Events & going out Enjoy Bath to the full

Lively entertainment, contemporary culture and a buzzing nightlife complement Bath’s rich history and heritage to bring vibrancy and energy to its elegant Georgian façades. If you are a music fan, comedy lover or keen theatre-goer, or simply fancy a drink out with friends, Bath is bursting with ways to entertain you during your stay. Bath serves as a stage for a packed calendar of events throughout the year, giving you even more reasons to visit this alluring city. The city’s exceptional food and drink scene has also gained the city a reputation as a delicious destination for a foodie break.

The Bath Festival

The ten-day Bath Festival features an assortment of household names and rising stars. It has a varied programme of live music, with the best of classical and contemporary on offer. The Bath Festival Finale Weekend is an open-air music festival in the heart of Bath.

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Jane Austen Festival

For a celebration of Jane Austen, don your bonnet and visit in July or September, as the Jane Austen Costumed Summer Ball and Jane Austen Festival bring Regency revelry back to the Georgian streets of Bath.

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Bath Christmas Market

With twinkling chalets spread out across Bath’s picturesque Georgian streets, Bath Christmas Market is the perfect place to do a spot of Christmas shopping. From unique homeware to personalised presents, Christmas decorations, handcrafted jewellery and more, you’re guaranteed to find something special for your loved ones. Throughout the Market, you’ll find tasty traditional food to satisfy any appetite and of course the caramelised nuts and aromatic mulled wine to keep you toasty while you browse.

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Live music at Green Park Brasserie

Green Park Brasserie is a popular independent live music restaurant specialising in locally sourced food with free live music four evenings a week (booking strongly recommended). For a more casual meal or drinks, visit the two terraces which are available on a first come first served basis and also serve from sister business, Bath Pizza Co.

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The Great Bath Feast

An event celebrating the best food and drink in the South West. Expect a packed programme of chef demos, supper clubs and a buzzing Milsom Street market showcasing the very best locally sourced food and drink plus artisan produce from further afield.

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