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 […]
Bath and North East Somerset councillors meet this Wednesday – September 25th – to consider a planning application from Taylor Wimpey Uk which – if approved – will transform the old Cadbury’s Factory site at […]
Bath Artists Studios are opening up their workspaces this Saturday and Sunday so the public can come in and look around the largest collective provision of studio space in the city! There will be exhibitions, […]
They may yet have to convince Bath and North East Somerset Council AND the Heritage Lottery Fund that it’s a piece of Bath’s heritage worth saving but at least the Cleveland Pools Trust have finally […]
Peggy Seeger, one of the USA’s finest female folk singers, is coming to the American Museum at Claverton Manor, Bath. In an illustrated talk – due for Sunday October 2nd at 2pm – Peggy will explore […]