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  • Your Virtual Weekend #10

    Our weekly guide to online arts and culture is back for its tenth edition! While venues and festivals are closed, there’s still so much culture to enjoy while staying at home. Here are just a few of the amazing gigs, concerts, talks, activities, exhibitions and more that you can get stuck into this weekend while […]

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  • Bath Festivals Virtual Quiz – Friday 5 June at 7pm

    Due to popular demand, the Bath Festivals Virtual Quiz returns on Friday 5 June at 7pm! This time, we’re lucky enough to have TWO special guests. The quiz will be introduced by Isobel Holly, winner of Bath Introduces in 2018, and the literature round will be led by Mr B from festival booksellers Mr B’s […]

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  • A Day in the Festival Life of Box Office Manager

    Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes at The Bath Festival?  While the festival would have been happening, we’re sharing a series of articles from our festival team and partners to give you some insight into what goes on to make the festival happen! Below is a day in festival life from Box Officer Managers, […]

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  • Charles Dickens in Bath

    On the 150th anniversary of the death of Charles Dickens, in 1870, we take a stroll around Bath to the buildings and streets he visited and wrote about. Why not start by admiring his portrait, which hangs in the corridor just inside the Pump Room? The great Victorian novelist came to Bath on numerous occasions […]

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  • Writers in Bath: An Inspirational City

    Ask anyone about which famous authors are associated with Bath and they’re bound to mention Jane Austen, particularly as she lives in the city and based two of her novels here. It is a shame that she reportedly hated her time here. Charles Dickens is also sometimes linked to Bath but although he was a […]

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  • A Day in the Festival Life of Assistant Event Manager

    Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes at The Bath Festival?  While the festival would have been happening, we’re sharing a series of articles from our festival team and partners to give you some insight into what goes on to make the festival happen! Below is a day in festival life from Volunteer Assistant Event […]

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  • Family Arts Day: Tips for getting creative at home

    This Sunday would have been Family Arts Day, our annual event for families to get creative. We put up marquees in Parade Gardens, and invite artists, writers and musicians to fill those marquees with fun activities. Family Arts Day is about play and trying something new, children and grown-ups all having a go together. If […]

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  • Your Virtual Weekend #9

    Our weekly guide to online arts and culture is back for a ninth week running! From Bath, Bristol and beyond, there’s a lot to enjoy getting involved with while staying at home. Here are just a few of the amazing gigs, exhibitions, activities and more that you can enjoy online while staying at home this […]

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  • A Day in the Festival Life of an Artist Liaison

    Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes at The Bath Festival?  While the festival would have been happening, we’re sharing a series of articles from our festival team and partners to give you some insight into what goes on to make the festival happen! Below is a day in festival life from Artist Liaison, Sara […]

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  • Until We Meet Again: podcast recommendations and playlists that will deliver your festival fix

    Missing the chance to be in the same room as some of your favourite entertainers, authors, presenters and writers this week? Great debates, funny stories, electrying music, thought provoking content and expert tips and tricks are all part of what makes The Bath Festival so very special. Luckily for us there’s plenty of amazing digital […]

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