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May 2021


Richard Osman

Ed Jackson | Mark Watson

food and drink | What's On

Places to Visit | Wellbeing | Will Johns

Retail | Property | accommodation and much much more


Holburne Museum

See Venice through the eyes of Canaletto as the Holburne reopens on May 17th

The Holburne will present a set of paintings of Venice by Canaletto, which will leave their home at Woburn Abbey – one of the most important private art collections – for the first time in more than 70 years.


Alfresco dining at Olio – Mediterranean influenced, unmistakably Somerset

Make Olio the place to be this spring, open every day from, 12 - 9pm. Serving lunch, afternoon tea, dinner & cocktails aplenty. Click below to find out more.

The Bath Festival Preview

The Bath Festival preview: all you need to know about this year's event

The Bath Festival is proud and excited to be one of the first arts festivals in England to open its doors from Monday 17 May. Click below to find out more and for a chance to win tickets to see Richard Osman live!

Nesta Yurt Camping

Nestle in at Nesta: Luxury campsite opens near Frome

Revival, restoration and reunion is the name of the game at Nesta: a luxury campsite on the edge of Frome. This tranquil little haven could be the perfectly-indulgent escape everyone’s looking for. Opening from June 22nd until August 31st, the beautifully decorated and warm yurts, which sleep between one and six are likely to sell out quickly.

The Royal Crescent Hotel

Escape the world and embrace tranquillity!

With outdoor dining and spa days now available, and accommodation bookings from 17th May, it feels like a bright new day is dawning at the RCH – and they can’t wait to celebrate with you! Book yourself a little escape from reality, in our lovely hidden Spa. Call 01225 823 333!

Bath Academy

Starting A-Levels in September? Get Ahead with a Summer Course

Students starting A-Levels this September may have gaps in their education due to the pandemic. A targeted A-Level Preparation Course can help them feel confident starting Sixth Form. 

Bath Building Society

Student mortgages can be a sensible option

As the parent of two children of university age, I know only too well the cost of student accommodation in campus towns like Bath. The reality is that the student loans system is not sufficient to support our young people whilst they are at college. Click below to find out why CEO, Kevin Gray, feels a student mortgage is a sensible option.


Why the South West is suffering with Broadband Battles

93% of parents in the South West have said they'd be ‘lost’ without the internet at home. But worryingly, only a lucky 35% have a highly reliable home broadband connection. Click below to to read..

Mark Watson

Comedian, Mark Watson, talks 

about his new book 'Contacts'

Mark Watson is a stand-up comedian, acclaimed author and prone to considerable anxiety, with multiple phobias and a history of piss-poor self-esteem. Back on the road with his new show and Carpool Comedy events, Mark spoke to Craig Maplesden about lockdown, beeping horns and his new book 'Contacts'.

Bath Box Office

A new home and horizons for Bath Box Office

Bath Box Office finds a new home at Bath’s largest entertainment venue, Bath Forum.

Independent ticket agent Bath Box Office has moved to Bath Forum from its former home in the Visitor Information Centre, Terrace Walk, which closed in 2020. Click to read...

Ed Jackson

We speak to former Bath Rugby player, Ed Jackson

Two years on from a serious accident that left him paralysed from the neck down, Ed is literally climbing mountains and wants to encourage others to never give up hope. Craig Maplesden caught up with the former Bath Rugby backrow to talk about perspective and positivity, plus a new resilience workshop for teens in conjunction with Bath Mindfulness.

The Bird, Bath

Plate opens its all new summer terrace 

Nestled just a short saunter from Bath’s main attractions, Plate encapsulates a taste of Bath with authentic British dishes celebrating fresh, seasonal produce. Click below to read more.