250 years of Bristol’s cultural buildings, 25th May & 1st June 2024

Join Francis Greenacre, art historian and former Curator of Fine Art at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, on a captivating tour of some of Bristol’s most notable buildings of the last two and a half centuries. Starting at the Museum and Art Gallery, the walk will include the Doge’s palace (pictured), Freemason’s Hall in Park Street, the Free Library in King Street and Bush House (the Arnolfini), where it will end. As well as the buildings, in the course of a fascinating hour and a half, Francis will talk about architects and patrons, such as Frank Wills, Foster and Wood, C.R. Cockerell, the Patys and T.S. Pope. Not to be missed!

Meet at the entrance to Bristol Museum and Art Gallery (Queen’s Road, BS8 1RL) by 10.15am. The walk will last approximately 1.5 hours.

Early booking is advised to secure the limited places available on this guided walk. Members will be invited by email to join the walk.

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