Why Pigs in Bath?

Why Pigs in Bath?

If you ever visit Bath you might come across a statue of a pig. But why? What have pigs got to do with Bath? In fact they are a celebrated animal, along with the famous King Bladud (863BC) who founded the city of Bath. However, Bladud nearly didn’t become King. This is because he caught the infectious disease leprosy whilst studying in Athens. He therefore had to leave the Royal Palace to a slightly less glamours job of swine (pig) herding in the Avon Valley. In due course the pigs al... Read More
Worldly Foods – 12 Restaurants in Bath

Worldly Foods – 12 Restaurants in Bath

There is a general feeling that the Brits lack variety and flavor within their traditional food, so instead we make up for it by having cuisine from all over the world. So if you’re looking for a more adventurous place to eat out over this bank holiday weekend, here is a list of some recommend independent restaurants in Bath that will be sure to satisfy all your taste buds. Click on the restaurant names to get a closer look at them on their websites.  Thai… Yum Yum Thai ... Read More
Immerse yourself in Bath VisitBath

Immerse yourself in Bath VisitBath

There are many benefits to studying at Bath Academy of English: our personalised learning experience the small class sizes access to a free online learning platform to assist students learning qualified staff and friendly staff to help you with all your questions and much more… However, our students often say what a fantastic city Bath is. This is because of the wonderful variety of attractions and things to do in the city, which adds a little something extra to the overall experie... Read More
Bath Folk Festival 6TH – 14TH AUGUST 2016

Bath Folk Festival 6TH – 14TH AUGUST 2016

What we find wonderful about Bath is the rich and diverse range of cultural events the city hosts. Every week residents and visitors are able to enjoy something different and to suit all tastes. This week across various venues you will come across Bath Folk Festival, a grass roots festival run by and for musicians and dancers who are passionate about folk culture. What is also particularly great about this festival is that is is run by the passion and energy of volunteers who simply aim to... Read More
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