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

Votes for Women 100

10.00am to 4.30pm    30th Jun 2018    M Shed 

A celebration of the centenary of Votes for Women. Activities will include a film; a short play; a contemporary panel discussion on what the vote has done for women; talks; a suffragette walk; children’s craft activities.

Free, but donations welcome.  No booking required, just drop in.

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

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Illustrated Talk: The Bristol Industrial & Fine Arts Exhibition of 1893

2.30pm    07th Jul 2018    M Shed Studio 

Local historian Mike Hooper will give a slide show about this exhibition, a microcosm of late Victorian life in Bristol

Cost: £7.50 per person to include refreshments

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Behind the Scenes: The New Room and John Wesley’s Chapel

10.30 am    09th Jul 2018    The New Room, The Horsefair 

An introductory talk and guided tour of the chapel, preacher’s rooms and library followed by a visit to the new visitor centre.

Cost: £10.50 per person

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Book Sale and Cake Stall at the Harbour Festival

10.30 am to 4.30 pm    21st Jul 2018 - 22nd Jul 2018    L Shed 

Volunteers and cake-bakers required for this annual two-day event.

Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Mapperton House & Garden

26th Jul 2018   

A visit to this lovely Jacobean manor house and Italianate valley garden near Beaminster in Dorset.

Departure and drop off:   Bristol Hotel: 9.15am, Clifton Triangle (Bathstore): 9.30am, Clevedon Road car park, Nailsea: 10.00am

Cost to include coach fare, driver’s tip, entry fee and guided tour: £34.00

Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

 

Bristol’s Brilliant Archaeology

11.00 am to 4.00 pm    28th Jul 2018    Blaise Castle House Museum & Gardens 

Join Bristol Museum’s archaeologists and a whole host of local societies, re-enactors, field archaeologists and heritage organisations for a fun-packed day full of tours, demonstrations, displays and archaeological activities.

Free – drop in, no booking required.

The Transatlantic Balloon Race of 1992

2.30 pm    04th Aug 2018    M Shed Studio 

 

Balloonist and former TV producer Rob Bayly describes his participation with Don Cameron in this unique event, with video footage.

Cost: £7.50 per head, to include refreshments

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Dean Heritage Centre

08th Aug 2018   

 

A visit to the Forest of Dean and the galleries of the Heritage Centre located in a five-acre site.

Departure and drop off:   Bristol Hotel: 10.00am, Clifton Triangle (Bathstore): 10.15am, Clevedon Road car park, Nailsea: 10.45am

Cost to include coach fare, driver’s gratuity and entry fee: £26.00

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

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