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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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Saving The Dodo paperback

Saving the Dodo: The good works of The Brothers Duncan in Oxford and Bath

Saving the Dodo describes how the energy, expertise and money of the two Duncan brothers shaped the future of Oxford's Ashmolean Museum and Bath's...

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Youth Activites

Monthly at Queen Square

Stimulating youth orientated activities in science, technology & chemistry.

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The Musical Life of Jane Austen

Jane Austen Society

Keith Porter-Snell
Pianist and teacher at Bath Spa University
Keith, well known in local musical circles, has been...

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What's On

BRLSI's wide-ranging programme of talks are open to all at £4/£2. For non-BRLSI events please check poster for details.

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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

Our 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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Our venue has rooms to hire for meetings of all kinds from morning to late evening.

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Join BRLSI

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Members attend our programme of events at half price as well as other benefits.

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Shop

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

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Volunteer/Donate

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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

A Celebration of Women in Astronomy

On Thursday 28 April 2016 at 7 .30 pm, Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell FRS of the University of Oxford, herself celebrated for her discovery of pulsars, will speak at a joint meeting of the Science and Herschel Astronomy groups on “A Celebration of Women in Astronomy”.

The Philosophy Compendium

The new Philosophy Compendium brings to life the richness of past philosophical talks and lectures at BRLSI and endeavours to provide food for thought on many of the intellectual topics of our time.

Aristotle World Congress 2016

The World Congress “Aristotle 2400 Years” which is to be held at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in ancient Stageira between 23-28 May 2016.

Events

Rex Valentine Retrospective

An Exhibition of his Art and Photography

Is Philosophy Dead?

Tuesday May 3rd 2016

7:30pm

David Hampshire - University of Warwick

Visitors £4  Members/Students £2

Bath Geological society The Lucky Planet

Thursday 5th May 2016
At 7.30 p.m.
Visitors welcome £4
Further details on the website

Did you know...

The original BRLSI site.

The original site of the Institution was Terrace Walk, by Parade Gardens. It replaced the Lower Assembly Rooms (Harrisons) which was burnt down in 1820.

Curatorial Curiosities