An outdoor light show at Bath’s Holburne Museum is rapidly becoming an annual Christmas tradition. The switch has been officially pulled on the latest offering – this time designed by a local man who has […]
Bath & North East Somerset Council is hosting their annual special festive memorial service at Haycombe Cemetery. At the service, which is open to all, everyone will have the chance to light a candle and […]
Bath’s annual Christmas Market is about to come to a successful end. Today – Sunday, December 15th- is the last day of trading. Around 155 chalets scattered around the Abbey and in Bath Street enjoyed […]
Several Bathonians played important roles in the development of our modern postal system but before l give credit to them l want to let one Virtual Museum follower express his feelings about the state of […]
Bath city centre’s late autumn gloom comes to an end tonight with the official switching on of the Christmas lights. A job that falls to the World Heritage city’s own “Queen of Cakes’ Mary […]
Much of the city centre will be closed off for the morning’s Remembrance Day parade in which the Mayor – the 786th First Citizen of the city – will be taking part. It will start […]
Not really the sort of weather today for trying them out, but good to see some new benches positioned against the railings outside the Guildhall this wet Wednesday morning. There are three in number and […]
World War Two bombing and 1970’s re-development were the last major events to change the look of the Green Park area – down beside the banks of the River Avon above Midland Bridge – but […]
I have been talking about an official handbook published in 1923 which features up to date information on all the excavations that had taken place since 1878 around the original Roman baths complex.
I spend some time discussing the Bath businesses who took out advertising space in the catalogue – including one for The Bernina – which was ‘Bath’s beautiful Swiss cafe’ which even made its own chocolates!
My thanks to Dan Brown from Bath In Time for telling me he has several images of the business which was still in existence in Old Bond Street in 1966 when one of the photographs was taken. You can link to his site here bathintime.co.uk/search/keyword…
Well l knew Keynsham had an illustrious Roman and Mediaeval past but had no idea it was a centre for automobiles. Just yesterday l asked any Virtual Museum visitors whether they could tell me more […]