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Santas on the Run goes Freestyle!

Santas on the Run goes Freestyle!

Children’s Hospice South West’s (CHSW) annual Santas on the Run event is back but not as you know it! Taking place over the weekend of the 11-13 December, supporters will be able to choose their distance, route and their festive dress.    CHSW’s festive fundraisers are usually held at Bristol Harbourside, RHS Rosemoor in Devon and the Eden Project in… Read More…

Regional Mayor welcomes £10m lifeline for West of England arts and heritage organisation

Regional Mayor welcomes £10m lifeline for West of England arts and heritage organisation

The West of England Mayor has welcomed Government funding of £10m to support arts and heritage organisations across the region. The announcement from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport and Arts Council England means that 45 cultural organisations in the West of England will receive a £9.7 million share of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund. This major investment will help… Read More…

Ten new schemes proposed for better walking and cycling in B&NES

Ten new schemes proposed for better walking and cycling in B&NES

Getting around Bath and North East Somerset on foot or by bike will be made easier under proposals put forward by the council and the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) for additional funding. Ten new ambitious schemes to provide better walking and cycling routes and ease the pressure on public transport as well as… Read More…

Welcome back to America: no passport required!

Welcome back to America: no passport required!

If it’s fresh air and space to spend socially distanced time with friends and family you are after, then the gardens the American Museum & Gardens, are just what you need. Opened in September 2018 by Alan Titchmarsh, the New American Garden is the first European commission for Washington DC-based landscape architects Oehme, van Sweden. … Read More…

COVID-19 Update – Racing Suspended at Bath

COVID-19 Update – Racing Suspended at Bath

Following the most recent announcement from the British Horseracing Authority, Bath Racecourse have taken the decision to suspend all racing in accordance with the rest of the country. All horse racing fixtures in Great Britain have now been suspended until at least the end of April. Customers who have purchased tickets or hospitality for any… Read More…

Science Busking Day

Science Busking Day

Kingston Parade is to be turned into a hands-on discovery space where people can find out about the Roman Baths and Bath Abbey from a science and technology perspective on Saturday 7 March. The Roman Baths and Bath Abbey will jointly host a free Science Busking event in the square from 11am to 3pm. Visitors… Read More…

Parks investment spells good news for children’s play

Parks investment spells good news for children’s play

Specialist equipment for children with disabilities has been installed in a city park as part of a £480,000 investment by Bath & North East Somerset Council to improve play and outdoor family fun. A wheelchair-accessible roundabout, swing and ground trampoline have been installed at Alexandra Park in Bath – the first inclusive play area of… Read More…

Hone your horticultural skills at Sydney Gardens

Hone your horticultural skills at Sydney Gardens

Free gardening training and a wealth of volunteering opportunities are on offer at Bath’s Sydney Gardens throughout 2020. Residents are invited to become outdoor gardening and conservation volunteers or take advantage of free training in horticultural skills. Bath & North East Somerset Council’s Sydney Gardens team is holding volunteering sessions on Wednesday mornings and the… Read More…

Song to Boost Funds for Longleat’s  Bushfire Charity Appeal

Song to Boost Funds for Longleat’s Bushfire Charity Appeal

Longleat has released a song to help raise money for their bushfire charity appeal. Featuring a 30-strong choir made up of staff and keepers, ‘Together’ was written by a member of the Longleat team and recorded at the Cheese & Grain studio in Frome. As well as the choir, it also includes didgeridoos and Aboriginal… Read More…

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