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Join BRLSI

BRLSI Providing resources for research, learning and enjoyment.

BRLSI is based in a unique listed building in the heart of the beautiful and historic Bath. Here we put on a programme of talks and discussions, concerts and exhibitions which is unrivalled for the range of subjects covered and features some of today’s leading thinkers and researchers. Also based here is our internationally recognised collections and library of rare books.

  • The Institution was founded in 1824.
  • BRSLI is run by its members.
  • Membership of BRLSI is open to all.

Our members attend our programme of events at a reduced rate and have access to our Queen Square premises where there are can meet and socialise with other members and visitors.

Members receive a regular newsletter and access to the members’ area of our web site

 

How to join BRLSI

Pay by cheque

To pay for your membership by cheque, please click the here and print out the form, complete and post with your cheque to:

BRLSI

16 Queen Square,
Bath,
BA1 2HN
 

Pay online

There is now a new facility for you to pay for your membership online making a secure WorldPay payment. click on "Buy Now" below to be taken to the shop.

Rejoin the BRLSI

There is now a new facility for you to pay for your membership online making a secure WorldPay payment. click on "Buy Now" below to be taken to the shop (you must be logged in with your existing member details to do this).

Or, if you would prefer to complete a form to bring in (or post), you can find a copy here.

Did you know...

Pan, God of Nature and Music

'Pan' you believe it??

Our Elwin room has four, original Casali paintings on the ceiling which were painted in the 1830's including Pan, The Arcadian god of nature and music.. Find out more here:
http://www.brlsi.org/casali

Curatorial Curiosities

Early reconstruction of a Labyrinthodon

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.