British Science Week @ Roman Baths

A variety of family fun activities are taking place at the Roman Baths, Fashion Museum and Victoria Art Gallery in Bath this month and during Easter.

roman baths
The Great Bath – part of the Roman bathing complex built around the thermal waters.

The attractions are hosting Easter themed activities in the first week of April, and the Roman Baths is also celebrating British Science Week with special events in March.

All activities are included in the admission price, which is free for residents in Bath and North East Somerset with a Discovery Card.

Children must be accompanied by an adult for all events.

British Science Week events at the Roman Baths:

Science Busking at the Roman Baths
Find out more about the science behind the Roman Baths, including how the water is heated, aqueducts, hypocaust heating systems, bones, coins and ancient perceptions of the benefits of water.
Saturday 12 March 2016
2pm – 5pm

Hands on Science
There will be handling tables by the Roman Baths with a different topic each day:
Monday, 14 March – human bones found
Tuesday, 15 March – coins found
Wednesday, 16 March – aqueducts
Thursday, 17 March – hypocaust heating systems
Friday, 18 March – glass
10am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm each day

Easter events:

Romans – Healthy and Happy?
Find out what the Romans did to keep well.
Roman Baths
Monday, 4 April
10am-1pm and 2pm-4pm

Fruity Fun
Invent an enlarged fruit design, for example for a hat, dress, jacket or shirt.
Fashion Museum
Tuesday, 5 April
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Spring Sunshine
Create some spring flowers and make a spring flower collage. Suitable for 3 – 6 year olds.
Victoria Art Gallery
Wednesday, 6 April
10am – 11am & 11.30am – 12.30pm

Poster Points
Create artistic posters using images and words. Suitable for 5 – 11 year olds.
Victoria Art Gallery
Friday, 8 April 10am – 11am & 11.30am – 12.30pm

For more information visit the attractions’ websites: