Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution
The promotion advancement of science, literature and art
A TRIBUTE TO TWO REMARKABLE BROTHERS
How the Duncan brothers transformed an antiquated collection
of curiosities into the forerunner of...
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...
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.
Available for £5
A major review paper on the Strawberry Bank fossils has been published in the Journal of the Geological Society.
I am pleased to announce that as only four nominations were received, the following members will be eligible to be elected as Directors at the 2015 AGM without a ballot:
Henry Ford, Richard Guthrie, Martin Sturge, Paul Thomas.
Tuesday 6th October 2015
Dr Darian Meacham, University of the West of England
Visitors £4 Members/Students £2
There are 1500 stuffed birds missing from our collections. 80 are left. They probably all rotted, insufficient mercury and arsenic compounds being used to preserve them. The remainders are probably quite toxic!
Middle Palaeolithic Hand Axe: The flat-ended profile of this axe, found in Farnham, Surrey, is very characteristic of Neanderthal (Homo neanderthalensis) craftsmanship of this period of the Middle Palaeolithic (25,000-40,000 BP). At one Neanderthal site in East Anglia a similar handaxe was found lodged in a Wooly Mammoth's tusk.