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Grant awarded to explore Bath’s links to slave trade and history of Black presence

Thanks to The National Archives, Bath Abbey, Bath Preservation Trust and Bath Records Office have been awarded a grant to explore Bath’s links to the transatlantic slave trade and the history of a Black presence in the city by studying…
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“Remembering Together” those who have died during the Covid-19 pandemic

People across Bath and North East Somerset and Wiltshire whose loved ones have died during the coronavirus pandemic are being invited to join an online community service of remembrance. The Community Remembering Together Service will be broadcast on Wednesday 24…
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Bath Abbey receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

Almost 450 heritage organisations, churches and cathedrals in England, including Bath Abbey have been awarded funding from the first round of the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage Grants of up to £1 million will deliver a lifeline for churches, cathedrals and the…
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Bath Abbey supports the Archbishops of Canterbury and York in a call to prayer for the nation

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have invited the nation to join them in prayer, in a message encouraging ‘calm, courageous and compassionate’ responses to the difficulties of the second national lockdown in England. In an open letter, the Archbishop…