Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution
The promotion advancement of science, literature and art
Stimulating youth orientated activities in science, technology & chemistry.
The latest publication by BRLSI - "Adelard of Bath" is now available to buy. It can be bought in person at 16 Queen Square, or online.
The life & exploits of William Herbert Vacher.
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...
Bank Holiday fundraising lecture
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.
You can help the BRLSI's Youth Activities to receive up to £5,00o worth of funding with just a few clicks.
On Friday 25 April 2014 at 7.30 pm, Professor Roy Davies of Royal Holloway University of London will speak in the Science group series on “Computer Vision: What Goes on ‘Under the Bonnet’ ”.
With the Crimean peninsula in the news every day, it has been difficult for us not to think of an earlier Crimean conflict: the Crimean War of 1854–1856.
11th to 26th April
Monday - Saturday
10am - 4pm
Thursday 24 April
Dr Aidan Dodson, University of Bristol
£4 visitors, £2 members/students
Friday 25 April
Prof. Roy Davies, Royal Holloway University of London
When our building was requisitioned for the war effort during the second World War we were only given 48 hours to pack up all our collections!
Founded in the 7th Century, Glastonbury Abbey became one of the wealthiest and most powerful in the land by the mid-late mediaeval period. An “Engraving of a seal of the Abbey of Glaston” in the British Museum’s collection, identical to this wax impression, is dated 1536. This seal may have been in use for much longer.