Video interview: A memorial to Bath’s forgotten poor, the history of the Union Workhouse

Video interview: A memorial to Bath’s forgotten poor, the history of the Union Workhouse

Author John Payne is interviewed by Richard Wyatt, on his researches with The Museum of Bath at Work which resulted in an exhibition at the Museum and a publication which has recently appeared. A campaign for historical interpretation at the Bath Union Workhouse site in Midford Road, Bath is continuing and the Museum of Bath at Work is involved in providing advice, encouragement and help.  The interview takes place at Mr Bowler’s office at the Museum of Bath at Work. Interview is here:https://youtu.be/lngqIajxGIw

Film & Lecture at MoBaW: Two BBC Documentaries — Walcot’s Bath Arts Workshop

Film & Lecture at MoBaW: Two BBC Documentaries — Walcot’s Bath Arts Workshop

Walcot Waives the Rules. An Open Door Presentation from 1979 Wednesday June 9th 12.30 p.m. Long after the Bath Arts Workshop had ceased its activities the cultural legacy of the workshop has lingered in Walcot Street. This BBC film examines the ‘second wave’ of alternatives in theatre and performance presented in Bath’s most bohemian district! The Bath Arts Workshop 1972 Wednesday, June 16th 12.30 p.m. Filmed record of the activities of the Bath Arts Workshop as captured by the Bath Film Unit. All the usual personalities of the workshop featured in characteristic, and often madcap activity. I wonder if their...

Alternative Lifestyle / Alternative Bath: Another side of Bath

Alternative Lifestyle / Alternative Bath: Another side of Bath

The Bath Arts Workshop Exhibition: May 17th –November 1st The collaborative exhibition presented with the Bath Arts Workshop History Group in 2019 was so successful that we have decided to re-display this on the Museum’s top floor during the year. The exhibition is concerned with the antics of the Bath Arts Workshop – a multidisciplinary art group engaged in music, environmental and architectural conservation, performance art and drama as well as youth projects, catering, removals and babysitting! Between 1969 and 1980 these young people were everywhere! Admission is free with access to the Museum. Anyway to accompany the exhibition we...