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Ceremony

Wednesday 4 March 2015
Churchill 2015: Churchill: For and against
Organised by Public and Ceremonial Events
Dr Paul Addison, Honorary Fellow of the University of Edinburgh.
Wills Memorial Building, Queen's Road, Bristol, BS8 1RJ, 6:00-7:30pm  
Winston Churchill was a highly controversial figure in his lifetime and even today, half a century after his death, his critics and admirers remain sharply divided over his merits. Dr Paul Addison will discuss the reasons why Churchill continues to generate debate and offers a personal assessment of his achievements and failures. Further information is available
Free, but booking required via the online form.  Contact for other queries, Emma Henry email: public-events@bristol.ac.uk

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Concert / Theatre

Wednesday 3 December 2014
University String Orchestra
Organised by Department of Music
Jacob Garside (conductor).
St Paul's Church, Bristol, BS8 1LR, 1:15-2:00pm  
The university's unauditioned string ensemble will perform a programme of well-loved string orchestra masterpieces including music by Mozart and Warlock. Further information is available
Contact Megan Holmes and Margaret Peirson on +44 (0)117 - 33 14044 or music-resources@bristol.ac.uk

Friday 5 December 2014
BULO - Sonic Voyages 'Surprise'
Organised by Department of Music
A concert of sound art curated by Neal Farwell.
Victoria Rooms, 1:15-2:00pm  
BULO, the Bristol University Loudspeaker Orchestra, presents a concert of surprise juxtapositions, improbable events, and sonic subterfuge. Further information is available
Contact Megan Holmes and Margaret Peirson on +44 (0)117 - 33 14044 or music-resources@bristol.ac.uk

Saturday 6 December 2014
Bristol University Music Society Showcase
Victoria Rooms, 7:30-9:30pm  
An evening to celebrate the diversity of the Bristol University Music Society, from soloists and chamber music to the sixty-strong Bristol University Chamber Orchestra. The evening will include an interval of 30 minutes, during which informal performances will take place whilst refreshments are served. For further information about BUMS please see website: bumsonline.org.uk. Further information is available
Tickets: Free to BUMS Members, £2 Students, £7 (£5 concessions).  Contact Megan Holmes and Margaret Peirson on +44 (0)117 - 33 14044 or music-resources@bristol.ac.uk

Wednesday 4 February 2015
Ausform presents Two Legged Animal
Organised by Wickham Theatre, Dept of Theatre and Performance
Wickham Theatre, Cantock's Close, 7:30pm  
Horse is a sensual mane-tossing journey about a tender relationship between a woman and a horse. With the drumbeat of timeless hooves, including a rope, the circus ring and the wind. Performed by Ziggy Slingsby and Rowan Rheingans, Produced by Lina B. Frank for Ausform.co.uk. Book tickets
Tickets: £9 / £5 concs.  Contact Kate Withers email: kate.withers@bristol.ac.uk

Wednesday 11 February 2015
Red Dragonfly Productions present Autumn of Han
Organised by Wickham Theatre, Dept of Theatre and Performance
Wickham Theatre, Cantock's Close, 7:30pm  
A new adaptation of a Chinese classic for the European stage, an enthralling story of corruption, revenge and tragic love. Buy tickets here
Tickets £9 / £5 concs.  Contact Kate Withers on +44 (0)117 - 3315088 or kate.withers@bristol.ac.uk

Wednesday 25 February 2015
Avalon - a South African township play
Organised by Wickham Theatre, Dept of Theatre and Performance
Written and performed by Lunga Radebe.
Wickham Theatre, Cantock's Close, 7:00pm  
Sabantu is on a mission to find his grandmother's grave in one of South Africa's largest cemeteries... Lives depend on it! Will he find it in time? Will he perform his ritual before the sun sets? You the living must join him on his quest...!. Buy tickets here
Tickets £9 / £5 concs.  Contact Kate Withers on +44 (0)117 - 3315088 or kate.withers@bristol.ac.uk

