Focus on Bath – Jane Austen

Stratford-upon-Avon has Shakespeare, Dorchester has Hardy, and who does Bath have…Bath has Jane Austen. Many cities in the UK celebrate their literary connections with museums, festivals and souvenirs, and none more so than our city of Bath. You can come and see the places Jane Austen would have seen, walk where she would have walked,

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Festivals of Bath – Jane Austen Festival 2015

Jane Austen is BIG in Bath. Wherever you go there’s some reference to the writer and if you love the two books she set in the city (Northanger Abbey and Persuasion) then you’ll also be aware of many sights that would have been familiar to Jane, even now. Austen has more connections with the city

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Women of Bath

Since it was International Women’s Day (8th March 2015), and Mothering Sunday (15th March 2015) last month, plus the inaugural Women of Bath event at The Guildhall in the city on 9th March, supported by our very own female Mayor, Cherry Beath, we thought we’d write a post about some of the important women who

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Download your audio walking tour of Jane Austen’s Bath

The historic streets of the spa city of Bath have been well-trod by Jane Austen fans from all over the world throughout the years, and thanks to an audio tour it’s never been easier to learn about the city that she loved.

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Theatre Royal Bath plays Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park

The autumn sees many people heading to Somerset’s spa city to enjoy one of the relaxing spa breaks in Bath and its rich cultural heritage. Bath offers visitors a wide variety of cultural experiences, and the city is widely renowned for being a centre for the Arts in the South West. With this in mind,

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Free Smartphone App Available for Jane Austen Fans

People visit the magnificent city of Bath for many reasons, whether it’s to take in the city’s extensive history or to sample one of the therapeutic spa breaks in Bath while staying in a local b and b in Bath during their city break. For some visitors, it’s to experience a city which is famous

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Enjoy the annual Jane Austen Festival in Bath

Many people visit Somerset’s premier city to enjoy relaxing spa breaks in Bath; after all, it’s the UK’s number one spa city. But did you know the city of Bath is a mecca for all Jane Austen fans from around the world. Jane Austen is one of Bath’s most famous residents, and she set two

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