The history of Bath

Christmas in Saxon Bath

Julian Mittra, director of Around and About Bath tours, reveals Bath’s festive connections with the Anglo-saxons As the owner of Around & About Bath tour...

Time gentlemen, please

Historian Catherine Pitt explores the hidden world of the private members’ clubs in Bath A sense of belonging is an inherent desire of human nature, whether ...

The ghost signs of Bath

Historian Kirsten Elliott delves into the evolution of advertising and invites us to read the historic writing on the walls of Bath If you were to be asked w...

Visitors from the past

With Halloween almost upon us historian Catherine Pitt takes a look at some recent ghost sightings in Bath – and asks, can we really see dead people? In a ci...

A perfect panorama:
Bath Abbey

Jessica Hope puts on some sensible shoes and climbs to the top of Bath Abbey to experience an extraordinary view of the city Standing at 49 metres tall, Bath...

Finding the cure

Historian Catherine Pitt delves into the history of The Mineral Water Hospital in Bath Two hundred years before the creation of the National Health Service (...

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...

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 ...