WHAT’S ON

For more information about any of the events below, please contact the Museum Office on info@edwardjenner.co.uk or 01453 810631.

Cooking with Physics
Wednesday 25 September
19:30


From liquid nitrogen to triple-cooked chips, science has changed the way we eat out and cook at home. In this talk Peter Barham, Emeritus Professor of Physics at University of Bristol, explains how science shapes what we eat and taste and his own work with some of the world’s top chefs to develop molecular gastronomy.

Tickets cost £6 and can be purchased online from Ticketsource.

A season ticket for our Autumn and Winter Talks is also available for £25. When buying online, just add all of the talks to your basket before checking out and the discount will be automatically applied.

Apple Day
Saturday 12 October
13:00-17:00


With autumn well and truly on the way, join us as we celebrate our favourite fruit! Help us to create apple juice by chopping, scratting and then pressing the apples. Bring your own spare apples, eaters or cookers, and a container if you want to take your juice away. We’ll also be tasting some different apples and you can try out our nature trail or even join us in a sing along.

Free event, suitable for all ages. No need to book, just turn up.

Takes place at Sarah’s Field, Lynch Road, Berkeley.

For more information, please call Stroud Valleys Project on 01453 753358.

The Life of Sir Peter Scott
Wednesday 30 October
19:30


To celebrate the opening of Sir Peter Scott’s former home at Slimbridge this autumn Jackie Harris, who has led the project to enable public access to the house, will talk about the life of the pioneer conservationist.

Tickets cost £6 and can be purchased online from Ticketsource.

A season ticket for our Autumn and Winter Talks is also available for £25. When buying online, just add all of the talks to your basket before checking out and the discount will be automatically applied.

More Tales of Old Berkeley
Tuesday 12 November
Thursday 14 November
19:30


To celebrate Museums at Night,  we’ve been hunting in our archives for more tales from the darker side of Berkeley’s history. Expect surprises galore on this night time tour, as we dig below the surface of this ancient town.

Tickets cost £8 and can be purchased online from Ticketsource.

Please note that this event will be a walking tour, leaving at 7:30pm sharp and lasting for an hour. Pre-booking is essential. The event will be outdoors and take place whatever the weather, so please come with appropriate attire and footwear.

A Gloucestershire Christmas
Wednesday 27 November
19:30


The season is nearly upon us, but how have people from Gloucestershire past and present celebrated Christmas? The always entertaining John Putley from Gloucestershire Archives takes us on a merry tour through our festive traditions.

Tickets cost £6 and can be purchased online from Ticketsource.

A season ticket for our Autumn and Winter Talks is also available for £25. When buying online, just add all of the talks to your basket before checking out and the discount will be automatically applied.

Berkeley Christmas Carols
Thursday 12 December
18:30-20:30


Celebrate Christmas with an evening of festive cheer at Dr Jenner’s House! Join the Woodford Silver Band for carols throughout the evening, take a stroll down our street market, and toast the season with mulled wine and mince pies.

Free entry.

Unravelling the Double Helix
Wednesday 22 January
19:30


The story of DNA is a saga packed with awful mistakes as well as brilliant science, with a wonderful cast of heroes and villains. Join Professor Gareth Williams as he introduces us to some of the lost characters in the discovery of the double helix.

Tickets cost £6 and can be purchased online from Ticketsource.

A season ticket for our Autumn and Winter Talks is also available for £25. When buying online, just add all of the talks to your basket before checking out and the discount will be automatically applied.

A History of Films: 1870-1930
Wednesday 26 February
19:30


In a real treat to close our Autumn and Winter Talks series, Pat Furley takes us on a tour of cinematic history, showing us some of the earliest film clips on his antique projection equipment.

Tickets cost £6 and can be purchased online from Ticketsource.

A season ticket for our Autumn and Winter Talks is also available for £25. When buying online, just add all of the talks to your basket before checking out and the discount will be automatically applied.

Dr Jenner’s House, Museum and Garden
Church Lane
Berkeley
Gloucestershire
GL13 9BN

01453 810631

info@edwardjenner.co.uk

Dr Jenner’s House, Museum and Garden is open between 31 March and 30 October 2019

Opening hours:

Sunday – Wednesday: 11:00 – 17:00
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed (except Good Friday)
Saturday: during Gloucestershire school holidays only

Last admission one hour before closing


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