Free Automata Workshop

Free Automata Workshop

Calling all aspiring artists, make your own Automata Thursday 31stOctober 2019 11am – 3pm See here for more info: FREE AUTOMATA WORKSHOP Recycled Cardboard Automata Workshop  Tutors:  Rolande Thomas and Andy Hume from BAW History Group Create a moving ghost – automata workshop for Halloween!’ Draw one of the rooms at the museum and the ghost you think might have lived in it and make it make it move really scarily by turning a handle…!!’ Bring a spare shoe box with you if possible….! we will have some available and all other workshop materials will be provided. The activity will be hands on but fun, so...

He’s Number One

He’s Number One

President of the Bath Railway Society, millionaire and record producer, Peter Waterman presented the Museum of Bath at Work with the Engine Shed Manager’s chair from Bath Green Park Station at the AGM of the society in September. Director Stuart Burroughs accepted the chair from Mr Waterman and Chairman John Froud with pleasure and managed to persuade Pete Waterman to sign his copy of Mel and Kim’s Showing Out (7″ version)—which the great man had produced in 1986. Win-Win you might say’

Former Chairman of Bath Industrial Heritage Trust Joe Blake

Former Chairman of Bath Industrial Heritage Trust Joe Blake

We are sad to report that Cdr Joe R Blake MBE, RN died on 28th July 2018. He was 99 years of age. Joe was Chairman of the Bath Industrial Heritage Trust from 1990 until 2000. He joined at a time when the Museum was going through a particularly difficult period and guided the Trust in bringing ‘the ship to an even keel’. The second, you might say, as Joe had previously managed the SS Great Britain on its return to Bristol in 1970. He will be sadly missed and all at the Museum send condolences to his family. More...

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