Enjoy nine days of events and activities, and find out more about the wonderfully diverse museums in Bath and North East Somerset

SATURDAY 27 OCTOBER
Tastings of Sally Lunn Buns
10am-12pm
Sample some of Sally Lunn’s world famous buns. Different sweet toppings every day. Sally Lunn’s House

Groovy Gorgons
10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4pm
Who or what was the Gorgon? Make a monstrous Gorgon’s head badge. Roman Baths

Halloween Trail
10am-4pm
A coven of witches has spread some Halloween potions around the garden. Can you follow the trail to claim a prize?
Prior Park Landscape Garden 3-11

Open Days at the Brass Mill
10am-4pm
An ancient watermill on the River Avon, used from 1725-1925. The mill features displays and models and is the only brass mill in the Avon Valley with so much left intact. Saltford Brass Mill Project

Design a Space Superstar!
10am-5pm
Visit our Wonder Women of Science exhibition to inspire you, then bring a character to life on a poster using a choice of exciting graphics. Herschel Museum of Astronomy 3-11

Design a Photo Frame
10am-5pm
Make a Bath-themed photo frame to take home with you.
No. 1 Royal Crescent 3-11

The Big Draw – It’s a Cover Up
10.30am-3pm
Create book covers using pencil and oil pastel with ideas from our special exhibition Making Art Matter: Clifford and Rosemary Ellis. Victoria Art Gallery

Made in Bath: an Exhibition of Bath’s Makers
10.30am-5pm
Free entry to our exhibition which is a testament to the ‘makers’ of Bath. MuseumofBathatWork

Beckford’s Tower and Lansdown Cemetery Tour
11am-12pm and 3pm-4pm
A guided tour of the Tower and the cemetery that was once Beckford’s garden. Booking essential: email hidden; JavaScript is required or
01225 460705. (Free admission to the Tower during Museums Week is by booked tour only.) Beckford’s Tower and Museum

Happy Birthday to Us!
11am-12.30pm
Help the museum celebrate its 40th birthday with lms and presentations.
Museum of Bath at Work

Open Day at Bath Postal Museum
2pm-4.30pm
View the current exhibitions on display at Bath Postal Museum.
Bath Postal Museum A

SUNDAY 28 OCTOBER
Tastings of Sally Lunn Buns
10am-12pm
Sample some of Sally Lunn’s world famous buns. Different sweet toppings every day. Sally Lunn’s House

Groovy Gorgons
10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4pm
Who or what was the Gorgon? Make a monstrous Gorgon’s head badge. Roman Baths

Halloween Trail
10am-4pm
A coven of witches has spread some Halloween potions around the garden. Can you follow the trail to claim a prize?
Prior Park Landscape Garden 3-11

Open Days at the Brass Mill
10am-4pm
An ancient watermill on the River Avon, used from 1725-1925. The mill features displays and models and is the only brass mill in the Avon Valley with so much left intact. Saltford Brass Mill Project

Design a Space Superstar!
10am-5pm
Visit our Wonder Women of Science exhibition to inspire you, then bring a character to life on a poster using a choice of exciting graphics. Herschel Museum of Astronomy 3-11

Design a Photo Frame
10am-5pm
Make a Bath-themed photo frame to take home with you.
No. 1 Royal Crescent 3-11

Made in Bath: an Exhibition
of Bath’s Makers
10.30am-5pm
A testament to the ‘makers’ of Bath, designed and produced by Mytton Williams and Opal Print.
Museum of Bath at Work

Beckford’s Tower and Lansdown Cemetery Tour
11am-12pm and 3pm-4pm
A guided tour of the Tower and the cemetery that was once Beckford’s garden. Booking essential: email hidden; JavaScript is required or
01225 460705. (Free admission to the Tower during Museums Week is by booked tour only.) Beckford’s Tower and Museum

Bath Jewish Burial Ground Open Day
11am-4pm
Visit this beautiful and tranquil burial ground, the resting place of Bath’s Jewish community during the 18th and 19th centuries.
Bath Jewish Burial Ground

MONDAY 29 OCTOBER
Tastings of Sally Lunn Buns
10am-12pm
Sample some of Sally Lunn’s world famous buns. Different sweet toppings every day. Sally Lunn’s House

