Festive Fun: In & Around Bath

While Bath Christmas Market is certainly the city’s sparkling centrepiece, there is so much to discover in and around the city this festive season. From ice-skating to enchanted forests, frost fayres and pantomime, you’ll find an inviting range of events and attractions across the South West this season.

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Saturday 30th November 2019

The Glastonbury Frost Fayre promises an extravaganza of seasonal activities amongst the community, celebrating peace and goodwill to all. Enjoy live street entertainment, thrilling rides, market stalls and late night shopping, with whispers of Father Christmas with his fairies and elves.

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14th November – 19th December 2019

The Slug and Lettuce will become a bar turned cinema for a limited time only, with Christmas films screening every Thursday in the run up to December 25. Showings will take place in the Upstairs Gin Bar, usually reserved for private hire. Tickets cost £5; including popcorn and a glass of mulled gin.

14th November – Miracle on 34th Street / 21st November – Santa Claus: The Movie

28th November – How The Grinch Stole Christmas / 5th December – Love Actually

12th December – Home Alone / 19th December – Elf

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Friday / Saturday / Sunday – 29 November – 22 December 2019

Explore the enchanted woodland at Westonbirt Arboretum this festive season, with an illuminated trail filled with magical fun for all the family. Transport yourself to the Christmas Village, where you can have a go at arts and crafts, or enjoy joyful tunes with a warming mulled wine between hands.

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15th November 2019 – 5th January 2020

Get your skates on, as Bath on Ice is back by popular demand this winter in Royal Victoria Park. Not only that, but you can also enjoy a round of glow-in-the-dark mini golf with friends and retire to the indoor marquee for a decadent serving of wood-fired pizza, hot chocolate, spirits and champagne!