Redland Library Events July & August

15th July 2019

Tuesday 23rd July

  • Event:                   Desert Island Books – Books & Art
  • Date:                     Tuesday, 23rd July     7pm  (Doors open 6:45pm)
  • Venue:                  Redland Library, Bristol
  • Admission:          £3 ( pay at the door )
  • Excellent panel:
  • Each member of the panel nominates their choice of book on the theme of art and also a second ‘wild card’ choice, being any book that they have enjoyed and would recommend to others.
    • Francis Greenacre ( former Curator of Fine Art, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery )
    • Nathalie Levi ( Head of Programme and Curator of Exhibitions, RWA )
    • Ed Lilley ( Senior Lecturer (Retired), Department of Art History, University of Bristol )

Further details:


Thursday 8th August

  • Event:                   Books That Made Me A Gardener
  • Date:                     Thursday, 8th August     7pm  (Doors open 6:45pm)
  • Venue:                  Redland Library, Bristol
  • Admission:           £3 ( pay at the door )
  • Excellent panel:
  • Four local gardeners and horticulturists talk about books that have influenced their life journey.
  • Further details:
    • Matthew Bufton ( Garden Manager, Bristol Zoo Gardens )
    • Rod Pooley ( Business Unit Manager, Bristol City Council Plant Nursery, Blaise Castle )
    • Sara Venn ( Founder of Incredible Edible Bristol & Horticulturist )
    • Nick Wray ( Curator, University of Bristol Botanic Garden )

These events are organised by The Friends of Redland Library.  We are a voluntary group set up to support Redland Library, helping to sustain and improve its service, and also connecting it with the local and wider community.   Redland Library is situated on Whiteladies Road, close to Clifton Down train station.

Full details of future events can be found on our website