Behind the Scenes: Visit to the new museum Being Brunel

2.00 pm    05th Nov 2018    Being Brunel Museum 

Head of Collections Nick Booth will give an introductory talk on this new museum with six galleries of artefacts centred on Brunel.

Cost: £10 per head

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Museum Winter Lecture: Emigrants: Why the English Sailed to the New World

7.30 pm    08th Nov 2018    School of Economics, Finance and Management, Woodland Road 

James Evans explores the reasons why more English people emigrated to North America in the 17th century than any other nationality – a fact which shaped the modern world decisively.

Free but places must be booked in advance on line:

www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

or ring: 0117 922 3571

 

Winter Book Sale

10.30 am – 4.30 pm    10th Nov 2018    Bristol Museum & Art Gallery 

Volunteers are required for this annual pre-Christmas event – an opportunity to pick up some bargains.

Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Wells Museum

14th Nov 2018   

Come and find out about Wells in this fascinating museum next to the cathedral, plus an opportunity to visit the sculpture exhibition in the Bishop’s Palace.

Departure:  Nailsea, Clevedon Road Car Park: 9.45 am  Bristol Hotel: 10.15   am;  Clifton, Triangle West (Bath Store): 10.30 am

COST to include coach fare, driver’s gratuity and entry to the museum: £21.00

Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Illustrated Talk: Royalty & the Romanovs

2.30 pm    17th Nov 2018    M Shed Studio 

Expert lecturer Linda Bolton will talk about the exhibition at The Queen’s Gallery.

Cost: £7.50 per head

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Royalty & the Romanovs, Exhibition at The Queen’s Gallery

25th Nov 2018   

This exhibition interweaves the familial, political, diplomatic and artistic stories of Britain and Russia and their royal families from initial contacts in the mid-16th century, through alliances, marriages and two World Wars.

Departure:  Peter Carol depot, Whitchurch: 8.00 am; Bristol Hotel: 8.20am;  Clifton, Triangle West (Bath Store): 8.35 am; St Monica’s, Westbury Road: 8.50 am; Bus Station, Cribbs Causeway, near John Lewis: 9.15 am.

COST to include coach fare, entrance fee and driver’s gratuity: £40.00 per head

Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Blaise Castle House Museum: Victorian Christmas Event

10.30 am to 4.00 pm    01st Dec 2018   

As part of this event organised by the museum, we shall be selling Victorian-style cakes, preserves and second-hand jigsaws – volunteers, cake-bakers and preserve makers are required.

Contact:

Mary Bailey

0117 942 1944

mary.bailey@friendsofbmga.org.uk

Behind the Scenes: Talk & Tasting at Averys

2.30 pm    03rd Dec 2018    Averys Wine Cellars, Culver Street 

A talk on the history of Averys, a wine business established since 1793 and celebrating its 225th anniversary, followed by a tasting.

Cost:  £17.50 per head

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Museum Winter Lecture: Whose ancestors are buried at Stonehenge?

7.30 pm    06th Dec 2018    School of Economics, Finance and Management, Woodland Road 

Speaker Mike Pitts. Stonehenge is ancient Britain, an iconic world-famous monument like no other.  But could it have been built by immigrants?

Free but places must be booked in advance on line:

www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

or ring: 0117 922 3571

 

Christmas Visit to Old Bowlish House

18th Dec 2018   

A Jacobean manor house with a Palladian frontage near Shepton Mallet, this property will be decorated for Christmas to reflect the different periods of the house, with seasonal food, music and readings.

Departure :  Bristol Hotel, Prince Street:  10.00am  Clifton Triangle near Bath Store: 10.15am  Nailsea, Clevedon Road car park: 10.45am

COST to include coach fare, driver’s gratuity, guided tour and seasonal food:  £34.00

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

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