Marilyn: Hollywood Icon Exhibition in Bath

For anyone interested in the golden age of Hollywood movies, one of the biggest stars of the big screen in the last 70 years who is known to millions all over the world, is Marilyn Monroe. Currently running to the end of October is a very special exhibition entitled “Marilyn: Hollywood Icon” which celebrates Marilyn Monroe and her life, being held weekly at the American Museum at Claverton Manor in Bath.

The American Museum is displaying exhibits of many items and costumes actually worn by Monroe, there are twenty costumes on display which are not replicas but the real thing, just like the lady herself. These are mostly from many of her best known films and those that have elevated her to super stardom captured on film or in pictures.

So if you want to see this exhibition and possibly more of the other attractions around the picturesque Spa city of Bath, why not stay in a beautifully preserved Georgian period property for your luxury Bath accommodation and a relaxing stay, within easy reach of the cultural city centre city of Bath.


The Phoenix of Madrid at the Theatre Royal Bath

The UK Premiere of “The Phoenix of Madrid” a hilarious comedy from the Spanish Golden Age will be performed by the Ustinov Studio Company at the Theatre Royal at Monmouth Street, in the Spa city of Bath. The show is running from the 14th to the 27th of September.

Bath’s Ustinov Studio Company are presenting the Calderon’s 17th-century Spanish comedy-drama story about a man (Don Pedro) trying to marry off his daughters. Don Pedro has a charmed life, a high position, wealth, a beautiful family and enjoys the good life whilst in the heart of the Spanish capital.

The playwright Calderon was probably the greatest genius of the Spanish Golden Age, which is arguably rivalled only by our own Elizabethan era and the Ancient Greeks. So try not to miss this theatrical treat and to see a show that has not been seen by British audiences in the UK before.

Why not make a night of it or stay for a weekend in a beautifully preserved Georgian period property for your luxury Bath accommodation and a relaxing stay.

International Images For Science Exhibition in Bath

For those of you that enjoy and have an interest in the arts and more cultural events, why not head along to “The Royal Photographic Society” at Fenton House on Wells Road in Bath for the “International Images for Science Exhibition 2011”, which is running throughout September.

This is a completely free exhibition which displays the art of photography through its use and form through its application within Science. The disciplines within the scientific industry that photography plays an fundamental role which includes; forensic sciences, medicine, archaeology, natural history, oceanography, engineering fundamental research, aviation, astronomy, microscopy and endoscopy to name just a few.

The International Images for Science Exhibition is unique as it is a visual celebration and exploration of many important aspects of photography within the science and research world.  The exhibition displays many beautiful images that showcase’s the extensive range of applications photography has within the modern-world of science.

So if you plan to pop along to this year’s International Images for Science Exhibition and you are looking for luxury Bath Accommodation for you and your family, then come & take a look at what we have to offer.


Jane Austen Festival’s Regency Costumed Masked Ball in Bath

Every year there is a very special event takes place celebrating one of England’s most famous female writers. The Jane Austen Festival takes place annually during the month of September. The “Regency Costumed Masked Ball” is one of the festival’s highlights.

Jane Austen has earned herself a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature, well known worldwide for her written works. Jane is one of Bath’s most well known and well loved historical residents, the festival is Bath’s way of celebrating her life, her books and the characters she created.

The Regency Costumed Masked Ball is being held at the Roman Baths and Pump Room at Abbey Churchyard within the Spa city of Bath on the 23rd of September at 7.00pm.  This is a costumed event and the perfect opportunity for any Jane Austen fan or lover of Regency fashion to wear their costume of choice.

If you plan to attend the Regency Costumed Masked Ball and are looking for a luxury bed and breakfast Bath as accommodation, then take a look at our rates.


The Netherlands National Circus visits Bath

A real treat for all the family is arriving shortly in Bath, as the “Netherlands National Circus” will be commencing a fun packed show extravaganza from Tuesday 20th September until Sunday 25th September.

The Netherlands National Circus will be at the Royal Victoria Park in Bath, as part of their UK tour. The circus has been the pride of Holland since 1948 with many of the much loved circus attractions and performances that you would expect from a modern circus.

This is an animal-free circus production, meaning that the entertainment is left to world-renowned acrobatics and a cast of talented jaw-droppingly flexible gymnasts, trapeze artists, crazy feats of cycling, mystifying illusions, with warm and original clowning fun.

