The life & legend of the Sultan Saladin

Live at Queen Square BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

The Life & Legend of the Sultan Saladin Professor Jonathan Phillips (Royal Holloway University of London) This is a Historical Association talk - for tickets please contact Mike Short, Historical Association Bath Branch Secretary, by emailing mikeshort20@btinternet.com

BRLSI CHRISTMAS MARKET

Live at Queen Square BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Find the perfect gift at the inaugural BRLSI Christmas Makers Market; a cosy indoor Christmas market offering local makers the chance to showcase their talents and allowing the people of Bath to support local and independent producers.Discover more about the event and stallholders hereOpen Mon-Sat 10-4pm. Late opening (7.30pm) Nov 23, Dec 1, Dec 5.

Big Read: Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

Live at Queen Square BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Get reading now for the November Big Read. A discussion lead by Caroline Heaton on Susanna Clarke's award-winning novel Piranesi. The reader is initially immersed in an otherworldly universe of proliferating halls, washed by internal tides, and largely inhabited by statues, seabirds and the poignant remains of earlier inhabitants. And the narrator, Piranesi, is as...

Free – £4.00

Les bâtiments extraordinaires de Paris

Live at Queen Square BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Please note: this event is organised by Cercle Français - please use the contact details below for any enquiries. Les bâtiments extraordinaires de Paris par Noëlle BOUVIER-STALLA Quel plaisir de revoir Noëlle, notre amie parisienne, qui nous fera découvrir des lieux méconnus de Paris en nous parlant d’histoire et d’architecture. Envoyez un mail à Cerclefrancaisbath@gmail.com pour...

BACAS: The Archaeology of the Combe Down Stone Mines

Live at Queen Square BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Bath stone was exploited from Roman times with larger quarries and mines developed in the 18th century to produce the stone used for many of the buildings in Bath and elsewhere in the UK, including Buckingham Palace. Stone was extracted by the “room and pillar” method, by which chambers were mined, leaving pillars of stone...

Bath’s Forgotten Trees

Live at Queen Square BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

This is a Bath Natural History Society talk: no pre-booking, tickets are available on the door - Bath Nats members £2, non-members £4. For more information about Bath Nats please see their website here Hugh Williamson has a passion for trees and is one of the organisers of the Bath Urban Treescape trails. Bath has...

Julien et ses 31 auteurs … (Durée 70 minutes)

Live at Queen Square BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Please note: this event is organised by Cercle Français - please use the contact details below for any enquiries. Julien et ses 31 auteurs ... (Durée 70 minutes) par Vincent Raymond-Barker Le chanteur-compositeur Julien Clerc et les poètes et auteurs qui ont écrit et écrivent encore ses paroles. Envoyez un mail à Cerclefrancaisbath@gmail.com pour nous rejoindre....

Female pacifists in World War II

Live at Queen Square BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

The impact of the ‘girl conchies’: female pacifists in World War II Steve Illingworth (Teacher and writer) This is a Historical Association talk - for tickets please contact Mike Short, Historical Association Bath Branch Secretary, by emailing mikeshort20@btinternet.com

Annie Ernaux, voyage à travers 5 décennies de la société française

Live at Queen Square BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Please note: this event is organised by Cercle Français - please use the contact details below for any enquiries. Annie Ernaux, voyage à travers 5 décennies de la société française par Maryse Wright Un voyage social, politique et culturel de la fin de la deuxième guerre mondiale aux années 2000 en s’appuyant sur l’œuvre d’Annie Ernaux....

Bath Academy of Art: The Corsham Years

Live at Queen Square BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Bath Society of Artists event - please see below for admission details and ticket prices Bombed out of its Bath home, the local School of Art reformed as The Bath Academy of Art at Corsham Court under the leadership of Clifford Ellis. For 40 years it acted as a magnet for many of the biggest names...

BACAS: Medieval Bath

Live at Queen Square BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Following on from his talk last year on the Saxon period, Steve Pratt takes the story of Bath forwards. By the time of the Norman invasion Bath had attained Royal city status with a monastery and baths famous throughout the young country of England. After 1066 the city continued to grow with an abbey built...

