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
If you are planning a city break to the Bath in July and are looking to enhance your itinerary while you stay in one of the local luxury hotels in Bath, you might like to include this year’s Bath International Guitar Festival taking place from July 19 – 25.
Bath’s annual International Guitar Festival is undoubtedly one of the pinnacles in the of the music calendar in the UK’s premiere spa city. It presents over seven days of excellent music being performed at a wide range of venues within the city, with a selection of performances being completely free to enjoy. Continue reading
If you enjoy outdoor summer music festivals, then you might just like to get along to the 2012 Keynsham Music Festival on the 1st of July. This year’s event is bigger and better than before and offers a week long build up with various live performances, before the penultimate festival day on Sunday July 1.
The music festival at Keynsham is just 8 miles from the city of Bath which is accessible by both public transport or by road. This year’s festival has four music stages, featuring various genres of music from around the world including, folk, pop, rock, classical and choral to electronic, jazz, brass, orchestral and world music.
Onsite will also be interesting stalls with traders selling their wares, including arts and crafts, as well as food vendors selling their locally sourced food. All in all it is sure to be a fantastic outdoor event, which celebrates live music.
For more information contact Keynsham Music Festival Association on: 0117 986 8683 or visit their website.
If you plan to visit Bath during July and want to enjoy the Keynsham Music Festival Association, be sure to book one of the luxury hotels in Bath soon. Why not book your stay with the Bailbrook Lodge for one of the luxurious Bath hotels? Then you will be well placed for all the local attractions.
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.