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...