A ‘royal’ night for Bath.

Treading in the steps of his illustrious grandfather – who just happened to be the Emperor of Ethiopia  – Prince Micheal Mekonnen came to Bath last night ( Thursday, May 5th). He was here to help mark the 80th anniversary of the day his Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie arrived in the city that was to give […]

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How Bath gave shelter to ‘The King of Kings’

Bath’s five-star Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel –  behind Sydney Gardens – is a building with a long and colourful history. Famous people as diverse as Winston Churchill and Joan Collins have slept under its roof. At different times – and periods of history – of course! Churchill came during the war when the hotel was […]

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Atlantic memories – Black histories of Bath

Interesting little exhibition currently displaying at Bath’s Central Library which explores the memories and stories from members of the Bath Ethnic Minority Senior Citizens Association (BEMSCA), through the use of photographs and objects that they own. With the help of local photographer and community worker Lisa Reid, members talked about their memories of leaving homelands […]

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