World Heritage Day is returning to Bath on Thursday 18 April from 11am to 3pm.
Taking place at Green Park Station, World Heritage Day presents free activities suitable for all ages, which will explore the city’s architectural achievements and engineering landmarks: past, present and future.
There will be themed talks, guided walks, hands-on activities, displays and a chance to meet some characters from Bath’s past.
Among the activities planned so far are:
Costumed characters Georgian architect John Wood, a Georgian builder and Major Charles Davis, Victorian City Surveyor who was instrumental in the excavation of the Baths
Themed talks on subjects including Roman building and engineering innovations, Bath’s bridges across the river, the 18th century expansion of Bath and present and future architectural development in Bath
Walking tours with the Mayor’s Guides around the Green Park and Avon Street area
Walking tours with Bath Preservation Trust along Bath riverside
Letter-carving demonstrations, stone carving and craft activity provided by Bath Preservation Trust
Original Roman building and engineering objects from the Roman Baths collection
Find out more about your house or street and add your home to our giant map of Bath (with input from Bath Record Office and Know Your Place resources)
Build an arch, an aqueduct and paper pillars
Hands-on problem-solving for budding engineers of all ages with BuroHappold
Archway Project stand and information about heritage projects in Bath
Visit www.bathworldheritage.org.uk/events for further details.