Easter activities

Parents might like to cast an eye through a host of fun, hands-on activities over the Easter school holidays being organised at Bath & North East Somerset Council’s museums. Here’s their press release in full: “Create a wax resist picture inspired by Roman pots, search for virtual Roman coins, make a fashionable button brooch, or […]

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Rail closure over Easter.

Easter problems ahead on our railway link with Bristol it seems. Bath & North East Somerset Council is asking visitors and commuters to the city to be patient while works are carried out to improve the route over the holiday period. Passengers are being asked to plan their journeys as services are suspended between Bristol […]

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‘Hands On’ Easter story at Bath Abbey

Over 300 Year 5 and 6 pupils from local primary schools have been taking part in Bath Abbey’s Experience Easter running from 28 March to 7 April. Children have been learning about, exploring and reflecting on the incredible events during Holy Week and Easter Day in an innovative and fun way. Six ‘Stations of the […]

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Bristol/Bath rail closure over Easter.

Bath & North East Somerset Council is urging commuters to plan ahead to during the forthcoming closure of the railway between Bath and Bristol. The line between Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads will be closed between Saturday, 2 April, and Sunday, 10 April, while Network Rail carries out modernisation work, in preparation for the […]

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Bath Abbey gets messy at Easter for family fun.

Families are invited to join Bath Abbey on Saturday 12 March, between 10.30am to 1.30pm for a morning of fun, thoughtful, and messy activities on the theme of Easter. We will be making hot cross buns, plantable paper, and crosses and stones for an Easter Garden, after which there will be a short celebration followed […]

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Bath Abbey to help youngsters discover Easter meaning

  Over 630 local schoolchildren will be taking part in ‘Experience Easter’ at Bath Abbey, a series of reflective workshops designed to get Key Stage 2 pupils learning and thinking about the events leading up to Easter Day. From Monday 24 March to Friday 4 April, seven ‘Stations of the Cross’ will be set up […]

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Corps – What a Year!

The Mayor of Bath’s Corps of Honorary Guides – which gives free tours around the World Heritage city on 364 days of the year – is celebrating a bumper season. The number of visitors and locals taken on daily tours of  its historic streets was 34,000 compared to 30,875 the year before. The annual general […]

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Mr Bowler’s lost eggs!

  The Museum of Bath at Work is organising an Easter Fair of its own next Saturday – March 30th – from 10.30 am through to 4pm. There will be craft and vintage stalls, cakes and books, guided tours and talks AND  you can let the children go off on the trail of Mr Bowler’s […]

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