Focus on Bath – Jane Austen

Stratford-upon-Avon has Shakespeare, Dorchester has Hardy, and who does Bath have…Bath has Jane Austen. Many cities in the UK celebrate their literary connections with museums, festivals and souvenirs, and none more so than our city of Bath. You can come and see the places Jane Austen would have seen, walk where she would have walked,

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Party in the City – Bath International Music Festival 2016

Are you ready to get your glad rags on and come join the party, for it’s that time of year again…time for the whole city to reverberate to the sound of music…yes, it’s Bath International Music Festival! Now in its 68th year, Bath’s International Music Festival runs from Friday 20th May 2016 through until Sunday

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Festivals of Bath – Jane Austen Festival 2015

Jane Austen is BIG in Bath. Wherever you go there’s some reference to the writer and if you love the two books she set in the city (Northanger Abbey and Persuasion) then you’ll also be aware of many sights that would have been familiar to Jane, even now. Austen has more connections with the city

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Musical May – Bath International Music Festival

Established in 1948, Bath International Music Festival is now in its 67th year and stronger than ever. This year it runs from Friday 15th May to Tuesday 26th May. The popular festival, sees the city come alive with music from nearly 2000 performers over its 12 day run. From classical, jazz, folk and world music,

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Focus on Bath: Amy Laws – Fashion Designer

With the fantastically glamorous festival, Bath in Fashion 2015, starting this coming Saturday, March 21st, for a whole week, we thought we’d take a closer look at one of the many Bath based designers within the city. Bath’s history of being a Spa town, and THE place to go and be seen during the “season”,

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Love is all around…in Bath.

There are plenty of reasons to believe Bath is the city of Love – not only is the famous Pultney Bridge built by Robert Adam in 1774 based upon the Ponte Vecchio and Ponte di Rialto in those most romantic of cities Florence and Venice respectively; but Bath was chosen as the setting for most

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Enjoy the annual Jane Austen Festival in Bath

Many people visit Somerset’s premier city to enjoy relaxing spa breaks in Bath; after all, it’s the UK’s number one spa city. But did you know the city of Bath is a mecca for all Jane Austen fans from around the world. Jane Austen is one of Bath’s most famous residents, and she set two

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Get a Taste of Africa in Bath

A trip to Bath would not be complete without a visit to the Roman Baths or the Thermae Spa for one of the therapeutic spa breaks in Bath, but if you are visiting in early September you may also like to include the ‘Taste of Africa’ event into your itinerary. The Taste of Africa takes

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Cider Festival and Race Night at Bath Racecourse

Whether you are heading to Bath for a well-earned holiday or looking forward to one of the relaxing spa breaks in Bath, the city has a wealth of local attractions and events throughout the year.

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