Seventeen early release events announced for The Bath Festival
We are pleased to announce seventeen early release events for The Bath Festivals, which takes place from 11 to 27 May in 2018.
Highlights from our literature programme include: Rose Tremain; Adam Kay; Maggie O’Farrell; Roddy Doyle and John Julius Norwich.
Highlights from our music programme include: Ben Folds & A Piano (on sale now), Royal Northern Sinfonia with Lars Vogt playing the complete Beethoven Piano Concertos; Ladysmith Black Mambazo; Roderick Williams and Iain Burnside; Stephen Hough; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (on sale now).
Ian Stockley, CEO of Bath Festivals, says “We’re thrilled to be able to extend next year’s 70th anniversary festival from 10 to 17 days with a programme of over 160 vibrant events. We continue to bring international artists, authors and speakers to Bath to perform alongside those starting out on their professional career. This year, we are diversifying the programme content and use of venues, staging events in both our beautiful buildings and outside in the open spaces of our world heritage city. We will create a true festival experience, as we bring the city alive through performances that entertain and engage the wider community. We are partnering with schools and colleges across the city to offer children and young people opportunities to work with leading arts professionals, gain real world experience, and create and produce their own events as part of our Creative Learning programme. Fans of ‘Party in the City’ will not be disappointed with the range of bands and musical genres on offer. Friday 18 May will be an evening of free music and entertainment for all to enjoy. Over the next few weeks and months we will be sharing greater details of the programme, with the full 160 events on sale by the beginning of March. ”
Alex Clark, David Jones and James Waters continue to deliver an outstanding programme of events. Alex is an editor and literary journalist who frequently writes for The Guardian, The Observer and The Times Literary Supplement. She regularly chairs literary events and has also been on the judging panel for the Booker Prize. David Jones and James Waters are both leading figures in the music industry and experts in their own musical fields.
Patrons: Monday 4 December
Members: Wednesday 6 December
General Booking: Friday 8 December
All seventeen of our events can be viewed here.Go back
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