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  • A Chat With Classical Music Programmer, James Waters

    We asked James Waters, our Classical Music Programmer, some questions about The Bath Festival to see what we can look forward to in this year’s classical programme.   Q. Would you say that the festival has played it safe with including Bach, Beethoven, Handel and Chopin?  JW. Part of any festival programme is the world’s […]

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  • Mabel and Corinne Bailey Rae join Clean Bandit and Van Morrison at The Bath Festival Finale Weekend

    Bath Festivals and Orchard Live have revealed more acts for this summer’s Bath Festival Finale Weekend on the Bath Recreation Ground, including Mabel and Corinne Bailey Rae who support headliners chart toppers Clean Bandit and legendary singer songwriter Van Morrison. Clean Bandit, who have had four Number 1 UK singles and were recently nominated for […]

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  • The Bath Festival 2019 Programme Announcement

    The Bath Festival launches its 2019 celebration of music and literature with a diverse programme of more than 120 events over ten days in May (Friday 17 – Sunday 26 May). Among the stellar line-up are Strictly Come Dancing judge Dame Darcey Bussell, Radio2’s drive time presenter Sara Cox, leading film critic Mark Kermode, Last […]

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  • Clean Bandit and Van Morrison Headline The Bath Festival Finale Weekend

    Bath Festivals and Orchard Live are proud to announce Grammy award-winning chart toppers Clean Bandit and legendary singer songwriter Van Morrison as the headline acts for The Bath Festival Finale Weekend on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June at the Bath Recreation Ground. Clean Bandit, who have had four Number 1 UK singles and have recently […]

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  • Development Officer Role (part-time)

    Bath Festivals is looking for an ambitious Development Officer to join the Bath Festivals team.   PERSON SPECIFICATION ROLE: Development Officer Part time: 15 hours a week with flexibility. SALARY: £7,500 per annum RESPONSIBLE TO: Head of Marketing and Development   About Us: Bath Festivals brings some of the finest international musicians, speakers and writers to entertain audiences in […]

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  • PR Officer Role (part-time)

    Bath Festivals is looking for an ambitious PR Officer to join the Bath Festivals team.   PERSON SPECIFICATION ROLE: PR officer Part time: 22.5 hours per week SALARY: £25,500 per annum, pro rata RESPONSIBLE TO: Head of Marketing and Development   About Us: Bath Festivals brings some of the finest international musicians, speakers and writers to entertain audiences in […]

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  • EARLY BIRD TICKETS FOR THE BATH FESTIVAL FINALE WEEKEND GO ON SALE THURSDAY 13 DECEMBER 2018 AT 4PM

    The Bath Festival Finale Weekend makes a welcome return to Bath Recreation Ground on 1 and 2 June 2019. Following the unprecedented success of the inaugural Bath Festival Finale Weekend, Bath Festivals and Orchard Live are pleased to announce the return of the Finale Weekend to the UNESCO city for 2019.  Once again, the event […]

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  • Freelance PR role (fixed-term)

    FREELANCE ROLE: PR TIMESCALE OF CONTRACT: January to June 2019 SALARY: Fixed fee £6,000 RESPONSIBLE TO: Head of PR & Comms DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 5pm on Friday 21st December 2018 Bath Festivals is looking for an ambitious freelance PR to work on The Bath Festival which takes place from 17th May to 26th May 2019. […]

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  • NEW APPOINTMENTS

    Madeline Toy has joined Bath Festivals as Head of Literature Programming looking after the literature programme for The Bath Festival in May, and overseeing Bath Children’s Literature Festival, programmed by Artistic Directors John and Gill McLay, in September/October. She replaces Judith Robinson who left the organisation last month. Toy took up her position on Monday […]

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  • Bath Children’s Literature Festival 2018 Roundup

    Once again, Bath Children’s Literature Festival delivered 10-days of world-class literary events to the families of Bath and beyond, with some of the most acclaimed authors and illustrators visiting the city for the occasion. Bath Children’s Literature Festival 2018 Highlights  Ade Adepitan & David Walliams. Photo Credit James Cheadle. Bath welcomed David Walliams and chair, Ade Adepitan with open […]

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