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The Great War Weekend Symposium

The Cultural, Artistic and Social Legacy

Friday 17th - Sunday 19th October

Advance booking for whole or part-weekend:

Bath Box Office: 01225 463 362...

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BATH AND THE NILE EXPLORERS

The 'Ascend the Nile' expedition

Monday 15th September 7.30pm 1 - 4.30pm

Tickets £6/£4 or £10/£6 for both afternoon and evening event.

Bath Box Office 01225 463 362...

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Jurassic Ark

Spectacular Fossils from an Ancient Somerset Sea

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SATURDAY COFFEE MORNING

All Welcome 11.00am till 12.30pm

Our Saturday Coffee Morning is open to both members and non-members. Please come and enjoy conversation and Martin Carwardine’s Coffee (£1.00 a...

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Curious Corners App

Students from Bath Spa University working with Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution have created an interactive app for...

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Youth Activites

Monthly at Queen Square

Stimulating youth orientated activities in science, technology & chemistry.

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What's On

This is where you can find information on talks and events. BRLSI talks are open to all at £4 (£2 to members and students). Non-BRLSI events check poster.

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Museum Collections

The BRLSI has a large collection of objects and specimens from around the world. A selection can be seen in our Online Museum.

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Library & Archives

The BRLSI's Library collection contains over 10,000 volumes. You can browse the library catalogue, search by keyword and see details of individual volumes.

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Room Hire

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The BRLSI is the venue for a wide range of daytime and evening events.

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Join BRLSI

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Our members attend our programme of events at a reduced rate as well as other benefits.

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Click here to buy books, event tickets, membership, and much more.

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Donate time & money

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Find out more about volunteering at the BRLSI or how to make a (more than welcome) charitable donation.

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News

Energy Balance and Obesity: Gluttony or Sloth

Are we eating more than in the past or exercising less? The answer is complicated and controversial. On Friday 25 July 2014 at 7.30 pm, Professor Joe Millward of the University of Surrey will speak on “Energy Balance and Obesity: Gluttony or Sloth”, as part of the Science Group series on Energy.

New Materials for Green Energy

For green energy technologies, development of new materials is crucial. On Friday June 27th at 7.30 pm, Professor Saiful Islam of the University of Bath will explain recent advances for fuel cells and lithium batteries as part of the Science Group series on Energy.

Mayor Honours BRLSI Science Workshops

Paul Thomas awarded the Mayor of Bath's Citizen Award 2014.

Events

Exhibition: Jurassic Ark

FREE EXHIBITION: Spectacular Fossils from an Ancient Somerset Sea
24 May - 30 September
10am - 4pm
Monday - Saturday

Bath and the Nile Explorers

Monday 15th September 2014

Tickets £6 (£4 MEMBERS BRLSI, BSA, RGS)

£10 joint ticket for afternoon and evening event.

Tickets through Bath Office www.bathboxoffice.org.uk

The Music of Chopin

Monday 15 September
7.30pm
David Halpin, University of London
£4 visitors, £2 members/students

Did you know...

EVACUATE!

When our building was requisitioned for the war effort during the second World War we were only given 48 hours to pack up all our collections!

Curatorial Curiosities

Middle Palaeolithic Hand Axe

Middle Palaeolithic Hand Axe: The flat-ended profile of this axe, found in Farnham, Surrey, is very characteristic of Neanderthal (Homo neanderthalensis) craftsmanship of this period of the Middle Palaeolithic (25,000-40,000 BP). At one Neanderthal site in East Anglia a similar handaxe was found lodged in a Wooly Mammoth's tusk.