Radstock Museum runs two series of TALKS.
Bygone Days talks celebrate both local and national history.
Science in Radstock talks are ‘popular science’ talks; an eclectic mixture of current science disciplines and past, present and future technologies.
There are several ways to keep in touch with the Museum talks programmes.
You can sign up for the monthly Museum Newsletter, which is distributed by email, and includes details of Events, Talks, Exhibitions, Children’s activities and other snippets of News.
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You can access our Newsletter archive by clicking HERE
You can also ask to be on the reminder email list for each of the talk series – see below.
SCIENCE IN RADSTOCK TALKS will start again in September 2018.
September 18th: Rob Wortham, University of Bath: Artificial Intelligence, Robots and Human Interaction.
October 16th: Matthew Lloyd, University of Bath: New Cancer Therapies.
BYGONE DAYS TALK
Tuesday October 2nd 2018 at 7:30pm at The Somer Centre, Midsomer Norton.
The Kilmersdon gravity Incline and Colliery,
by Norman Andrew.
The Kilmersdon Gravity Incline and Colliery talk is a “then and now” talk, based around Norman’s childhood memories and his recent re-visit to the area.
It will be an illustrated PowerPoint presentation about the operation of the coal wagon incline and the basic workings of the pit taken in the context of the Somerset coalfields back in the day.
As a train spotting youth in the sixties Norman spent every summer holiday with his grandma Marshall in Radstock. His uncle Bill worked down Kilmersdon pit at Haydon, and Norman played on the railway!
BYGONE DAYS TALK
Tuesday November 6th 2018
at The Somer Centre, Midsomer Norton.
THE VICTORIA CROSS; OUR LOCAL HEROES
by Nick Waton
Come and learn about three men from North East Somerset and their acts of gallantry in illustrated stories from the Second Boer War in 1901 and the Western Front in 1915 and 1918.
The BYGONE DAYS TALKS are organised by Museum Volunteers, in support of the Museum. Due to their increased popularity, some talks may be transferred away from the Museum to another local venue. Details will be posted here or you can ask to be placed onto the Bygone Days emailing list by sending an email request to firstname.lastname@example.org
The SCIENCE in RADSTOCK TALKS are organised by Museum Volunteers, in support of the Museum. Due to their increased popularity, some talks may be transferred away from the Museum to another local venue. Details will be posted here or you can ask to be placed onto the Science in Radstock emailing list by sending an email request to email@example.com
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