Lost for words

It’s not often you will find me lost for words but this morning l was speechless with fury. Despite Somerset … More

Circus coach ban at last!

After years and years of campaigning the residents of Bath’s iconic Circus have finally got their coach ban – albeit … More

Deckchair view of Royal Crescent.

Bath may not have a beach to its name but that hasn’t stopped one enterprising company from deciding to invest … More

Looking back on year’s celebrations.

Prepare to be delighted by the joyous array of artworks and imagery on display in this final exhibition of the … More

Picnic in the Park.

Bet you’ve never thought about the Royal Crescent as Bath’s largest open air theatre or had the opportunity to step … More

A view of the Crescent

Would Bath’s iconic Royal Crescent have made a good Council House? Can you still see the spot where a wartime bomb … More

Bumper fund-raising night of fun!

The money has continued to roll in. Bath’s Hope Ball – held on the private lawn in front of the … More

Classic look at architecture – in miniature.

The city’s iconic Royal Crescent is celebrating its 250th anniversary this year and – as part of a whole year … More

Bath’s 2017 is going to be Crescent shaped.

On May 19th, 1767 the foundation stone was laid for the construction of what many would now consider to be Bath’s … More

TripAdvisor award for BPT museums

No. 1 Royal Crescent, The Museum of Bath Architecture and The Herschel Museum of Astronomy have each been awarded a … More

Get ‘sett’ go!

While B&NES has applied for planning permission to re-lay and repair the stone ‘setts’ outside the Number 1 end of … More

Spit roast doggie

Have to say l was fascinated by the wooden wheel mounted on the wall of the kitchen at No 1 … More

No 1 needs volunteers!

It’s a pleasure to reproduce an email received from Anna White at No 1 Royal Crescent. ‘Dear Virtual Museum, we’d … More

Playing the fool.

  There is no doubt about it – Bath makes money out of its heritage. It can boast some of … More

Spray cans and stencils

The Virtual Museum of Bath was recently included in a ‘tweet’ on Twitter  – that appeared to be a response … More

National award for No 1 Royal Crescent

Congratulations to the Bath Preservation Trust for landing a ‘Highly Commended’ award at the annual Museums and Heritage Awards ceremony … More

When cabbages flourished in the Royal Crescent

English Heritage is publishing a book of aerial photographs of Britain in the 20th century which shows the changing social, … More