Now and then – GWR style

I have just discovered where the old signal box was positioned at Bath Spa railway station. It’s thanks to a … More

Honouring Winnie.

Putting the soul into Southgate. That’s how the manager of Southgate Shopping Centre, Guy Henderson, described today’s official unveiling of … More

Behind the scenes tours – Phase 2

As Bath Abbey’s Footprint Project moves into Phase 2, so does the ‘behind the scenes’ tours which enable people to … More

3D history

State of the art, 3D printing may be brought in to help bring the story of Bath up to date! … More

In the steps of a hero.

It’s your final chance this coming Saturday morning – June 22nd – to walk in the steps of our nation’s … More

How heritage makes money.

Another record year for the city’s world-famous Roman Baths with 1,202,491 visitors generating £23.3 million income and a surplus profit … More

A Bath ‘treasure’ still to be fully revealed.

Why is it – when l step down the basement stairs at the Assembly Rooms –  l always get a … More

Clean sheet for laundry.

It might just be a building housing the city laundry, but that didn’t prevent the craftsmen who erected this 19th … More

See you at the BRLSI!

I’ve got a date with the Bath Literary and Scientific Institution in Queen Square on Saturday morning – and it’s … More

Focus on Georgian ‘selfies.’

  Bath’s premier period house – No 1 Royal Crescent – is currently showing its visitors that the whole social … More

Sneak peaking at Bath Abbey.

It’s natural to be nosey, and what better place to do that than at Bath Abbey where you are currently … More

Taking steps to secure a Walcot architectural wonder.

There’s one little piece of Bath’s Georgian heritage that literally leaves me breathless. It’s the passageway known as Walcot Steps … More

Ladies of Bath

A tour of many of Bath’s architectural and historical hi-lights with absolutely no charge. That has always been the mission … More

History – in the round.

There have been many artists  – over the years – who have been inspired  by ‘The Circus’ here in Bath. … More

Sunshine, and a blue sky lift.

Found myself pedalling hard up Widcombe Hill this morning on my way to meet a local historian called Alistair at … More

Making time for history

Bath Preservation Trust is on the look-out for volunteers who want to get involved in promoting some of the city’s … More

Sydney Gardens wins HLF funding!

Bath’s Sydney Gardens has been saved from dereliction.  The UK’s only surviving Georgian Pleasure Garden – and one of the … More

Heritage Trust take over city archaeology role

  B&NES has decided to ‘out-source’  another previous ‘in-house’ service with the announcement that the South West Heritage Trust is … More