Saturday 21 March 2015
Friends of the University of Bristol Botanic Garden 40th Anniversary Concert
Organised by The Botanic Garden
The Bristol University Singers and The Bristol University Madrigal Ensemble.
The Victoria Rooms, Queens Road, Bristol BS8 1SA, 2:30pm  
A concert of light and classical music to mark the start of celebrations throughout 2015 of 40 years since the formation of the Friends. In addition to the music there will be a display of material from the archives with memories and anecdotes from members. Further information is available
£8 .Early bird available until 31st January offering the second ticket at half price.Tickets are available from the University's Online Shop, or from John Leach, 17 Ashton Crescent, Nailsea BS48 2JR (Telephone: 01275 854992).  Contact for other queries, the Botanic Garden on +44 (0)117 - 331 4906 or botanic-gardens@bristol.ac.uk

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Exhibition / information stall

Monday 17 November 2014 -  Friday 27 March 2015
Theatre Roundabout
Organised by University of Bristol Theatre Collection
Theatre Collection, Cantock's Close, 12:00-4:00pm  
An exhibition showcasing the archive of a company with a unique touring history in the UK and overseas from 1960 to 2008. Further information is available
The exhibition is open on Monday 12pm-4pm and Tuesday to Friday 10am-4pm.  Contact University of Bristol Theatre Collection on +44 (0)117 - 331 5086 or theatre-collection@bristol.ac.uk

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Lecture / talk

Thursday 4 December 2014
The University of Bristol Annual Libra Lecture 2014: How to Combat Implicit Bias and Stereotype Threat in Academia
Professor Havi Carel and Professor Richard Pettigrew.
Reception Room, Wills Memorial Building, Queen's Road, BS8 1RJ, 12:15-1:45pm  
The University of Bristol Libra Lectures are a series of annual events that focus on current research into gender-related topics. This year's lecture, discusses How to Combat Implicit Bias and Stereotype Threat in Academia and will be introduced by Professor Guy Orpen, Deputy Vice-Chancellor. Further information is available
The event is free but booking is required.  Contact to book email: equality-diversity@bristol.ac.uk

Friday 5 December 2014
Donors' celebration: Tales From Herodotus
Organised by Institute of Greece, Rome and the Classical Tradition
Professor Robert Fowler.
The Orangery, Goldney Hall, Lower Clifton Hill, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1BH, 5:00pm  
Join us as we recognise the generosity of the IGRCT's benefactors with 'Tales from Herodotus', a lecture by Professor Robert Fowler, former IGRCT Director. Further information is available
Admission is free, but registration is required.  Contact for other queries, Sam Barlow email: sam.barlow@bristol.ac.uk

Monday 8 December 2014
Conversations about cinema: Concerning Violence
Dr Jacqueline Maingard, Reader in Film.
Watershed, 6:00pm  
A powerful new documentary that looks at the often violent struggles that would lead to the decolonisation of Africa in the 60s and 70s.
  • 18:10 screening of the film
  • 20:00 informal discussion
Further information is available
Contact the Watershed on +44 (0)117 - 927 5100 or info@watershed.co.uk

Monday 8 December 2014
Inaugural lecture: Dental Implants - The Challenge of Replacing Nature
Organised by Public and Ceremonial Events
Professor Dominic O'Sullivan, School of Oral and Dental Sciences.
Reception Room, Wills Memorial Building, 6:00-7:00pm  
Dental Implants are increasingly being used to help patients who have lost teeth and those who have lost hard and soft tissue from their mouths following disease or traumatic injury. Professor O'Sullivan will discuss the development of this life changing technology and also look to the emerging challenges for the future. Further information is available
Free to attend and no booking required.  Contact for other queries, Laura Bagley on +44 (0)117 - 928 8515 or laura.bagley@bristol.ac.uk

Monday 8 December 2014
Pride and Prejudice: reflections on a life in education
Organised by Graduate School of Education
Professor Patricia Broadfoot.
Room 4.10, 35 Berkeley Square, 5:00-7:00pm  
From a vantage point of more than four decades of research in education, Professor Broadfoot will offer some perspectives on the currents of change that have characterised the last fifty years in educational policy and practice in this valedictory lecture. Further information is available
Contact Laura Griffiths on +44 (0)117 - 331 4921 or laura.griffiths@bristol.ac.uk

Tuesday 9 December 2014
Same difference? Challenging the myths and legends of a universal higher education experience
Organised by Graduate School of Education
Professor Gill Crozier and Professor Chris Jones.
Room 1.20, 35 Berkeley Square, 5:00-7:00pm  
Professor Gill Crozier, University of Roehampton - The 'Academic Challenge' in Higher Education: intersectional dimensions and unintended effects on pedagogic encounters. Professor Chris Jones, Liverpool John Moores University - The digital university and the myth of the digital native. Chaired by Dr Sue Timmis. Further information is available
Free, online registration required.  Contact Laura Griffiths on +44 (0)117 - 331 4921 or laura.griffiths@bristol.ac.uk

