Bath Newseum follower, Tony Howell writes: “Richard, would you, could you, do me a big favour? Under the aegis of … More
Tag: Assembly Rooms
One Bath ‘taxi’ that’s poles apart!
Tuesday morning finds me fulfilling my duties as a member of the Mayor of Bath’s Corps of Honorary Guides and … More
That chandelier moment!
Twice a year the very expensive Georgian crystal glass chandeliers at the Assembly Rooms are lowered towards the floor for … More
Wedding awards for Bath venues.
Two of Bath’s historic venues have been recognised in the UK Wedding Awards 2017. The Assembly Rooms was named Best … More
In search of Bath chairs.
The return – after conservation work – of at least one of the original sedan chairs to its usual resting … More
Welcome home number 68!
Good to see that at least one of the two genuine sedan chairs – that were on display at Bath’s … More
Wedding car with a difference.
Former Bath Mayor Bryan Chalker’s venerable East German Trabant car saw service on 14 May as a wedding limousine, transporting … More
Go Georgian for World Heritage Day
Visit Bath’s Assembly Rooms today and you might just bump into Captain Wade – the ‘Master of Ceremonies’ who organised events … More
Fashion’s top 100 in Bath
Considering it is owned and run by the local authority – which isn’t exactly flush for extra cash at present – Bath’s … More
A little light cleaning
It’s cleaning time in the ballroom at Bath’s Assembly Rooms. These are some of the most important chandeliers to have … More
Looking into Bath’s heritage future.
Everything from traffic and bad architecture to waterways and pollution were under discussion today during a ‘workshop’ held at Bath … More
Great Georgians! Bath’s anniversary celebrations begin.
I have been lucky to have a preview of a fantastic new exhibition at Bath’s Fashion Museum – http://www.museumofcostume.co.uk/default.aspx – which you … More