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  • Six facts about Beethoven in his 250th year

    Bath is joining in the worldwide celebrations of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth with a series of six concerts of the composer’s entire cycle of sixteen string quartets. The Bath Festivals Beethoven String Quartets cycle will be performed by the Carducci String Quartet in March and the Heath Quartet in May, two of the […]

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  • Let’s celebrate Bath’s beautiful arts and music venues

    Electrifying live bands performing in a converted vintage cinema. The world’s most insightful thinkers debating in a Georgian ballroom under glittering chandeliers. Rising classical music stars playing in the historic Bath Abbey. These are just a few of the memorable experiences that are made possible by the wonderful arts and music venues in Bath. Bath […]

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  • The Bath Festival Finale Weekend - audience members enjoying the sunshine

    BATH RECREATION BACKS THE BATH FESTIVAL

    The Bath Festival is delighted to announce support for 2020 from Bath Recreation, the charity which owns the Bath Recreation Ground. Bath Recreation, formerly known as Bath Recreation Ground Trust, has a long history which goes back to the 19th century. The body owns and manages the Recreation Ground, the Glasshouse playing fields at Combe […]

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  • Bristol and Bath Culture Flash Sale opens Wednesday 15 January at 10am!

    Thousands of tickets to cultural events and venues across Bristol and Bath will be discounted for 24 hours only tomorrow (Wednesday 15 January). The Culture Flash Sale returns to the region from 10am Wednesday 15 January until 10am on Thursday 16 January, with tickets slashed for shows, events, exhibitions, workshops, gigs, talks and plays from […]

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  • What a year! Bath Festivals 2019 Highlights

    While packing away the Christmas decorations and closing last year’s diaries we take a lingering look at some of our finest festival moments in 2019. And what a year we had… To make sure you don’t miss out on any Bath Festivals news and announcements for 2020, you can sign up to our mailing list […]

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  • JOHN GRANT AND RACHEL PARRIS ADDED TO THE BATH FESTIVAL 2020

    TICKETS ON EARLY RELEASE FROM 6 DECEMBER Acclaimed Singer-Songwriter John Grant has earned a reputation as one of the most expressive voices of our time. As a singer-songwriter he has exquisite command of language, as a live performed, undoubtedly up there with the best. In this rare stripped-back live show at The Forum on Saturday […]

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  • We’re Hiring! Bath Festivals Development Officer Advert

    BATH FESTIVALS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER Bath Festivals are looking for an individual with an interest in arts marketing  to support the Development and Membership team with corporate and trust applications, donor recruitment and cultivation, event management and administration.  We are a charity that connects the community through the power of the arts. Building on our heritage, […]

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  • QUEEN OF PUNK PATTI SMITH TO PLAY BATH

    Legendary American singer-songwriter Patti Smith will be bringing her band to The Bath Forum as part of next year’s The Bath Festival. This is a rare 2020 UK appearance for the Queen of Punk, who is also celebrated for her work as a poet, photographer and activist. We are very excited to have worked in […]

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  • We’re Hiring! Bath Festivals Digital Marketing Officer Job Advert

    Bath Festivals Digital Marketing Officer Full- time position £19,000 – £22,000 per annum   Job Description Bath Festivals are looking for an individual with an interest in arts marketing and current experience in and passion for digital marketing and content creation. You will need to have an eye for detail, brilliant creative and organisational skills […]

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  • Chris Riddell at Bath Children’s Literature Festival

    Children’s author and illustrator Chris Riddell brought his jumbo stack of paper and fine liner pen to Bath! In this performance, he showcased new book Guardians of Magic and his life as a writer. I found it stunning to find out about his life and experience the world of his characters and work. His visualiser meant we […]

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