Visit Somerset

Beautiful villages and towns in the North East Somerset area are set to receive a major tourism boost thanks to … More

Go fix your flags!

The red, white and blue of our Union flag was imprinted upon my brain at an early age. I was … More

Derelict fountain takes a further knock

Sad to see the fountain in Laura Place has been damaged with stonework on the basin broken away. Was it … More

Bath’s first ‘lollipop’ lady

Back in August the Virtual Museum of Bath carried a story regarding the setting up of the School Crossing Patrol … More

‘Rogues gallery’ goes on-line.

Embezzlement, theft, burglary, pickpocketing and begging: all these crimes and more are to be found in the records of Bath … More

Off the streets & into the kitchen?

My thanks to Virtual Museum follower Terry James for this image. A sign painted on a Georgian house in Gay’s … More

Sign of the times!

Larkhall is one Bath community that can still proudly boast that it has three pubs along its ‘main road’ and … More

Turning Bath’s past into a digital future.

There cannot be many people – with an interest in local history – who have not heard of Bath in … More

‘Steam-Punk’ Christmas at American Museum.

Having been lucky enough to join members and volunteers at last night’s preview of Christmas at the American Museum l … More

Another Roman baths!

Bath’s amazing Roman bathing complex is a top attraction for people visiting this World Heritage city but other than using … More

Mr Peto’s garden of delights

Just half a mile south of Bradford on Avon – on one side of a beautifully green and lush-leafed valley … More

Keynsham three-wheeler

Well l knew Keynsham had an illustrious Roman and Mediaeval past but had no idea it was a centre for … More

A Bath that never was?

Sad to hear the decommissioning of Bath’s last remaining gasometer will be getting under way shortly – with its demolition … More

Oh Mr Darcy!

It’s Jane Austen Festival time and amongst events today – the Grand Regency Costumed Promenade with several hundred fans walking … More

What next for Riverside development

Illustrations of the next phase of the Bath Riverside development – being carried out by Crest Nicholson – will go … More

Thanks for your views!

Since the Virtual Museum of Bath was first launched into cyber-space l am now pleased to report that postings have … More

Latest development plans for riverside to go on show

Plans for the next stage of the redevelopment of the Western Riverside will go on show within the old Green … More

Radstock rejuvenation plans.

Exciting plans to rejuvenate the town centre of Radstock with new homes, retail space, and restoration of the Brunel rail shed … More