The National Trust Bristol Centre Talks Programme for 2017/18

All talks will be held at 2,15pm in the HALL at St Monica Trust, Cote Lane, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol BS9 3UN

A charge of £3 is made to both members and visitors to help cover the costs associated with the talks programme. This charge includes the provision of tea and biscuits at the end of each talk

Saturday 14th October 2017

An afternoon at the cinema                                                                                              John Penny

Comprising two mid 20th century films on Bristol plus a newsreel and adverts from the sane period, we are guaranteed an hour of cinematic nostalgia

Saturday 18th November 2017

Antarctica: my travels in the Deep South                                                          Professor Michael Danson

This illustrated talk will describe Michael's visit to the huts of both Scott and Shackleton and the challenges faced on the least hospitable of the earth's continents.

Saturday 16th December 2016 

George Bernard Shaw: playing the clown Brian Freeland

As both narrator and player, Brian will combine theatrical memories with his light-hearted chronicle of the life of "the best playwright since Shakespeare

Saturday 27th January 2018 

The Bristol Riots 1831 Alan Jocelyn

Alan's presentation will consider the background to this historic event whilst attempting to answer the question- what, if anything, did it achieve?

Saturday 24th February 2018 

The MGM musicals story   Terry Merrett-Smith

Music and memories combine as the ever popular Terry helps us recapture those moments of magic that constitute the story of the MGM musical

Wednesday 14th March 2018 at 7.15 pm:     ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

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