Forthcoming Events

Annual General Meeting

Oct 24 This will take place on Tuesday, 24th October at 8.00 p.m. in the Apostle Room at Clifton Cathedral. AGENDA Chairman's Introduction. Report from Treasurer & election of…


Europe's Great Witch Hunt

Nov 21 Those who heard Professor Ronald Hutton's previous talks on 'Fairies' and 'Dragons' will be delighted to learn that he will complete his academic study of folklore with a…


Past Events

Visit to The Charterhouse in the City of London

Sep 12 The Charterhouse, founded 660 years ago, is almost the sole remainder of the old City that once was packed with more than 100 parish churches and a dozen or so monasteries,…


Fabulous Art & Fairytale Castle

Aug 23 The August CHIS trip will take us for a guided tour of the most stunning and surprising art collection in the country. Cézanne, Monet, Manet,Van Gogh, Renoir, Corot, Millet,…


Unveiling of Plaque to W.H.Clayfield

Aug 12 William Henry Clayfield (1772-1837) was an eminent Chemist, Botanist, Geologist & Balloonist. He lived at 12, York Place from 1814 until 1837. A plaque to his memory will…


Visit to Horizon House

Jul 11 Horizon House in Deanery Road houses the Environment Agency. It is a new building which claims to be one of the most environmentally friendly buildings in the country. We…


Green Squares and Secret Gardens 2017

Jun 10 This will be the third year of this successful event, organised by CHIS. 16 gardens will be open at different times over the two days, June 10 & 11th. Full details will…


Early summer outing to rural Herefordshire

May 31 Taking advantage of the beauty of the early summer countryside, we will be travelling through rural Herefordshire, able, from the height of the coach, to enjoy delightful…


Gordon Young's Bristol

Apr 25 We are delighted to announce that our April meeting sees the return of Bristol film-maker Gordon Young, who so captivated members a few years ago with his film of going down…