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William Beckford & The Music of Fantasy

28th May symposium 9.30am - 5.15pm

Bath Box Office: 01225 463 362

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The Remarkable Miss Breton

FREE exhibition

14th May - 10th October

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SATURDAY COFFEE MORNING

All Welcome 11.00am till 12.30pm

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...

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Saving The Dodo paperback

Saving the Dodo: The good works of The Brothers Duncan in Oxford and Bath

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...

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Youth Activites

Monthly at Queen Square

Stimulating youth orientated activities in science, technology & chemistry.

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What's On

BRLSI's wide-ranging programme of talks are open to all at £4/£2. For non-BRLSI events please check poster for details.

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Museum Collections

The BRLSI has a large collection of objects and specimens from around the world. A selection can be seen in our Online Museum.

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Library & Archives

Our Library collection contains over 10,000 volumes. You can browse the library catalogue, search by keyword and see details of individual volumes.

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Room Hire

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Our venue has rooms to hire for meetings of all kinds from morning to late evening.

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Members attend our programme of events at half price as well as other benefits.

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Click here to buy books, event tickets, membership, and much more.

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Find out more about volunteering at the BRLSI or how to make a (more than welcome) charitable donation.

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News

Adventures in Metastable Materials

Chemistry can trap molecules in unexpected states, giving them fascinating properties. In the science group series on Thursday May 26th at 7.30 pm, Professor Chik Wilson of the University of Bath will explain some of the principles and practical applications of achieving such states.

A Celebration of Women in Astronomy

On Thursday 28 April 2016 at 7 .30 pm, Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell FRS of the University of Oxford, herself celebrated for her discovery of pulsars, will speak at a joint meeting of the Science and Herschel Astronomy groups on “A Celebration of Women in Astronomy”.

The Philosophy Compendium

The new Philosophy Compendium brings to life the richness of past philosophical talks and lectures at BRLSI and endeavours to provide food for thought on many of the intellectual topics of our time.

Events

The Remarkable Miss Breton exhibition

14th May - 10th October
FREE entry

10am-4pm

Two-dimensional materials beyond graphene:

Wednesday 25 May 2016 - 7:00pm
Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institution
16 - 18 Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HN
Non-members welcome - Admission Free - Coffee from 6:30pm

Bath Society of Artists ART TALKS “Witnessing Change – the Jingdezhen Experience”

Thursday 26st May 2016 at 7.30pm - £4.00 on the
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Non Members Welcome

Did you know...

(Plant) food for thought.

We have more than 8500 herbarium sheets, some with more than one specimen on.

Curatorial Curiosities