Jump on board with Leo and Brunel
A TALK exploring Brunel’s influence on history is taking place next week.
Entitled Annihilating Space & Time: Discussing 19th century migration & transport, the free public talk will be given by Dr James Boyd, the SS Great Britain Trust’s Brunel History Fellow.
It will explore the historic changes in human migration, information transfer and international relations brought about by developments in 19th century transport, particularly steam power on the ocean. The talk takes place on Thursday, November 15, from 5.30pm to 7pm at the SS Great Britain. Places are free and can be booked online at www. ssgreatbritain. org/ whats-on
You can also jump on board on Sunday, November 18, for a black-tie screening of Titanic.
Guests will be greeted by the captain and serenaded on board with live music and welcome drinks. Titanic will be screened in the First Class Dining Saloon, the screening includes an interval on the Promenade Deck with light supper courtesy of Cherry Picked Catering and live music from the Brunel Quartet.
The event takes place from 5.30pm to 10.30pm, tickets cost £37.50 from bristolfilmfestival.com