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  • And that’s a wrap! A close to The Bath Festival 2022

    It’s a wrap folks! As we pack away the banners, fold away the chairs and shut down the microphones we say a fond farewell to whirlwind that was The Bath Festival 2022. Our aim was, as always, to celebrate music and books in a beautiful city. Our visiting authors, speakers and musicians did us and […]

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  • Ready for the final festival weekend!

    What a terrific festival we’re having! The city has been filled with the sound of applause, music and laughter since the first opening acts back on Friday 13 when we launched The Bath Festival 2022 with Party in the City. Now, a week on, we’re well into our stride after dozens of concerts and talks […]

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  • Thousands joined the start of The Bath Festival – authors and musicians bring the crowds

    The return of live events has been massively celebrated this weekend as the opening of The Bath Festival brought crowds of people into Bath city centre. The annual festival kicked off on Friday night with Party in the City, which saw revellers of all ages enjoying free live music in dozens of venues, from churches […]

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  • Who’s spotted the cool new jazz lounge that’s popped up on New Bond Street?

    International acclaimed contemporary jazz group Empirical, who are playing a gig in Bath on Wednesday 18 May as part of The Bath Festival, are also playing a series of FREE performances inside an empty shop in the city centre. The shop at 15 New Bond Street has been transformed into a jazz lounge where the […]

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  • It’s here! The opening weekend of The Bath Festival 2022

    Message your friends, gather up your family, galvanise your partner, fill your diary with some me-time – The Bath Festival 2022 is officially open for a full-on programme of live events, kicking off tomorrow night at 5pm with Party in the City and you are ALL invited! The evening of FREE live music in more […]

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  • CITY SCHOOLS UNITE FOR BATH FESTIVAL

    Schools Voices 110-strong choir creates original songs Bath’s secondary schools have united to create a unique choir of young people who are creating and performing their own songs for The Bath Festival this month. The choir, Schools Voices, is made up of 110 young people from 11 of Bath’s secondary schools. They have been creating […]

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  • BATH’S BIGGEST FREE PARTY IS BACK! Get ready to party at Party in the City

    The Bath Festival opening celebration: save the date, from 5pm, Friday 13 May The city of Bath is getting ready to host the biggest free party of the year as The Bath Festival invites you to celebrate the opening of the 2022 festival with Party in the City. The fun kicks off from 5pm on […]

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  • CITY INSTITUTION JOINS BATH FESTIVAL

    Bath Royal Scientific and Literary Institution offers A Collection for the Curious Mind   The Bath Festival’s pledge to extend into more venues and reach wider audiences has been realised as it forms a partnership with one of the city’s great cultural institutions. Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution will be hosting A Collection for […]

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  • Programme Announcement and Reveal – Citywide Celebrations for The Bath Festival!

    TICKETS ON GENERAL SALE FROM 11th MARCH We are MORE than excited to reveal The Bath Festivals’s 2022 programme, with an outstanding array of authors, musicians and influential thinkers lined up to entertain and inspire. The annual world-renowned festival, celebrating books and music in a beautiful city, will run from Friday 13 May to Saturday […]

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  • An Exciting Project is Coming to Schools Near You: Bath Reads

    A fantastic project is happening in our local schools, inspiring children’s love of reading. Bringing authors of children’s books face to face with young readers in their classrooms, Bath Reads is just one of the community events organised by the brilliant Bath Festivals’ Creative Learning Team. Bath Reads is a hugely captivating programme, inspiring young […]

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