Coronavirus pandemic

25th Nov 2020   

With a new English lockdown in place until at least 2 December 2020 there are currently no events planned for the remainder of 2020.

Archaeology café: The myth of Telephus

3.30 - 4.00pm    02nd Dec 2020    via Zoom 

Hear about the myth of Telephus in our online archaeology café run with researchers from the University of Bristol and have a go a papyrus making at home.

This online event will be held over Zoom.  To obtain a ticket click here.

Museum late lunch talk: A thousand miles up the Nile – the life and work of Amelia Edwards

2.00 - 2.45pm    03rd Dec 2020    via Zoom 

Join this free online talk to discover the story of Bristol author Amelia Edwards, who spent four months in Egypt in 1873.  The journey changed her life.

This online talk will be held over Zoom.  To obtain a ticket click here.

Home Educator webinar: Virtual Victorian Christmas

10.30 - 11.15am    04th Dec 2020    via Zoom 

What was Christmas like for people living in Victorian Bristol?  Get into the festive spirit with us and discover the traditions of Blaise Castle House.

This webinar will be held over Zoom.  To book a ticket click here.

Archaeology online: William Butler and the Coal-Tar Distillery at Crew’s Hole

7.30 - 8.30pm    09th Dec 2020    via Zoom 

Discover the history of the coal-tar distillery in Crew’s Hole and hear the story of owner William Butler, who contributed to the social and political life of Bristol.

This online talk will be held over Zoom.  To book a ticket click here.

Winter Lecture: Wildlife in the Warzone

7.30 - 9.30pm    10th Dec 2020    via Zoom 

ONLINE TALK: Join wildlife filmmaker and biologist Dan O’Neill on a global journey to see how wildlife has been impacted and survived in some of the most war-torn places on Earth.

Because of Covid-19 restrictions, the talk is taking place online over Zoom rather than being held in a lecture theatre.  To apply for a ticket click here

The Museum’s Winter Lecture series is sponsored by the Friends.

Museum talk: Black voices from Bristol’s past

12.00 - 1.00pm    14th Dec 2020    via Zoom 

Award winning broadcaster, Sherrie Eugene-Hart, shares unique and inspirational audio recordings of Black Bristolians talking about their lives.

This online talk will be held over Zoom.  To book a ticket click here.

Museum talk: The wicked girls of Red Lodge

6.00 - 7.00pm    17th Dec 2020    via Zoom 

In 1854, Mary Carpenter set up a reformatory school for ‘delinquent’ girls at the Red Lodge.  This online talk will investigate the lives of the girls.

The talk will be held over Zoom.  To book a ticket click here.

Museum late lunch talk: Excavating the archives at Kings Weston Roman Villa

2.00 - 2.45pm    17th Dec 2020    via Zoom 

How excited would you be to discover Roman remains?  This free online talk will take a look at the story behind Kings Weston Roman Villa in Lawrence Weston.

The talk will be held over Zoom.  To book a ticket click here.

Winter Lecture: Pre-Raphaelites – dreaming of a medieval past

7.30 - 9.00pm    14th Jan 2021    via Zoom 

ONLINE TALK: Explore Pre-Raphaelite images of an imagined medieval past with curator Dr Jenny Gaschke.

Because of Covid-19 restrictions, this will be an online event held over Zoom rather than one taking place in a lecture theatre.

To obtain a ticket click here

The Museum’s Winter Lecture series is sponsored by the Friends.

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