New Website Shows Bath’s Links to Transatlantic Slave Trade

Website launched to show Bath’s links to the transatlantic slave trade found in the Bath Chronicle newspaper 1760-1780 Following over a year of detailed research, The Bath & Colonialism Archive Project has launched a website (bathandcolonialism.org) containing information on Bath’s…
Tower Tour looking down

Historic buildings could be protected from rising energy bills by solar panels

Installing solar panels could help historic buildings beat the rising costs of energy, according to a new study by a team of UK researchers led by the University of Bath. Feasibility study estimates installing solar panels on Bath Abbey could…

Bath Abbey to receive £246,000 from third round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Bath Abbey among nearly 140 heritage organisations to benefit from share of the £15.5 million latest round of awards This award will help safeguard the historic fabric of Bath Abbey and help ensure it continues to offer a warm welcome…
Guy Bridgewater with Christina and Andrew Brownsword in the soon-to-be-completed Song School

Footprint project raises £1 million thanks to Brownsword Charitable Foundation

Bath Abbey’s community has successfully raised £500,000, which has been matched pound for pound by the Brownsword Charitable Foundation, to bring the grand total raised to £1 million – a significant contribution towards completing the Footprint project. In 2017, The…