Enjoy the 2012 Bath Folk Festival

Enjoy the 2012 Bath Folk Festival | B and B in Bath News

Enjoy the 2012 Bath Folk Festival

Bath’s musical culture spans many forms and genres, so for any music lovers staying in a B and B in Bath during mid August, will surely be in for a musical treat during that period, especially with its annual Folk Festival getting into full swing from August 13 – 19.

This years Festival offers an exciting line up of internationally acclaimed acts and an array of local talent from around the Southwest. The Folk Festival will feature a range of concerts at various venues throughout the city, whilst also offering education and opportunities to play folk music at the numerous locations around Bath. Continue reading

Bath Americana Festival at the American Museum

The American day of independence is being celebrated at the Bath’s American Museum, together with various venues to make up the Bath Americana Festival. If you plan to visit the spa city and stay in one of the hotels in Bath, it’s sure to offer a real American festive and musical treat.

Taking place from July 4 – 8, The Bath Americana Festival is one of the South West’s favourite festivals of American folk music, focusing on Appalachian and bluegrass music. This year the festival features a wide array of supremely regarded artists from the American folk scene and offers a number of performances and educational workshops.

This year’s celebrations kick off at the beautiful Claverton Manor with a fun day of music from bands like, Sharps & Flats (bluegrass boy band), Buffalo Gals (distinctive blend of old-time mountain tunes and foot-stomping rhythms) and Appalachia (playing American roots inspired music).

Admission is completely free and visitors can enjoy local food and fun in the great outdoors of rural Claverton Down, there will be a BBQ and soft-drinks on offer to buy or you can bring you own picnic! For more information contact American Museum at Claverton Manor on: 01225 460503 or visit their website.

To enjoy the Americana Festival book into one of the Bath hotels, like the beautiful Bailbrook Lodge offering luxury accommodation in a wonderful Georgian period property with a relaxing atmosphere.