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November 2019

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November
Saturday
Coffee Morning (with mince pie!) & ‘Have a Go!’ sessions

Coffee Morning (with mince pie!) & ‘Have a Go!’ sessions

23rd November 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Drop in to the Museum between 11.00am and 12.30pm and join us for a cup of coffee and a mince pie.  Hosted by some of the Museum’s Trustees, we’d love to meet you and tell you about our fundraising plans. Come and see “A Hundred Green Bottles Hanging on the Christmas Tree” – count them! They’re part of our 2020 fundraising scheme. There are also two ‘Have a Go!’ sessions on Saturday 23rd: Original Paper and Card Decoration 11.00am-12.30 p.m. drop-in…

December 2019

07
December
Saturday
Scrooge: A Christmas Carol film screening

Scrooge: A Christmas Carol film screening

7th December 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Not to be missed!  A special screening of Scrooge: A Christmas Carol  (1951 dir. Brian Desmond Hurst; 87 mins.) Alastair Sim is truly unforgettable as Scrooge in Dickens’s well-loved ghost story. Tremble as Michael Hordern appears as the Ghost of Old Jacob Marley, laugh with Hattie Jacques’s Mrs Fezziwig, and spot famous names of the fifties such as George Cole, Hermione Baddeley and Jack Warner (before Dixon of Dock Green). If you’ve seen it before, you’ll know this is a guaranteed…

January 2020

31
January
Friday
Annual General Meeting of Bath Industrial Heritage Trust Ltd

Annual General Meeting of Bath Industrial Heritage Trust Ltd

31st January 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Museum of Bath at Work, Julian Road
Bath, BaNES BA1 2RH United Kingdom

The Annual General Meeting of Bath Industrial Heritage Trust Ltd (The Museum of Bath at Work) will take place on Friday 31 January 2020 at 2.00pm at the Museum of Bath at Work. The AGM will be approximately 20 minutes in duration. Business to be transacted: Minutes of last AGM 28 January 2019 Changes to Trustees during the year Note the Accounts for financial year 2018/19 (approved 30 September 2019) Re-appointment of Auditors/Examiners Questions from those attending Any other business…

February 2020

28
February
Friday
Talk: Self and Society on the British Home Front: Some Women’s Diaries of the Second World War

Talk: Self and Society on the British Home Front: Some Women’s Diaries of the Second World War

28th February 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Museum of Bath at Work, Julian Road
Bath, BaNES BA1 2RH United Kingdom

West of England and South Wales Women’s History Network presents: An illustrated talk at The Museum of Bath at Work ‘Self and Society on the British Home Front: Some Women’s Diaries of the Second World War’ by Penny Summerfield (Emerita Professor in History at the University of Manchester) All are welcome. £6 entry including a glass of wine. 6.00 p.m for 6.30 pm Please book places in advance by emailing Katherineuna.holden@gmail.com

August 2020

01
August
Saturday
Museum Reopening

Museum Reopening

1st August 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Museum of Bath at Work, Julian Road
Bath, BaNES BA1 2RH United Kingdom

Saturday, August 1, 2020 Following the Government’s announcement that heritage sites can reopen, the Museum of Bath at Work team will provide a safe and enjoyable experience for visitors in line with physical distancing and industry guidelines. The full two metre rule can be maintained throughout the Museum. From Saturday August 1st until further notice, opening hours will be adjusted to afternoons only, 1.30 pm-5pm with last entry at 4pm.  Local residents and Discovery Card holders will be warmly welcomed.…

October 2020

26
October
Monday
A Short Season of Films: October 2020–Half Term

A Short Season of Films: October 2020–Half Term

26th October 2020 @ 8:00 am - 31st October 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Film showings return to MoBaw this month, with a short season of films curated and introduced by the Museum Director Stuart Burroughs. A quick rundown: Monday October 26th 2p.m. and 3 p.m. The Elephant Never Forgets (1952) Free admission with admission to the Museum. Hands up who thinks a film about the last days of Trams in London could be both poetic and elegiac? Me for one. This classic short film by John Krish makes you wonder why we ever got…

