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YouTube star Oli White joins #BathKidsLitFest line-up!
August 24, 2016

Join YouTube sensation Oli White as he discusses his debut novel Generation Next, a funny coming of age story about friendship, family and first love. In Generation Next, Oli brings the character of Jack to life – a teenager who has had a few ups and downs recently. When Jack and his friends create GenNext, […]

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Bath Kids Lit Super Fans! Maddy McGlynn
August 18, 2016

As part of Bath Children’s Literature Festival’s 10th Birthday celebrations we have invited a few of our biggest fans to describe some of their favourite memories from festivals past and what they’re looking forward to this year. This week’s blog is from fantasy fiction enthusiast Maddy McGlynn… Literature is discovered by passionate readers of all ages and children […]

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Bath Kids Lit Super Fans! Oscar Speigal
August 11, 2016

As part of Bath Children’s Literature Festival’s 10th Birthday celebrations we have invited a few of our biggest fans to describe some of their favourite memories from festivals past and what they’re looking forward to this year. This week’s blog is from Horrid Henry fan Oscar Speigal… “I think I am lucky, because every year I get […]

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Alex Clark to join Bath Festivals as Artistic Director of Words & Literature
August 8, 2016

Bath Festivals is delighted to announce the appointment of Alex Clark as Artistic Director of Words & Literature. Alex is an editor and literary journalist who frequently writes for The Guardian, The Observer and The Times Literary Supplement. She regularly chairs literature events and has also been on the judging panel for the Booker Prize. […]

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Bath Kids Lit Super Fans! Lily Stanley
August 4, 2016

As part of Bath Children’s Literature Festival’s 10th Birthday celebrations we have invited a few of our biggest fans to describe some of their favourite memories from festivals past and what they’re looking forward to this year. This week’s blog is from Ottoline enthusiast Lily Stanley… Hi my name is Lily Stanley and just like the […]

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Highlights of YALC come to Bath
August 1, 2016

Over the weekend, the UK’s Young Adult Literature Convention (YALC for short) celebrated the best books for young people. We are very pleased to be able to bring you the highlights of YALC to Bath this October, from fantasy adventures to coming-of-age stories there is an event for everyone! Malorie Blackman and Simon Mayo Saturday […]

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GENERAL BOOKING IS NOW OPEN: THE 10TH BATH CHILDREN’S LITERATURE FESTIVAL
July 24, 2016

SATURDAY 1 OCTOBER – SUNDAY 9 OCTOBER 2016 THE LARGEST DEDICATED CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL IN EUROPE WILL SOON BE 10 YEARS OLD 9 days and over 100 events featuring the best children’s and teen authors, incredible illustrators, favourite characters, professional storytellers and the biggest names in children’s literature from across the world. Tickets go on sale on the […]

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2016 Party in the City and Bath International Music Festival
May 23, 2016

The festival began with Bath’s Biggest Free night of music Party in the City. 40 venues, 2 new outdoor festival stages in Parade Gardens and Queen Square and schools, bands, choirs all performing and continued over 10 days. Take a look at the 2016 Festival in our Festival Gallery view gallery                              

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Party in The City Bath’s Biggest FREE Party. View the online brochure with all the info you need about what’s on when and where
May 1, 2016

Bath Music Festival | Party in the City 2016 FRIDAY 20 MAY 2016: 5.30PM UNTIL LATE! PARTY IN THE CITY IS BATH’S BIGGEST, FREE NIGHT OF MUSIC AND PERFORMANCE For all the info on the night and your guide to what’s on where and when click here

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Bath International Music Festival talks to internationally acclaimed cellist Jo Quail ahead of her performance at Party In The City 2016…
April 30, 2016

How did you get started with your music career? I’m a cellist, composer and mum from London. I’ve got quite an unusual musical career as I write and perform my own music largely, and travel the world to play my concerts. I also do session performances or recordings for a diverse artist base from opera […]

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