What’s on at M Shed

Moved by Conflict

EXHIBITION: The First World War had a profound effect on Bristol and its people. Through hundreds of original objects and archives Moved by Conflict explores the physical, social and personal changes made by war.

Historical Walk: Old City

Discover a millennium of history on this 1.8 mile walk around the heart of Bristol’s old city.

Train rides

Take a train trip on Britain’s only dockside steam railway behind one of our Bristol-built locomotives.

Mayflower trips

Explore the harbour aboard the world’s oldest steam tug, built in Bristol in 1861.

Research your First World War ancestors

EVENT: Find out how to research your family history linked to the First World War with the Bristol & Avon Family History Society. A Moved by Conflict event.

Behind the scenes tours

TOUR: Join a tour of M Shed’s collection stores and encounter treasures from the city’s industrial and maritime past.

Moved by Conflict talks

TALK: Meet the curators who created Moved by Conflict and hear fascinating details about the rich stories connected to some of the most significant exhibits.

Historical Walk: Redcliffe

Venture on our guided walk into the once-autonomous township of Redcliffe, where you will find some of the most impressive remains of historical Bristol.

Desh

FAMILY EVENT: Talks, performances and family-friendly activities to celebrate the launch of Desh, a new creative project exploring and celebrating South Asian culture in Bristol and beyond.

Historical Walk: Floating Harbour

Join our expert guides as they take you on a trip into Bristol’s old docklands, pointing out its maritime heritage and supplementing the tour with a wealth of fascinating photographs and maps.

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