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Bath serves as a stage for a packed calendar of events throughout the year, giving you even more reasons to visit this alluring city.

There’s lots for culture vultures. With 160 events spread out over more than two weeks, the multi-arts Bath Festival is the perfect excuse for a longer stay in the city. The huge bill features rock, classical and world music from a host of global performers like Robert Plant, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and the Royal Northern Sinfonia. For bookworms, there’s also an encyclopaedic literature programme of talks and Q&As from top writers.

And you can immerse yourself in the world of Bath’s most famous literary resident at the Jane Austen Festival, featuring elegant masked balls, walking tours and talks (many staged in locations straight out of Austen’s stories).

There’s more music at Mozartfest and Bachfest, when the cream of the international classical music scene descends on the city for performances of pieces by (of course) Mozart and Bach plus other legendary composers. The venues – including the Assembly Rooms and Bath Abbey – are pretty legendary too.

Indulge your sense of fun at the Bath Comedy Festival, nearly three weeks of shows at venues everywhere in the city. Expect to see comedy legends like Barry Cryer and Paul Merton, plus a host of rising stars.

Get in the festive spirit at our famous Bath Christmas Market. Even the hardest-hearted Scrooge won’t be able to resist this Christmas shopping experience, the most magical in Britain. Browse pretty wooden chalets packed with one-of-a-kind gifts and seasonal surprises, plus plenty of warming winter food.

Bath is fizzing with festivals and events 12 months of the year. We’ve only scratched the surface here. Use the events search to find out what’s on and start planning your trip now.

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  • Mar
    19

Hannah

at The Little Theatre Cinema

Hannah's life falls apart as she drifts between reality & denial.

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  • Mar
    31

Mother’s Day Lunch

at The Olive Tree Restaurant

Show how much you love your mum and treat her to Bath's only Michelin star Restaurant.

Read more Food and Drink
  • Apr
    21

Easter Sunday Lunch at Bowood

at Bowood Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort

This April, enjoy a traditional or à la carte Easter Sunday Lunch at Bowood.

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  • Jul
    7

Bath 5K Race for Life

at Royal Victoria Park, Bath

Help to raise valuable funds for life saving research

Read more Charity
  • Jul
    7

Bath 10K Race For Life

at Royal Victoria Park, Bath

Join a Race for Life 10k event and help raise valuable funds for cancer-beating research.

Read more Charity
  • Sep
    22

Bath Pretty muddy Kids

at Bath Racecourse, Lansdown, Bath

A brilliant muddy obstacle course just for the little ones.

Read more Charity
  • Feb
    3
  • Apr
    28

Royal Women at the Fashion Museum

at Fashion Museum

Royal Women examines how the roles of the female figures of the monarchy influenced their choice of dress.

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  • Oct
    2
  • May
    1

Local Photography Exhibition

at Green Park Brasserie

Bath photographer James Markham exhibits his landscape works of Bath and the South West.

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  • Dec
    3
  • Apr
    30

Bath Open Studios

at Circle Bath Hospital

A selection of BOS works on show, alongside art by Mark Sands, Emma Rose and Gus Cummins.

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  • Dec
    18
  • May
    1

50th Anniversary Royal Mint Exhibition

at The Royal Mint Experience

Have you ever held a solid gold bar?

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  • Jan
    4
  • Feb
    28

Winter Afternoon Park Tours

at Dyrham Park

Learn about Dyrham Park's landscape everyday in January and February with free park tours.

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  • Jan
    5
  • Feb
    28

Structure and Form: Winter Garden Tour

at Dyrham Park

Explore Dyrham Park's seventeenth-century garden everyday in January and February.

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  • Jan
    5
  • Feb
    28

Winter Ramble with a Ranger – Deer Park Tour

at Dyrham Park

Join Dyrham Park's rangers everyday in January and February on free tours of the park.

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  • Jan
    19
  • Mar
    31

New Views on Familiar Places

at West Corridor, Royal United Hospital

An exhibition focusing on the power of painted images and fresh perspectives.

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  • Feb
    3
  • Mar
    3

Singalong With The Greatest Showman

at Theatre Royal Bath

Singalong with the smash hit film musical!

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