Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution
The promotion advancement of science, literature and art
Monday 15th September 7.30pm 1 - 4.30pm
Tickets £6/£4 or £10/£6 for both afternoon and evening event.
Bath Box Office 01225 463 362...
Friday 17th - Sunday 19th October
Advance booking for whole or part-weekend:
Bath Box Office: 01225 463 362...
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...
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.
This is a fund raising event in aid of the restoration of the Duncan Brother Portraits and the Geological Map. All three items need serious attention especially the portraits as the intention is to rehang them in the room named after them.
Are we eating more than in the past or exercising less? The answer is complicated and controversial. On Friday 25 July 2014 at 7.30 pm, Professor Joe Millward of the University of Surrey will speak on “Energy Balance and Obesity: Gluttony or Sloth”, as part of the Science Group series on Energy.
For green energy technologies, development of new materials is crucial. On Friday June 27th at 7.30 pm, Professor Saiful Islam of the University of Bath will explain recent advances for fuel cells and lithium batteries as part of the Science Group series on Energy.
FREE EXHIBITION: Spectacular Fossils from an Ancient Somerset Sea
24 May - 30 September
10am - 4pm
Monday - Saturday
Monday 1st September 2014.
Matt Williams. Paul Cresswell.
Thursday 4th September 2014
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!
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").