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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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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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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Focus on Bath – The Old Theatre Royal and Masonic Museum

Hidden around the back of Marks and Spencer’s, down a non-descript cobbled street in Bath, is a treasure of a building that preserves an important part of the city’s history. Few visitors seek it out, but those who do are well rewarded with a fascinating glimpse into the past, and I urge both visitors and

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Focus on Bath – Thermae Bath Spa

You can’t avoid water in Bath. Even its name implies the liquid! The name of the “Avon”, the river that flows through the city, actually means “River”, the station is called “Bath Spa”, the Roman Baths have been designated the 29th most popular UK Visitor Attraction 2015 (according to Visit Britain) and the Romans originally

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Musical May – Bath International Music Festival

Established in 1948, Bath International Music Festival is now in its 67th year and stronger than ever. This year it runs from Friday 15th May to Tuesday 26th May. The popular festival, sees the city come alive with music from nearly 2000 performers over its 12 day run. From classical, jazz, folk and world music,

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