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  • Freelance PR role (fixed-term)

    FREELANCE ROLE: PR TIMESCALE OF CONTRACT: January to June 2019 SALARY: Fixed fee £6,000 RESPONSIBLE TO: Head of PR & Comms DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 5pm on Friday 21st December 2018 Bath Festivals is looking for an ambitious freelance PR to work on The Bath Festival which takes place from 17th May to 26th May 2019. […]

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  • The Ten Tree Trail

    Ten Christmas trees currently spread out through the centre of the city as part of Bath BID’s Ten Tree Trail! All trees are individually decorated by local businesses and we’ve teamed up with our sponsors of The Snowman with Michael Morpurgo, The Paragon Junior School. We had a wonderful time decorating the tree with beautiful […]

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  • NEW APPOINTMENTS

    Madeline Toy has joined Bath Festivals as Head of Literature Programming looking after the literature programme for The Bath Festival in May, and overseeing Bath Children’s Literature Festival, programmed by Artistic Directors John and Gill McLay, in September/October. She replaces Judith Robinson who left the organisation last month. Toy took up her position on Monday […]

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  • Junior Journalist Review

    Another great year for the Bath Children’s Literature Festival By Alex Lea It has been yet another wonderful year for the Bath Children’s Literature Festival. I was lucky enough to win a competition to be the junior journalist for First News and had the chance to interview and listen to some amazing authors. Sebastien de […]

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  • Bath Children’s Literature Festival 2018 Roundup

    Once again, Bath Children’s Literature Festival delivered 10-days of world-class literary events to the families of Bath and beyond, with some of the most acclaimed authors and illustrators visiting the city for the occasion. Bath Children’s Literature Festival 2018 Highlights  Ade Adepitan & David Walliams. Photo Credit James Cheadle. Bath welcomed David Walliams and chair, Ade Adepitan with open […]

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  • Review of Nadiya Hussain event by Polly Allan

      Judging by the queue outside The Guildhall for Nadiya Hussein’s talk, you could be excused for thinking that Nadiya was going to be spending the entire talk dishing out some of her delicious cakes to the audience. This was not the case but the warmth and enthusiasm with which she talked about her latest […]

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  • Review of Fighting Fantasy by Christopher Cooper (age 9)

    On Saturday, I saw David Walliams and Horrible Histories. They were both very funny and enjoyable, in Horrible Histories I went up on stage as Cleopatra to show a timeline of the Egyptians and how long they were around for, thousands of years. Later we went to see Charlie Higson and Ian Livingstone talking about […]

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  • First News Junior Journalist Competition – Winner announced!

    We are delighted to announce our winner to the Junior Journalist competition that we ran in conjunction with First News. Alex Lea, Age 13 submitted the below entry about his experiences of Bath Children’s Literature Festival. Bath’s Fantastic Literature Festival by Alex Lea, Age 13 The Bath Children’s Literature Festival is one of my favourite […]

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  • Bristol and Bath 24 Hour Culture Flash Sale

    10% OFF EVENTS AT BATH CHILDREN’S LITERATURE FESTIVAL FOR 24-HOURS ONLY IN THE BRISTOL AND BATH #CULTUREFLASHSALE For 24-hours only, fans of children’s books and their much-loved characters can save 10% off events at Bath Children’s Literature Festival from 10am on Thursday 6 September as part of the Bristol and Bath Culture Flash Sale. Quick-off-the-mark […]

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  • In conversation with Dermot O’Leary

    Toto the Ninja Cat and the Incredible Cheese Heist by Dermot O’Leary (illustrated by Nick East), publishes in paperback, £6.99 on 20th September from Hodder Children’s Books. Dermot will be appearing with Nick East at the Bath Children’s Literature Festival on 30th September. Grab your tickets here!   Have you been to Bath before and what […]

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