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  • Bath Introduces 2021 Live Music Competition   

    Calling all unsigned bands and artists! This is your chance to play The Bath Festival Finale Weekend and win free recording time at Mizpah Studios. After a year of lockdown Bath Festivals is excited to offer you the chance to play a real-life festival! To make up for a year without festivals, this year Bath […]

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  • ARTISTS PRAISE COURAGE OF THE BATH FESTIVAL

    We were so excited to have a vast variety of talented authors and artists at the festival this year. These included familiar names such as Richard Osman, Mel Giedroyc and Kate Mosse, who expressed such delight at being able to perform for a live audience again. The Bath Festival was one of the first festivals […]

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  • We are back with live events for The Bath Festival 2021

    Our 2021 festival opened with sell-out events! We opened The Bath Festival 2021 with a dramatic flourish yesterday as we were among the first arts festivals in the UK to welcome back live audiences to indoor events. The Bath Festival Orchestra played the opening concert in the newly refurbished historic Bath Abbey to a sell-out […]

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  • Seeing in the spring

    In the run up to the Bath Festival, Jane Moore is savouring the spring colours, looking forward to her latest book being published and planning some summer border fillers. Jane is the head gardener at The Bath Priory Hotel, an award-winning gardening journalist and a regular speaker at gardening clubs and events. Jane will be […]

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  • Let’s get Bath reading!

    The Bath Festival launches the Bath Reads project by inviting us to get to know books by our local authors and start talking to each other about them. Bath Reads kicks off with an invitation to read five titles all by writers who live in or near to Bath. The past 12 months has seen […]

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  • MEET THE ARTISTS: TUB MUSIC & THE BATH FESTIVAL AT KOMEDIA

    At this year’s Bath Festival, we’ve joined forces with Komedia and Tub Music to present a special show celebrating emerging talent in Bath. In our latest blog, Maisie Lewis introduces us to the artists that will take to the stage on Thursday 20 May. Champions of local artists, Tub Music have cherry-picked some of the […]

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  • Beautiful music in atmospheric venues

    The Bath Festival hosts concerts in some of the country’s most atmospheric, historic buildings. From Bath Abbey to the Assembly Rooms, read on to find out more about some of the wonderful experiences in this year’s music programme. The Bath Festival is going to welcome the very first day of indoor arts events resuming after […]

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  • Escape into a world of books at The Bath Festival

    They say you’re never alone with a book, something that many of us realised during lockdown. We couldn’t always talk to another human in real life, but we could have a conversation with a book. The 2021 Bath Festival’s selection of literary treats takes its inspiration from the months when our relationship with the written […]

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  • The Bath Festival NHS thank you offer

    THE BATH FESTIVAL THANK YOU OFFER 10% DISCOUNT FOR NHS STAFF FOR Breathtaking with Rachel Clarke The Comfort and Joy of Books  The Bath Festival would like to offer a 10% discount on tickets for two key events at this year’s live festival to NHS staff in recognition of their key role during the pandemic. […]

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  • The Bath Festival talks about what matters

    This year’s Bath Festival, more than any other year since its inception just after the Second World War, there is a need for people to get together to have all those conversations we’ve missed out on while we’ve all been in lockdown. The 2021 programme has a strong thread of themes to get us thinking, […]

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