New Holburne Director named!

Bath’s Holburne Museum has named its new director. He’s Dr Chris Stephens – currently Head of Displays and Lead Curator … More

Stubbs and the Wild

It’s no good – the temptation to use the expression ‘roaring success’ to describe the Holburne Museum’s new summer/autumn exhibition … More

Park gate now open at the Holburne

Bath’s Holburne Museum has unveiled its new look for the cafe terrace and  surrounding garden leading into Sydney Gardens behind … More

First Impressions

Bath’s Holburne Museum celebrates its 2016 centenary with an amazing artistic line-up – including figurative works by some of the artists … More

Holburne turns Gold – until Jan 24th!

Bath stone may well turn to gold in the right light but while the effect on the Holburne Museum’s facade … More

Romans, A-boards and a Murmuration.

Spotted in Bath this week. World-renowned classicist and tv Historian Mary Beard doing some shopping at the Roman Baths Museum. … More

Willow pattern in place.

Illness prevented me from witnessing much of the work that went into installing ‘Murmuration’ – a new installation by Laura Ellen … More

Holburne takes flight!

Starting this week – artist Laura Ellen Bacon will transform the facade of the Holburne Museum with an intricate yet … More

It’s going to be a blue (and white) Christmas at the Holburne!

Got a chance to meet Jennifer Scott – the new Director of the Holburne Museum – today and she’s very … More

Mixed fortunes for West attractions

Mixed fortunes – attendance-wise – amongst our local museums and art galleries during 2012 according to Visit England’s annual Survey … More

Old soldiers……

Well l was going to have a go at B&NES for being so un-cycle-friendly in posting notices on its Guildhall … More

Lights up Bath

I have seen a lantern procession before – a couple of hundred kids and their parents and grandparents climbing up … More

Round and round the Gardens.

The Mayor of Bath‘s Corps of Honorary Guides is a group of men and women who volunteer each day of … More

Clean up your act Bath!

Great Pulteney Street has to be one of the architectural Georgian gems of our World Heritage city. It certainly is … More

Table top talent!

My partner’s party trick of creating a trussed oven-ready chicken out of a folded napkin must pale into insignificance compared … More