Festivals in Bath

Bath is home to a whole variety of culture. Arts, cinema, music and literature are at the heart of our city. If you’d like to know more about upcoming festivals and events, please contact our family team – we’d love to help you get more out of your stay with us!

Visit Bath for the Jane Austen festivals

Jane Austen Festival

14 September – 23 September 2018

Celebrate all things Jane Austen with a city-wide party and the glamorous Jane Austen Summer Ball. There are also speeches and many more events to enjoy!

Bath Festival Culture Music, Arts, Literature

The Bath Festival

11 May – 27 May 2018

For its 70th anniversary, The Bath Festival returns as a 17 day multi-arts extravaganza celebrating with music and literature at its heart.

Bath in Fashion Festival

Bath in Fashion

Coming Back Soon!

Bath is famous for attracting the latest fashion with a traditional twist. Our city is also home to the Bath Fashion Museum, adjacent to the Assembly Rooms.

Stay with Tucking Mill Self-Catering for the Bath Christmas Market 2017

Bath Christmas Market

2018 Dates Announced Soon
(Late Nov-Early Dec)

Promising to be bigger and better every year, the Bath Christmas Market welcomes some of the region’s finest independent producers and foodies to showcase their Christmas stock.

Bath Bachfest of classical music events

Bath Bachfest

22 – 24 February 2018
2019 dates TBA

The festival of classical music arrives just after Valentine’s at some of Bath’s best venues: the Assembly Rooms, Guildhall and the Abbey, with dinners at the Pump Room.

Bath Mozartfest A Celebration of Classical Music

Mozart Festival

9 November – 17 November 2018

A Bath-wide festival celebrating Mozart with concerts across the city. The festival represents excellence in orchestral and chamber music. The festival has received rave reviews from the national press.

Bath Children's Literature Festival

Children’s Literature Festival

29 September – 8 October 2018

The Bath Children’s Literature Festival was set up in 2007 by publishers Gill and John McLay and is today Europe’s largest children’s dedicated book festival. Over 80 events are on across the city.

Bath Comedy Festival

Bath Comedy Festival

27 March – 15 April 2018

Celebrating its 10th birthday, the Bath Comedy Festival brings you 20 days of laugh out loud comedy across the city’s top venues. If comedy is your style, you can also get involved!

The Great Bath Feast foodie festival in Bath

The Great Bath Feast

2018 Dates TBC 
(usually Sept/Oct)

Any foodie’s heaven! Explore a range of food and drink events and special offers across the city with The Great Bath Feast. Pay tribute to the best tastes and flavours of the city by diving mouth first into the Great Bath Feast!

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