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  • Fantastically fun things to do over the school holidays

    Mostly FREE things to do in the school holidays including competitions to win tickets to events in the Bath Children’s Literature Festival! 1.BUTTERFLY COUNT: join in the National Butterfly Count so the numbers and species of British butterflies can be recorded, to see how they’re doing. Visit bigbutterflycount.org, where you can download a colourful butterfly […]

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  • CITY SUPPORT FOR BATH FESTIVALS

    New leadership and ambition at Bath Festivals instill confidence in council to give one-off grant to support the charity’s ambition.  Bath Festivals, the largest provider of diverse arts in the city, is proud and delighted to have been offered financial support by way of a one-off grant of £75,000 from newly elected Bath & North […]

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  • Cressida Cowell announced as Children’s Laureate

    Bath Children’s Literature Festival is delighted that a festival favourite, Cressida Cowell, has been appointed as Waterstones’ Children’s Laureate. The creator of How to Train Your Dragon who is appearing at our festival this autumn, is the 11th Children’s Laureate in an illustrious line-up which started with the first incumbent, Quentin Blake. The new Children’s […]

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  • Bath Children’s Literature Festival 2019 Programme is Here!

    Bath Festivals is excited to announce the line-up for the 2019 Bath Children’s Literature Festival, which features a cast of characters who will entertain, educate and enlighten its young audiences in a programme of more than 110 events this autumn. This year’s festival runs from Friday 27 September to Sunday 6 October and its varied […]

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  • JOIN THE BATH FESTIVALS TEAM IN SAYING THANK YOU AND GOODBYE TO THE MCLAYS AS THEY STEP DOWN FROM ARTISTIC DIRECTORS TO FOCUS ON THEIR OTHER INTERESTS

    It’s an exciting time for John and Gill McLay who have, after 12 years, have stepped down as the Bath Children’s Literature Festivals Artistic Directors.  John and Gill are heading off to concentrate on their other ventures and we, of course, wish them every success for the future.  We have all enjoyed working with them […]

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  • The Bath Festival Finale Weekend Roundup

    Festival goers at The Bath Festival Finale Weekend on the Bath Recreation ground this weekend experienced the entire range of British summer weather, from hot sunshine to a rainy downpour in the space of just two days. And what a weekend it was. Saturday was scorching in more ways than one. There was a great […]

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  • Development Officer Role (part-time)

    Bath Festivals is looking for an ambitious Development Officer to join the Bath Festivals team.   PERSON SPECIFICATION ROLE: Development Officer Part time: 15 hours a week with flexibility. SALARY: £7,500 per annum RESPONSIBLE TO: Head of Marketing and Development   About Us: Bath Festivals brings some of the finest international musicians, speakers and writers to entertain audiences in […]

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  • PR Officer Role (part-time)

    Bath Festivals is looking for an ambitious PR Officer to join the Bath Festivals team.   PERSON SPECIFICATION ROLE: PR officer Part time: 22.5 hours per week SALARY: £25,500 per annum, pro rata RESPONSIBLE TO: Head of Marketing and Development   About Us: Bath Festivals brings some of the finest international musicians, speakers and writers to entertain audiences in […]

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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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