About the festival

For the 70th anniversary of Bath Festivals, The Bath Festival returned as a 17 day multi-arts festival from 11 to 27 May 2018, celebrating the city with music and literature at its heart, engaging with the wider community and bringing the streets of Bath to life.

Record-breaking ticket sales on the 70th anniversary year

The Bath Festival 2018 delivered 17 days of incredible music and literature events in the city with a new finale weekend on the Rec celebrating Bath Festivals’ 70thanniversary year. The festival, once again, brought together some of the world’s leading writers, musicians and cultural figures, for all to enjoy. You can read the full The Bath Festival 2018 Round-up here

The Bath Festival 2019 dates

The Bath Festival: Friday 17 May – Sunday 26 May 2019

The Bath Festival Finale Weekend: Saturday 1 June – Sunday 2 June 2019