The history of Bath

History: The Battle of Lansdown

This year is the 375-year anniversary of the Battle of Lansdown Hill, which took place during the English Civil War. Historian Catherine Pitt uncovers the devel...

History of gaming in Bath

As the opening of a new 20,000 square-foot casino on Saw Close expands the entertainment options on offer to the city’s residents and visitors, Catherine Pitt l...

30 great Bathonians throughout history

Historian Catherine Pitt looks at the men and women, all born in Bath, who have made an impact on the world throughout history A new year is a time for new b...

Bath’s dark gothic past

As Halloween approaches Jenny McAuley explores the city’s links with the Gothic writers of the last 200 years It was 200 years ago this December that Jane Au...

Jane Austen’s connections with Bath

Catherine Pitt traces Jane Austen’s associations with Bath to mark the 200th anniversary of the novelist’s death July 2017 sees the bicentenary of Jane Auste...