The circus, one of Europe’s top travelling acts is sure to be a magical experience for all the family and a show not to be missed.

So if you would like to be amazed by the circus acts and you are looking for a luxury bed and breakfast Bath as accommodation, then come and stay with us.


Bath Medieval Walking Tour

If you’re in the Bath area on one of the famous Bath spa breaks and looking for something a little extra to do to really get the most of the city. Why not take a look at the brilliant Bath medieval walking tour?

The tour follows Joseph Gilmore’s 1694 map of The City of Bath and tries to roll back the years to give you a glimpse of the city as it was back before the Georgian era. The tour is set to take place on Thursday 22nd September and will afford enthusiasts the chance to learn about the city and its evolution.

The map itself shows the city as it was when contained within the city walls; it is beautifully illustrated and shows all the various lodging houses and inns that guests to the city could have stayed in back in the 17th century.

This event really does make for a fantastic day out and is a great way to learn a little more about this beautiful city.

Bath Voted Cleanest City in UK


Bath has been awarded the accolade of cleanest city in the UK in a new survey. The city was rated top just ahead of York by the readers of Condé Nast Traveller magazine and its website.

The Spa city of Bath is also the third most popular city according to the readers who took part in the annual questionnaire that was inserted into the magazine and also posted online, beaten only by London and Edinburgh.

Bath has invested heavily in street cleaning to help keep the city attractive to locals and visitors alike.

Sarah Miller, editor of Condé Nast Traveller, said: “The beauty of Bath scores incredibly highly as does York, and both of these cities are viewed as immensely well-kept and clean.”

David Jackson head of marketing at Bath Tourism Plus said: “It’s a very good news story from a tourism perspective. Bath has always seemed a very clean place to me and this accolade is testament to the work of the council and the BID.

Visitors coming to Bath cannot only enjoy luxury bath accommodation, they can also enjoy an attractive clean city during their stay.

Christopher Paolini to appear at Bath festival of Children’s Literature

Good news for those heading to the Bath festival of Children’s Literature, there has been a late addition to the line-up in the form of novelist Christopher Paolini.

The 28 year old Californian is making an unexpected visit to the UK and will appear at the Guildhall in Bath on the 30th September.

Paolini is the acclaimed author of the popular Inheritance Cycle series which includes books Eragon, Eldest, Brisingr and inheritance of which the young author has sold over 25 million copies.

Christopher gained much attention when he self published his first book Eragon which was then turned into a major Hollywood movie in 2006.

Fans of the series can look forward to the author’s last instalment in which he promises to answer the burning questions that have been left open during the books.

If you are heading to the Bath festival of Children’s Literature and are looking for luxury Bath Accommodation for your family, then take a look at our rates.

The Good Beer Guide 2012 to be launched in Bath

Each year a wonderful publication is released in the UK that gives details of the top 4,500 pubs as well as lists of the county’s breweries. The Good Beer Guide is in its 39th year and is Britain’s best selling independent guide and reviewer of beers and pubs and is so popular that has even got its own application for both iPhone and Android Phones.

The launch is being held on Friday 16th of September in the White Horse Pub within Bath.  This establishment was voted pub of the year by Bath’s area branch of CAMRA (The campaign for real ale) this year.  On the night, visitors will be able to sample a selection of differing ales and ciders including five specially chosen by the landlord. So if you are looking for a great event to visit whilst staying in Bath Bed and Breakfast this September why not visit the Good Beer Guide 2012 launch night, it’s sure to be a wonderful night with plenty of ale, cider and live entertainment.

The Love Food Festival at Bath’s Dyrham Park

There are plenty of festivals in Bath throughout the year focussing on all sorts of different things. Music festivals, drama festivals, literary festivals, even a festival on prison, but none of those will whet your appetite the way the Love Food Festival will.

There’s plenty of local food and drink produced all over the South West, and the Love Food Festival gives you a chance to sample some of it. You’ll also be able to pick up cooking tips from the demonstrations and workshops that take place, as well as get a great insight into where your food comes from, how it’s prepared and how it finally reaches your plate.

To make sure there’s something for everybody, there are also displays of art and storytelling activities, all focussing around food. Normal admission charges for the park apply, but it’s sure to be a great day out for anybody staying in our Bath Bed and Breakfast on Sunday 11th September.