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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...

Shakespeare ...

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"

Curatorial Curiosities

6-shot percussion pepperbox revolver Clough & Son of Bath

Early six-shooter:This six shot percussion pepperbox revolver was made by Clough & Son of Bath (who were based on Southgate Street), c.1850. It has a fluted barrel block with six numbered chambers, each stamped with London proof marks. The rounded frame, chequered walnut 1-piece grip, and blueing (passivation) of the steel, are all testament to the fine craftsmanship of this piece.