We have a variety of volunteering opportunities available at No. 1 and are always keen to welcome new volunteers to our team.

Room Guides:

Our guides are positioned in each room of the Georgian town house to greet visitors and provide information about the room and its contents.

No previous experience is necessary as full training will be given but a general interest in history along with the following skills and aptitudes are required for the role:


  • Reliable
  • Good time keeper
  • Friendly and welcoming
  • Confident at talking to members of the public
  • Ability to work alone

Benefits for Volunteers:

  • Travel expenses reimbursed
  • Membership of Bath Preservation Trust on completion of training
  • Annual trips, Christmas lunch and lecture series
  • Regular coffee mornings
  • Being part of a friendly volunteer community

If you are interested in finding out more please contact Emily Hellewell, Visitor Services Manager, at no1royalcrescent@bptrust.org.uk or 01225 428126.

Shop Volunteers:

Our shop volunteers welcome and assist visitors in our Museum shop as well as processing payments and selling admission tickets.

No previous retail experience is necessary as full training will be given but a friendly and engaging manner in dealing with visitors is encouraged.

If you are interested in finding out more about this role please contact Mari-Liis Konts, Shop Manager, at at shop@bptrust.org.uk

Harpsichord Players:

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We are looking for volunteer harpsichord players to play the harpsichord in the Withdrawing Room of No.1 Royal Crescent on an occasional basis.

If you are interested in this role please contact Victoria Barwell, Curator, for an enquiry form: Victoria Barwell, Curator, No.1 Royal Crescent, Bath, BA1 2LR  vbarwell@bptrust.org.uk

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