Groovy Gorgons
10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4pm
Who or what was the Gorgon? Make a monstrous Gorgon’s head badge. Roman Baths

Bath Abbey

Footprint Project Discovery Day
10am-1pm and 2pm-4pm
Discover more about the archaeology and conservation work at Bath Abbey through hands-on activities.
Bath Abbey 7-11

Halloween Trail
10am-4pm
A coven of witches has spread some Halloween potions around the garden. Can you follow the trail to claim a prize?
Prior Park Landscape Garden 3-11

Design a Photo Frame
10am-5pm
Make a Bath-themed photo frame to take home with you.
No. 1 Royal Crescent 3-11

Posy Ring Poetry
10.30am-12pm
Write a short poem and make a posy ring or brooch for someone special.
Keynsham Civic Centre

Picturesque Pots
10.30am-12.30pm
Draw a picture perfect pot using a wax resist technique with crayons and watercolours. Victoria Art Gallery

Tartan Treat
10.30am–12.30pm and 1.30pm–3.30pm
Have you seen Queen Alexandra’s tartan dress in our Royal Women exhibition? Have a go at weaving tartan patterns using paper, elastic and fabric strips.
Fashion Museum

Made in Bath: an Exhibition of Bath’s Makers
10.30am-5pm
A testament to the ‘makers’ of Bath, designed and produced by Mytton Williams and Opal Print.
Museum of Bath at Work

Gallery Trail: Special Shapes and Silhouettes
10.30am-5pm
Follow our trail and seek out special silhouettes around the Gallery. Victoria Art Gallery

Making! Films Forty Years on
11am-12pm
Two short documentaries, Good Value (1942) and Colour in Clay (1944), made in colour and focusing on the subject of mass production techniques.
Museum of Bath at Work

Welcome to the Mayor’s Parlour
11am-4pm
800 years of history on display – see the city’s Royal Charters, gold and silver collection, ceremonial maces, swords and robes.
The Mayor’s Parlour

Open Day at Bath Postal Museum
11am-4.30pm
View the current exhibitions on display at Bath Postal Museum.
Bath Postal Museum

Decorative Printing Workshop
1pm-4pm
Inspired by our elegant Georgian plasterwork pattern, print a decorative design to take away. Museum of Bath Architecture 3-11

Design a Space Superstar!
1pm-5pm
Visit our Wonder Women of Science exhibition to inspire you, then bring a character to life on a poster using a choice of exciting graphics. Herschel Museum of Astronomy 3-11

Outdoor Fossil Hunt
2pm-4pm
Outdoor fossil hunt on a coal spoil heap. Bring a small hammer and suitable clothes and footwear. Goggles are provided. Meet outside Museum.
Somerset Coal eld Life at Radstock Museum 5-11

Map Hunting
2.30pm-3.30pm
An illustrated talk on the history of maps in Somerset and Bath.
Bath Record Office
To be held at Brunswick Room, Guildhall

TUESDAY 30 OCTOBER
Tastings of Sally Lunn Buns

10am-12pm
Sample some of Sally Lunn’s world famous buns. Different sweet toppings every day. Sally Lunn’s House A

Groovy Gorgons
10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4pm
Who or what was the Gorgon? Make a monstrous Gorgon’s head badge. Roman Baths

Make a Giant Banner
10am-1pm
Help create a giant banner to celebrate our special city of Bath, using collage, paint and textiles.
No. 1 Royal Crescent 3-11

Footprint Project Discovery Day
10am-1pm and 2pm-4pm
Discover more about the archaeology and conservation work at Bath Abbey through hands-on activities.
Bath Abbey 7-11

Free entry to the garden at the American Museum in Britain
11am-4pm
Discovery Card holders can enjoy the museum’s garden free of charge. American Museum in Britain

Halloween Trail
10am-4pm
A coven of witches has spread some Halloween potions around the garden. Can you follow the trail to claim a prize?
Prior Park Landscape Garden 3-11

Design a Photo Frame
10am-5pm
Make a Bath-themed photo frame to take home with you.
No. 1 Royal Crescent 3-11

East Asian Monster Masks
10.30am-12pm
Join us to make painted masks inspired by East Asian monsters. Booking required: email hidden; JavaScript is required or 01225 464640 Museum of East Asian Art A

