Jane Duffus Talk – Even More Women Who Built Bristol!

Talk with author Jane Duffus (Museum entry included in ticket price)

7pm-8pm (Museum open from 6pm, talk begins at 7pm)

We are delighted to welcome Jane Duffus, author of The Women Who Built Bristol to The New Room for a special event in conjunction with Museums at Night. Jane is back with volume two of her book, featuring a whole host of new women who helped to shape Bristol into the vibrant city it is today. Come and hear stories of women from all walks of life; courageous pioneers, passionate campaigners, and hard grafters. This thought-provoking talk will leave you inspired and challenged to be a power for good in our city.

Tickets £5 via Eventbrite

From 6pm there will be an opportunity to explore the New Room Museum and follow the ‘Women’ audio guide highlights tour. The talk will begin at 7pm.


















John Wesley's New Room

John Wesley’s New Room is a heritage site in the heart of Bristol. It houses a museum, library, café, events and hire space. It is home to the original 18th century chapel that started the Methodist movement.

It also houses an award-winning Café and a vast reference Library. John Wesley’s New Room hosts a range of art, music and family events and is also available to hire.

Explore the Museum of John & Charles Wesley’s life and work in Bristol.

John Wesley’s New Room is the oldest Methodist building in the world, located right in the heart of Bristol city centre. Founded in 1739 by John Wesley, the New Room became the cradle of the worldwide Methodist movement.

This is the place that completes the story of Bristol. This is the Room that changed the World.

It is a place where everyone is welcome to explore, step back, take time, reconnect and recharge.

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