Tuesday 9 December 2014
Visualizing German Cultural History: from Popular Songs to Translations of Othello
Organised by Faculty of Arts
Tom Cheesman is Reader in German at the University of Swansea. He is is Principal Investigator on the collaborative, multi-disciplinary 'Version Variation Visualisation' project, which investigates Digital Humanities approaches to analysing the multiplicity of Shakespeare re-translations.
Lecture Theatre 3, 17 Woodland Road, 6:00pm  
Dr Cheesman's lecture will look at the origins of multi-media performance in the history of German street songs, and demonstrate recent experimental work that uses digital visualizations to investigate the history of translating Othello. Cannibalism joins the computer screen here to enrich an understanding of German literary culture beyond the text. Further information is available
Free to attend and no booking required.  Contact for other queries, email: steffan.davies@bristol.ac.uk

Thursday 15 January 2015
Plants that echo in the night
Organised by The Botanic Garden
Dr Marc Holderied, Senior Lecturer in the University of Bristol School of Biological Sciences.
The Frank Lecture Theatre, School of Physics, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL., 7:30pm  
Echolocation is an alien sense to humans. For us, to 'see with our ears' is barely imaginable. One particularly amazing aspect of echolocation is the co-evolution of nectar-feeding bats and bat-pollinated plants. We will have a look at this truly amazing example of plant-pollinator co-evolution. Further information is available
Free for Friends of the Botanic Garden on production of their membership card. Visitors will be asked to make a donation.  Contact for other queries, the Botanic Garden on +44 (0)117 - 331 4906 or botanic-gardens@bristol.ac.uk

Thursday 15 January 2015
Plants that Echo in the Night
Organised by The Botanic Garden
Dr Marc Holderied,Senior Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences.
The Frank Lecture Theatre, School of Physics, Tyndall Avenue, 7:30pm  
Echolocation is an alien sense to humans. For us, to 'see with our ears' is barely imaginable, yet in complete darkness bats and dolphins can use echolocation to gather three dimensional images of their surroundings. Further information is available
Free for Friends of the Botanic Garden on production of their membership card. Visitors will be asked to make a donation.  Contact The Botanic Garden telephone: +44 (0)117 - 331 4906

Friday 16 January 2015
Building Resilient Cities
Organised by The Cabot Institute, in association with the Festival of Ideas
Dr Judith Rodin, President, Rockefeller Foundation, author of The Resilience Dividend, and world-leader in building resilient cities.
Priory Road Lecture Theatre, Priory Road Complex, 12 Priory Road, Clifton, BS8 1TU, 6:00-7:00pm  
We are at increasing risk of city-wide catastrophe, and as the severity and frequency of these disasters increase, we must become better at preparing for, responding to and recovering from them. Dr Rodin brings together stories, insights and ground-breaking research, to help build a radical future to face disaster by creating more resilient cities. Further information is available
Free to attend, but booking required via the Festival of Ideas website.  Contact for other queries, Festival of Ideas email: ideas@businesswest.co.uk

Thursday 29 January 2015
5th annual Bassett Lecture: Through a net darkly: spatial expression and schizoanalysis (subject to finance)
Organised by School of Geographical Sciences
Marcus Doel is Professor of Human Geography, in the College of Science at Swansea University. His research interests include poststructuralist geography, post-Marxist geography & deconstructive geography, modern and postmodern consumer culture, financialization of everyday life, film, visual culture & the optical unconscious.
Peel Lecture Theatre, School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol, University Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1SS, 4:00pm  
In this lecture Professor Doel's considers the import of Hjelmslev for Guattari, with particular reference to the spatiality of the structural unconscious and the machinic unconscious, and use this as a basis to think through the bewildering cast of characters that are 'subject to finance' and that increasingly plague our world. Further information is available
Free to attend and no booking required.  Contact for other queries, Nina Williams email: nina.williams@bristol.ac.uk

