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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Women of Bath

Since it was International Women’s Day (8th March 2015), and Mothering Sunday (15th March 2015) last month, plus the inaugural Women of Bath event at The Guildhall in the city on 9th March, supported by our very own female Mayor, Cherry Beath, we thought we’d write a post about some of the important women who

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Love is all around…in Bath

There are plenty of reasons to believe Bath is the city of Love – not only is the famous Pultney Bridge built by Robert Adam in 1774 based upon the Ponte Vecchio and Ponte di Rialto in those most romantic of cities Florence and Venice respectively; but Bath was chosen as the setting for most

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Jane Austen’s Connection to Bath

Thousands of people visit the ancient city of Bath every year, some come to enjoy the grand architecture, while others intend to explore the world of Jane Austen. But what does this world-renowned classic writer have in connection with Bath, and it is really that significant? The Connection Between the years 1801 and 1806, Jane

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In the Footsteps of Jane Austen

‘In the Footsteps of Jane Austen’ is a free MP3 walking tour put together by the Bath Tourism board and provides a great way for you to see the sights of Bath from the view point of Jane Austen. The MP3 audio tour will take you on a walk around the beautiful city of Bath

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The Jane Austen Centre

The Jane Austen Centre is a remarkable museum dedicated to one of England’s finest writers. This museum is full to the brim of delightful exhibits and works from Austen herself. If you’re a fan of her works, then this museum is definitely a must-visit place. Found at 40 Gay Street, the Jane Austen Centre is

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