• Staff Picks – Felicity Gourley

    Bath International Music Festival Top Pick from Felicity Gourley, Festival Volunteer: I am new to the music festival, Party in the City being the only event which usually permeated the frantic “oh my gosh exams are ruining my life” feeling I have been used to for the past few years. However, this year, everything has changed…

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  • Staff Picks – Ali Sully

    “My Top Pick is Barbara, Brel and Brassens on the last night, Sunday 2 June. I love moody and dramatic French songs from that era. I’m unfamiliar with the singer, Jessica Walker, and I don’t normally like a trained voice, but I’m hoping the concert will overcome my prejudices….

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  • Bath Festivals and Bath Spa University shortlisted for national Arts & Business Award

    Bath Spa University and Bath Festivals have been selected as one of the top three partnerships within the Arts & Business (A&B) Long-term Partnership Award category. Bath Spa is the only university in the UK to have been shortlisted across all the Awards categories. The A&B Awards in partnership with Jaguar Land Rover are held […]

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  • Belinda Kidd

    Staff Picks – Belinda Kidd

    Chief Executive, Belinda Kidd shares her Top Picks for the 65th Bath International Music Festival: Scottish Chamber Orchestra (Weds 22 and Thurs 23 May) Why:  I wouldn’t miss seeing a top flight chamber orchestra with an international reputation – and it’s a rare opportunity to see them in Bath. The programme is very accessible with more […]

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  • Party in the City Line-up Announced!

    We are delighted to announce the line-up for Party in the City and this year there is a veritable smorgasbord of local talent on offer, with over two thousand musicians performing in 29 of Bath’s best venues.

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  • Alasdair Nicolson shares his vision for the Festival

    In a fascinating interview for Bath on TV, Alasdair Nicolson shares his vision for the Bath International Music Festival: “My ideal for a festival is that it feels like a holiday atmosphere, that audiences are interested enough to go to more than one event and to be adventurous to try new things. It’s one reason I chose to give themes to this year as it provides a link between some events for an audience.

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  • Staff Picks – Bethany Alexander

    Bath International Music Festival Top Pick from Bethany Alexander, Music Festival Producer: “All of them, of course! But if I have to choose one, it’s the cabaret opera An Eye for an Eye. The music is disarmingly funny and light, despite the horror of this true story of two maids who murdered their mistress and her daughter in 1933 France! It’s a really interesting production

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  • Bath Festivals wins Best Event at Bath Life Awards 2013

    Bath Festivals is thrilled to have been voted winner of the 2013 Bath Life Award for Best Event.

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  • Viv Groskop

    Announcement of new Artistic Director for Literature Festival

    Bath Festivals is delighted to announce the appointment of critic, columnist and broadcaster Viv Groskop to the role of Artistic Director of The Independent Bath Literature Festival.

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  • Daily Poems: Sunday 10 March

    Postcard of a Dying Woman Left elbow up, arm coiled, hand cups the ball of bone where spine joins skull;

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