Reading Museum

17th Jan 2019   

A visit to Reading’s museum, which contains collections giving an insight into the town’s history.

Departure:  Nailsea, Clevedon Road Car Park: 9.45 am;

Bristol Hotel: 10.15am;  Clifton, Triangle West (Bath Store): 10.30 am

COST to include coach fare, tea and biscuits, introductory talk and driver’s gratuity: £33.00 per head

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Illustrated Talk: Lorenzo Lotto Portraits

2.30 pm    19th Jan 2019    M Shed Studio 

A lecture by art historian Peter Scott on the exhibition of portraits by Renaissance artist Lorenzo Lotto at the National Gallery, London.

Cost including refreshments:  £7.50 per head

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Visit to Shepton Mallet Prison

30th Jan 2019   

A guided tour of the former prison, built in 1610 and the oldest working prison in the UK until its closure in March 2013.

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

Cost to include coach, driver’s tip, entry fee, guided tour and tea/coffee and biscuits: £35.00

Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Exhibition Preview: Leonardo Da Vinci – A Life in Drawing

6.00 - 8.00 pm    31st Jan 2019    Bristol Museum & Art Gallery 

An exhibition of twelve drawings from the Royal Collection to mark 500 years since Leonardo’s death.

Strictly limited to members only.

Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Museum Winter Lecture: Modern Times in Traditional Japan – Speaker: Dr Angus Lockyer

7.30 pm    07th Feb 2019    School of Economics, Finance and Management, Woodland Road 

This talk will focus on how the collection of Japanese prints being displayed in Bristol Museum & Art Gallery reflect the world of 18th and 19th century Japan.

Free – no need to book

0117 922 3571

www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

National Gallery Exhibition: Lorenzo Lotto Portraits

09th Feb 2019   

Following on from the talk on 19 January, we visit the exhibition at the National Gallery in London or other exhibitions of choice.

Departure:  Peter Carol depot, Whitchurch: 8.00 am; Bristol Hotel: 8.30am;  Clifton, Triangle West (Bath Store): 8.45 am; St Monica’s bus stop, Westbury Road: 9.00 am; Bus Station, Cribbs Causeway, near John Lewis: 9.30 am.

COST to include coach fare and driver’s gratuity: £29.50 per head

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Snowdrops at Lacock Abbey

21st Feb 2019   

A visit to Lacock Abbey to enjoy the snowdrops.

Departure:  Nailsea, Clevedon Road Car Park: 10.30 am; Clifton, Triangle West (Bath Store): 11.00 am;  Bristol Hotel: 11.15am

COST to include coach fare and driver’s gratuity: £20.00 (National Trust members)

Including entry fee for non-National Trust members:  £32.50

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Film and Talk: The NHS at 70

2.30 pm    23rd Feb 2019    M Shed Studio 

Local historian Clive Burlton will show film from Bristol Archives of the NHS commemorating its 70th anniversary in 2018.

Cost including refreshments: £7.50

Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Behind the Scenes: Bristol Old Vic Theatre

10.30 am    28th Feb 2019    Bristol Old Vic, King Street 

A guided tour exploring the Bristol Old Vic’s 252-year history and the recent developments providing a new space for theatre-goers.

Cost:  £12.50 per head

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Museum Winter Lecture: Mantegna and Bellini, Family and Rivalry in the Renaissance

7.30 pm    07th Mar 2019    School of Economics, Finance and Management, Woodland Road 

The relationship and the creative rivalry between these two superbly-inventive Renaissance artists is the subject of this talk by the Director of the National Gallery, Gabriele Finaldi.

Free – no need to book

0117 922 3571

www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

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