Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution
The promotion advancement of science, literature and art
Celebrates 30 years of printmaking: diverse work by members, together with that of a guest artist, eminent wood engraver, Anne Desmet, RA,...
Stimulating youth orientated activities in science, technology & chemistry.
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...
BRLSI's wide-ranging programme of talks are open to all at £4/£2. For non-BRLSI events please check poster for details.
The BRLSI has a large collection of objects and specimens from around the world. A selection can be seen in our Online Museum.
Our venue has rooms to hire for meetings of all kinds from morning to late evening.
Modern battlefield medicine was invented in the Great War, while women had active roles at home and nearer to the front line.
BRLSI's weekend-long Symposium 'The Great War: Responses and Reactions' began with a lecture on The Origins of The Great War by Professor Keith Robbins, former Vice Chancellor of the University of Wales.
The documents members may need for the BRLSI AGM, to be held Wednesday 29th October 2014 at 7.30pm.
Tuesday 21 October 2014.
Tariq Modood, University of Bristol.
VISITORS £4 MEMBERS/STUDENTS £2
Wednesday 22nd October
Sue Curtis, Jooles Scott, Tim Snowdon
Visitors £4 Members/Students £2
A Birthday Exhibition
24th October - 8th November, 10am - 4pm, Monday - Saturday.
Intellect in the Bath area has always been high. On 31st December 1780 Edmund Rack commented, "this institution promises much rational improvement and instruction; and has a much more favourable beginning than the Royal Society in London had 100 years ago - there being only 5 members for more than two years: and those 5 not superior in learning and genius to most of our members". 11 Members went on to become Fellows of the Royal Society!
Made from birch-bark with blue and red dyed porcupine quill embroidery (the blue colouration has faded), the craftsmanship of this item is superb. The person who made this container was either a Métis or First Nations aboriginal Canadian of Red River Colony, Manitoba, Canada.