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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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  • 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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