AC Library’s Exhibition: 'The Golden and Silver Ages of Mountaineering 1855-1900'
From: 7 January to 29 March 2017,
At: Frenchay Village Museum, 1 Begbrook Park, Winterbourne, Bristol BS16 1SZ
Opening hours: Saturday & Sunday, 2pm-5pm, and Wednesday, 1pm-4pm.
Lecture: "The Golden Age of Alpinism & British Victorian Climbers", will be on Thursday 9th March. It will be at 7.30 pm and the exhibition will be specially open on that Thursday from 5.00 pm until 7.00 pm for AC members. The lecture venue is Frenchay Village Hall, Beckspool Road, BS16 1NU, (at the junction with Cleeve Road); the hall is about 600 metres from the Museum. Reasonable parking at both places, and on local streets.
Viewing is highly recommended: photographs, first edition books, archives and artefacts highlighting the climbing partnerships between AC members and AC members' expeditions from the 1870s as far afield as the Caucasus and the Karakoram Himalayas..