Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution
The promotion advancement of science, literature and art
24/03/15 - 7.30pm
Members/Students £2 Visitors £4
Friday 6 March - Tuesday 7 April 2015, open 10am - 4pm
Can images and words, brought together after being created independently, enhance each other? Does the dialogue between paintings and poems unlock...
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...
Stimulating youth orientated activities in science, technology & chemistry.
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.
Not all wounds become infected-why is this? On Friday March 20th at 7.30 pm, Dr Toby Jenkins will present very recent data from the University of Bath to show how smart dressings have been developed to obtain early warning of such infection.
The Patrick O’Brian Society of Bath is a reading group for devotees of the works of Patrick O’Brian, whose twenty novels in the Aubrey-Maturin series, plus one unfinished, chronicle the exploits of Captain Jack Aubrey and Doctor Steven Maturin in the English navy during the Napoleonic wars.
Saturday 28 March 2015
VISITORS £4 MEMBERS / STUDENTS £2
In our coins and medallions collection, the earliest medallion is from 1796.This shows a portrait bust of Shakespeare with inscription "JUBILEE AT STRATFORD IN HONOUR AND TO THE MEMORY OF SHAKESPEARE SEPT 1769 D.G. STEWARD"
Early reconstruction of a Labyrinthodont: This is mid-19th Century, 1:30 scale model, designed by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins to be reproduced life size for the grounds of Crystal Palace. This reconstruction assumed it leapt like a frog and was based only on fragments of jaw and teeth. The Labyrinthodontia are a diverse subclass of amphibians, common between about 390 to 210 million years ago. They evolved to fill many adaptive niches occupied by mammals and reptiles today.