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  • The Bath Festival 2020: Celebrating music and books in a beautiful city

    A ten day celebration of music and books, The Bath Festival 2020 programme is packed with inspiring conversations and spectacular performances. As well as featuring some of the world’s most talented writers and musicians, this year’s festival takes place in more beautiful venues than ever before. As a UNESCO world heritage site, you can’t fail […]

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  • The Bath Festival 2020 programme is here!

    The Bath Festival Friday 15 May – Sunday 24 May 2020 Members’ booking opens on Thursday 27 February with general sale on Thursday 5 March. Find out more about becoming a member here We’re thrilled to reveal a stellar line-up for the 2020 Bath Festival, including world renowned musicians, acclaimed writers, comedians and some of […]

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  • 6 fun activities for February half term

    Our festival programmers won’t be taking half-term off, they’re busy talking to top authors about who’s coming to this year’s Bath Children’s Literature Festival, which takes place from Friday 25 September to Sunday 4 October –  but YOU can enjoy your week off with some fun indoor and outdoor activities in Bath. 1 Hands-on at […]

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  • Listen to The Bath Festival Finale Weekend Spotify playlist!

    Are you growing tired of the dark evenings and brisk winter winds? Don’t worry, spring is just around the corner and with it comes The Bath Festival Finale Weekend! Start looking forward to the festival with our feel-good Finale Weekend Spotify playlist. From infectious pop and 80s floorfillers to storytelling folk and indie rock ‘n’ […]

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  • The Bath Festival Finale Weekend 2020 full line-up revealed

    Bath is getting ready to party for two days in May as an impressive line-up of stars prepares to entertain crowds at the Bath Festival Finale Weekend. Bath Festivals and music promoters Orchard Live have announced that KT Tunstall, Fun Lovin’ Criminals and Seth Lakeman will be among the big names appearing alongside headliners McFly, Scouting […]

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  • Six facts about Beethoven in his 250th year

    Bath is joining in the worldwide celebrations of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth with a series of six concerts of the composer’s entire cycle of sixteen string quartets. The Bath Festivals Beethoven String Quartets cycle will be performed by the Carducci String Quartet in March and the Heath Quartet in May, two of the […]

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  • Let’s celebrate Bath’s beautiful arts and music venues

    Electrifying live bands performing in a converted vintage cinema. The world’s most insightful thinkers debating in a Georgian ballroom under glittering chandeliers. Rising classical music stars playing in the historic Bath Abbey. These are just a few of the memorable experiences that are made possible by the wonderful arts and music venues in Bath. Bath […]

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  • The Bath Festival Finale Weekend - audience members enjoying the sunshine

    BATH RECREATION BACKS THE BATH FESTIVAL

    The Bath Festival is delighted to announce support for 2020 from Bath Recreation, the charity which owns the Bath Recreation Ground. Bath Recreation, formerly known as Bath Recreation Ground Trust, has a long history which goes back to the 19th century. The body owns and manages the Recreation Ground, the Glasshouse playing fields at Combe […]

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  • Bristol and Bath Culture Flash Sale opens Wednesday 15 January at 10am!

    Thousands of tickets to cultural events and venues across Bristol and Bath will be discounted for 24 hours only tomorrow (Wednesday 15 January). The Culture Flash Sale returns to the region from 10am Wednesday 15 January until 10am on Thursday 16 January, with tickets slashed for shows, events, exhibitions, workshops, gigs, talks and plays from […]

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  • What a year! Bath Festivals 2019 Highlights

    While packing away the Christmas decorations and closing last year’s diaries we take a lingering look at some of our finest festival moments in 2019. And what a year we had… To make sure you don’t miss out on any Bath Festivals news and announcements for 2020, you can sign up to our mailing list […]

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