Cinema – see the big blockbusters at the Odeon in Bath, or the smaller cult films at The Little Theatre Cinema, a three-screen art house cinema in a small square near the centre of Bath. We also have a new boutique cinema in Bath where you can watch films on luxurious sofas with a fully licensed cafe-bar and lounge, visit Tivoli!
Theatre – The Theatre Royal in Bath is a beautiful example of historical Georgian theatre architecture which offers a year-round programme of top-quality drama, including many West End productions, opera, comedy, dance and frequent Sunday concerts.
Fitness & Sport – for those who want to keep fit or fancy a bit of fun, Bath’s newly renovated leisure centre has quality fitness facilities and leisure activities to help our students keep healthy and active. The centre has recently undergone a major £1m refurbishment which now holds a 120-station Gym, 25m six lane Swimming Pool, fun Leisure Pool with flumes and slides. You can take part in many team sports in 4 court sports hall and an extensive Fitness Class programme with classes like Zumba, Pilates and Circuits. (Students receive a special discount).
There is also a gym at the University of Bath open to students which will be doubling in size in Winter 2018-19 when a new £3.5m extension opens, offering a dedicated spin studio and other space and equipment across three floors.
Museums – There are many fascinating museums to visit in Bath:
Holburne Museum – The city’s first public art gallery, the Grade I listed building, is home to fine and decorative arts built around the collection of Sir William Holburne (as well as recently used for filming Bridgerton!).
Victoria Art Gallery – The Victoria Art Gallery is a public art museum which opened in 1900 to commemorate Queen Victoria’s diamond jubilee. It is a Grade II* listed building and houses over 1500 objects of art including a collection of oil paintings from British artists dating from 1700 onwards.
No. 1 Royal Crescent – No.1 Royal Crescent is a magnificently restored Georgian town house in Bath’s world-famous Royal Crescent. The rooms feature historic furniture, pictures and objects that reveal what life was like for Bath’s fashionable residents