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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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  • Changes in the Literature Programming team

    Here at Bath Festivals, we are very excited to announce the appointment of Kate Abbey as Interim Head of Literature Programming for both The Bath Festival and the Bath Children’s Literature Festival as a maternity cover for Madeline Toy.  She currently works as Literature Programmer in our team.  In her new role she will look […]

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  • Festival Memories from Pam Twohig

    When we buy tickets for a Bath Festivals event and take our seats in one of the city’s unique and historic venues, we’re aware that a whole host of people have worked away behind the scenes to help create these memorable occasions. One of those people is Pam Twohig, who has worked at Bath Box […]

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  • Cancellation of Bath Children’s Literature Festival 2020

    Bath Festivals announce the cancellation of Bath Children’s Literature Festival but are working on exciting alternative plans It is with heavy hearts that we have taken the decision to cancel the 2020 Bath Children’s Literature Festival. The continuing concern and uncertainty about the spread of the Coronavirus and what this means for social distancing and […]

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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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  • Your Virtual Weekend #11

    While almost every concert, book tour and theatre performance due to take place has been postponed or cancelled, musicians, authors and artists have been coming together to share inspiring content from all corners of the globe. Your Virtual Weekend is our guide to just a few of the amazing gigs, concerts, shows, exhibitions, playlists and […]

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  • A Day in the Festival Life of the Production Team

    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 the Production Team, […]

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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 THREE special guests. The quiz will be introduced by Isobel Holly, winner of Bath Introduces in 2018, the literature round will be led by Mr B from festival booksellers Mr B’s Emporium and […]

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