Visit to North Wales

01st May 2017 - 05th May 2017   

 

Based in Llanberis, the visit will include Snowdon, the Electric Mountain visitor centre, Portmeirion and include Chester on the return journey.

Departure: Clevedon Road car park, Nailsea:  8.00 am,  Bristol Hotel, Prince Street: 8.30 am

Cost, to include accommodation in 3* Royal Victoria Hotel with dinner, bed and breakfast, all entrances, some lunches, coach fare and driver”™s gratuity:  £510 per person, including £50 deposit payable now.

Places available, no single rooms

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Clevedon Pier Visitor Centre

11th May 2017   

 

A guided tour of Grade I listed-Clevedon Pier, which recently acquired an award-winning new visitor centre and museum telling the story of the pier.

Departure and drop off: Bristol Hotel: 10.45am, Clifton Triangle: 11.00am and Clevedon Road car park, Nailsea: 11.30am

Cost to include coach, driver’s gratuity, entry fee, guided tour and tea/coffee and biscuits:  £23.50

Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Behind the Scenes: International Fine Art Conservation Studios

10.30 am    18th May 2017    43-45 Park Street 

 

This is an opportunity to learn about the conservation work carried out in these studios on a wide range of art.

Cost:  £5.00 per person

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Illustrated Talk: Robert Bush & Bishop Knoll’s WWI Hospital

2.30pm    20th May 2017    M Shed Studio 

Local author Chris Stephens tells the story of Robert Bush, who grew a successful sheep rearing business in Australia, then returned to Bristol and subsequently converted his home, Bishop’s Knoll House, into a 100-bed hospital for wounded Australian soldiers.

Cost:  £7.50 per person including refreshments

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Upton House, near Banbury

23rd May 2017   

A visit to this 17th century country house with a fine art collection and beautiful gardens.

Departure:  Clevedon Road Car Park, Nailsea:  7.45 am   Bristol Hotel, Prince Street: 8.15 am   Clifton Triangle: 8.30 am

Cost to include coach fare, entrance, guide, lunch and driver’s gratuity:  £39.00

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40th Anniversary Celebration

2.30 pm    03rd Jun 2017    M Shed Studio 

 

Friends of BMGA celebrate 40 years of existence with afternoon tea and a presentation by Andy King, Senior Curator – Industrial & Maritime History & Working Exhibits.

Free event – for members only

Contact:

Mary Bailey

0117 942 1944

mary.bailey@friendsofbmga.org.uk

Behind the Scenes Visit to The Bottle Yard Studios

10.30 am    08th Jun 2017    The Bottle Yard Studios, Whitchurch Lane 

 

The Bottle Yard Studios is the largest dedicated film and TV studio facility in the west of England.  We shall have a guided tour.

Cost: £5.00 per person.

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Tetbury Police Museum & Chavenage House

14th Jun 2017   

A visit to the Victorian police station and courtroom in Tetbury, then on to the Elizabethan manor house at Chavenage for a guided tour and tea.

Departure:  Nailsea, Clevedon Road Car Park: 9.45 am   Bristol Hotel: 10.15 am;  Clifton, Triangle West (Bath Store): 10.30 am

COST to include coach fare, driver’s gratuity, tea and cake: £33.00

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Exhibition Preview: Pliosaurus – Dive into the Jurassic Deep

6.00 - 8.00 pm    15th Jun 2017    Bristol Museum & Art Gallery 

 

This is a family-focused exhibition based on the spectacular 8-metre pliosaur fossil found in Westbury, Wiltshire, in 1994.

Members only

 Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Llantwit Major and St Donat’s Castle

22nd Jun 2017   

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     Clifton Triangle (Bathstore): 9.00am

Cost to include coach, driver’s gratuity, entry fee, guided tours, cream tea:  £34.50

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