Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution
The promotion advancement of science, literature and art
The sad story of how Mr Pinch, the brewer, inadvertently jeopardised the flow of hot water to Bath's famous hot baths
Stimulating activities in science, technology and the arts every second Saturday in the month from 1pm to 4pm
We have just uploaded two spectacular fossils to the JESBI gallery, showing the detailed preparatory work undertaken by Lorie Barber.
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...
This is where you can find information on talks and events. BRLSI talks are open to all at £4 (£2 to members and students). Non-BRLSI events check poster.
The BRLSI has a large collection of objects and specimens from around the world. A selection can be seen in our Online Museum.
Our members attend our programme of events at a reduced rate as well as other benefits.
We now have an ALL NEW online shop. Click here to buy books, event tickets, membership, and much more.
The only full-length book on his life and work, Adelard of Bath: the First English Scientist, by Louise Cochrane, has long been unobtainable.
Professor Roy Sambles FRS of the University of Exeter will discuss this intriguing question in a lecture "The wave-particle duality and its frightening consequences" in the Science series on Friday June 28th at 7.30 pm
BRLSI will open its 20th Anniversary Exhibition late on Friday 17th May as part of Museums at Night, the annual festival of after-hours cultural opening.
Thursday 20th June
Professor David Crouch, University of Derby
Visitros £4, members/students £2
Thursday 27th June
Dr Amy Smith, University of Reading
£4 visitors, £2 members/students
Friday 28th June
Prof Roy Sambles, University of Exeter
Visitors £4, members/students £2
Amongst our deadly souvenirs is a souvenir piece from the tree under which the explorer David Livingstone's heart is buried.
Labyrinthiform Anthozoan: This brain coral, Diploria labyrinthiformis, is a reef building coral from tropical areas of the west Atlantic Ocean. It is a member of the class Anthozoa (a name derived from the latin for "flower-animal") within the phylum Cnidaria (a name derived from the latin for "sea-nettle").