Focus on Bath – The Holburne Museum

Situated at the end of the magnificent Great Pulteney Street, stands an impressive Palladian building – The Holburne of Menstrie Museum and the Holburne Museum of Art. Voted this year (2016) as one of the Top 10 Wonderful Museums in the UK by Britain Magazine, it is one of the treasures of Bath’s many Museums

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Rainy Days in Bath

Bath is a city of water – with the Spa, the river, the canal and many water features around. However, when we are looking out the window at the April Showers we know that it can be tough to find things to do when on holiday or on a break away in the city when

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Fashion Forward – Bath in Fashion 2016

April sees the return of the fabulous Festival, Bath in Fashion. On for a week (18th -24th April 2016), the festival packs a big fashion punch in the shopping scene in the city. This year’s festival sees familiar international names all converging on the Georgian streets – from Harper’s Bazaar, M&S, Vogue, Tim Walker, Barbara

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Bath Literature Festival 2016

Now in its 21st year, Bath’s Literature Festival sweeps into the city again on Friday 26th February and runs until Sunday 6th March (Mothering Sunday). Not only will the festival be celebrating its coming of age, but 2016 is also the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, and as such you will find smatterings of

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Focus on Bath – Guildhall Market

Bath has a plethora of shops to suit everyone’s tastes, whether you decide to go and explore Southgate, Milsom Place, Walcot Street, Kingsmead Square or The Corridor; however do take some time to visit a shopping destination that has been in the city for over 800 years – the Bath Guildhall Market. According to 15th

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Gifts of Bath

With the Christmas Market, the independent and high street shops, plus the indoor markets, you’re never short of choice for a present from Bath. We’ve chosen a few of our favourite gifts that if you’re visiting Bath you really should pick up as perfect present. 1) Bath Gin – Created just two years ago by

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Christmas is coming!

The nights are drawing in and the temperature is dropping, as are the leaves; it’s time to get the winter woollies out and start thinking about that festive time of year coming up…yes, Christmas! Bath is the perfect place to visit during the seasonal celebrations, with its plethora of independent shops, boutiques, brand names and

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Focus on Bath – Museum of Bath at Work

Walking around Bath you can’t help but admire the beautiful architecture, wonder at the ancient baths, or imagine yourself dolled up to the nines at a Regency Ball in the Assembly Rooms. However, all that you see in beautiful Bath was constructed and created by the working people of the city; an oft forgotten element

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Focus on Bath – Dorothy House

Most Bathonians will be familiar with the blue, pink and white colours of this charity that adorn its retail shops around the city, or have spotted the tulip logo and name on the chests of runners in the annual Bath Half. Many of you will have also taken part or contributed to the regular events

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Focus on Bath – Vintage Bath

Now most people enjoy a rummage around a good charity shop, market or antique shop and it’s no exception in Bath. We’re really lucky to have some fantastic vintage and antique shops in the city, plus a regular Sunday Vintage & Antiques Market, which means plenty of trinkets and treasures to find. Looking around at

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