What’s on

Reflections on the Aftermath: Lydda Airport

EXHIBITION: Award-winning Palestinian artist Emily Jacir’s film uses archive black and white photography to reflect on the period between the wars when Palestine was under British rule.

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.

Made in China: an imperial Ming vase

DISPLAY: Discover how and why this iconic blue-and-white porcelain vase, on tour from the British Museum represents a crucial period in China’s history.

Bristol’s ‘White City’

EXHIBITION: Explore the story of the White City, built for Bristol’s International Exhibition and taken over for soldiers of the First World War.

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.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

EXHIBITION: Encounter the rich array of wildlife on our planet in this world-renowned photography exhibition from the Natural History Museum.

Ahead of the Curve: new china from China

EXHIBITION: Direct from China, this ground-breaking exhibition of new work by 21 Chinese glass and ceramic artists will amaze visitors with pieces which range from exquisite craft to conceptual art.

Xmas Steam Up

Come and learn to drive a railway engine and the steam crane, and take away a certificate to prove it! The perfect antidote to festive shopping or an early Christmas present.

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.