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Thursday 8th January 2015.

7.30 pm.

Ceri Lambdin Director of St Algar's Project Group.

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Wednesday 14th January 2015

7 for 7:30pm

Professor Nicholas Cronk - Director, Voltaire Foundation, University of Oxford

Visitors £4  members/Students £2

 

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Tuesday 21 January 2015

7.30 pm

Dr Palash Kamruzzam, University of Bath

VISITORS £4 MEMBERS / STUDENTS £2

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Friday 6th February 2015

7 for 7:30pm

Dr James Harris - University of St Andrews

Visitors £4  Members/Students £2

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Monday 9th February 2015

7:30pm

Charles Booth - University of the West of England

Visitors £4  Members/Students £2

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Monday 23 February 2015.

19:30.

Visitors £4 - Members / Students £2.

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Wednesday 11th March 2015

7 for 7:30pm

Professor Jim Reed - The Queen's College, University of Oxford

Visitors £4  Members/Students £2

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Upcoming events

08 January 2015 The St Algar's Roman Villa Project BACAS

Thursday 8th January 2015.

7.30 pm.

Ceri Lambdin Director of St Algar's Project Group.


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14 January 2015 Voltaire and the English

Wednesday 14th January 2015

7 for 7:30pm

Professor Nicholas Cronk - Director, Voltaire Foundation, University of Oxford

Visitors £4  members/Students £2

 


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21 January 2015 Bangladesh: from basket case to success story World Affairs

Tuesday 21 January 2015

7.30 pm

Dr Palash Kamruzzam, University of Bath

VISITORS £4 MEMBERS / STUDENTS £2


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06 February 2015 Age of Reason, or of Passion? The Case of David Hume

Friday 6th February 2015

7 for 7:30pm

Dr James Harris - University of St Andrews

Visitors £4  Members/Students £2


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09 February 2015 The Life and Work of Gerald Shove History and Culture

Monday 9th February 2015

7:30pm

Charles Booth - University of the West of England

Visitors £4  Members/Students £2


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23 February 2015 The Final Unfinished Voyage of Jack Aubrey Patrick O'Brian Group

Monday 23 February 2015.

19:30.

Visitors £4 - Members / Students £2.


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11 March 2015 Immanuel Kant - The German Challenge of the Enlightenment

Wednesday 11th March 2015

7 for 7:30pm

Professor Jim Reed - The Queen's College, University of Oxford

Visitors £4  Members/Students £2


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28 March 2015 The Adventurous Life and Mysterious Death of John Hanning Speke Geography

Saturday 28 March 2015

Alexander Maitland

2.30 pm

VISITORS £4 MEMBERS / STUDENTS £2

 


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08 April 2015 Denis Diderot and the Encylopédie

Wednesday 8th April 2015

7 for 7:30pm

Dr Kate Tunstall - Worcester College, University of Oxford

Visitors £4  Members/Students £2


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03 June 2015 Enlightenment Ideas ENLIGHTENMENT

Wednesday 3 June 2015.

Professor John Robertson Clare College, University of Cambridge.

7 for 7.30pm.

VISITORS £4 - MEMBERS/STUDENTS £2.

 

 


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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

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.