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History Events with a Twist for Ages 8+
September 17, 2014

If you’ve got a small history-lover in your life, then these events should be all you need to keep their brains fully occupied during the Festival: Fan of the Horrible Histories CBBC television series? Well come along and meet the illustrator of the Horrible Histories books, Martin Brown. History doesn’t have to be boring, especially […]

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Silly and Fun Events for Ages 7+ and Family
September 16, 2014

If you are trying to find the perfect event to give the whole family a case of the giggles then look no further than these brilliant, hilarious events. The Big Bath Book Quiz opens the doors for the rest of the Festival’s fun-packed events. Start off the Festival by testing your book smarts in teams […]

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Could you be our Young Festival Reporter?
September 15, 2014

Do you fancy yourself the next TinTin or Sarah Jane Smith? Have you got a way with words, and think you can ask the questions no-one else will dare? The Telegraph Bath Children’s Literature Festival is looking for a Young Festival Reporter to go behind the scenes and give an insider’s view on this year’s […]

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Kids Big Bath Read workshops with Hannah Sackett
August 14, 2014

Last week, we had our first Kids Big Bath Read workshop with Hannah Sackett at Midsomer Norton Library. We set out on a fearless expedition of Ghastly-Gorm Hall, armed with nothing more than pens and pencils. Just like Emily Cabbage, our intrepid explorers drew all the monsters and creatures they met along the way. See […]

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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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