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

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

Art and the rail engineer

Brunel’s Great Western Railway certainly opened up Bath in terms of transport and trade but this engineering marvel came in … More

Respect! – for the ‘Penfold Hexagonal’

It is, he said, faded and defaced. It’s little companion coin-in-the-slot stamp dispenser empty and forgotten. This is a ‘GR’ pillar … More

Shop window on Medieval Bath

A rather forgotten period in Bath‘s illustrious past is getting a shop-front showing in a new business that has just … More

Bath’s hidden Chinese history

A little bit of Bath‘s hidden history is going to be revealed to us all in a couple of months … More

Statue moves!

Looks like the double-life-sized  torso of Olympic swimmer Mark Foster – which stands at the entrance to the SouthGate Shopping … More

Bath Rugby Club’s Vision for the future!

Bath Rugby Club’s plans for a new arena at the Rec have finally gone on show. A 16,500-capacity stadium which … More

‘B.C.’ was here!

The Virtual Museum bicycle had been dropped off at Take Charge Bikes on Bathwick Hill for essential brake repairs – … More

‘Doing the Pools’

We are not talking here of that old weekly ritual of getting eight football draws in a pools-coupon line but … More

Behind the scenes

Bath’s Fashion Museum is fifty this year and what a little gem we have tucked away in the basement of … 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

A club for all!

You may think the sun had set on the last of the British Empire but you’d be wrong. There’s one … More

Wave goodbye to the trains

Brunel laid out the section of his Great Western Railway which passed through Bath’s Sydney Gardens like a stage with … More

Why Minerva’s on the move!

Looks like better weather has helped the Roman Baths and Fashion Museum make up this year for disappointing visitor numbers … More

A real rags to riches tale!

Bath’s Victoria Art Gallery is currently staging a stunning loan exhibition of more than 50 paintings and drawings to mark … More

Northumberland Place restoration underway

The boards were coming off the fire gutted premises of Nicholas Wylde the Jewellers in Northumberland Place today (Tuesday) and … 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