FESTIVAL FEVER IN THE SOUTH WEST
our top picks of the summer events in Bath

Throughout the summer months, Bath serves as the stage for an eclectic calendar of events and festivals that are sure to excite, entertain and inform the thousands of people who flock to the city during the warmer weather. With so much on offer, we have picked a few of the many events that will be lining the streets and venues of Bath over the coming months.


17 - 26 May 2019
THE BATH FESTIVAL

The ten-day festival returns once again for 2019. The Bath Festival brings international authors, musicians and speakers to many of the venues and spaces that can be found within the city and serves to bring the city alive with a celebration of the arts. The festivities are topped off with the largest of Bath’s music festivals, The Finale Weekend concert. An extravaganza of music, fun and great food, with something for everyone.

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24 May - 9 June 2019
BATH FRINGE FESTIVAL

Showcasing the best of Bath’s creative scene, the Bath Fringe Festival has a full programme featuring everything from theatre and comedy to music and dance. There is something for everyone during this festival, kids can enjoy dedicated workshops and sightseers can explore the streets of Bath with added entertainment from performers and artists. In a festival where anything goes, be prepared to come across art popping up in the most unusual ways!

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21 - 23 June 2019
PUB IN THE PARK

After the success of its inaugural year, Pub in The Park returns to Bath for 2019. Fronted by celebrity chef, Tom Kerridge. Pub in the Park combines great food with great music. With a range of chefs, restaurants and pubs showcasing the best of British food along with music from the likes of Basement Jaxx, Texas and Will Young the weekend is sure to be one to satisfy both foodies and music lovers alike.

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13 - 22 September 2019
JANE AUSTEN FESTIVAL

As one of Bath’s most famous residents, Jane Austen is well and truly the focus of this ten-day programme of events. The Grand Regency Costumed Promenade kicks off proceedings in regency style, with costumed revellers walking the streets of Bath. With a range of workshops and talks taking place in various venues across the city, the festival attracts Austen fans from all over the world who are looking to walk in her footsteps.

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This is just a small selection of the events taking place in the city throughout the summer. For more information or recommendations, speak to a member of our Concierge team who will be happy to help.

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