Gerald Waters 46th memorial lecture at Bath University 12th September

Public lecture

11 Cabinet Secretaries 1916-2016 – The most powerful men in Britian with Sir Anthony Seldon

Arts lecture Theatre, University of Bath Monday 12 September 17:45 doors open 17:30

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Open Gardens for Dorothy House Hospice Sunday July 17th 2:00-5:00 pm

Two gardens will be opened in aid of Dorothy House Hospice on Sunday 17th from 2:00 to 5:00 pm.

‘Robins’, 34, North Road, the home of a very keen and experienced gardener, where there will be a plant sale.

‘Robins’ is opposite the entrance to KES and you can park in the area.

The second house is Little Calverton, Bathwick Hill, where Tea will be served. This is another beautiful garden. There is unrestricted parking close by.

Entrance is £6 and includes both gardens.

Bath City Conference July 1st


The Conference (now in its fifth year) gives local people and organisations an opportunity to engage with each other, share information, and discuss future plans. The Banqueting Room will be filled with stalls from local community groups, as well as showcasing the major developments and regeneration schemes planned for Bath. The programme also includes:

  • An update from the Recreation Ground Trust (12.15 -1pm)
  • A report on research by the Student Community Partnership Green Group (from 12 noon onwards)
  • Findings from the recent Bath Access and Mobility Consultation review (12.15-1.45pm)
  • The Clinical Commissioning Group – “Our vision for general practice: how can GP surgeries work in partnership to transform health care in your community?”(1 -2.30pm)
  • A session led by the Alzheimer’s Society on what it’s like to live with dementia in Bath (2- 3.15pm)
  • How the Council and community are working together to create a more environmentally sustainable district, including how Bath won the “Sustainable Food Cities” award and Widcombe’s approach to sustainability  (3-4pm)

 For the Rugby fans amongst you, former Bath Rugby Captain Stuart Hooper will be part of the Q&A panel in the evening following the afternoon’s activities.

The “Question and Answer” session will start at 6pm. The public can put questions to a panel including the Council Leader, the Police Crime Commissioner, MP for Bath the Chief Executive of the Bath Preservation Trust and Stuart Hooper.

The session will be hosted by Somer Valley FM’s Dom Chambers and will also be webcast. Questions can be submitted by e-mailing them to –, or via Twitter @yourbath2016.

 For more details, please see this link

JUNE 22nd : Haile Selassie Guided walk of Bath

Keith Bowers will lead a walk of Bath reflecting on Haile Selassie’s time on Bath from 1936 to 1940, celebrating 80 year since his arrival.

Meet 6:30 at the door of the Abbey – the walk is around central Bath to the Bath Spa hotel and lasts about 1:30 hours.

Free event, please can you let us know if you would like to join us by emailing or calling 01225 330 928

Bathwick Hill Residents Associaton Open gardens Sat. June 11th from 2:00 pm to 5:00pm

Just to remind you our open gardens will be on Saturday 11th June from 2:00 to 5:00 pm. the gardens open are :

Old Apple, Bathwick Hill serving tea, also giving directions to other gardens. Nearest bus stop is White lodge. Houses will be sign posted.

Gardens : Casa Bianca, Bathwick Hill House and nos 19, 15 and 5 Bathwick Hill.

Access to nos 19, 15 and 5 will be from Madiera walk

The event is free but we will be collecting donations for Next Link a local charity supporting women fleeing domestic abuse.

Brexit debate 2nd June 7:30 at Widcombe Baptist church

From Widombe  RA, Open to all:

Bath’s MP Ben Howlett will be telling us why Britain is Stronger In, while our local UKIP candidate Dan Evans will explain why we’re Better Off Out.  Bob Constantine, ITV’s political editor in the West, will chair our BBC Question Time style debate in the Widcombe Baptist Church at 7:30pm on Thursday 2nd June – making sure no-one loses their cool in what promises to be a heated debate!