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World Heritage Day craft activities

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Art Club

We have joined with our friends at the Roman Baths, Fashion Museum, Victoria Art Gallery and Bath Record Office to bring you a range of themed activity videos so you can get creative at home and find out more about our special places and collections.  All of the instructions and a list of materials you will need are included in the short videos.

Find out about a fascinating World Heritage Site on the other side of the world and design your Uluru picture.

Get arty with architectural features making a Brilliant Buildings Collage.

Celebrate the city's stunning Georgian architecture by making your own Bath Building Card.

Celebrate World Heritage in the UK by making a Stonehenge Solstice Silhouette.   

Celebrate international World Heritage by making a Stained Glass Window.

Get inspired by Bath's green setting and make a Landscape Collage. Here is a PDF version of the same landscape activity.

Discover something that happened in one of Bath's Georgian Pleasure Gardens and make a Colourful Balloon.

See Roman and Georgian faces found in Bath and make a Stone Mask Sculpture.

Visit a natural World Heritage Site and make a Beautiful Belize Barrier Reef Fish

Get creative with more Art Club activities from the Roman Baths, Fashion Museum, Victoria Art Gallery and Bath Record Office

We'd love to see your pictures and creations. You can share with us on Twitter (@BathWHS), Facebook or by email.  

To keep up to date with our ever-changing activities, sign up to our Learning e-newsletter here.

Bath's Digital World Heritage Day 2021

Sunday 18th April was UNESCO World Heritage Day.  We stayed safe by staying online again this year.  Using the hashtags #ConservationThroughCovid and #WorldHeritageDay2021 we reported on what local heritage organisations and major projects have been doing to protect and improve access to Bath's heritage during the year.  We look forward to openings and re-openings.  Read about Bath's exciting new World Heritage Centre and Roman Baths Learning Centre due to open later this year. 

It's not too late to have some World Heritage Day fun.  Find out why Bath has World Heritage Site status and get puzzling with some digital jigsaws representing the hot springs, Roman remains, Georgian architecture, 18th century town planning, the green setting of the city, and Georgian spa culture.  

We hope you will continue to join in with some of our special activities at home.  We'd love to see your pictures and creations. You can share with us on Twitter (@BathWHS), Facebook or by email.  

Select below to find family activities to try at home themed on the six unique elements, recognised by UNESCO in 1987, that make Bath a World Heritage Site.

To dive deeper and try out extra activities you can freely download the Bath World Heritage Site primary resource pack and secondary resource pack.  These have been produced in partnership with Bath Preservation Trust.  The activities include making your own mini museum (primary), finding out about King Bladud and the mythical origins of Bath (primary), considering the risks to World Heritage (secondary) and asking questions about Bath’s future (secondary). 

If you fancy a grown-up challenge you can try our UK World Heritage quiz or try and guess the World Heritage Site from the emojis

Many of our heritage partners in Bath have created wonderful online resources, activities and virtual tours to highlight their fascinating collections and keep us all entertained.  Here are some useful links:

Lots of activities to try at home from the four museums of Bath Preservation Trust: No. 1 Royal Crescent, Museum of Bath Architecture, Herschel Museum of Astronomy and Beckford’s Tower

Science, games and craft activities from the Roman Baths.

Get arty and crafty with the Victoria Art Gallery.

Colour and create with the Fashion Museum.

Get historical with Bath Record Office activities.

Download Discovery Sheets from the American Museum and Gardens.

Join the Holburne Museum's 'Creativity 4 Wellbeing' virtual art group. Download fun weekly activities. 

Get exploring in the garden or close to home with Bathscape.

These digital downloads of our World Heritage Site City Trail and Nelson Trail can add historical interest to your city centre walks.

Read all about the impressive projects undertaken around Bath supported by the Bath World Heritage Site Enhancement Fund in the 2021 newsletter