The history of Bath

All our working days

Historian Catherine Pitt explores Bath’s industrial past as the Museum of Bath at Work prepares to display more from its archives Bath might be best known as...

Planning for peace or propaganda?

Jessica Hope visits the latest exhibition at the Museum of Bath Architecture and explores whether the plans to transform Bath’s city centre in 1916 were a genui...

If looks could kill…

Historian Catherine Pitt explores the hair-raising antics of Georgian Bath If we could turn the clock as far back as 300 years ago, we’d find our Georgian fo...

Glory days of the Empire

Historian Catherine Pitt takes a look back at one of the city’s grand hotels… At 102 feet tall and with an extraordinary roofline depicting a cottage, house ...

The history of Moles Club

Historian Catherine Pitt joins the legions of music lovers who’ve have good times at Moles Club and celebrates some of the acts which have played there over the...

1915: Ghosts of Christmas past

Historian Catherine Pitt looks back at how Christmas in Bath was celebrated over 100 years ago in 1915... It’s interesting to compare the Christmas festiviti...

The legacy of William Holburne

As Bath’s first museum, the Holburne, celebrates its centenary in 2016 historian Catherine Pitt looks back at the history of the man who founded it... Thomas...