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  1. Wildlife Photographer of the Year: A virtual tour with Chair of the Jury with M Shed

    Join Chair of the Jury, Rosamund Kidman-Cox for an online tour of this year’s winning images from Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

    Dates

    From:
    19 Jan 2021to19 Jan 2021
  2. Late lunch talk: Dr Fawcett – one man and his collection with Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

    There is probably something of a collector in all of us but for some, like Dr H A Fawcett, it becomes a life’s work and all-consuming passion.

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    From:
    21 Jan 2021to21 Jan 2021
  3. Ruins, ruin lust, and risk with M Shed

    This illustrated talk will look at various sites of ruin and trace a course through Romantic ruinenlust, Victorian neo-gothic buildings, and postmodern ‘traumascapes’.

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    From:
    21 Jan 2021to21 Jan 2021
  4. Murder on the Middle Passage: The trial of Captain Kimber with M Shed

    This talk traces the career path of the captain, the circumstances of the enslaved woman’s death and the drama of the trial. It examines how and why this particular case became a cause célèbre in the battle to establish an enslaved African’s legal…

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    From:
    28 Jan 2021to28 Jan 2021
  5. Late lunch talk: 21st Century Kids – Bristol through their eyes with M Shed

    What were the challenges in working on this project? What did the team learn from the experience? Join them to find the answers and to ask your own questions… and to see why the city’s future feels in safe hands.

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    From:
    4 Feb 2021to4 Feb 2021
  6. LGBTQ+ History Month: Muslim views on queer relationships over time with M Shed

    In this talk, we take this opportunity to reflect on queer Muslim art and poetry from the past. We will consider how queer Muslims have become increasingly visible. They are challenging views of hetero-normative attitudes in Muslim society today,…

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    From:
    4 Feb 2021to4 Feb 2021
  7. LGBTQ+ History Month: Michael Dillon – Trans pioneer with M Shed

    In this talk Cheryl Morgan will look at Dillon’s life, and in particular bring to light some of the latest research on his time in Bristol.

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    From:
    10 Feb 2021to10 Feb 2021
  8. LGBTQ+ History Month: The history of gender in sport with M Shed

    This panel discussion will look at the LGBTQ+ history of gender segregation in sport, and what that means for intersex and trans athletes today.

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    From:
    24 Feb 2021to24 Feb 2021
  9. “Good Old Knowle” – The wrestling craze in Bristol and the South West c.1900 with M Shed

    Bringing together an unusual mix of themes, including theatre, sport, masculinity and civic pride, this talk uses the encounter between McInerney and Luffman to explore two questions.

    Dates

    From:
    18 Mar 2021to18 Mar 2021
  10. Reading the ‘book of skin’: The life and death of John Horwood with M Shed

    In this talk, Dr Rose Wallis will explore the contents of the ‘book of skin’. The collection of material compiled by Smith is rich and varied. It sheds light on the operation of the law in the 1820s, and contemporary attempts to understand…

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    From:
    15 Apr 2021to15 Apr 2021
  11. Add Bristol's Christmas Market to your Itinerary

    Bristol's Christmas Market

    Bristol Shopping Quarter's streets will play host to wooden chalets offering a selection of gifts as well as festive food and drink.

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    From:
    5 Nov 2021to23 Dec 2021

Ongoing Events

  1. Reaching for Rainbows: Somerset in Lockdown with Somerset Rural Life Museum

    'Reaching for Rainbows' is a new online exhibition of photography, by local photographer Jason Bryant, documenting an extraordinary time in the history of Somerset. The images were all taken during the Coronavirus pandemic.

    Dates

    From:
    17 Nov 2020to31 May 2021

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