Holburne Museum

Spooky Stage Sets
10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-3.30pm
Make a mini stage set complete with ghastly ghouls and scary skeletons. Halloween costumes optional!
The Holburne Museum 5-11

Picturesque Pots
10.30am-12.30pm
Draw a picture perfect pot using a wax resist technique with crayons and watercolours. Victoria Art Gallery

Tartan Treat
10.30am–12.30pm and 1.30pm–3.30pm
Have you seen Queen Alexandra’s tartan dress in our Royal Women exhibition? Have a go at weaving tartan patterns using paper, elastic and fabric strips.
Fashion Museum

Made in Bath: an Exhibition of Bath’s Makers
10.30am-5pm
A testament to the ‘makers’ of Bath, designed and produced by Mytton Williams and Opal Print.
Museum of Bath at Work

Gallery Trail: Special Shapes and Silhouettes
10.30am-5pm
Follow our trail and seek out special silhouettes around the Gallery. Victoria Art Gallery

Textiles! Films Forty Years on
11am-12pm
Two short documentaries, Queen Cotton (1946) and King Wool (1944), focusing on the subject of mass production techniques in the British textile industries.
Museum of Bath at Work

Welcome to the Mayor’s Parlour
11am-4pm
800 years of history on display – see the city’s Royal Charters, gold and silver collection, ceremonial maces, swords and robes.
The Mayor’s Parlour

Open Day at Bath Postal Museum
11am-4.30pm
View the current exhibitions on display at Bath Postal Museum.
Bath Postal Museum

Design a Space Superstar!
1pm-5pm
Visit our Wonder Women of Science exhibition to inspire you, then bring a character to life on a poster using a choice of exciting graphics. Herschel Museum of Astronomy 3-11

Story Reading: East Asian Ghosts
2pm-3.30pm
Listen to East Asian ghost stories and have some Halloween fun. Booking required: email hidden; JavaScript is required or 01225 464640 Museum of East Asian Art A

WEDNESDAY 31 OCTOBER
Tastings of Sally Lunn Buns

10am-12pm
Sample some of Sally Lunn’s world famous buns. Different sweet toppings every day. Sally Lunn’s House

Groovy Gorgons
10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4pm
Who or what was the Gorgon? Make a monstrous Gorgon’s head badge. Roman Baths

American Museum

Free entry to the garden at the American Museum in Britain 11am-4pm
Discovery Card holders can enjoy the museum’s garden free of charge. American Museum in Britain

Halloween Trail
10am-4pm
A coven of witches has spread some Halloween potions around the garden. Can you follow the trail to claim a prize?
Prior Park Landscape Garden 3-11

Design a Photo Frame
10am-5pm
Make a Bath-themed photo frame to take home with you.
No. 1 Royal Crescent 3-11

East Asian Monster Masks
10.30am-12pm
Join us to make painted masks inspired by East Asian monsters. Booking required: email hidden; JavaScript is required or 01225 464640 Museum of East Asian Art

Tartan Treat
10.30am–12.30pm and 1.30pm–3.30pm
Have you seen Queen Alexandra’s tartan dress in our Royal Women exhibition? Have a go at weaving tartan patterns using paper, elastic and fabric strips.
Fashion Museum

Spooky Stage Sets
10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-3.30pm
Make a mini stage set complete with ghastly ghouls and scary skeletons. Halloween costumes optional!
The Holburne Museum 5-11

Made in Bath: an Exhibition of Bath’s Makers
10.30am-5pm
A testament to the ‘makers’ of Bath, designed and produced by Mytton Williams and Opal Print.
Museum of Bath at Work

Gallery Trail: Special Shapes and Silhouettes
10.30am-5pm
Follow our trail and seek out special silhouettes around the Gallery. Victoria Art Gallery

Women at Work! Films Forty Years on
11am-12pm
Two documentary lms, Women at War (1943) and Student Nurse (1949), celebrating women’s contribution to the war effort and National Health Service.
Museum of Bath at Work

Welcome to the Mayor’s Parlour
11am-4pm
800 years of history on display – see the city’s Royal Charters, gold and silver collection, ceremonial maces, swords and robes.
The Mayor’s Parlour

Planisphere perfection Herschel Museums week

Planisphere Perfection!
1pm-4pm
Become an astronomer by making a device that will help you identify the stars in the night sky.
Herschel Museum of Astronomy 3-11

