What’s On in Bath 2012...
There is always a host of wonderful events taking place in Bath which justifies its reputation as "a city of festivals”.
Bath Comedy Festival , This exciting programme will take place in a fantastic selection of venues and will spill out onto Bath's historic streets in a hubbub of anticipation and laughter.
29 March – 7 April, various venues, tel: 01225 463362
Bath in Fashion , Bath in Fashion gears up for an action packed week of catwalk shows, talks, exhibitions and workshops.
15-21 April, various venues.
Bath Music Festival , A dynamic mix of world-class performances taking place throughout the city.
22 May – 2 June, various venues, tel: 01225 463362
Party in the City , The biggest free show in Bath... with folk, rock, pop, choral, jazz, electronic, brass and many more.
24 May, various venues, tel: 01225 463362
Bath Fringe Festival , programme bursting with theatre, dance, music, visual arts, comedy, children's festival, street theatre and circus.
24 May - 9 June, various venues, tel: 01225 463362
Royal Bath & West Show , One of the oldest surviving agricultural shows in England and the only four day show will be held for the 150th time in 2013.
29 May - 1 June, Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, tel: 01749 822000
Bike Bath 2013 , Bike Bath 2013 is a unique opportunity for anyone to train for and complete a cycle ride in and around the beautiful city of Bath.
22-23 June, tel: 0844 879 3750
The Roman Baths by Torchlight , Relax and enjoy the romantic torchlit ambience of the Great Bath.
1-31 July, Roman Baths, tel: 01225 477785
Bath Guitar Festival , Europe’s number one guitar festival returns for its NEXT extravaganza.
19-29 July, various venues, tel: 01225 463362
Bath Folk Festival , Attend a live gig or learn to play an instrument at various workshops.
12-18 August, various venues.
Ladies Day Sponsored by McArthurGlen's Swindon Designer Outlet , The pinnacle of Bath's annual calendar. Dress to impress: a day for posh frocks & hats.
31 August, Bath Racecourse, tel: 01225 424609
Jane Austen Festival , A selection of events will take place to celebrate the life and work of Jane Austen.
13-21 September, various venues, tel: 01225 443000
Bath Festival of Children's Literature , Festival fun with authors, illustrators, storytellers and poets.
27 September – 6 October, various venues, tel: 01225 463362
Great Bath Feast , The city of Bath will be going all foodie this autumn with ‘The Great Bath Feast.’
1-31 October, various venues, tel: 0906 711 2000 (50p/min)
Bath Mozartfest , The Mozartfest celebrates the maestro’s music, and that of his contemporaries.
8-16 November, various venues, tel: 01225 463362
Bath Film Festival , A celebration of great cinema, with screenings and events across Bath.
14-24 November, various venues, tel: 01225 401149
Bath Christmas Market , a unique shopping experience in the heart of Bath city centre.
28 November - 15 December (TBC), Abbey Churchyard, tel: 0906 711 2000 (50p/min)