Bath is well known and highly regarded for being a centre for the Arts in the south west and this May sees a very special, internationally renowned event taking place.
The Iford Arts Festival takes place at Ilford Manor near Bath from June 8 – August 11, within the exquisite Peto Garden area. Ilford Manor lies 6 miles south from Bath and is set in a beautiful rural location, surrounded by picturesque countryside. Iford Arts Festival offers visitors an amazing location to enjoy a mixture of picnic proms, cloister concerts and a varied season of opera throughout the summer months.
This award-winning location offers intimate and unique performance settings, offering a magical musical experience. The opera performances are in English and staged for a limited audience of 90 within the miniature Italianate cloister. This years Iford Arts Festival programme will feature Seraglio (Mozart), Falstaff (Verdi) and Susanna (Handel), plus popular and informal free flowing jazz promenades, with seated cloister concerts also featured during this year’s festival period.
Ticket prices start from £22 and the gardens open at 6pm. To book tickets or for more information, call the Box Office at the Bath Theatre Royal: 01225 448844
To be well placed for accommodation during this musical delight, book with one of the local luxury hotels in Bath soon, thus securing your accommodation for this special event. By choosing one of the Bath hotels located on the outskirts of the city you will still be within easy reach of the centre and all local attractions.