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  • Bath Introduces: The Winner’s Story, Isobel Holly

                          Rewind to last year, Isobel Holly – a local girl aged 18 – entered into the first Bath Introduces. After winning her heat, she got the chance to play the Main Stage at The Bath Festival Finale Weekend, opening for Paloma Faith and Midge […]

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  • Sarah Dennehy on Roger Eno

    Sarah Dennehy, music programmer for The Bath Festival, talks about the joys of Roger Eno’s music For me there’s a name synonymous with ambient music, and that name is Eno. Brian Eno is largely considered to be the genre’s chief innovator. However his brother Roger Eno is also a prolific musician closely linked to this […]

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  • A Chat With Classical Music Programmer, James Waters

    We asked James Waters, our Classical Music Programmer, some questions about The Bath Festival to see what we can look forward to in this year’s classical programme.   Q. Would you say that the festival has played it safe with including Bach, Beethoven, Handel and Chopin?  JW. Part of any festival programme is the world’s […]

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  • Paper Nations 2016 – 2018

    Paper Nations is a creative writing partnership initiative, championing approaches to the art of writing that are inclusive, playful and exploratory. Growing out of extensive research and consultation with practitioners, the programme as a whole aims to enhance existing creative writing provision in England in a sustainable way. The partnership is led by Bath Spa […]

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  • Mabel and Corinne Bailey Rae join Clean Bandit and Van Morrison at The Bath Festival Finale Weekend

    Bath Festivals and Orchard Live have revealed more acts for this summer’s Bath Festival Finale Weekend on the Bath Recreation Ground, including Mabel and Corinne Bailey Rae who support headliners chart toppers Clean Bandit and legendary singer songwriter Van Morrison. Clean Bandit, who have had four Number 1 UK singles and were recently nominated for […]

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  • The Bath Festival 2019 Programme Announcement

    The Bath Festival launches its 2019 celebration of music and literature with a diverse programme of more than 120 events over ten days in May (Friday 17 – Sunday 26 May). Among the stellar line-up are Strictly Come Dancing judge Dame Darcey Bussell, Radio2’s drive time presenter Sara Cox, leading film critic Mark Kermode, Last […]

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  • Clean Bandit and Van Morrison Headline The Bath Festival Finale Weekend

    Bath Festivals and Orchard Live are proud to announce Grammy award-winning chart toppers Clean Bandit and legendary singer songwriter Van Morrison as the headline acts for The Bath Festival Finale Weekend on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June at the Bath Recreation Ground. Clean Bandit, who have had four Number 1 UK singles and have recently […]

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  • 2018 Highlights

    2018 is over and 2019 is here! Last year was an incredible year for Bath Festivals and here are just a few highlights from our 70th anniversary year: The Bath Festival In May, The Bath Festival once again brought together some of the world’s leading writers, musicians and cultural figures, for an extended 17 days […]

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  • Development Officer Role (part-time)

    Bath Festivals is looking for an ambitious Development Officer to join the Bath Festivals team.   PERSON SPECIFICATION ROLE: Development Officer Part time: 15 hours a week with flexibility. SALARY: £7,500 per annum RESPONSIBLE TO: Head of Marketing and Development   About Us: Bath Festivals brings some of the finest international musicians, speakers and writers to entertain audiences in […]

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  • PR Officer Role (part-time)

    Bath Festivals is looking for an ambitious PR Officer to join the Bath Festivals team.   PERSON SPECIFICATION ROLE: PR officer Part time: 22.5 hours per week SALARY: £25,500 per annum, pro rata RESPONSIBLE TO: Head of Marketing and Development   About Us: Bath Festivals brings some of the finest international musicians, speakers and writers to entertain audiences in […]

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