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HILARY MANTEL’S WOLF HALL WINS #BEST20BOOKS CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED TO CELEBRATE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF BATH LITERATURE FESTIVAL
February 24, 2015

The Bath Literature Festival is 20 years old in 2015 and to mark this anniversary Artistic Director Viv Groskop has launched the #Best20Books campaign, to produce a definitive list of the top twenty novels of the past two decades. A panel consisting of literary editors, reviewers and literature prize judges has now announced their final […]

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Boost your Literary Mind and win a Michelin star lunch for 2 with The Independent Bath Literature Festival this February / March in the beautiful Heritage City of Bath.
February 9, 2015

If you’re planning a visit to Bath during the Independent Bath Literature Festival, which runs for 10 fun packed days from 27 February – 8 March and want a quick guide of where to go and what to see from the 133 events on offer, with the chance to win a Michelin star lunch for […]

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Bath International Music Festival 2015 – Programme Announcement
February 2, 2015

12 GLORIOUS EARLY SUMMER DAYS OF WONDERFUL MUSIC, PERFORMED BY SOME OF THE WORLD’S FINEST MUSICIANS IN BEAUTIFUL VENUES AND UNUSUAL SPACES AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF THIS WORLD HERITAGE CITY FRIDAY 15 MAY – TUESDAY 26 MAY 2015 Bath International Music Festival 2015 celebrates its 67th year combining a fine classical programme with the best […]

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Tempest, Robb and Dimbleby Read Ted Hughes for Tribute.

It’s hard to think of a more fitting and exciting way to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Bath Literature Festival than with the Ted Hughes: A Tribute event running at The Forum on Saturday 28th February from 12-1pm. This is truly a one-off event and will feature contemporary figures reading Hughes in the incredible […]

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Get some Laughter into your Life courtesy of Bath Literature Festival.
January 23, 2015

The Independent Bath Literature Festival is on hand with a remedy to cure all winter blues – three fantastic comedy events running right here in our lovely city. Last year’s sell-out act Austentatious are dusting off their bonnets and arriving at The Forum on Saturday 28 February from 3-4pm. A chance to giggle from beginning […]

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The Big Bath Read: The rise of the Book Club.
January 14, 2015

It’s official, Book Clubs are back, even Mark Zuckerberg has said so. At the start of this year the Facebook creator joined the trend; started by the likes of Oprah and Richard and Judy, by announcing that his new year’s resolution is to read a book every 2 weeks for an entire year. His first […]

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10 Things You Might Not Know About David Almond
October 8, 2014

Six enthusiastic members of Festival sponsors’ BGS Juniors Year 6 Book Committee were lucky enough to get their hands on tickets for the fabulous Robert Muchamore and Sophie McKenzie event at this year’s Telegraph Bath Children’s Literature Festival. Even better, thanks to Bristol Grammar School’s long-standing connection with the Festival, they were given the opportunity to […]

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An interview with Sally Green

The Telegraph Bath Children’s Literature Festival, 28 September, a glorious Sunday afternoon. A posse of Lower Sixth girls at the packed-out, BGS-sponsored event, keen to hear established novelists Marcus Sedgwick and Sally Green who burst on to the scene in March. Upbeat music welcomes Sally on stage: presenter Gill McLay explains that Marcus is stuck […]

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Photo of the Day: Sunday 28 September
September 28, 2014

Horrid Henry popped by for a visit to the Festival yesterday, much to our young audiences’ delight! Photo Credit: Julian Foxon Photography

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Photo of the Day: Saturday 27 September
September 27, 2014

The Telegraph Bath Children’s Literature Festival started with a brilliant-bonkers quiz yesterday. Our hosts for the evening were the hilarious Andy Stanton and Festival Founder John McLay, and we had some super-keen audience members ready to step up to the challenge! Photograph credit: Julian Foxon Photography

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