April 2021

07
April
Wednesday
Local History at Lunchtime: Hard Times: Jonathan Bowler: Victorian Apprentice, Businessman and Survivor

Local History at Lunchtime: Hard Times: Jonathan Bowler: Victorian Apprentice, Businessman and Survivor

April 7 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Part of our Local History at Lunchtime Lectures We are running a series of lectures via Zoom in April, May and June and we hope, by offering these events online we can ensure members of the Friends are able to view the lectures and shows without having to visit the Museum and if you are remote from Bath you will still be able to join us. Wednesday April 7th 12.30 p.m. Brought to you by Director Stuart Burroughs The founder of…

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April
Wednesday
Local History at Lunchtime: Filthy and Verminous: Bath’s First Medical Officer of Health

Local History at Lunchtime: Filthy and Verminous: Bath’s First Medical Officer of Health

April 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Part of our Local History at Lunchtime Lectures We are running a series of lectures via Zoom in April, May and June and we hope, by offering these events online we can ensure members of the Friends are able to view the lectures and shows without having to visit the Museum and if you are remote from Bath you will still be able to join us. Wednesday April 14th 12.30 p.m. Brought to you by Director Stuart Burroughs In 1866 Bath…

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April
Wednesday
Local History at Lunchtime: Game Set and Match! Bath and Real Tennis

Local History at Lunchtime: Game Set and Match! Bath and Real Tennis

April 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Part of our Local History at Lunchtime Lectures We are running a series of lectures via Zoom in April, May and June and we hope, by offering these events online we can ensure members of the Friends are able to view the lectures and shows without having to visit the Museum and if you are remote from Bath you will still be able to join us. Wednesday April 21st 12.30 p.m. Brought to you by Director Stuart Burroughs The Museum of…

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April
Wednesday
Local History at Lunchtime: Victorian High Technology and Business: Weaver and Co. of Broad Street Bath

Local History at Lunchtime: Victorian High Technology and Business: Weaver and Co. of Broad Street Bath

April 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Part of our  Local History at Lunchtime Lectures We are running a series of lectures via Zoom in April, May and June and we hope, by offering these events online we can ensure members of the Friends are able to view the lectures and shows without having to visit the Museum and if you are remote from Bath you will still be able to join us. Wednesday April 28th 12.30 p.m. Brought to you by Director Stuart Burroughs Domestic life…

May 2021

05
May
Wednesday
Film: Little Lost Robot by Isaac Asimov.

Film: Little Lost Robot by Isaac Asimov.

May 5 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
The Museum of Bath at Work, Julian Road
Bath, BaNES BA1 2RH United Kingdom

Part of the Series: The Future of Work, Artificial Intelligence and Technology. Three Film Fables. From the Out of this World TV Series, 1962 Wednesday May 5, 12.30 p.m. In a future world, dependent upon the artificial intelligence of robots, as capable as man and physically stronger, what prevents such intelligence dominating those that made it? Only the careful programming of the robots’ electronic brains. But what if this programming had been compromised or tampered with? What then?

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May
Wednesday
Film: The Midas Plague by Frederick Pohl

Film: The Midas Plague by Frederick Pohl

May 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Museum of Bath at Work, Julian Road
Bath, BaNES BA1 2RH United Kingdom

Part of the Series: The Future of Work, Artificial Intelligence and Technology. Three Film Fables. From Out of the Unknown TV Series 1965 Wednesday May 12th 12.30 p.m. In the late 21st century, with robots employed to do all the work with higher productivity – and no strikes- the only problem for the human race, is to consume the products of automated industry, faster than they can be produced. In this whimsical tale one unlucky couple find themselves unable to…

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May
Wednesday
Film: The Dead Past by Isaac Asimov

Film: The Dead Past by Isaac Asimov

May 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
The Museum of Bath at Work, Julian Road
Bath, BaNES BA1 2RH United Kingdom

Part of the Series: The Future of Work, Artificial Intelligence and Technology. Three Film Fables. From Out of the Unknown TV Series 1965 Wednesday May 19th 12.30 p.m. The invention of the Chronoscope in the 22nd century offer historians the thing they have always desired – to view the past. But access to this equipment – for ‘time viewing’- is strictly controlled by government. When a determined historian of Ancient Carthage, turned down for access to the Chronoscope, takes matters…

