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JuN 18 6 TALK OF THE TOWN News and views from the city

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BIGWIG Our columnist opens his garden to the public – with interesting results

10 MIDSUMMER MAGIC Indulge yourself with some retail therapy

12 FACE THE MUSIC Mick Ringham meets Bath-based burlesque artist Gemma Lye

14 FASHION We pick our favourite accessories for summer

19 SUMMER HIGHLIGHTS Don’t miss out on this season’s festivals, community events and top entertainment

26 WHAT’S ON From John Cleese in stand-up to Fringe Festival fun – if it’s worth seeing in Bath it’s in our guide

34 ART & EXHIBITIONS Who’s showing what and where this month

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38 FROM THE ARCHIVE The strange tale of the poet Byron’s parents and the family’s turbulent times in Bath

42 BUSINESS NEWS Celebrating new appointments and success stories from Bath’s commercial world

46 FESTIVAL WALK Andrew Swift has devised a seven-venue tour through the city’s historic hotspots

48 FAMILY FUN Entertain the children with story time, art workshops and a new gardening club

66 INTERIORS A Bath home created with love and filled with vintage detail

71 OPEN GARDENS Visit the gardens open in aid of Dorothy House

72 GARDENING Brighten up your plot with pots – plus this month’s National Open Gardens news

79 PROPERTY Our bumper property section starts here.

53 TAKE A BREAK Why Lundy Island is the perfect get-away-from-it-all retreat

56 RESTAURANT REVIEW We visit The Crown at Bathford, which has been transformed into a bistro pub

58 FOOD & DRINK The latest places to eat, drink and be merry

60 FIT & FABULOUS Top tips on preparing your toes for summer

ON THE COVER Circular sculpture by Nigel Hall, currently on show at the Quest Gallery

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The Bath Magazine Jun 2011  

The Bath Magazine Is a glossy monthly magazine for the city of Bath, Somerset, England

The Bath Magazine Jun 2011  

The Bath Magazine Is a glossy monthly magazine for the city of Bath, Somerset, England