Illustrated Talk/Film: The MV Balmoral

14.30    03rd Aug 2017    M Shed Studio 

Geoff Hale will introduce and show a documentary film he made about the history and restoration of the MV Balmoral.

 Cost: £7.50 per person including refreshments

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

The Vyne, Basingstoke

08th Aug 2017   

A visit to the ‘loveliest mansion in Hampshire’ for a roof-top tour while the house undergoes restoration.

Departure (and drop off): Clevedon Road Car Park, Nailsea: 7.45 am; Bristol Hotel, Prince Street:  8.15 am; Clifton Triangle West, Bathstore:  8.30 am

COST to include coach, guides, driver’s gratuity:   £27.00

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Museum Summer Walk: The History of Old Market

18.00    09th Aug 2017   

Led by Dr Edson Burton.

Meet at Trinity Centre.

Across its history Old Market has been the location where Bristolians meet, mingle and clash.  Few streets bring into focus more sharply the changes in British society.

Free but places must be booked in advance:

on line: www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

or phone: 0117 922 3571

Bristol Street Art Tour

10.30    15th Aug 2017    College Green 

Get an insider’s view of Bristol’s street art with this two-hour walking tour of some of the city’s new and best-known street art.

Cost:  £11.00 per person

Contact:

Mary Bailey

0117 942 1944

mary.bailey@friendsofbmga.org.uk

Bradford-on-Avon Saxon Church and Museum

23rd Aug 2017   

A guided visit to the Saxon church, then the museum at Bradford-on-Avon, including the old-fashioned pharmacy.

Departure and drop off:  Bristol Hotel: 11.00am, Clifton Triangle West, Bathstore: 11.15 am, Clevedon Road car park, Nailsea: 11.45 am

Cost to include coach, driver’s gratuity and cream tea and donations to the church, lock-up and museum: £28.00

As of 23 June, there are still places available.

Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Whittington Court

06th Sep 2017   

A guided tour of this 16th century family-owned manor house set in attractive gardens, with an adjoining church, followed by tea and homemade cake.

Departure:   Bristol Hotel: 12.15 pm;  Clifton, Triangle West (Bath Store): 12.30 pm;  Clevedon Road Car Park, Nailsea: 1.00 pm

COST to include coach fare, entrance, tour, tea and driver’s gratuity: £25.00

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Behind the Scenes: Museum of Electricity, Redland

14.00    07th Sep 2017   

A talk on the History of Electricity in the South West at the Electricity Substation, Cairns Road, Redland, with a chance to see a fascinating display of electrical appliances from the past.

 Cost: £5.00 per head

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Three Days in Ironbridge Gorge

12th Sep 2017 - 14th Sep 2017   

With 10 award-winning museums to see in this World Heritage site, we are staying in the 4-star Holiday Inn Telford for Tuesday and Wednesday nights on a dinner/bed/breakfast basis.

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

Cost: to include coach/hotel/d/b/b, entrance charges, guide, driver’s gratuity: £325.00    There is a single supplement of £65.00.

Please book via contact us

Museum Summer Walk: Public Sculpture of Bristol

18.00    13th Sep 2017   

led by Francis Greenacre

meet at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

The walk will focus on architectural sculpture of exceptional quality and some fine commemorative statues, a superb fountain and some contemporary commissions at the University of Bristol.

Free but places must be booked in advance 

on line: www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

or phone: 0117 922 3571

Illustrated Talk : The Recent Excavations at St George’s Bristol

14.30    16th Sep 2017    M Shed Studio 

Kevin Potter of Avon Archaeology will describe the results of the recent excavations in the grounds of St George’s Bristol, off Park Street.

Cost:  £7.50 per person including refreshments

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

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