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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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  • THE BATH FESTIVAL PROGRAMME ANNOUNCEMENT: SALMAN RUSHDIE. MARY BERRY. STEVEN ISSERLIS AND MORE

    General booking from 15th February 2017 Building on the heritage of the Bath Literature and Bath International Music Festivals, and with more than 130 events over 10 days, The Bath Festival will take place from 19th to 28th May 2017 and will bring some of the world’s leading writers, musicians and cultural figures into the […]

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    THE BATH FESTIVAL PROGRAMME ANNOUNCEMENT: SALMAN RUSHDIE. MARY BERRY. STEVEN ISSERLIS AND MORE

    Friday 19 – Sunday 28 May 2017 General booking from 15 February Building on the heritage of the Bath Literature and Bath International Music Festivals, and with more than 130 events over 10 days, The Bath Festival will take place from 19th to 28th May 2017 and will bring some of the world’s leading writers, […]

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    JUMP IN! The Bath Festival key dates for your diary

    The Bath Festival is a new flagship festival for Bath – 10 days and 130+ events featuring the biggest and brightest names in literature, words and music – celebrating the world heritage city of Bath from 19 – 28th May 2017.  The festival supersedes the Bath Literature and Bath International Music Festival. JUMP IN! 130+ events are now […]

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    The Bath Festival 2017: booking now open for early release events

    Momentum is gathering for Bath’s new flagship festival with eight events booking now (ahead of the full programme). The early release events are: – Acclaimed crime writer Sophie Hannah – American jazz musician Madeleine Peyroux – Award winning author of Brooklyn Colm Tóibín  – Celebrated cellist Steven Isserlis in conversation with Schumann super-fan Simon Callow – […]

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