Bath is such a beautiful city all year round, but there’s something quite magical about Bath in the summer. Especially when there are festivals taking place!
Here are the Top 10 Unmissable Festivals:
1. Bath Comedy Festival –
Now – 17th April
Laugh out loud at the annual comedy festival. There’s a mix of stand-up, cabaret, music, kids shows and more!
Weekends in May
Meet over 180 artists and makers as they throw open their studios and showcase their artwork and put on interactive demonstration.
19th – 28th May
The new 10 day festival is packed with fantastic live music, authors and family fun. It all starts with Party in The City, Bath’s biggest free night of music.
26th May – 11th June
Featuring theatre, dance, music, visual arts, comedy, a children’s festival, street theatre and lots more – expect the unexpected!
5. Iford Arts Festival
27th May – 5th August
Relax and enjoy a summer season of picnics, proms and performances in the exquisite gardens of Iford Manor.
6.Forest of Imagination
29th June – 2nd July
A fantastic forest and outdoor gallery will be popping up around the Bath Skyline. For four days, there will be artwork, outdoor theatre and creative activities for all.
A brilliant one day cycling event with three different challenges to take part in. Jump on your bike for a 25, 50 or 80 mile route around Bath and the surrounding countryside.
The infectious beat of the drums will be thumping again this July when the colourful carnival comes to town. There’ll be live music, parades, kids activities, workshops and plenty of food and drink.
5th -13th August
This nine day festival will have you tapping your feet to Americana, gypsy jazz, world and folk. Enjoy gigs, concerts, open mic, free ceilidh and a variety of workshops.
10. 250th Anniversary of the Royal Crescent
2017 marks 250 years since the first foundation stone was laid on the Royal Crescent, on 19th May 1767. We’ll be celebrating with over 70 special events and exhibitions throughout the year.