Summer in the City

With Glastonbury over and as the Summer holidays edge ever nearer we know that many of you will have planned to visit Bath on a break. Of course there are many Museums and Galleries to visit here, most of which offer Family and Children’s activities to keep everyone entertained during the weeks off school, but

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Royal Celebrations in Bath

Bath has seen many members of Royalty pass through it over the centuries. The first King of England, Edgar, was crowned in Bath Abbey; Queen Elizabeth I gave permission and money for the Abbey to be rebuilt after the Dissolution of the Monasteries, after seeing its beauty on one of her royal progresses; Princess Anne,

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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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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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