Design a Space Superstar!
1pm-5pm
Visit our Wonder Women of Science exhibition to inspire you, then bring a character to life on a poster using a choice of exciting graphics. Herschel Museum of Astronomy 3-11

‘So you think you want to be a scientist?’ A talk for families
2pm-3pm
An inspiring opportunity for families to hear a talk by Carole Mundell, Head of Astrophysics at Bath University. Limited tickets. Book online www.no1royalcrescent.org.uk
No. 1 Royal Crescent

Korean Drum and Storytelling
2pm-3.30pm
Listen to a Korean harvest story and make drums and props with recycled materials. Booking required: email hidden; JavaScript is required or 01225 464640
Museum of East Asian Art

Open Day at Bath Postal Museum
2pm-4.30pm
View the current exhibitions on display at Bath Postal Museum.
Bath Postal Museum

Ghost Story (1974) Certi cate 15
7.30pm-9.30pm
Creepy ghost story, perfect for Halloween viewing.
Museum of Bath at Work 15+

Sally Lunn

THURSDAY 1 NOVEMBER
Tastings of Sally Lunn Buns

10am-12pm
Sample some of Sally Lunn’s world famous buns. Different sweet toppings every day. Sally Lunn’s House

Groovy Gorgons
10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4pm
Who or what was the Gorgon? Make a monstrous Gorgon’s head badge. Roman Baths

Free entry to the garden at the American Museum in Britain
11am-4pm
Discovery Card holders can enjoy the museum’s garden free of charge. American Museum in Britain

Halloween Trail
10am-4pm
A coven of witches has spread some Halloween potions around the garden. Can you follow the trail to claim a prize?
Prior Park Landscape Garden 3-11

Design a Photo Frame
10am-5pm
Make a Bath-themed photo frame to take home with you.
No. 1 Royal Crescent

Harvest Time in the Old Days
10.30am-12.30pm
Enjoy harvest-themed crafts and nd out how everyone, including children, worked to bring in the harvest over 100 years ago.
Somerset Coal eld Life at Radstock Museum

Picturesque Pots
10.30am-12.30pm
Draw a picture perfect pot using a wax resist technique with crayons and watercolours. Victoria Art Gallery

Made in Bath: an Exhibition of Bath’s Makers
10.30am-5pm
A testament to the ‘makers’ of Bath, designed and produced by Mytton Williams and Opal Print.
Museum of Bath at Work

Gallery Trail: Special Shapes and Silhouettes
10.30am-5pm
Follow our trail and seek out special silhouettes around the Gallery. Victoria Art Gallery

Film Forty Years on: On Common Ground
11am-12pm
Showing of rare lm, On Common Ground (1993), on local history, local signi cance and local distinctiveness. Followed by a discussion on local history in general.
Museum of Bath at Work

Welcome to the Mayor’s Parlour
11am-4pm
800 years of history on display – see the city’s Royal Charters, gold and silver collection, ceremonial maces, swords and robes.
The Mayor’s Parlour

Design a Space Superstar!
1pm-5pm
Visit our Wonder Women of Science exhibition to inspire you, then bring a character to life on a poster using a choice of exciting graphics. Herschel Museum of Astronomy

Open Day at Bath Postal Museum
2pm-4.30pm
View the current exhibitions on display at Bath Postal Museum.
Bath Postal Museum

FRIDAY 2 NOVEMBER
Tastings of Sally Lunn Buns

10am-12pm
Sample some of Sally Lunn’s world famous buns. Different sweet toppings every day. Sally Lunn’s House

Groovy Gorgons
10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4pm
Who or what was the Gorgon? Make a monstrous Gorgon’s head badge. Roman Baths

Free entry to the garden at the American Museum in Britain
1Aam-4pm
Discovery Card holders can enjoy the museum’s garden free of charge. American Museum in Britain

Halloween Trail
10am-4pm
A coven of witches has spread some Halloween potions around the garden. Can you follow the trail to claim a prize?
Prior Park Landscape Garden 3-11

Design a Photo Frame
10am-5pm
Make a Bath-themed photo frame to take home with you.
No. 1 Royal Crescent 3-11

Marvellous Masks
10.30am-12.30pm
Make marvellous character masks from our special exhibition: Making Art Matter: Clifford and Rosemary Ellis.
Victoria Art Gallery A