Tuesday 17 February 2015
Coleridge Lectures 2015: Poetry, the land and nature
Organised by The Cabot Institute, in association with the Festival of Ideas
Kathleen Jamie. Her poetry collections to date include The Overhaul, which won the 2012 Costa Poetry Prize, The Tree House which won both the Forward prize and the Scottish Book of the Year Award.
Reception Room, Wills Memorial Building, Queen's Road, Bristol, BS8 1RJ, 6:00-7:30pm  
Kathleen Jamie's work has been at the centre of the revival of nature writing in recent years. Finding nature in the tiny cracks of daily life, as well as Orkney in midwinter and 21st century flotsam on a shoreline in the Hebrides, Jamie helps us all renegotiate our relationship with the natural world. Further information is available
Free, but nooking required via the Festival of Ideas.  Contact for other queries, email: ideas@gwebusinesswest.co.uk

Thursday 19 February 2015
Raising the roof: The story of the Glasshouse at Wisley
Organised by The Botanic Garden
Nick Morgan MHort (RHS).
The Frank Lecture Theatre, School of Physics, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL, 7:30pm  
Wisley's world-class Glasshouse was opened in 2007 in celebration of the RHS's bicentenary. Nick's talk looks back at the design and development of this impressive structure, and the establishment of its amazing collection of tender plants which now provide visitors to Wisley with such a wonderful horticultural experience. Further information is available
Free for Friends of the Botanic Garden on production of their membership card. Visitors will be asked to make a donation.  Contact for other queries, the Botanic Garden on +44 (0)117 - 331 4906 or botanic-gardens@bristol.ac.uk

Monday 23 February 2015
Coleridge Lectures 2015: Green and social justice
Organised by The Cabot Institute, in association with the Festival of Ideas
Anna Coote is Head of Social Policy in the New Economics Foundation (NEF).
Reception Room, Wills Memorial Building, Queen's Road, BS8 1RJ, 6:00-7:30pm  
Anna Coote puts forward a radical green agenda for a new settlement that can meet the challenges of the 21st century. She argues that the primary goal of policy should be sustainable social justice, meaning the fair and equitable distribution of social, environmental, economic and political resources between people, places and generations. Further information is available
Free, but booking required via the Festival of Ideas website.  Contact for other queries, email: ideas@gwebusinesswest.co.uk

Wednesday 25 February 2015
Coleridge Lectures 2015: What a green government could do if it really tried
Organised by The Cabot Institute, in association with the Festival of Ideas
George Monbiot has spent his career as a journalist and environmentalist, working with others to defend the natural world he loves.
Great Hall, Wills Memorial Building, Queen's Road, Bristol, BS8 1RJ, 6:00-7:30pm  
David Cameron promised his government would be the greenest government ever. George Monbiot says he's failed, and that there's a need for radical change. What could a green government do if it really wanted to be green? Monbiot presents the case he would make to parliament, the country, and the international negotiations on climate change. Further information is available
Free, but booking required via the Festival of Ideas website.  Contact for other queries, email: ideas@gwebusinesswest.co.uk

Thursday 5 March 2015
Coleridge Lectures 2015: The only true conservationist is a Conservative
Organised by The Cabot Institute, in association with the Festival of Ideas
Roger Scruton is a writer and philosopher. He has specialised in aesthetics with particular attention to music and architecture.
Great Hall, Wills Memorial Building, Queen's Road, Bristol, BS8 1RJ, 6:00-7:30pm  
Roger Scruton argues that the only true conservationist and environmentalist is a Conservative. Conservatism is far better suited to tackle environmental problems than either liberalism or socialism; rather than entrusting the environment to unwieldy NGOs and international committees, we must all assume personal responsibility and foster local sovereignty. Further information is available
Free, but booking required via the Festival of Ideas website.  Contact for other queries, email: ideas@gwebusinesswest.co.uk

Thursday 12 March 2015
Coleridge Lectures 2015: Coleridge, The Ancient Mariner, Bristol and beyond
Organised by The Cabot Institute, in association with the Festival of Ideas
Richard Holmes is a Fellow of the British Academy, an Honorary Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge.
Reception Room, Wills Memorial Building, Queen's Road, BS8 1RJ, 6:00-7:30pm  
The publication of the Lyrical Ballads in Bristol in 1798 launched the Romantic poetry movement. Richard Holmes looks at the life and work of Coleridge at this critical moment, and explores the varied interpretations of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and its powerful emergence as a modern eco-fable. Further information is available
Free, but booking required via the Festival of Ideas website.  Contact for other queries, email: ideas@gwebusinesswest.co.uk

