Links to our museums’ events

Our four museums each run a separate events programme linked to a central theme, which in 2018 is Women’s Suffrage 100: Freedom and Fight in Bath.

No. 1 Royal Crescent
2018 EXHIBITION: Women’s Suffrage 100: Freedom and Fight in Bath
Museum Lates. First Friday of every month. Tours at 6pm and 6.30pm.
Conservation in Action. Every  Monday at No. 1 Royal Crescent
Party in the City. Friday 18 May. Free admission. 7:00pm Barry Lane & the Fridge Mechanics, 8:00 – 9.15pm Echos & Edges
All Dressed Up! Saturday 23 June 11am – 4pm. Today you will find characters in costume – perhaps a seamstress, butler, cook or duchess?
Family craft fun: My Special Picture. 24 July 3 September
Lecture: Jane Austen the Radical. Monday 17 September 6.30pm

Jane Austen Festival Tours. Friday 21 September 6.309.00pm
Guided walk: Women’s Suffrage 100 with performing artist Alison Farina. Saturday 27 October 11am – 1pm
HALF TERM: Design a Photo Frame. 27 October – 4 November
Make a Banner and join the parade! Tuesday 30 October 10am – 1pm

Beckford’s Tower and Museum
2018 EXHIBITION: The Beckford Women
Beckford Book Group. Thursday 7 June 7pm. Ann Radcliffe’s The Mysteries of Udolpho
Lecture: The Three Ladies Hamilton. Thursday 28 June 6.30pm. William Beckford was related to the noble Hamilton family. Their influence is explored.

Museum of Bath Architecture
2018 EXHIBITION: Building Memory – The architecture of death and burial in Bath
Architectural Photographer of the Year competition until 1 November
Party in the City. Friday 18 May. Free admission 6.30 – 9pm. Bishopston Wind Quintet, Kachina Aimee then The Notables, unaccompanied harmony with 8 voices
Heritage Ironwork Walk. Saturday 19 May 12-1pm. A guided walk around historic ironwork
Concert: International cellist, Catherine Lee. Saturday 19 May, 7-9pm
Exhibition Talk with Dr Amy Frost. Tuesday 29 May 6.30pm
Concert: The Monday Players. Wednesday 13 June 6.30pm. Late romantic and early C20th wind quintet music from Bath-based musicians
Lost and Found: Widcombe’s burial grounds. Wednesday 20 June 7 – 9.30pm. A walk and talk with ‘Dr Death’! (Dr Tony Walker, Professor of Death Studies)
Concert: Chanson, frottola and villancico: early 16th century songs with lute and vihuela. Thursday 12 July 6.30pm
Exhibition lecture: Origins in stone. Wednesday 18 July 6.30pm
Exciting Lego challenges. 24 July – 3 September
Bath vs Lyme: Architecture in Austen’s Persuasion. Monday 17 September 11am – 12pm
Lecture: Arnos Vale: Civilising death. Wednesday 26 September 6.30pm
Printing Workshop in Museums Week. Monday 29 October 1-4pm
Lecture: Bath’s War Memorial; Memory and Meaning. Thursday 8 November

Herschel Museum of Astronomy
2018 EXHIBITION: The Wonder Women of Space
Summer Solstice in the museum garden. Thursday 21 June 10.30am – 2pm. Daytime solar viewing
Ladies rock outer space! Create with Space Lego ™ July 24September 3
Night Time stargazing: total lunar eclipse. 27 July 8.30-11pm
William Herschel Society Lecture: In discussion with ESA’s Luke Lucas. Friday 7 September 7:30pm
TALK: So you think you want to be a scientist? With Prof  Carole Mundell. Wednesday 31 October 2-3pm

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