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

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Film and Talk: The NHS at 70

2.30 pm    23rd Feb 2019    M Shed Studio 

Local historian Clive Burlton will show film from Bristol Archives of the NHS commemorating its 70th anniversary in 2018.

Cost including refreshments: £7.50

Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Behind the Scenes: Bristol Old Vic Theatre

10.30 am    28th Feb 2019    Bristol Old Vic, King Street 

A guided tour exploring the Bristol Old Vic’s 252-year history and the recent developments providing a new space for theatre-goers.

Cost:  £12.50 per head

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Museum Winter Lecture: Mantegna and Bellini, Family and Rivalry in the Renaissance

7.30 pm    07th Mar 2019    School of Economics, Finance and Management, Woodland Road 

The relationship and the creative rivalry between these two superbly-inventive Renaissance artists is the subject of this talk by the Director of the National Gallery, Gabriele Finaldi.

Free – no need to book

0117 922 3571

www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

Behind the Scenes: Guided tour of Leonardo da Vinci – A Life in Drawing

11.00 am    08th Mar 2019    Bristol Museum & Art Gallery 

Dr Jenny Gaschke will guide us round this exhibition of Leonardo’s drawings from the Royal Collection.

Cost:  £7.50 per head

Please book online on this website via Contact Us.

Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, Exeter

12th Mar 2019   

A visit to the cinema museum at Exeter University plus the chance to see the contemporary art exhibition at Exeter Museum curated by Yinka Shonibare.

Departure:  Bristol Hotel: 8.15am;  Clifton Triangle West (Bath Store): 8.30 am;  Nailsea, Clevedon Road Car Park: 9.00 am

COST to include coach fare, guided tour and driver’s gratuity: £24.50

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Spring Art Lecture and lunch

12 noon    16th Mar 2019    M Shed Studio 

Kate Newnham, Senior Curator of Visual Arts, will lecture on Glass in Japan and Taiwan, followed by a buffet lunch.

Cost:  £19.00 per person including lunch

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Illustrated Talk: Bristol – A City of Monks and Bones

2.30 pm    23rd Mar 2019    M Shed Studio 

Local archaeologist Jinx Newley’s talk is about the monastic institutions found in Bristol from the 12th century to the Dissolution.

Cost:  £7.50 per person including refreshments

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Chepstow Race Course

28th Mar 2019   

A tour of the racecourse, stables and all racing facilities available to contestants and the public and private areas within the racecourse.

Departure and drop off: Bristol Hotel: 10.30am, Clifton Triangle: 10.45am, Clevedon Road, Nailsea: 11.15am

Cost to include coach fare, driver’s tip, entry fee, guided tour and tea/coffee and bacon roll: £44.00

 Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Visit to the Isle of Wight

06th May 2019 - 10th May 2019   

A five-day visit to include the Needles North and South Battery, Carisbrooke Castle, Osborne House, Tennyson’s house and the house of Julia Margaret Cameron.

Cost:  £695 per head, no single supplement

Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

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