The history of Bath

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...

Duelling for the love of Eliza

On the bi-centenary of the death of writer and politician Richard Brinsley Sheridan, historian Catherin Pitt takes a look at the love affair that shook Georgian...