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  • Culture to look forward to in 2021

    We’re still living with shifting sands as far as what we are able to enjoy in real life and what we can enjoy in the safety of our own homes, but it’s heartening to see that the arts, across all forms, are making big plans for the coming year. Keep an eye on their websites […]

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  • And it’s goodbye to 2020…

    As 2020 comes to a close, we want to take the opportunity to say thank you to our wonderful community. You have been a shining light for us during this challenging year. Time and time again, we’ve been inspired by acts of kindness that have been shown to others and we have been motivated by the support […]

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  • Gift Guide: A book for every child this Christmas

    Parents have been delightedly reporting that this year their children have been reading more than they usually do. According to a survey by The Literacy Trust children’s enjoyment of reading increased during lockdown, having reached a 15 year low before lockdown. We know that not every child is a willing reader, but as Waterstones UK […]

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  • Gift Guide: Ten Books for Christmas

    Instead of giving people more stuff this Christmas, why not buy them a book? Books offer an escape to another time and place, they shine a light on how other people view the world and they often teach us something about ourselves. We’ve picked ten titles from authors who should have been at The Bath […]

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  • We’ve moved!

    A new home for Bath Festivals We are pleased to announce that we have found a new home at Bath’s largest entertainment venue, The Forum. This autumn of 2020 our Bath Festivals team of 11, which runs The Bath Festival, Bath Children’s Literature Festival and year-round Creative Learning projects, moved out of our headquarters in […]

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  • 10% off AMPLIFY! online film festival for Bath Festivals supporters

    10% OFF AMPLIFY! ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL We are partnering with AMPLIFY! so that you can have 10% off all tickets including Festival Passes of 10 films for £50/£30 (so £45/£31.50 with your discount). An added bonus is that you are supporting US as we receive 10% of the ticket price. AMPLIFY! Online Film Festival BLASTING […]

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  • Bath at Christmas opening weekend events

    It may seem a bit early to be talking about Christmas, but we are so excited to share our latest news with you! Rediscover the magic of Bath at Christmas This Christmas, the city of Bath is uniting across tourism, hospitality, retail and culture to illuminate the city with a festive programme of events running […]

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  • Bath Festivals Statement 09.10.2020

    Update on November weekend literature events Our small team has been working hard to find a way to go ahead with the rescheduled weekend of literature events in November. These events were originally part of The Bath Festival programme in May 2020 which was cancelled due to the pandemic. The importance of place cannot be […]

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  • Full events programme revealed for Reading is Magic Festival!

    Reading is Magic Festival: Sunday 27 September – Friday 2 October 2020 readingismagicfestival.com #ReadingIsMagicFest SEE THE FULL PROGRAMME How to Train Your Dragon and The Wizards of Once creator and current Waterstones Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell is heading the line-up of best-selling authors and illustrators at children’s digital book festival Reading is Magic Festival, hosted […]

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  • Step into a world of creativity with the Reading is Magic Festival!

    Reading is Magic Festival: Sunday 27 September – Friday 2 October 2020 readingismagicfestival.com #ReadingIsMagicFest Featuring authors and illustrators… Cressida Cowell | Dapo Adeola & Nathan Bryon| Sue Hendra & Paul Linnet | Jasbinder Bilan | Kiran Millwood Hargrave | Sophy Henn | Steven Lenton | Steven Butler | Joseph Coelho | Pamela Butchart and more […]

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