Tartan Treat
10.30am–12.30pm and 1.30pm–3.30pm
Have you seen Queen Alexandra’s tartan dress in our Royal Women exhibition? Have a go at weaving tartan patterns using paper, elastic and fabric strips.
Fashion Museum

Made in Bath: an Exhibition of Bath’s Makers
10.30am-5pm
A testament to the ‘makers’ of Bath, designed and produced by Mytton Williams and Opal Print.
Museum of Bath at Work

Gallery Trail: Special Shapes and Silhouettes
10.30am-5pm
Follow our trail and seek out special silhouettes around the Gallery. Victoria Art Gallery

Film Forty Years on: Child’s Play
11am-12pm
Two short documentaries on children in post-war Britain: Child’s Play (1950) and Learning to Live (1952). Brilliant viewing for young and older.
Museum of Bath at Work

Welcome to the Mayor’s Parlour
11am-4pm
800 years of history on display – see the city’s Royal Charters, gold and silver collection, ceremonial maces, swords and robes.
The Mayor’s Parlour

Design a Space Superstar!
1pm-5pm
Visit our Wonder Women of Science exhibition to inspire you, then bring a character to life on a poster using a choice of exciting graphics. Herschel Museum of Astronomy 3-11

Conservation in Action
2pm-4pm
See how we look after our incredible Roman site. Our collections team will be cleaning the Temple courtyard and explaining the process. Roman Baths A

Open Day at Bath Postal Museum
2pm-4.30pm
View the current exhibitions on display at Bath Postal Museum.
Bath Postal Museum

SATURDAY 3 NOVEMBER
Tastings of Sally Lunn Buns

10am-12pm
Sample some of Sally Lunn’s world famous buns. Different sweet toppings every day. Sally Lunn’s House

Groovy Gorgons
10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4pm
Who or what was the Gorgon? Make a monstrous Gorgon’s head badge. Roman Baths

Halloween Trail
10am-4pm
A coven of witches has spread some Halloween potions around the garden. Can you follow the trail to claim a prize?
Prior Park Landscape Garden 3-11

Open Days at the Brass Mill
10am-4pm
An ancient watermill on the River Avon, used from 1725-1925. The mill features displays and models and is the only brass mill in the Avon Valley with so much left intact. Saltford Brass Mill Project

Design a Space Superstar!
10am-5pm
Visit our Wonder Women of Science exhibition to inspire you, then bring a character to life on a poster using a choice of exciting graphics. Herschel Museum of Astronomy 3-11

Design a Photo Frame
10am-5pm
Make a Bath-themed photo frame to take home with you.
No. 1 Royal Crescent 3-11

Made in Bath: an Exhibition of Bath’s Makers
10.30am-5pm
A testament to the ‘makers’ of Bath, designed and produced by Mytton Williams and Opal Print.
Museum of Bath at Work

Open Day at Bath Postal Museum
2pm-4.30pm
View the current exhibitions on display at Bath Postal Museum.
Bath Postal Museum

SUNDAY 4 NOVEMBER
Tastings of Sally Lunn Buns

10am-12pm
Sample some of Sally Lunn’s world famous buns. Different sweet toppings every day. Sally Lunn’s House

Roman Baths

Groovy Gorgons
10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4pm
Who or what was the Gorgon? Make a monstrous Gorgon’s head badge. Roman Baths

Halloween Trail
10am-4pm
A coven of witches has spread some Halloween potions around the garden. Can you follow the trail to claim a prize?
Prior Park Landscape Garden 3-11

Saltford Brass Mill

Open Days at the Brass Mill
10am-4pm
An ancient watermill on the River Avon, used from 1725-1925. The mill features displays and models and is the only brass mill in the Avon Valley with so much left intact. Saltford Brass Mill Project

Design a Space Superstar!
10am-5pm
Visit our Wonder Women of Science exhibition to inspire you, then bring a character to life on a poster using a choice of exciting graphics. Herschel Museum of Astronomy 3-11

Design a Photo Frame
10am-5pm
Make a Bath-themed photo frame to take home with you.
No. 1 Royal Crescent 3-11

Made in Bath: an Exhibition of Bath’s Makers
10.30am-5pm
A testament to the ‘makers’ of Bath, designed and produced by Mytton Williams and Opal Print.
Museum of Bath at Work A

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