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  • Join the debate at The Bath Festival’s political events

    A stellar line-up of political events are coming to The Bath Festival, covering topics that include Brexit, fake news and Russia’s involvement in American politics. Award-winning writers, journalists and politicians will offer new thoughts through lively debates and illuminating discussions. Read on to discover our highlights… Luke Harding The award-winning journalist brings new evidence to the […]

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  • IN THE NEWS

    Prizes, publications and other plaudits A very happy publication to Deborah Levy, whose memoir The Cost of Living, has been receiving rave reviews. Levy will appear with acclaimed Canadian writer Sheila Heti – a thrilling pairing that you’ll only see here in Bath. BOOK HERE And congratulations too to Nikesh Shukla, whose novel The One Who […]

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  • Tickets available for Kanneh-Mason Family

    Good news if you are seeking tickets for the sell-out show The Kanneh-Mason Family – book to see them perform alongside their brother Sheku Kanneh-Mason at A Concert for the People of Bath – Stars of the Future. Tickets are selling fast so be quick! Book for A Concert for the People of Bath here 

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  • BATH INTRODUCES

    The Bath Festival 2018 and Bath Spa University host “Bath Introduces”: A live music competition at The Rec Bath to win a full day of recording at Real World Studios From the 11 to the 27 of May, the 70th anniversary of The Bath Festival will take place around the city, engaging the wider community with […]

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  • The Bath Festival 70th anniversary programme launch

    Stop Press! Last night, The Bath Festival officially launched the programme for their 70th Anniversary year at Komedia, Bath. A whole host of guests from the local community joined the team in their celebrations. Eleanor Household, the Festivals Team Development Director spoke of how ‘wonderful it was to see the turn out for our celebrations; […]

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  • International Women’s Day & Women’s Prize for Fiction long-list

    As if International Women’s Day wasn’t enough of a reason to celebrate, four of the writers featured in the 2018 Women’s prize for fiction longlist are set to join us at The Bath Festival and we couldn’t be any more excited about it! Joanna Canon and Kit de Waal are the first of our longlisted […]

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  • Tickets on sale for 70th Anniversary The Bath Festival

    The full programme of events for The Bath Festival is now on sale. Bath’s flagship multi-arts festival will take place from 11 to 27 May and will offer more than 180 events over an extended period of 17 days, bringing some of the world’s leading writers, musicians and cultural figures into the iconic buildings and onto the […]

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  • AMANDA PALMER ANNOUNCED FOR OPENING NIGHT OF THE BATH FESTIVAL

    Singer-songwriter and  New York Times  bestselling author Amanda Palmer comes to Bath for a performance on Friday 11 May. Performing everything from solo and Dresden Dolls’ favourites to unreleased new material on a grand piano and humble ukulele, audiences can expect surprises as Palmer brings her “An Evening With Amanda Palmer” performance to the Forum. Presale tickets go on sale on Wednesday 14 February to Palmer’s Patreon subscribers and public ticket […]

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  • INTERNATIONAL MUSIC & LITERARY STARS ANNOUNCED FOR THE BATH FESTIVAL 2018

    The Bath Festival 11th-27th May is pleased to announce three more exciting events for the city in the 17-day programme – Mary Chapin Carpenter, Ruby Tandoh and A Concert for the People of Bath supported by the Roper Family Trust. In the Roper Memorial concert the Bath Philharmonia are joined by rising classical music stars […]

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  • Second wave of acts announced for The Bath Festival finale weekend on the Rec

    We’re excited to announce seven new acts for The Bath Festival finale weekend on the Rec – Imelda May, Midge Ure, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Seth Lakeman, and up and coming indie artists Freya Ridings, Jade Bird and Rhys Lewis.  They join headliners Tears for Fears and Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters for a stellar […]

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