Forthcoming Events

The Traditional festivals of Britain.

Jan 22, 2019 This talk by one of our favourite speakers, Professor Ron Hutton, is set to open our events calendar for 2019 on a high note. Professor Hutton will, in his own inimitable…


Past Events

Urban Peregrines: a Talk by Ed Drewitt

Nov 20 Urban foxes are well known to us all but how many of us are aware that over the past 25 years peregrines have spread into our towns and cities? Naturalist Ed Drewitt has ,…


Annual General Meeting followed by Gordon Young's wonderful films.

Oct 23 Our AGM will take place at the Apostle Room at Clifton Cathedral at 8pm on Tuesday, 23rd October, doors open at 7.30pm. The usual refreshments will be available. The short…


Visit to Bletchley Park

Oct 9 For those who missed the CHIS visit to this interesting house with its amazing war-time history, this is your chance to learn about the enormous contribution the complex work…


Bristol's Fallen Idol? The iconography of Edward Colson.

Sep 18 Francis Greenacre will talk to us about Edward Colson, member of the Royal African Company and philanthropist. We will hear about this intriguing man's midnight funeral, his…


Historic Westbury-on-Trym

Aug 8 I suspect that most of us know little of the fascinating history of our neighbouring village of Westbury-on -Trym. This is your chance to learn! The plan is to meet at the…


Green Squares and Secret Gardens 2018

Jun 9 This highly popular event, now in its fifth year, will take place on Saturday, June 9th & Sunday, June 10th. Visitors will once again have an opportunity to enjoy hidden…