Half-term fun at city museums.

Families can enjoy fun, hands-on activities every day over February half-term at Bath & North East Somerset Council’s museums – from handling real Roman objects, to searching for virtual Roman coins, investigating fashion design and creating seasonal pictures. All activities are either free or included in the admission price (free for local Discovery Card holders). […]

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Hands on science.

An exciting list of events has been announced by The Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution with the launch of its new Youth Activities programme – under the stewardship of its new Community Learning and Engagement officer Alice Millard. The Programme will provide a number of educational and hands on workshops for young people and […]

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A right Royal High to Perry!

It’s not every day a school lets its caretaker lead an important anniversary celebration but, for The Royal High in Bath, modest and self-effacing Perry Harris was just the man to help the institution celebrate 20 years since its official foundation – after, that is, Bath High merged with the Royal School. Perry has worked […]

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Bath Studio School to close?

The Bath Studio School appears to be facing closure.  Wellsway Multi Academy Trust, who run the school, have asked permission from the Secretary of State for Education to close the school, and have received ‘in principle’ approval. A five week listening period will now start, where those affected can comment on the plans.  If at […]

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Old KES Junior School now secured!

Good to know they’ve sent someone in to secure this historic building once more – but it was a  shame to have been once again writing about another architectural piece of Bath’s heritage under threat. Anyone walking in Broad Street on Thursday would have seen that the old KES Junior School had been vandalised. A […]

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Underneath the Archway.

The Leader of Bath & North East Somerset Council, Cllr Tim Warren, has today shown Bath’s new MP, Ben Howlett, around the site of the planned Archway Centre. The Council plans to create a state-of-the-art Roman Baths Learning Centre above the former city laundry in Swallow Street and a World Heritage Visitor Centre in 10 […]

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Let’s get crafty over half-term!

  A variety of fun craft sessions are on offer at Bath & North East Somerset Council’s museums this half term for children and families to create their own historic characters, Valentine’s treats and colourful artworks. The Roman Baths will be running free “Flavian fashion & Clothes by Claudius” family drop-in sessions from Monday 17 […]

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The sound of music?

Wherever you wander each summer – through the heart of our World Heritage city – you’ll find buskers entertaining the crowds. Ok if you are just passing by maybe but for a lot of inner-city residents and business people sometimes the music can be just too much to face. It’s not helped by the fact […]

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