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BATH FESTIVALS WINS ARTS AWARD’S GOOD PRACTICE AWARD
July 15, 2014

The Learning and Participation team at Bath Festivals is thrilled to announce that they have been awarded a Good Practice Centre Award by Arts Award. Bath Festivals has been recognised as a national centre of good practice for its work with children and young people. As well as producing its three major festivals, Bath International […]

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Arts Council England withdraws National Portfolio funding to Bath Festivals from April 2015
July 1, 2014

Bath Festivals is shocked by the loss of its funding from Arts Council England, which will take effect from April 2015. Both The Telegraph Bath Children’s Literature Festival this October and The Independent Bath Literature Festival in March 2015 will take place as planned and with support from our other partners Bath Festivals will continue […]

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THE 8th TELEGRAPH BATH CHILDREN’S LITERATURE FESTIVAL

THE 8th TELEGRAPH BATH CHILDREN’S LITERATURE FESTIVAL Friday 26 September – Sunday 5 October 2014 THE LARGEST DEDICATED CHILDREN’S LITERATURE FESTIVAL IN THE UK with GUEST ARTISTIC DIRECTOR DAVID ALMOND and OVER 100 EVENTS FEATURING THE BEST CHILDREN’S WRITERS AND ILLUSTRATORS INCLUDING: Holly Black, Martin Brown, John Burningham, Cathy Cassidy, Lauren Child, Cassandra Clare, Mandy […]

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BATH FESTIVALS APPOINTS CHAIR AND TWO NEW BOARD MEMBERS
June 19, 2014

Bath Festivals is delighted to announce the appointment of John Cullum as our new Chair, taking over from Jane Drabble OBE who has stepped down after nearly 5 years. John is involved with several other local charities, and will bring a wide range of contacts and business acumen to Bath Festivals.   He served as High […]

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Party in the City 2014
June 5, 2014

A selection of photographs from Party in the City 2014 taken by our photographer Andrew Nash.

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Photo of the Day: Monday 26 May
May 27, 2014

The Festival finished in style on Bank Holiday Monday night with a stunning performance in Bath Abbey by Jan Garbarek and The Hilliard Ensemble.

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Photo of the Day: Sunday 25 May
May 25, 2014

Stacey Kent took to the stage to rapturous applause last night. Stacey performed a beautiful set based around her album The Changing Lights, inspired by her love of Brazilian music and Bossa Nova. Credit: Julian Foxon Photography

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Photo of the Day: Saturday 24 May
May 24, 2014

Last night we were utterly charmed by the magnificent harpist Gabriella Dall’Olio. Gabriella played the second of our Late Night Series in the Old Theatre Royal, presenting a programme relating to sleep and dreams, including the world première of Nod, our Artistic Director Alasdair Nicolson‘s meditation on the Land of Nod. Credit: Julian Foxon Photography

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James Boyd Interview

Our intrepid PR Manager, Tamsin Treverton-Jones, took to the high seas in order to collar James Boyd and learn a little more about this fascianting performer ahead of his concert at Bath International Music Festival: You have spoken about your fascination with Britten’s Nocturnal and how it has shaped your musical life.  Can you say […]

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Photo of the Day: Friday 23 May
May 23, 2014

Jessica Mogridge is one of the ‘remarkable oboists’ that make up Pipers 3, who played the first concert in our Late Night Series yesterday in the Old Threatre Royal. Pipers 3 head out on tour today and can be seen at St John the Baptist in Midsomer Norton at 7pm this evening: http://bathfestivals.org.uk/music/event/pipers-3

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