Roadworks halt for Easter

Overnight closures for the A4 London Road/Cleveland Place resurfacing works will be postponed over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend to avoid disruption in the area over this busy Bank Holiday period. There will be temporary measures in place to guide and control traffic over the weekend but no delays will be expected. Overnight works will […]

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Tell Laura we love her!

Came across the men B&NES had tasked with commissioning the Laura Place fountain in time for the Easter weekend and the start of the new season. Was a bit of a slow fill – with what looked like a low water pressure – but things were helped no doubt by all yesterday’s rain. Shame to […]

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Paul ‘grows’ art from his garden​.

An exhibition of the recent work by sculptor Paul Juillerat is to be on display at the Museum of Bath at Work from March 31st to June 30th and is entitled Totem – Factotum. The exhibition consists a collection of new sculptures made in 2017 and this is the first time they will have been […]

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Bath’s wonder woman!

Putting aside its World Heritage status – earned for Roman remains and Georgian architecture – Bath can also boast of the part it played in mapping the heavens. Brother and sister – William and Caroline Herschel conducted years of astronomical research from the garden of their Bath home in New King Street. William can claim […]

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Let’s talk Twerton Park.

Local people are being invited to drop-in sessions at Bath City FC next month to discuss the redevelopment of Twerton Park. The Club announced last year that it is working with Greenacre Capital to redevelop part of its site to provide new sports facilities and a community hub. The scheme could also include the regeneration […]

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Dog-gone!

What is it about all these ‘offerings’ being made to the “Dog Poo Fairy?” I cycle through Sydney Gardens on a regular basis. Last week there was a bagged bundle just inside the  Sydney Road entrance. It disappeared in time but there was another one in its place today. It’s not as though the park […]

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A gallery stroll around the world.

Bath’s Holburne Museum is currently offering visitors the opportunity of travelling around the world without leaving its top-floor gallery.     It’s where you can experience a colourful taste of the work of artist Anthony Fry with this his first museum retrospective. Fry – who died in 2016 – lived and worked near Bath for […]

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Time for local art to shine.

It’s that time of the year again – when local artistic talent competes for space on the gallery walls – at the Victoria Art Gallery – for the annual exhibition of the Bath Society of Artists. It’s an organisation that’s grown from the 26 people who came together to found it in 1904 to approximately […]

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