The Bath Festival presents Symphony of Sorrowful Songs, under the Moon in Bath Abbey

Image caption: Museum of the Moon by Luke Jerram. Ely Cathedral. Photo (c) James Billings The Bath Festival presents Symphony of Sorrowful Songs with Paraorchestra, soprano Victoria Oruwari and conductor Charles Hazlewood, also featuring Luke Jerram’s Museum of the Moon.…
Mark De Lisser

‘Dark Shadows’ poem written in response to memorials’ links to colonialism and slave trade

Bath-based poet, Mark De’Lisser, has written a poem, ‘Dark Shadows’, in response to the memorials in Bath Abbey and their links to colonialism and slavery. You can watch Mark performing his poem here or read it in full on our…
Collage of Bath Abbey wall memorials

Bath Abbey Monuments Exhibition to tell story of colonialism and slave trade

Bath Abbey is to hold an exhibition revealing its links to colonialism and the transatlantic slave trade through the history of its monuments and ledgerstones. The ‘Monuments, Empire and Slavery’ exhibition, which will run from 24 May to 4 September…