Tuesday 17 March 2015
20th Policy & Politics Annual Lecture: The Politics of Climate Change
Organised by School for Policy Studies
Lord Anthony Giddens.
Great Hall, Wills Memorial Building, Queen's Road, Bristol, BS8 1RJ, 6:00-8:00pm  
Lord Giddens will consider how much progress has been made over the intervening years in containing global warming, arguably one of the greatest threats to a stable future for humanity. Lord Giddens is a world renowned sociologist, a Labour peer and author or editor of 40 books translated into over 40 languages worldwide. Further information is available
Free to attend, but booking required via the online form.  Contact for other queries, telephone: +44 (0)117 954 6755

Wednesday 18 March 2015
Churchill 2015: A different sort of Chancellor? Churchill and the University of Bristol
Organised by Public and Ceremonial Events
Sir David Cannadine FBA, Dodge Professor of History at Princeton University.
Wills Memorial Building, Queen's Road, Bristol, BS8 1RJ, 6:00-7:30pm  
Throughout his long life, Winston Churchill's attitude to higher education was complex. Professor Sir David Cannadine will explore Churchill's attitudes to higher education in general, and his particular - and unique - relationship with Bristol, of which he was Chancellor from 1929 until his death in 1965. Further information is available
Free, but booking required via the online form.  Contact for other queries, Emma Henry email: public-events@bristol.ac.uk

Thursday 19 March 2015
Why we should all grow organic vegetables
Organised by The Botanic Garden
Tim Foster.
The Frank Lecture Theatre, School of Physics, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL., 8:00pm  
Tim's talk will look at the sustainability of food production: why growing vegetables organically is better for us, for the soil and the environment. He will consider the advantages of a de-centralised system, the benefits to us and what we have to do to make it all happen. All in one hour. Further information is available
Free for Friends of the Botanic Garden on production of their membership card. Visitors will be asked to make a donation.  Contact for other queries, the Botanic Garden on +44 (0)117 - 331 4906 or botanic-gardens@bristol.ac.uk

Thursday 26 March 2015
Coleridge Lectures 2015: Animals 'in the Fraternity of universal Nature'
Organised by The Cabot Institute, in association with the Festival of Ideas
Andrew Kelly is director of Bristol Cultural Development Partnership and Bristol Festival of Ideas, and is a visiting professor at the University of the West of England.
Reception Room, Wills Memorial Building, Queen's Road, BS8 1RJ, 6:00-7:00pm  
In his utopian community the Pantisocracy, Coleridge believed that animals were to be brothers and sisters 'in the Fraternity of universal Nature'. Animal rights and animal welfare were debated widely amongst the Romantics and remain controversial issues today. Andrew Kelly looks at the views of the Romantics and today's campaigns for animals. Further information is available
Free, but booking required via the Festival of Ideas website.  Contact for other queries, email: ideas@gwebusinesswest.co.uk

Thursday 2 April 2015
Coleridge Lectures 2015: Re-imagining the City
Organised by The Cabot Institute, in association with the Festival of Ideas
Melissa Harrison worked in non-fiction publishing for several years before moving into magazines with clients including Vogue, Time Out, Stuff and Mixmag. In 2008 she began spending more time on her own writing, and she won the John Muir Trust's Award for Wild Writing in 2010.
Reception Room, Wills Memorial Building, Queen's Road, BS8 1RJ, 6:00-7:30pm  
Think of 'nature' and most of us think of the deep countryside - but the natural world can live side-by-side with us in cities, too. In a richly imagined journey through one day in a British city, Melissa Harrison brings to life a world that most never know is there. Further information is available
Free, but booking required via the Festival of Ideas website.  Contact for other queries, email: ideas@gwebusinesswest.co.uk

Tuesday 21 April 2015
Churchill 2015: Churchill: Memories of my grandfather
Organised by Public and Ceremonial Events
Celia Sandys.
Wills Memorial Building, Queen's Road, Bristol, BS8 1RJ, 6:00-7:30pm  
Daughter of Sir Winston Churchill's eldest child, Diana and Cabinet Minister Duncan Sandy, Celia will journey through her personal memories of Churchill as a family man including holidaying with him in the Mediterranean and growing up at Chartwell and Chequers. Further information is available
Free, but booking required via the online form.  Contact for other queries, Emma Henry email: public-events@bristol.ac.uk

