The Holburne Museum in Bath has been undergoing some rather large changes and is now proudly showing off its large and impressive extension, which is a complete contrast to the buildings around it. Critics reviewing this state of the art extension have declared it to be a success, bringing together modern and historical building methods and materials.
We know how it is, when booking your accommodation in Bath you’re looking for two things, somewhere that’s close to the classic landmarks that make the city unique, and an indulgent room to return to at the end of the day. The Royal Hotel in Bath proudly offers both, so it’s time to make that list of sights you want to take in.
Each month at Dyrham Park you will find the Doynton Village Market, a collection of stalls full of homemade produce, handicrafts and more, all for sale from local people and made in the Bath area. Held on the last Sunday of each month the village market is free to enter and is open from 11am until 4pm. Why not go along and see if you can find a bargain or indulge in some wonderful homemade jams, cheeses or cakes?
For a truly amazing experience why not attend the Special Olympics National Games in Bath this summer? Spend an enjoyable day helping to support charities, cheering on the athletes and watching one of the 12 sports this event has for spectators to see. From the 28th August to the 1st September the events will take place at the Sports Training Village at The University of Bath and there will be something for everyone to see.
This summer go along and see an amazing exhibition entitled Coppiced Wood by Junko Mori at The Holbourne Museum in Bath. The exhibition is free and is on from 6th July to the 8th September so you have plenty of time to go see these amazing works of art. Junko Mori is a metalsmith with a passion for creating beautiful pieces of art. The hand forged steel sculptures are unique and bear a resemblance to many shapes found in nature.
On the weekend of the 6th and 7th July the Bath Motor Pageant takes place at Walcot Rugby Ground where vintage, classic and beautiful cars as well as motorbikes are on show for you to see. The event promises to be a fun filled weekend for all of the family with some extra special vehicles making the trip to Bath to be displayed in all of their glory.
The spa city of Bath is pleased to announce a production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream this summer in the beautiful setting of Green Park Station. The station itself is a marvel of Victorian architecture, some of which dates back 150 years.
Since Spring is here and we’re all looking to get outside more, weather permitting of course, how about taking a look at what the Adventurous Activity Company in Bath are offering? If you are an enthusiast of outdoor sports and activities then the Adventurous Activity Company have something have all that you could need or want to make your trip to Bath simply perfect.
Drama, music, theatre performances and more can be seen at the Ustinov Studio in the Theatre Royal, Bath. Over the last 3 years the Ustinov Studio has been the home of many acclaimed premieres of works made locally. This welcoming and beautiful theatre has received great reviews for their productions and you will find the architecture of the building itself is superb.
The enjoyment of seeing ancient skills brought back to life as well as wonderful pieces of handmade glass taking shape before your eyes can be seen this year in the spa city of Bath. At the Bath Aqua Theatre of Glass you can watch artisans blowing glass, take a glass blowing course or try your hand at stained glass making. You can find unique gifts and jewellery in the shop, order your own commissioned piece or learn more about the art of glass blowing from the friendly and experienced staff and tutors.