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!
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!
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
2018 Dates TBC
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!