Wednesday 29 April 2015
Churchill 2015: The history man
Organised by Public and Ceremonial Events
Professor David Reynolds, Professor of International History and Chairman of the History Faculty at the University of Cambridge.
Wills Memorial Building, Queen's Road, Bristol, BS8 1RJ, 6:00-7:30pm  
Winston Churchill, though renowned as a politician and war leader, earned his living as a writer and won the Nobel Prize for Literature. Professor David Reynolds will reflect on Churchill's historical writings and also consider how a vision of history and of Britain's place in it was central to Churchill's whole worldview as a statesman. Further information is available
Free, but booking required via the online form.  Contact for other queries, Emma Henry email: public-events@bristol.ac.uk

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Open day / tour

Sunday 15 February 2015
Enjoy delicate fragrances as nature stirs
Organised by The Botanic Garden
Nicholas Wray, Curator, Botanic Garden.
University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Bristol BS9 1JG, 10:30am  
Nicholas Wray will show some of the early spring highlights including the delicate, fragrant pink blossoms of Prunus mume Beni-Chidori, Wintersweet and Witch Hazel. Tours present an excellent opportunity to hear of new developments, learn about new plants, those of seasonal interest and see what exotics are flowering in the magical world of the glasshouses. Further information is available
Free to Friends. Visitors £4.50. Meet outside the Welcome Lodge.  Contact for other queries, the Botanic Garden on +44 (0)117 - 331 4906 or botanic-gardens@bristol.ac.uk

Sunday 8 March 2015
Special Winter Sunday opening of the University of Bristol Botanic Garden
Organised by The Botanic Garden
Nicholas Wray, Curator, Botanic Garden.
University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Bristol BS9 1JG, 10:30am  
Join an inspiring two hour special tour of the Garden with the Curator, Nicholas Wray. The early spring delights will include the highly fragrant Chimonanthus praecox (Wintersweet), the bright golden-yellow flowers of Hamamelis mollis (Witch hazel) and the deliciously fragrant Daphne bholua 'Jacqueline Postill.'. Further information is available
Free to Friends. Visitors £4.50. Please meet at Welcome Lodge.  Contact for other queries, the Botanic Garden on +44 (0)117 - 331 4906 or botanic-gardens@bristol.ac.uk

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Seminar

Tuesday 2 December 2014
Moving Images and Mobile Music
Organised by Department of Music
Carlo Cenciarelli, Royal Holloway, University of London.
Victoria Rooms, 4:30-6:00pm  
Contact Megan Holmes and Margaret Peirson on +44 (0)117 - 33 14044 or music-resources@bristol.ac.uk

Tuesday 10 March 2015
Talk by Alan Emond & Jean Golding
Organised by School of Social and Community Medicine
Alan Emond and Jean Golding, University of Bristol.
Canynge Hall, Room LG08, 39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS, 12:45-1:45pm  
ALSPAC was designed as part of a collaborative series of European birth cohorts, the European Study of Pregnancy and Childhood (ELSPAC), to collect similar information in different countries. ELSPAC Isle of Man is an epidemiological birth cohort enrolling over 1000 pregnant mothers. This presentation will outline the differences between the cohorts and opportunities for research. Further information is available
The seminar is free and all are welcome to come.  Contact Laura Fox on +44 (0)117 - 331 0124 or laura.fox@bristol.ac.uk

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Spiritual

Wednesday 17 December 2014
University Carol Service
Organised by the Chaplaincy
Great Hall, Wills Memorial Building, 1:10-1:50pm  
All are invited to a traditional celebration exploring the Christmas story with carols, readings, and prayers. There will also be hundreds of mince pies: please come and help us eat them!.
Admission free - no booking required.  Contact Kat Brealey or Yvonne Preece on +44 (0)117 - 9546600 or multifaith-chaplaincy@bristol.ac.uk

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Workshop

Saturday 6 December 2014
Create a Christmas Wreath
Organised by The Botanic Garden
Sue Amesbury.
University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Bristol BS9 1JG., 1:30-4:30pm  
Come and escape from the hustle of Christmas preparations for an afternoon and indulge yourself. Get into the festive spirit and create something special this Christmas in a relaxed, fun and friendly atmosphere! A full demonstration will guide you through the process. All materials are provided. Festive refreshments included. Further information is available
£35. Booking required in advance via the online shop.  Contact for other queries, the Botanic Garden email: botanic-gardens@bristol.ac.uk

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