Shaftesbury and Old Wardour Castle

03rd May 2018   

 

Barry Williamson will lead the visit to Old Wardour Castle following a visit to Shaftesbury for lunch.

Departure:  Nailsea, Clevedon Road Car Park: 8.15 am  Bristol Hotel: 8.45 am;  Clifton, Triangle West (Bath Store):  9.00 am

Cost to include coach fare, driver’s gratuity and entry to Old Wardour Castle: £32 or £27.00 (EH members)

contact Pat Walker

0117 962 9582

pat.walker@blueyonder.co.uk

Illustrated Talk: Dragonflies

2.30 pm    05th May 2018    M Shed Studio 

Ray Barnett, Head of Collections at Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives, will give us an insight into the life of dragonflies and local species.

Cost:  £7.50 per person including refreshments

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Five Days in West Sussex

07th May 2018 - 11th May 2018   

This visit includes Fishbourne Roman palace, Weald & Downland Open Air museum, Chichester, Arundel and Lewes.

Departure:  Nailsea: Clevedon Rd Car Park: 8.00am   Bristol Hotel, Prince St: 8.30am.

Cost: to include coach/hotel/d/b/b, entrance charges, guides, driver’s gratuity: £525.00    There is a single supplement of £60.00.

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PLACES AVAILABLE

Behind the Scenes Guided Tour of the Grayson Perry Tapestries

10.30 am    18th May 2018    Bristol Museum & Art Gallery 

Julia Carver, Curator of Visual Art, will take us round the exhibition of six tapestries:  The Vanity of Small Differences by Grayson Perry.

The cost of the visit is £5.00  per person.

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Norton St Philip & Farleigh Hungerford

22nd May 2018   

We shall have lunch at the Grade I George Inn at Norton St Philip, a site of the notorious Judge Jefferies’ Bloody Assizes, followed by a visit to the castle ruins at Farleigh Hungerford.

Departure and drop off: Nailsea 10.45am, Bristol Hotel 11.15am, Clifton Triangle West, Bath Store 11.30am

Cost to include coach, driver’s gratuity, buffet lunch, entry fee, and guided tour:  £36.00 or £31.50 (EH members)

Contact

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Behind the Scenes: Aerospace Bristol, the new museum at Filton

11.00 am    05th Jun 2018    Aerospace Bristol, Filton 

A guided tour of the new Aerospace Bristol museum containing the last Concorde to be built and the Bristol Aero Collection housed in a restored WWI hangar.

The cost of the visit is £17.50 per person.

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Brympton D’Evercy House

12th Jun 2018   

A visit to this Grade II* historic mediaeval manor house near Yeovil, with beautiful gardens and adjoining historic church.

Departure and drop-off:  Bristol Hotel: 10.00 am; Clifton Triangle near Bath Store: 10.15 am; Nailsea, Clevedon Road Car Park: 10.45 am

Cost to include coach fare, driver’s gratuity, guided tour and cream tea: £35.00

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Film show:  Bristol from A to Z

2.30 pm    16th Jun 2018    M Shed Studio 

Film-maker Gordon Young will introduce his film, a celebratory glimpse of Bristol from Arnos Vale to Bristol Zoo.

Cost:  £7.50 per person including refreshments

Contact

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Halsway Manor, Crowcombe

25th Jun 2018   

A repeat visit to Halsway Manor, a grade II* late 15th century house with 19th century additions, set in 6 acres of woodland and gardens, and the National Centre for Folk Arts.

Departure: Bristol Hotel, Prince Street: 8.30 am; Clifton Triangle, outside The Bath Store: 8.45 am; Clevedon Road Car Park, Nailsea: 9.15am.

Cost to include coach fare, entrance, lunch and driver’s gratuity:  £34.00 per person

Contact

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Llantwit Major & St Donat’s Castle

03rd Jul 2018   

Due to popular demand, this is a repeat of last year’s visit: two guided tours – St Illtyd’s church in Llantwit Major, housing a fine collection of Celtic carved stones, and 14th century St Donat’s Castle, renovated in the 1920s.

Departure and drop off:   Clevedon Road car park, Nailsea: 8.15am

Bristol Hotel: 8.45am and Clifton Triangle (Bathstore): 9.00am

Cost to include coach, driver’s gratuity, entry fee, guided tours, cream tea:  £35.00

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