Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Herschel Museum of Astronomy

Lovers of the stars, fans of the universe and those interested in astronomy will enjoy a trip to the Herschel Museum of Astronomy on New King Street in Bath. Once to home of William Herschel, his sister Caroline and brother Alexander no. 19 New King Street, Bath was the location where William first discovered the planet Uranus in 1781 using a home-made telescope.

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Victoria Art Gallery, Bath

If you are looking for a rainy day excursion or are an avid fan of art, then the Victoria Art Gallery in Bath is a great way to spend time and make the most of your visit to this beautiful spa city. Families are more than welcome and you can find a full list of events and activities here. Fun days, tours and talks are available, plus a whole host of different exhibitions for you to enjoy.

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Jewellery Making in Bath

Let loose your artistic side with a jewellery making course in the spa city of Bath. The Bijou Bead shop is a well-established and loved part of the Abbey Green area of Bath, and not only sells the most wonderful beads and locally made designer jewellery and accessories,  they also run regular jewellery making workshops and courses. From beginners to the more advanced all are welcome to join in and enjoy the experience.

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The Fashion Museum, Bath

At the Fashion Museum in the Assembly Rooms you can see a fantastic display of fashion throughout the years. From glamour to 17th century gloves the Fashion Museum has it all. An amazing array of garments like you’ve never seen before, all in one place with regularly held special events, a chance to try on replica garments and fun activities for all.

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A Visit to The Makery

The Makery emporium and workshop is the ideal place to spend a rainy spring day and have some fun experimenting and learning new skills during your stay in the beautiful city of Bath. Unique children’s parties, craft workshops and an emporium full of wonderful items will get your artistic thoughts flowing and provide hours of entertainment even on the wettest day.

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See the Building of Bath Collection

History, architecture and design are the main focal points of the Building of Bath collection and a great way to spend time when you are visiting this beautiful city. The Building of Bath Collection will help you learn about the important buildings, the city’s heritage and people who changed Bath and made it famous as the home to Georgian architecture and many historical monuments.

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