This locks open!

Ever fancied peering down into the depths of the second deepest canal lock in the country? Well you don’t have … More

For the record

Bath Record Office has announced the completion of their externally funded project ‘Preservation and Change in a World Heritage Site: … More

Museums Week

Museums across Bath & North East Somerset will host an exciting programme of special events and activities over October half-term … More

Turning the pages on Georgian Bath.

It’s amazing where life takes you. Years ago l well remember how much money HTV West invested in ensuring it … More

It’s our heritage!

  Local people and visitors are invited to explore Bath and North East Somerset’s fantastic heritage as venues across the … More

Looking Back

Your chance to have a nosey around the recently refurbished Bath Record Office with a ‘Drop-In Day’ on Monday 11 … More


Bath Record Office recently celebrated its 50th birthday with a little help from two of the city’s oldest residents. Alistair … More

A view of the Crescent

Would Bath’s iconic Royal Crescent have made a good Council House? Can you still see the spot where a wartime bomb … More

Just for the record

B&NES has combined its local studies and archives collections in a single location at  Bath Record Office in the city’s … More

Bath’s heritage blooms amongst the flowers.

Many of  Bath’s museums and heritage interests took part in an open air celebration of World Heritage Day in the … More

Record Office at 50!

A celebration to mark 50 years of Bath & North East Somerset Council’s Record Office is planned for 2017. In … More

Family history courses at Bath Record Office

Bath Record Office is offering a series of its popular family history day courses again this autumn. The Bath & … More

First look at the new ‘Min’

I am able to bring Bath Newseum followers a first glimpse of the proposed new building which will replace the … More

What future for Bath Record Office

‘Bath Record Office is the only South West archive not to have had a refit in the last 25 years. … More

Quiz and activity day for Weston Heritage Day

  Bath & North East Somerset Council’s Record Office staff organised a quiz, children’s activities and a display of pictures … More

Into safe keeping

Into safe keeping – as part of the city’s history and heritage. Theatre posters and letters found under the floorboards … More

Free family history courses

Free family history courses will be on offer to local residents, starting in December. Bath and North East Somerset Council’s … More

Wartime letters to Bath Mayor links with past.

Poignant wartime letters written to the Mayor of Bath have been uncovered during a major cataloguing project carried out by … More