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  • The Bath Festival is on NOW and continues until Sunday 28 May

    For all the latest information about all the events going on over the 10 days please visit our What’s On Pages.      

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  • Stickers in shop windows

    The city gets ready for The Bath Festival

    If you’ve been in the centre of Bath recently, hopefully you’ve noticed a sprinkling of our lovely bright window stickers peppering the city’s shops and cafes. We’re delighted that so many Bath businesses and retailers are proud to show their support for The Bath Festival. We can’t wait to bring that festival buzz to the […]

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  • Paddy Ashdown, Nicky Morgan and Douglas Carswell join The Big Bath Debate – Sunday 28 May

    Beyond the slogans… Strong and Stable. For the Many not the Few. Let’s Take Back Control. Stronger Together. For the last year – at least – we have been assailed with slogans and battered with a seemingly ceaseless political news cycle. As we battle to comprehend what Brexit will mean for us, we have a […]

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  • THE BATH FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE PROGRAMME OF FREE ENTERTAINMENT FOR FAMILIES

    The Bath Festival, which will see some of the biggest names in literature and music appearing in venues across Bath from 19 to 28 May, has just announced their programme of free entertainment for families during the festival week. There will be a variety of free creative workshops and circus skills classes, plus live music, […]

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  • Under 18s 50% off ticket offers JUMP IN limited tickets

    In addition to staging many free events across the course of the festival, we have introduced exciting ticket offers to make top flight arts performances accessible to families and younger audiences. The ticket offers include Under 18s 50% off full price tickets to all Forum main room events (excluding Mary Berry) Events include Bob Dylan: […]

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  • Party in the City programme announcement. Bath’s Biggest FREE night of music.

    Party in the City: 19 May from 6pm Full line up can be seen here Jump in to Bath’s greatest party and open The Bath Festival with an almighty celebration. This year we are filling the streets, parks and venues of Bath with a multitude of arts from electro-swing to cheerleading to Chinese shadow-puppetry. The […]

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  • Bath BID ‘jumps in’ as strategic corporate partner of The Bath Festival

    Bath Festivals is delighted to announce that The Bath Business Improvement District (BID) has made a commitment to become a strategic corporate partner of The Bath Festival, supporting this city-wide celebration and the development of the new flagship festival for Bath. In 2017, the new festival intends to appeal to a wider audience, build visitor […]

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  • Howard Jacobson joins line-up for this year’s Bath Festival

    As the world reeled after the election of Donald Trump, Man Booker Prize-winning novelist Howard Jacobson found himself in “a fury of disbelief”. But instead of fuming, he started rising at dawn and in six weeks flat had written Pussy, the warped fairytale of a gilded prince raised on a diet of reality TV shows […]

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  • BATH FESTIVALS APPOINTS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE AND DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

    Bath Festivals is delighted to announce two new senior appointments. Ian Stockley joins as their new Chief Executive and Clare Jack as Director of Development. Initially a trustee of Bath Festivals, Ian then chaired the strategic advisory group looking at the future direction of Bath Festivals, and bringing together music, literature and other art forms […]

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  • The Bath Festival artists Georgie Fame, Brad Mehldau and Madeleine Peyroux included in this year’s Jazz FM Awards

    The nominations for the Jazz FM Awards were announced last night celebrating stand-out artists who have carved a way forward in the world of jazz, blues and soul, recognising distinction and commending those who have made an exceptional contribution to music. This year three Bath Festival artists were included: Georgie Fame, Brad Mehldau and Madeleine […]

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