Celebrities Exhibition

 

SATURDAY 18TH - SATURDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER 2010

AT

ST. MICHAEL'S WITHOUT CHURCH
BROAD STREET, BATH

10.30am-4.00pm Mon-Sat


 
(CHURCH CAFE  IS OPEN DURING THE DAY FOR REFRESHMENTS)

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BATH ACCOMPANIED WALKS
 


Walk 1. Tuesday 21 September 10.30am  Bath – City of Celebrities 
Bath has always been a city of celebrities.  Join Kirsten Elliott and Andrew Swift
on a walk to hear about some of them - Such as Isaac Pitman and
Ralph Allen-
and their connection with William Sweetland


Walk 2. Thursday 23 September 10.30am  Bath – City of Music

During the Sweetland Music Festival week what better than to follow Kirsten Elliott and Andrew Swift
on a tour which will disclose Bath's rich musical heritage.  Meet George Frederick Handel,
discover the Mozart connection, and William Hershel's link to William Sweetland

Tickets £6.50 
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EXHIBITION
 
William Sweetland (1822 -1910)

One Hundred Years On

 
The Exhibition will include a multitude of SWEETLAND'S talents including architecture,
wood carving, furniture making, musical talents and inventions, organ building, art
and stone masonry.

Artefacts will be on display including Sweetland's 1883 Oil of Broad Street Bath
and his much beloved hat!

 
Sir Isaac Pitman
 
 Pioneer of shorthand, Sir Isaac Pitman provided one of the most used systems of shorthand in the world.
A former school teacher, Pitman lived in Bath and continued to work in the city for most of his life.
  
 
William Harbutt

(Inventor of Plasticine)
 
2009 - James May's garden in plasticine won Gold at Chelsea
 
 
William Friese-Greene 

(Pioneer of Moving Pictures)
 
Bath based photographer and inventor - an acquaintance of Sweetland
 

Ralph Allen
 
 Renowned for his development of the postal service

 Bath's  status as a Heritage City owes much to Ralph Allen.
 His beautiful Bath Stone Buildings stand proudly in the heart of Bath
 
 
Edwin Long R.A.
 
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Peter Brown's

Broad Street Painting 2010

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and more....
 

Who are Bath's 21st Century celebrities?
How can our celebrities inspire others?

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