Walking Tour: At Least 50 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Bath, a Bath Arts Collective Event
9 March @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
With two thousand years of history and a host of strikingly-designed streets and buildings, Bath is a rich treasure trove for curious minds. This fun and informative guided walking tour by Fred Mawer Tours (www.fredmawertours.co.uk) will give a flavour of how that is the case.
The tour is designed to entertain and enlighten those who believe they know Bath pretty well, as well as anyone less familiar with the city. You will hear a multitude of intriguing and not-so-obvious nuggets about Bath, and be shown a host of often quirky visual details – think easily-overlooked signs, statues, plaques, coats of arms, and even an unusual telephone box and post box! Added into the mix will be quick-fire references to everything ranging from literary figures, TV shows and films to food with Bath links. The tour will end with a prize for the most curious-minded guest!
Tours will be led by Phil Arthur and Fred Mawer, who are professional Blue Badge-qualified tour guides specialising in Bath. The Blue Badge is the UK’s top guiding qualification.
Fred Mawer Tours offers guided tours of Bath and South West England, for individuals and groups. The tours are led by Fred, a Bath resident and award-winning, professional Blue Badge tour guide, or by another expert local guide. In Bath, tours include introductory overviews that are ideal for first-timers to the city, to off-the-beaten-track itineraries and thematic tours such as exploring the city’s spa history and TV/film location tours.
About the Curious Minds Festival
Running from 7th – 28th March, the Curious Minds Festival features over 30 book talks, live performances, film screenings, writing workshops and walking tours. Taking place across a range of fabulous venues with events to entertain, inform, connect and challenge.
7 March @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
8 March @ 6:00 pm – 7:40 pm
9 March @ 6:00 pm – 7:50 pm