Exhibition at Tate Britain: William Blake

26th Jan 2020   

With over 300 original works, including his watercolours, paintings and prints, this is the largest show of Blake’s work for almost 20 years. It rediscovers him as a visual artist for the 21st century.

Departure: Peter Carol depot, Whitchurch: 8.15 am; Clifton, Triangle West (Bath Store): 8.45 am; St Monica’s bus stop, Westbury Road: 9.00 am; Cribbs Causeway car park K, NEXT to Bus Station, behind John Lewis: 9.30am.

COST to include coach fare, drivers gratuity and entrance fee: £47.00
National Art Pass holders: £40.00
Disabled: £47.00, carer free

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Illustrated Talk by Mandy Leivers – The Avon Gorge and Downs Wildlife Project

2.30pm    01st Feb 2020    M Shed Studio 

Mandy Leivers, Avon Gorge & Downs Biodiversity Education Manager, will tell us about the work of the Project, set up in 1999 to protect the unique location of the Gorge and surrounding area.

Cost: £7.50 per head, including refreshments

Contact:
Gary Gostelow
0117 971 1323
gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Museum Winter Lecture by Adam Rutherford – Book of Humans

7.30pm    06th Feb 2020    School of Economics, Finance and Management, Woodland Road 

In an original and entertaining tour of life on Earth, Adam Rutherford will explore how many of the things once considered to be exclusively human are not.

Free – no need to book
0117 922 3571
www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

Quiz and buffet supper

7.00pm    07th Feb 2020    The Apostle Room, Clifton Cathedral 

An entertaining evening to brighten the dark winter months: enjoy a buffet supper and then exercise your little grey cells with our light-hearted quiz.

Cost: £13.00 per head

Contact:
Gary Gostelow
0117 971 1323
gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Coffee in the Café

11th Feb 2020   

The café, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
From 10.30 am

Drop in for coffee and a chat with fellow members at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery on the following dates:

Tuesday 11 February
Tuesday 10 March
Tuesday 14 April

Behind the Scenes – Tour of Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

10.30am    13th Feb 2020    M Shed 

Roz Kidman Cox will once again give us the benefit of her expert knowledge on a tour of this exhibition.

Cost: £7.00 per person
Art Fund Members: £4.50 per person but please bring your Art Pass with you.

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Birdwatching on the River Exe

22nd Feb 2020   

A cruise on the River Exe with an ornithologist to look at the wide range of birds which overwinter on the river.

Departure: Bristol Hotel, Prince Street: 8.30am; Clifton Triangle near Bath Store: 8.45am; Westbury Road, by Cote Park: 9.00am; Clevedon Road car park, Nailsea: 9.30am

COST to include coach fare, driver’s gratuity: £34.00
Pasty (must be ordered in advance): £3.00

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Museum Winter Lecture by David Eveleigh – Bygones and Old Curios

7.30pm    05th Mar 2020    School of Economics, Finance and Management, Woodland Road 

This lecture explores how and why the study of this new area emerged in the second half of the 19th century and how such objects became collectibles and ultimately museum pieces.

Free – no need to book
0117 922 3571
www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

Illustrated Talk by Linda Bolton : George IV – Art and Spectacle

2.30pm    07th Mar 2020    M Shed Studio 

Linda Bolton will give an insight into the exhibition at The Queen’s Gallery of some of the art collection of George IV.

Cost: £7.50 per head, including refreshments

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Tortworth Church and Tea

10th Mar 2020   

A visit to Grade II* St Leonard’s church at Tortworth, originally built in the 12th century, followed by a cream tea at the Farmer’s Table nearby.

Departure: Clevedon Road Car Park, Nailsea: 12 noon; Bristol Hotel: 12.30 pm; Clifton, Triangle West (Bath Store): 12.45 pm; St Monica’s: 1.00 pm

COST to include coach fare, driver’s gratuity and cream tea: £24.00

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

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