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    Donna Wallace of British Vogue to select Bath's Fashion Museum’s Dress of the Year 2019

    The Fashion Museum Bath is pleased to announce that the selector of Dress of the Year 2019 is Donna Wallace, Fashion and Accessories Editor at British Vogue. Each year, the Fashion Museum invites a top name from the fashion industry to select an outfit that encapsulates the prevailing mood of fashion, represents the past year and captures the imagination. The chosen design becomes part of the Fashion Museum’s world-class collection and goes on display in the museum galleries.

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    Explore the world of Beatrix Potter

    If you have children, no doubt you’ll be aware of the animated adaptation of the Peter Rabbit stories that came to the cinema last year. If your kids loved that, they may be excited to know that there is a second film coming out now and if you like that your children are getting to experience the stories that you loved as a child, you may want to read on as we show you how you can explore the world of Beatrix Potter…

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    In Features

    This year’s top pick of Christmas Markets

    I know, it’s not quite Christmas yet, but no doubt you will have noticed that the shops have started sneaking the old Christmas song into their playlists and that decorations and Christmas themed treats have started appearing in shop windows. If you need a little bit of encouragement to get into the Christmas spirit, take a look at our selection of the best Christmas events to really get you in a festive mood.

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    Escape the hustle and bustle in the run up to Christmas in Bath

    If you're visiting Bath's Christmas Market this year and need somewhere to escapem Bath Central Library will be offering a safe and quiet space for families with children and young people who have special educational needs or disabilities in the run up to Christmas. The aim is to help them escape the crowds and noise they may find stressful. 

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    In Features

    10 great places to visit this autumn

    Halloween is over, we’ve just had bonfire night, Autumn is coming to an end and before we know it, it’ll be winter and you’ll start noticing tinsel up all over the place. Before the season finishes though, we thought we’d give you the lowdown of the best places to visit in the UK.

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    In Events

    Britain’s bon fire traditions

    Bon Fire night is almost upon us and with it a whole host of seasonal activities and events including firework displays and a few other traditions that continue to be celebrated. Naturally, you can find the best bon fire night events in your area by clicking here and using the search bar, but if you want to find out a little more about the various bonfire night traditions that take place across Britain, read on.

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    The UK’s most haunted places

    With Halloween approaching what better time of year is there for talking about some of Britain’s spookiest locations? We talked a little about haunted royal residents last month, so this time we’ve picked a selection of the most so-called haunted sites in Britain. If you’re faint hearted, maybe read this in the day time, otherwise, dive in and prepare to be spooked!

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    Great National Parks everyone should visit

    Britain is full of beautiful open fields and green spaces and visiting one of the National Parks is a great way to watch the seasons change and as we venture further into autumn, it’s the ideal time to visit and take a walk around these beautiful sites.

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    Fan of Downton Abbey? Why not visit the filming locations!

    If you’re a fan of Downton Abbey you’ll no doubt have already watched the entire series and been to the cinema to see the feature length film, so the next step is finding a way to fill the Downton shaped void in your life while you wait for the film’s DVD release. If we’ve just described you, read on, we’ve compiled a list of filming locations for the movie that you can visit.

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    Some of Britain’s royal haunts

    With Halloween nearly upon us, we thought we’d take a moment to look at some of the UK’s best ghost stories and where better to start than with some of the most recognisable haunted buildings in the country? Here we’ll tell you more about some of the UK’s famous royal residences and the ghosts that are said to haunt them.