Exhibition Preview: Grayson Perry – the Vanity of Small Differences

6.00 to 8.00 pm    29th Mar 2018    Bristol Museum & Art Gallery 

An opportunity to see this exhibition of Grayson Perry’s six tapestries exploring his fascination with taste and class.

Free to members

Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Illustrated Talk:  The History of Concorde

2.30 pm    07th Apr 2018    M Shed Studio 

Chris Bigg, a retired aircraft engineer and volunteer at the new Bristol Aerospace museum, will chart the history of the Concorde project from 1962 to the present.

Cost:  £7.50 per person including refreshments

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Three Worcestershire Churches

10th Apr 2018   

Dr Steven Blake takes us to Little Malvern Priory, Pershore Abbey and St Mary’s at Ripple.

Departure (and drop off):    Nailsea, Clevedon Road carpark 8.15 am;  Bristol Hotel, Prince Street:  8.45 am;  Clifton Triangle West (Bathstore): 9.00 am

Cost to include coach and guide for the day; donations and afternoon tea; driver’s gratuity:  £40.00 per head

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Lydiard Park and St Mary’s Church, Swindon

18th Apr 2018   

A guided tour of the restored ground floor state apartments of this Palladian house celebrated for original plasterwork, furnishings and paintings, plus a guided tour of the adjacent St Mary’s Church.

Departure:  Nailsea, Clevedon Road Car Park:  10.45 am   Bristol Hotel: 11.15 am; Clifton, Triangle West (Bath Store): 11.30 am

Cost to include coach fare, driver’s gratuity, guided tours of house and church: £30

 Contact

Pat Walker

0117 962 9582

pat.walker@blueyonder.co.uk

Behind the Scenes: Slipper Baths at Bristol South Baths

2.00 pm    21st Apr 2018    Bristol South Baths, Dean Lane 

An opportunity to visit the original 1930s slipper baths at the Grade II listed Bristol South Baths, open only on certain occasions.

The cost of the visit is £5.00 per person

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Shaftesbury and Old Wardour Castle

03rd May 2018   

 

Barry Williamson will lead the visit to Old Wardour Castle following a visit to Shaftesbury for lunch.

Departure:  Nailsea, Clevedon Road Car Park: 8.15 am  Bristol Hotel: 8.45 am;  Clifton, Triangle West (Bath Store):  9.00 am

Cost to include coach fare, driver’s gratuity and entry to Old Wardour Castle: £32 or £27.00 (EH members)

contact Pat Walker

0117 962 9582

pat.walker@blueyonder.co.uk

Illustrated Talk: Dragonflies

2.30 pm    05th May 2018    M Shed Studio 

Ray Barnett, Head of Collections at Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives, will give us an insight into the life of dragonflies and local species.

Cost:  £7.50 per person including refreshments

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Five Days in West Sussex

07th May 2018 - 11th May 2018   

This visit includes Fishbourne Roman palace, Weald & Downland Open Air museum, Chichester, Arundel and Lewes.

Departure:  Nailsea: Clevedon Rd Car Park: 8.00am   Bristol Hotel, Prince St: 8.30am.

Cost: to include coach/hotel/d/b/b, entrance charges, guides, driver’s gratuity: £525.00    There is a single supplement of £60.00.

Please book online on this website via Contact

PLACES AVAILABLE

Behind the Scenes Guided Tour of the Grayson Perry Tapestries

10.30 am    18th May 2018    Bristol Museum & Art Gallery 

Julia Carver, Curator of Visual Art, will take us round the exhibition of six tapestries:  The Vanity of Small Differences by Grayson Perry.

The cost of the visit is £5.00  per person.

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Norton St Philip & Farleigh Hungerford

22nd May 2018   

We shall have lunch at the Grade I George Inn at Norton St Philip, a site of the notorious Judge Jefferies’ Bloody Assizes, followed by a visit to the castle ruins at Farleigh Hungerford.

Departure and drop off: Nailsea 10.45am, Bristol Hotel 11.15am, Clifton Triangle West, Bath Store 11.30am

Cost to include coach, driver’s gratuity, buffet lunch, entry fee, and guided tour:  £36.00 or £31.50 (EH members)

Contact

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

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