Jump on board with Leo and Brunel

Bristol Post - - NEWS -

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

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