Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, Exeter

12th Mar 2019   

A visit to the cinema museum at Exeter University plus the chance to see the contemporary art exhibition at Exeter Museum curated by Yinka Shonibare.

Departure:  Bristol Hotel: 8.15am;  Clifton Triangle West (Bath Store): 8.30 am;  Nailsea, Clevedon Road Car Park: 9.00 am

COST to include coach fare, guided tour and driver’s gratuity: £24.50

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Spring Art Lecture and lunch

12 noon    16th Mar 2019    M Shed Studio 

Kate Newnham, Senior Curator of Visual Arts, will lecture on Glass in Japan and Taiwan, followed by a buffet lunch.

Cost:  £19.00 per person including lunch

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Places available

Illustrated Talk: Bristol – A City of Monks and Bones

2.30 pm    23rd Mar 2019    M Shed Studio 

Local archaeologist Jinx Newley’s talk is about the monastic institutions found in Bristol from the 12th century to the Dissolution.

Cost:  £7.50 per person including refreshments

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This event is FULLY BOOKED

Chepstow Race Course

28th Mar 2019   

A tour of the racecourse, stables and all racing facilities available to contestants and the public and private areas within the racecourse.

Departure and drop off: Bristol Hotel: 10.30am, Clifton Triangle: 10.45am, Clevedon Road, Nailsea: 11.15am

Cost to include coach fare, driver’s tip, entry fee, guided tour and tea/coffee and bacon roll: £44.00

 Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Places available

Behind the Scenes Masters of Japanese Prints – Life in the City

2.30 pm    02nd Apr 2019    Bristol Museum & Art Gallery 

Senior Curator of Visual Arts Kate Newnham will guide us round the second exhibition of Japanese prints from Bristol Museums’ collection, focussing on Life in the City.

Cost£5.00 per head

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Tour of Castle Combe

09th Apr 2019   

A guided walk around the pretty village of Castle Combe, followed by tea and cake.

Departure: Clevedon Road car park, Nailsea: 8.45am; Bristol Hotel: 9.15am; Clifton Triangle, Bathstore: 9.30am

Cost to include coach, driver’s tip, guided tour and tea/coffee and cake: £30.00.

Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Illustrated Talk: Van Gogh and Britain

2.30 pm    13th Apr 2019    M Shed Studio 

This talk by art lecturer Gayna Pelham will focus on the EY exhibition at Tate Britain, which explores how Van Gogh was inspired by Britain and how he inspired British artists.

Cost£7.50 per head

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Exhibition: Van Gogh & Britain

28th Apr 2019   

A visit to the Tate Britain exhibition on Van Gogh & Britain presenting the largest collection oVan Gogh’s paintings in the UK for nearly a decade.

Departure:  Peter Carol depot, Whitchurch: 7.40 am; Bristol Hotel: 8.00am; Clifton, Triangle West (Bath Store): 8.20 am; St Monica’s bus stop, Westbury Road: 8.40 am; Bus Station, Cribbs Causeway, car park K near John Lewis: 9.00 am.

COST to include coach fare, entrance fee and driver’s gratuity: £48.50 per head     Art Fund members:  £39.50   Carers for disabled visitors: £29.50

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Behind the Scenes: Guided tour of the Fabric Africa exhibition

10.30 am    01st May 2019    Bristol Museum & Art Gallery 

Lisa Graves, Curator World Cultures at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, will tell us about the African textiles on display, dating from the late 1800s to the present day.

Cost£5.00 per head

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Visit to the Isle of Wight

06th May 2019 - 10th May 2019   

Five days on the Isle of Wight include visits to Osborne House, Carisbrooke Castle, the Needles battery, Tennyson’s house plus a train ride.

Cost:  £695.00. This includes bed, breakfast and evening meal, all transport including ferry crossing to the Isle of Wight, entry fees and tips.

Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

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