Popular Festivals of Bath

If you’re a lover of festivals, then Bath has something for you. There are many festivals taking place through-out the year, and there really is something for everyones taste. If there’s a festival you want to be a part of or visit, make sure you book your Accommodation in Bath well in advance. If there’s a major festival taking place in the city rooms can fill up fast! Find out when the festivals are, and book your room as soon as you can.

The Jane Austen Festival

If you’re a fan of all-things Austen, then you’ll know how big an impact the city of Bath had on the writer. The city features in both ‘Persuasion’ and ‘Northanger Abbey’. This is why millions of Austen fans come to Bath every single year, and many of them make sure they’re in the area for the Jane Austen Festival.

Celebrate all-things Austen by taking dancing lessons and enjoying workshops. Go to one of the many concerts that are on offer, or watch the costumed promenade that stops the traffic. There is so much on offer during the Jane Austen Festival, so make sure you’re here to enjoy all that it has to offer.

International Bath Music Festival

The International Bath Music Festival has been running for almost 70 years and is crammed-pack with many different shows and performances. No matter what kind of music you love, there will be something for you here. As well as live performances by a wide range of artists, you can enjoy films and musical theatre too. Running for 10 days from the middle of May, this is a festival that no music lover should miss.

Bath Folk Festival

Thought to be one of the most exciting new festivals in the UK, Bath Folk Festival returns to the city in August. With a wide range of headlining acts some famous to the folk world, this festival is an absolute pleasure to attend.

With workshops on offer, you can have the chance to tests your skills on a wide range of instruments and learn about their history and why they’re played in Folk songs.

During this festival you will even get the opportunity to attend a Traditional Music Summer School. Here you will learn how to develop your musical talent further so you too can fully immerse yourself in the wonderful world of Folk. Make sure you head to Bath for what promises to be an exciting and exhilarating festival.

The Bath Digital Festival

If you love a bit of technology then you’re sure to love the Bath Digital Festival. Although this festival is still quite young (It only launched in 2012) it has proven to be very popular.

Learn how specific programs work, create your own minicomputer or find out how the local area influences and uses the latest technology. As this festival is still in its infancy it is continuing to grow, offering participants more and more each year.

No matter hold old you are and how experienced you are in the world of all-things digital, this festival will have something for you. With talks, demonstrations, shows and so much more on offer, any geek is certain to enjoy their time here.