Visit to Easton Islami Darasgah

11.00    04th Jul 2017   

Behind the scenes visit to Easton Islami Darasgah, Greenbank Road.

This is a charity which promotes Islam, supports Muslims in need and provides Islamic education for adults and children.

Cost: £5 per person

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Illustrated Talk: The Role of the High Sheriff of Bristol

14.30    08th Jul 2017    M Shed Studio 

Helen Wilde, High Sheriff of Bristol 2016-2017, will describe the role of High Sheriff, with some of the highlights of her year in office.

Cost: £7.50 per person including refreshments

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

The River and Rowing Museum, Henley-on-Thames

12th Jul 2017   

Opened in 1998, the Museum celebrates the river Thames, the international sport of rowing and the town of Henley-on-Thames. An optional river cruise is on offer.

Departure and drop off: Clevedon Road car park, Nailsea: 8.30 am; Bristol Hotel: 9.00 am, Clifton Triangle West, Bathstore: 9.15 am

Cost to include coach, driver’s gratuity and tea/coffee: £36.00

plus River Cruise: £9.50 extra

Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Museum Summer Walk: Pauper Death & Burial in Victorian Eastville

18.00    12th Jul 2017   

led by Dr Roger Ball

meet at East Trees Health Centre, 100a Fishponds Road

Building on continuing research into Eastville Workhouse and the unmarked pauper graves at nearby cemeteries, this walk contrasts the treatment of the Victorian rich and poor in death.

Free but places must be booked in advance:

on line: www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

or phone: 0117 922 3571

Hidcote Manor and Cotswold Lavender

20th Jul 2017   

Hidcote Manor Garden is the morning visit followed by Cotswold Lavender farm to see the lavender harvest in the afternoon.

Departure and drop off: Bristol Hotel: 8.45 am, Clifton Triangle West, Bathstore: 9.00 am; Clevedon Road car park, Nailsea: 9.30 am

COST to include coach fare and driver’s gratuity: £22.00 NT members

or £33.00 Non NT members

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Exhibition Preview: Radical Clay – Teaching with the 1960s’ greatest potters

18.00 - 20.00    20th Jul 2017    Bristol Museum & Art Gallery 

This is an exhibition of 50 – 60 pieces of studio pottery created for Bristol schools in the 1960s and 70s to inspire children.

Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Book Sale and Cake Stall at the Harbour Festival

10.30 - 16.30    22nd Jul 2017 - 23rd Jul 2017    L Shed 

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

Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Illustrated Talk/Film: The MV Balmoral

14.30    03rd Aug 2017    M Shed Studio 

Geoff Hale will introduce and show a documentary film he made about the history and restoration of the MV Balmoral.

 Cost: £7.50 per person including refreshments

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

The Vyne, Basingstoke

08th Aug 2017   

A visit to the ‘loveliest mansion in Hampshire’ for a roof-top tour while the house undergoes restoration.

Departure (and drop off): Clevedon Road Car Park, Nailsea: 7.45 am; Bristol Hotel, Prince Street:  8.15 am; Clifton Triangle West, Bathstore:  8.30 am

COST to include coach, guides, driver’s gratuity:   £27.00

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Museum Summer Walk: The History of Old Market

18.00    09th Aug 2017   

Led by Dr Edson Burton.

Meet at Trinity Centre.

Across its history Old Market has been the location where Bristolians meet, mingle and clash.  Few streets bring into focus more sharply the changes in British society.

Free but places must be booked in advance:

on line: www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

or phone: 0117 922 3571

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