Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution
The promotion advancement of science, literature and art
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...
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.
Cards featuring seasonal cartoons from our 19th Century volumes of Punch Magazine on sale at BRLSI.
On Friday 27 November 2015 at 7.30 pm Prof Matthew Davidson of the University of Bath will speak in the Science series on “A Christmas Tree is not just for Christmas” and how it is a rich source of renewable products from fine chemicals to plastics and fuels.
One of the debates at the1864 meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, in Bath, argued whether lightning conductors were better made of iron or copper. A Frenchman burst into the proceedings saying that they were going to solve this problem by building the biggest lightning conductor ever seen.