The history of Bath

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 ...

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...