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EVENTS

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

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Friday 19th September

10am - 4pm

£5 donation for up to 2 valuations

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Friday 19th September

From 6pm

Drinks reception and charity auction.

 

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Saturday 20th September 2014

11am

Talk with coffee and biscuits

£5

 

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Wednesday 24th September.

7.30pm.

Janet Cunliffe-Jones.

VISITORS £4 - MEMBERS/STUDENTS £2.

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Wednesday 24th September 2014.

Brian Snellgrove

7.15pm for 7.30pm start.

£4 tickets via: www.art-of-conversation.net

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Thursday 25th September

7.30pm

Chantel Summerfield

Visitors £4 Members/Students £2

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Upcoming events

24 May 2014 Exhibition: Jurassic Ark JESBI

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


JESBI
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19 September 2014 BRSLI and Bonhams Discovery Day

Friday 19th September

10am - 4pm

£5 donation for up to 2 valuations


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19 September 2014 BRSLI and Bonhams Charity Auction

Friday 19th September

From 6pm

Drinks reception and charity auction.

 


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20 September 2014 Special Fundraising Event: John and Philip Duncan Portrait Restoration

Saturday 20th September 2014

11am

Talk with coffee and biscuits

£5

 


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24 September 2014 John Clare - Labourer, Countryman, Poet Poetry

Wednesday 24th September.

7.30pm.

Janet Cunliffe-Jones.

VISITORS £4 - MEMBERS/STUDENTS £2.


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24 September 2014 Have We Lost The Art Of Conversation?

Wednesday 24th September 2014.

Brian Snellgrove

7.15pm for 7.30pm start.

£4 tickets via: www.art-of-conversation.net


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25 September 2014 Arborglyphs In Times of Conflict Antiquity

Thursday 25th September

7.30pm

Chantel Summerfield

Visitors £4 Members/Students £2


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27 September 2014 What Planet Are You On?

Saturday 27th September 2014

10:30am - 12:30pm

Deidre Johnson - Jungian Analyst and Psychotherapist

£10 on the door only (refreshments included)


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13 October 2014 Operation Chariot: The Most Audacious Commando Raid of World War II History & Culture

Monday 13 October
7.30pm
Mike Nicholas, BRLSI Member
£4 visitors, £2 members/students


History & Culture
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21 October 2014 Multiculturalism & British National Identity. World Affairs

Tuesday 21 October 2014.

7.30PM.

Tariq Modood, University of Bristol.

VISITORS £4 MEMBERS/STUDENTS £2


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Did you know...

Selling the King?

During 1919-21, when we were broke, we started selling off parts of our collections, including a portrait of James II which went to The Crown!

Curatorial Curiosities

Wax impression from the mediaeval seal of Glastonbury Abbey

Founded in the 7th Century, Glastonbury Abbey became one of the wealthiest and most powerful in the land by the mid-late mediaeval period. An “Engraving of a seal of the Abbey of Glaston” in the British Museum’s collection, identical to this wax impression, is dated 1536. This seal may have been in use for much longer.