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

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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.