Could ‘Roman’ Bath have a nearby rival?

  Here’s another favourite story of mine – this time from March, 2013. I am still hoping that enough interest … More

Roman through Sydney Gardens

I wonder if you knew that Sydney Gardens – created as a Georgian pleasure park – also has an earlier … 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

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

Not good enough Bath.

This is a picture – l am afraid – that says it all about Bath at the moment. It cannot … More

Another bath comes clean.

A little bit more of the city’s ‘Imperial’ history is coming to light as archaeologists have begun re-excavating a hidden … More

Steam heat!

Close one eye and squint and – in Bath’s York Street this morning – you could have been standing in … More

Beef-steak, Roman earbuds and an angel.

This morning l gazed upon the face of an angel, saw what the Roman version of an ear bud looked … More

Rare Roman find at Abbey

Hot on the heels of unearthing part of a mediaeval tiled floor – while engaged on the Footprint Project at … More

Make it more of a People’s Museum?

It’s great that Bath has hot springs, Roman remains and Georgian architecture to bolster its prestige and provide a tourist … More

Spring cleaning in autumn.

Of Bath’s three naturally-heated thermal springs, the largest rises in the King’s Bath – part of the Roman Bath’s tour … More

Welcome, Mr Mayor!

It’s an odd little ceremony which took place in the city’s Abbey on Saturday morning. A 500-year-old building which was … More

‘Flaming’ June at the Roman Baths.

It’s guaranteed to be ‘flaming’ June at Bath’s premier tourist attraction. That’s the month which sees the Roman Baths extend … More

Barry returns for new look at Roman Baths.

Down in the tunnels below York Street archaeologists have been finishing off their work ready for contractors to move in … More

Uncovering more of Roman Bath

The Bath and Camerton Archaeological Society have been busy under York Street – helping prepare a part of the Roman Baths complex … More

Going underground.

I joined around a dozen Bath traders from the York Street area last night on a fact-finding mission – above … More

A museum without a home?

Bath has plenty of museums to celebrate and explore its Roman, Georgian and Victorian pasts but – until quite recently … More

‘Adopt’ a Roman stone

The Roman Baths Foundation has launched an Adopt a Stone scheme to help raise funds for the building of a … More