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  • Bath Festivals In Time: A Look Back Through The Archives

    For more than 70 years, Bath Festivals have brought world-leading musicians and authors to Bath. We’ve been sifting through the Bath in Time archives recently and came across these fascinating images of our festivals though the decades. If you’d like to see Bath Festivals survive for future generations, you can donate to our Crowdfunder here […]

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  • Your Virtual Weekend #6

    The sixth edition of our weekly guide to online arts and culture is here. There’s plenty to enjoy from the local arts community this weekend as well as virtual entertainment from leading national and international institutions. Here are just a few of the amazing gigs, concerts, shows, exhibitions and more that you can enjoy online […]

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  • The Bath Festival Season and Finale Weekend Statement

    First and foremost, we hope that this message finds you and your family well. Following on from our COVID-19 statement on 20 March, our team have been working hard to find alternative dates for the events that were due to take place this Spring with our Beethoven Anniversary Celebrations in March and The Bath Festival […]

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  • Your Virtual Weekend #5

    While almost every concert, book tour and theatre performance due to take place has been postponed or cancelled, musicians, authors and artists are coming together to share inspiring content online from all corners of the globe. This is the fifth edition of our weekly guide to just a few of the amazing gigs, concerts, shows, […]

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  • Kids Books Digital Round-Up

    The Bath Festivals team is currently bringing together a wonderful programme for the Bath Children’s Literature Festival from 25 September to 4 October which we look forward to sharing with you this summer. In the meantime, we’re sharing book recommendations, activity ideas and other news that we hope will help you keep creative and have […]

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  • Bath Festivals Virtual Quiz – Friday 1 May at 7pm

    Due to popular demand, the Bath Festivals Virtual Quiz returns on Friday 1 May at 7pm! Dust off your thinking caps, grab yourself a comfy seat and join us for theΒ  Bath Festivals Virtual Quiz! A fun, family-friendly evening of trivia, the quiz will be streamed online and will raise vital funds for Bath Festivals, […]

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  • Thank You For The Music #4

    As the Bath Festivals team is working from home this spring, we’re keen to share with you (and each other) the tracks that inspire us during these uncertain times. Introducing #ThankYouForTheMusic, a regular feature that is our way of sharing the songs we love and also thanking the incredible musicians who gifted them to the […]

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  • Shelf Isolation #6

    While the Bath Festivals team is self-distancing this spring, we’re keen to share with you (and each other) the books on our shelves that inspire us during these uncertain times. Keep an eye on our blog and social media for regular recommendations from the Bath Festivals team! This week’s picks are by Georgette McCready, Public […]

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  • Your Virtual Weekend: A guide to online arts and culture #4

    With a global broadcast featuring many of the world’s most famous, chart-topping musicians, streams of some of last decade’s most successful theatre shows and the start of an online festival celebrating one of classical music’s giants, yet again there are plenty of fantastic digital experiences to tune into this weekend. While almost every concert, book […]

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  • Poetry in a time of crisis

    Poetry is a friend that we can turn to in uncertain times. It can open up our mind to new thoughts and possibilities, it can illuminate emotions that we were already feeling, it can provide welcome distraction and relief from a hectic world. Since the COVID-19 crisis has taken hold in the UK, many writers […]

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