Monday 27 May to Friday 31
May, Brilliant Beasts: Make a
beastly fridge magnet. No booking is required. All children need to
be accompanied by an adult. Drop-in events: Focus on
pottery, Thurs 4 April 12 noon. Get a handle on pottery in
30 minutes. Sculpture show, Friday 26
April 12 noon. Guided tour: Thirteen sculptures in 30
minutes. Normal admission charges apply, but free once on site.
Residents of Bath & North East Somerset have free admission
with a Discovery
Picture yourself as a Roman
Dress up as a Roman and
enter our Facebook competition. Upload your photos at www.beingroman.com
The best photo wins an iPad mini! Closing date 30
April. Look out for our posters in Bath and
Bristol, position yoursellf next to our Roman
soldier and take a quick snap on your phone to enter the same
way. Good luck!
Roman Baths Tunnel Tours, FREE. Tunnel
Tours Wed 24 April, 29 May, 26 June at
10.00am Includes the main museum stone store, the
King's spring borehole, Georgian vaults under Bath Street, rooms of
the Roman bath house not on public display and the chance to handle
some of the items which have been excavated. Not suitable for under
8s. Booking essential, 01225 477779.
Behind the Scenes Tours
Thurs 18 April. Tues 21 May, Tues 18
June at 2.30pmFREE. Includes the
underground stores of the Roman Baths Museum; a hidden abundance of
archaeological material; find out more about why and how we care
for our collections; handle fascinating objects, perhaps from your
local area, previously unseen by visitors. Booking essential, 01225
477779. Limited to 10 per tour.
Sunday 21 April, 11am - 3pm Royal Victoria Park is
to host a day of free events and activities as Bath & North
East Somerset Council, in partnership with Bath Preservation Trust,
celebrates 26 years of Bath’s World Heritage Site status. The World
Heritage Day event will feature activities for the whole family to
enjoy in Royal Victoria Park, on the lawn outside the Royal
Crescent, from 11am to 3pm.
For Museums at Night 2013, hundreds of museums, galleries,
libraries, archives and heritage sites unlocked their doors for
special evening events over the weekend. Roman Baths by
Torchlight Saturday 18 May, 6pm - 9pm. Join us for a
musical tour through history. Enjoy early music on an ancient lyre,
medieval hurdy gurdy and modern jazz. Last entry 8pm.
Not far away..
Night at the Fashion Museum
Fri 17 May 6pm-8pm TOURS
AND DANCING: Join us for a special tour of the
50th anniversary exhibition
50 FABULOUS FROCKS and get dancing with the Jane Austen dancers
too in the Ball Room. Ticket £5.00 each, 4 for £15 from Bath Box
TOURS AND TASTINGS: Join us for a special tour of
the 50th anniversary exhibition
50 FABULOUS FROCKS and take part in Champagne tastings with our
wine expert! Tickets £22 each from Bath Box
Not far away....
Henry Moore in the Arts Council
Gallery. 13 April - 23 June 2013 - This exciting new
exhibition explores the work of Henry Moore (1898-1986) in the Arts
Council Collection. Moore is one of Britain’s most celebrated and
pioneering modern artists and is a key figure for the Arts Council
Collection. Tickets £3.50.
Plenty of savings with our
Roman Baths and Fashion Museum 3 year Season Ticket.
Visit the Roman Baths and Fashion Museum as much as you like
for three years. 2013 prices: Adults:
£23, Concessions: £17, Children: £12, Families (2 Adults
and 4 Children max): £55.