June 2021

02
June
Wednesday
Film: The Other Festival. Performance Art on the Streets of Bath (1973)

Film: The Other Festival. Performance Art on the Streets of Bath (1973)

June 2 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
The Museum of Bath at Work, Julian Road
Bath, BaNES BA1 2RH United Kingdom

Part of our series: Alternative Lifestyle / Alternative Bath: The Bath Arts Workshop Exhibition Wednesday June 2nd 12.30 p.m. Filmed record of the performances by the John Bull Puncture Repair Kit, Lumiere and Son, Landscapes and Workplaces and The Phantom Captain. Some of these shows would make your hair curl. Admission Each lecture or show costs £6.00 to view. If you make an online payment for one, or as many as you would like to see to the Museum bank…

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June
Wednesday
Film & Lecture at MoBaW: Walcot Waives the Rules. An Open Door Presentation 1979 (BBC)

Film & Lecture at MoBaW: Walcot Waives the Rules. An Open Door Presentation 1979 (BBC)

June 9 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Part of our two BBC films and lectures about the Bath Arts Workshop Walcot Waives the Rules. An Open Door Presentation 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!         To view Each lecture or show costs £6.00 to…

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June
Wednesday
Film & Lecture at MoBaW: The Bath Arts Workshop, 1972 (BBC, Bath Film Unit)

Film & Lecture at MoBaW: The Bath Arts Workshop, 1972 (BBC, Bath Film Unit)

June 16 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

PART OF OUR TWO BBC FILMS AND LECTURES ABOUT THE BATH ARTS WORKSHOP 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 mothers knew what they were getting up to? To view Each lecture or show costs £6.00 to view. If you make an online payment for one, or…

July 2021

17
July
Saturday
Guided Walk: Before the Park: A Guided Walk

Guided Walk: Before the Park: A Guided Walk

July 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Exploring the Heritage of the Grounds. With Stuart Burroughs and Stephanie Stuart. Meet at Bandstand at 11.00 a.m., Saturday July 17th Make payment online to: Account Name Bath Industrial Heritage Trust Limited Bank Barclays Bank, Southgate Street Branch Account No 20141615 Sort Code 20-05-06 Or send cheque to Museum of Bath at Work Julian Road BATH made out to Bath Industrial Heritage Trust Book offer: The History of Hedgemead Park To coincide with the Exhibition the ‘Friends’ have also published…

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July
Saturday
Guided Walk: The Public Houses of Hedgemead and Walcot

Guided Walk: The Public Houses of Hedgemead and Walcot

July 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

A Guided Walk exploring an aspect of commercial life in Hedgemead before and after the landslips. Dr Andrew Swift Meet at Bandstand at 11.00 a.m. Saturday July 24th Make payment online to: Account Name Bath Industrial Heritage Trust Limited Bank Barclays Bank, Southgate Street Branch Account No 20141615 Sort Code 20-05-06 Or send cheque to Museum of Bath at Work Julian Road BATH made out to Bath Industrial Heritage Trust Book offer: The History of Hedgemead Park To coincide with…

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July
Saturday
Guided Walk: The Park and its Development

Guided Walk: The Park and its Development

July 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

A Guided Walk by Nigel Pollard of Friends of Hedgemead Park. Meet at Park Gate opposite St Swithin’s Church at 11.00 a.m. Saturday July 31st Make payment online to: Account Name Bath Industrial Heritage Trust Limited Bank Barclays Bank, Southgate Street Branch Account No 20141615 Sort Code 20-05-06 Or send cheque to Museum of Bath at Work Julian Road BATH made out to Bath Industrial Heritage Trust Book offer: The History of Hedgemead Park To coincide with the Exhibition the…

August 2021

07
August
Saturday
A Summer Celebration at the Museum

A Summer Celebration at the Museum

August 7 @ 12:30 pm - August 22 @ 4:00 pm
The Museum of Bath at Work, Julian Road
Bath, BaNES BA1 2RH United Kingdom
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