weston-super-Mare Museum and Pier

22nd Feb 2018   

This museum re-opened after extensive renovation and refurbishment but has not lost its seaside character.  At the famous pier we have a talk on its history followed by a cream tea.

Departure and drop off:  Bristol Hotel 10.00 am, Clifton Triangle West 10.15 am, Clevedon Road car park, Nailsea 10.45 am.

Cost to include coach fare, driver’s gratuity and cream tea: £28.00.

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

PLACES AVAILABLE (Jan 11th)

The Judge’s Lodging, Presteigne

07th Mar 2018   

A visit to this award-winning museum, exploring the life of Victorian judges, their servants and ‘felonious guests’.

Departure and drop off:  Bristol Hotel 8.45 am, Clifton Triangle West 9.00 am, Clevedon Road car park, Nailsea 9.30 am.

COST to include coach fare, driver’s gratuity, entrance and tea & biscuits: £31.00

 Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Museum Winter Lecture: Native American Photographers

7.30pm    08th Mar 2018    School of Economics, Finance and Management, Woodland Road 

Early colonial photographers gave a fixed picture of native Americans. Joanne Prince will show how indigenous photographers create modern narratives from within tribal communities.

Free but places must be booked in advance on line:

www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

or phone: 0117 922 3571

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