Talk by Head of Bristol Culture: Update on Bristol Museums Service


December 6th, 2016

11.00 am    25th Mar 2017    Blaise Castle House Museum 

 

After two years in post Laura Pye will be reflecting on some of her highlights in this period and will outline Bristol Museums’ plans for the next five years.  This is a joint event with Friends of Bristol Art Gallery.

Cost:  free for the talk, £2.50 for refreshments

Contact: Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

RNLI College, Poole


March 4th, 2017

03rd Apr 2017   

A guided tour of the RNLI College and its training facilities, including the world-class Sea Survival centre, which hosts the wave tank and Lifeboat simulator.

Departure: Clevedon Road Car Park Nailsea: 08.00am; Bristol Hotel: 08.30am and Clifton Triangle West: 08.45 am.
Cost to include coach fare, entrance, tour, lunch, and driver’s gratuity: £38.00

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Exhibition Preview: Skeletons – Our Buried Bones


March 4th, 2017

6.00 - 8.00 pm    06th Apr 2017    M Shed 

 

A Wellcome Collection touring archaeological exhibition of human skeletons from the prehistoric to the 19th century that reveal fascinating stories about their lives and times.

 Members only

 Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Ham Wall Nature Reserve


March 4th, 2017

06th Apr 2017   

A guided tour of this RSPB nature reserve on the Somerset Levels, with the opportunity to see a wide range of wildlife.

 Departure and drop-off:  Bristol Hotel: 11.45am;  Clifton Triangle near Bath Store: 12 noon;  Nailsea, Clevedon Road Car Park: 12.30pm

COST to include coach fare, driver’s gratuity, coach parking and guides: £21.00

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A Fresh Look at Sarah Guppy


March 4th, 2017

2.30 pm    08th Apr 2017    M Shed Studio 

Illustrated Talk by historian Madge Dresser and playwright Sheila Hannon who discuss the remarkable achievements of the 19th century inventor Sarah Guppy.

 Cost:  £7.50 per person including refreshments.

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Royal Mint, Llantrisant, and Llandaff Cathedral


March 4th, 2017

25th Apr 2017   

Due to popular demand, a further repeat of the guided tour of the recently-opened Royal Mint visitor centre, followed by a visit to Llandaff Cathedral.

Departure and drop off: Clevedon Road car park, Nailsea: 9.15am Bristol Hotel:  9.45am, Clifton Triangle West: 10.00am

Cost to include coach, driver’s gratuity, entry fee and donation to Llandaff Cathedral: £34.50

Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Behind the Scenes: Guided Tour of the Adela Breton Exhibition


March 4th, 2017

10.30 am    28th Apr 2017    Bristol Museum & Art Gallery 

A guided tour with Sue Giles, Senior Curator of World Cultures, of the exhibition of watercolours of ancient Mexican wall paintings executed by the Victorian traveller Adela Breton.

Cost: £5.00 per person

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Visit to North Wales


December 6th, 2016

01st May 2017 - 05th May 2017   

 

Based in Llanberis, the visit will include Snowdon, the Electric Mountain visitor centre, Portmeirion and include Chester on the return journey.

Departure: Clevedon Road car park, Nailsea:  8.00 am,  Bristol Hotel, Prince Street: 8.30 am

Cost, to include accommodation in 3* Royal Victoria Hotel with dinner, bed and breakfast, all entrances, some lunches, coach fare and driver’s gratuity£510 per person, including £50 deposit payable now.

Places available, no single rooms

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Clevedon Pier Visitor Centre


March 4th, 2017

11th May 2017   

 

A guided tour of Grade I listed-Clevedon Pier, which recently acquired an award-winning new visitor centre and museum telling the story of the pier.

Departure and drop off: Bristol Hotel: 10.45am, Clifton Triangle: 11.00am and Clevedon Road car park, Nailsea: 11.30am

Cost to include coach, driver’s gratuity, entry fee, guided tour and tea/coffee and biscuits:  £23.50

Contact:

Gary Gostelow

0117 971 1323

gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Behind the Scenes: International Fine Art Conservation Studios


March 4th, 2017

10.30 am    18th May 2017    43-45 Park Street 

 

This is an opportunity to learn about the conservation work carried out in these studios on a wide range of art.

Cost:  £5.00 per person

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

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