The wrong kind of bees

Live at Queen Square BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

This is a Bath Natural History Society talk: tickets available on the door - Bath Nats members £2, non-members £4. For more information about Bath Nats please see their website here An introduction to solitary bees and bumblebees, their diverse nature and lifestyles, both in the garden and in the wider countryside. Steve's uncle was...

Sport & Gender: Lessons from the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Live at Queen Square BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

This FREE talk is hosted by the Centre for Equality in Sport, Physical Activity and Health at University of Bath. The event is free, but places are limited. Please complete the registration form via the link below secure your place. During this free event, we’ll reflect on some of the biggest talking points from the...

The Restless Republic: Britain without a Crown – CANCELLED

Live at Queen Square BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Thursday 28 September: Unfortunately, this talk has been cancelled - please use the email address below for any enquiries. The Restless Republic: Britain Without a Crown - Dr Anna Keay (Landmark Trust) This is a Historical Association talk, for tickets please contact Mike Short, Historical Association Bath Branch Secretary, on mikeshort20@btinternet.com

An evening with Giles Penny RWA

Live at Queen Square BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Bath Society of Artists event - please see below for admission details and ticket prices Born in 1962, Giles Penny divides his time between sculpture, painting and printmaking. Penny’s work can be seen in many public spaces including Golden Square, London; Canary wharf, London; Fulham Reach, London; and Bruton, Somerset. Giles trained at The Heatherly School...

Le reve brise des intellectuels francais de l’apres-guerre

Live at Queen Square BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Please note: this event is organised by an external group - please use the contact details below for any enquiries. Le rêve brisé des intellectuels français de l'après-guerre par Annie Kean L'intervenant sera sur Zoom mais on vous encourage à venir à la salle. Samedi le 2 septembre 2023 de 14h30 à 16h00  Envoyez un mail à...

Cercle francais – Stefan Zweig 1881/1942 – itinéraires du monde d’hier

Live at Queen Square BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Please note: this event is organised by an external group - please use the contact details below for any enquiries. Stefan Zweig 1881/1942 - itinéraires du monde d’hier par Marie-Valérie Haynes Suivi de l’Assemblée Générale Samedi le 27 mai 2023 de 14h30 à 16h00  Envoyez un mail à Cerclefrancaisbath@gmail.com pour nous rejoindre. Visitors £6.00, BRLSI and Bath Jumelage members £3.50, Cercle Français members...

PARTY IN THE CITY! FREE MUSIC EVENT

Live at Queen Square BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

To kick off the Bath Festival, the annual Party in the City sees hundreds of music and spoken word acts take over venues all around the city centre for a free live music extravaganza! Join us any time from 5pm at 16 Queen Square - it’s free and no booking required! Lineup: 5pm - Now &...

Cercle francais – Les comédiennes et productrices du cinéma français

Live at Queen Square BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Please note: this event is organised by an external group - please use the contact details below for any enquiries. Les comédiennes et productrices du cinéma français par Annie Kean de l’Alliance Française Samedi le 29 avril 2023 de 14h30 à 16h00  Envoyez un mail à Cerclefrancaisbath@gmail.com pour nous rejoindre. Visitors £6.00, BRLSI and Bath Jumelage members £3.50, Cercle Français members and Students free. This...

The Ornamental Wilderness in the English Garden

Live at Queen Square BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

This talk is organised by Avon Gardens Trust: please click on Book Tickets for more information and booking. While today we may think of a wilderness as a wild place unspoiled by human intervention, in the 17th and 18th centuries a garden wilderness referred to a highly cultivated part of the formal garden, a place...

Literature of the GDR – Understanding the context

Live at Queen Square BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Starting with participants’ current level of knowledge, Judy Spencer will lead us in an interactive session which should expand our knowledge of the GDR and key literary figures. Come ready to participate! These writers had to negotiate complex and difficult relationships, both personal and political, to be able to appear in print. Although in English,...

£2.00 – £5.00

Cherry On The Cake – Idioms For All

Live at Queen Square BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

The Bath - Aix Twinning Association. Come and hear BRLSI member, Vicky Gallop, introduce her recently published book on French and English idioms. Then try your hand at a fun quiz to test your knowledge of French town names. All you need is imagination and a sense of humour! Free to BRLSI members and £5...