Bath Songwriters meet at the Ram

Bath Songwriters meet at the Ram After the 2011 “Song for Bath” competition, several of the contestants got together and formed the Bath Songwriters Group They meet around the middle of each month at The Ram, Widcombe, to share songs and discuss songwriting over a drink. The group offers an opportunity for any songwriter of…

Talking Points – January 2015

AGM – We are planning to hold our AGM in the Baptist Church on April 23rd when we will be inviting candidates for election as Widcombe councillors to take part in a brief hustings. Improving Widcombe – A well-attended meeting on ‘Improving Widcombe’ was held on December 16th when many ideas were put forward. This…

Mummers – New Year’s Day 2015

Happy New Mummers! Mummers’ supremo Ian Gilchrist made the brave decision to defy the impending black clouds over Widcombe on New Year’s Day, but had some misgivings as the merry band of Wobblers and performers set off for Widcombe Manor – the most spectacular performance venue on the mummers’ itinerary, its setting lending an extra…

Talking Points – December 2014

Improving Widcombe – We are holding a meeting on December 16th (7.30 in Widcombe Baptist Church hall) to discuss ideas for improving Widcombe and setting up an ‘Improving Widcombe’ committee. Full details have been sent to all WA members. Do come along and help us create an Association that can do even more for Widcombe and…

Improving Widcombe Meeting

45 people, including WA members, committee members and other interested parties attended this meeting, which had arisen from proposals to restructure the way the WA is organised to ensure that the Association can meet its aims of making Widcombe vibrant, prosperous, community-minded and cohesive. It is intended to set up new sub-committees under the main…

National Trust Volunteering

Become an events volunteer with the National Trust on the Bath Skyline! It’s a new and exciting role, which will see you helping to shape the activities and events offered to our visitors. You may be helping to build dens, doing some wild art, or getting stuck into a fairy or pirate inspired event (dressing up…

Talking Points – November 2014

Rossiter Road – On Tuesday 4 th Nov Richard Wales, Mike Wrigley, and David Maxwell, together with traders’ representatives, had a positive meeting with B&NES Highways Service Manager Kelvin Packer and designer Vaughan Thompson. ERH will complete the work on the scheme. The northern pavement in the Parade should be complete and parking restored before…

Talking Points – October 2014

Changes to the committee – Over the last few years the Committee has benefited greatly from the active involvement of Hilary Furlonger and Keith Palmer. With increasing pressures on their time both have now decided to step down. We thank them for all their hard work and wish them well. In their places we welcome…

Talking Points – September 2014

Autumn Meeting – This will take place on Thursday October 23 rd at 7.30pm at Widcombe C of E Junior School. Representatives of the Rossiter Road Scheme contractors and members of our local police team will be attending to speak to us. Rossiter Road – We are assured by the contractors that the work on…