Christmas Visit to Old Bowlish House

18th Dec 2018   

A Jacobean manor house with a Palladian frontage near Shepton Mallet, this property will be decorated for Christmas to reflect the different periods of the house, with seasonal food, music and readings.

Departure :  Bristol Hotel, Prince Street:  10.00am  Clifton Triangle near Bath Store: 10.15am  Nailsea, Clevedon Road car park: 10.45am

COST to include coach fare, driver’s gratuity, guided tour and seasonal food:  £34.00

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Behind the Scenes: Masters of Japanese Prints

2.30 pm    04th Jan 2019    Bristol Museum & Art Gallery 

Kate Newnham will guide us through this exhibition (the first of three) which showcase the Museum’s collection of Japanese woodblock prints.

Cost:  £5.00 per head

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Museum Winter Lecture: Saving Bumblebees – Speaker: Professor Dave Goulson

7.30 pm    10th Jan 2019    School of Economics, Finance and Management, Woodland Road 

Bumblebees, which are amongst the most important of wild pollinators, are in decline.  This talk looks at the causes and how to reverse the decline.

Free – no need to book

0117 922 3571

www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

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

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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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