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  • Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters to headline the second day of The Bath Festival Finale Weekend

    Almost 50 years after Led Zeppelin performed at Bath Blues Festival (1969) on Bath Recreation Ground, their former lead singer and lyricist and one of the greatest voices in rock and roll, Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters return to the city for the 70th anniversary finale weekend of The Bath Festival. In the […]

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  • Tears For Fears and Alison Moyet will perform on Bath Rec as part of The Bath Festival finale weekend

    Tears For Fears will make a triumphant return to Bath to headline on Saturday 26th May as part of the special finale weekend of the 70th Anniversary of The Bath Festival. We’re pleased to announce that one of the most influential bands to emerge from the UK, Tears For Fears, who have sold an astronomical […]

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  • Seventeen early release events announced for The Bath Festival

    We are pleased to announce seventeen early release events for The Bath Festivals, which takes place from 11 to 27 May in 2018. Highlights from our literature programme include: Rose Tremain; Adam Kay; Maggie O’Farrell; Roddy Doyle and John Julius Norwich. Highlights from our music programme include: Ben Folds & A Piano (on sale now), Royal […]

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  • Announcing New Dates and First Events for The Bath Festival 2018

    THE BATH FESTIVAL DATES : 11-27 MAY 2018 Next year marks an exciting moment for Bath Festivals – our 70th anniversary. To commemorate this important milestone, we have created an incredible programme of events that builds on our rich heritage and cements the festival as a highlight in the Bath calendar for residents and visitors […]

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  • 2017 BATH CHILDREN’S LITERATURE FESTIVAL – BOOKING NOW OPEN

    Europe’s largest dedicated children’s literature festival is back for its 11th year from Friday 29 September to Sunday 8 October. Book online HERE or via Bath Box Office 01225 463362 10 DAYS, 120 EVENTS FEATURING THE BEST CHILDREN’S AND TEEN AUTHORS, INCREDIBLE ILLUSTRATORS, FAVOURITE CHARACTERS AND LITERARY MASTERCLASSES. The 2017 Bath Children’s Literature Festival announces […]

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  • The first ever multi-arts Bath Festival 2017 comes to a close with record-breaking sales.

    The Bath Festival 2017 – Bath’s new flagship festival of music and literature – came to a close on Sunday May 28. Building on the heritage of Bath Literature and Bath International Music Festivals and with more than 130 events over 10 days, it brought together some of the world’s leading writers, musicians and cultural […]

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  • Stickers in shop windows

    The city gets ready for The Bath Festival

    If you’ve been in the centre of Bath recently, hopefully you’ve noticed a sprinkling of our lovely bright window stickers peppering the city’s shops and cafes. We’re delighted that so many Bath businesses and retailers are proud to show their support for The Bath Festival. We can’t wait to bring that festival buzz to the […]

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  • Paddy Ashdown, Nicky Morgan and Douglas Carswell join The Big Bath Debate – Sunday 28 May

    Beyond the slogans… Strong and Stable. For the Many not the Few. Let’s Take Back Control. Stronger Together. For the last year – at least – we have been assailed with slogans and battered with a seemingly ceaseless political news cycle. As we battle to comprehend what Brexit will mean for us, we have a […]

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  • THE BATH FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE PROGRAMME OF FREE ENTERTAINMENT FOR FAMILIES

    The Bath Festival, which will see some of the biggest names in literature and music appearing in venues across Bath from 19 to 28 May, has just announced their programme of free entertainment for families during the festival week. There will be a variety of free creative workshops and circus skills classes, plus live music, […]

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  • Under 18s 50% off ticket offers JUMP IN limited tickets

    In addition to staging many free events across the course of the festival, we have introduced exciting ticket offers to make top flight arts performances accessible to families and younger audiences. The ticket offers include Under 18s 50% off full price tickets to all Forum main room events (excluding Mary Berry) Events include Bob Dylan: […]

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