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Party in the City

Bath Bath, United Kingdom

Join Bath’s biggest FREE party on Friday 17 May, from 5pm till late, as the city centre will be filled with live music of every genre, including jazz, folk rock, classical, acoustic, swing, soul and more! Music will ring out from churches and chapels, including Bath Abbey, St Michael’s Without and St Swithin’s Church. Enjoy […]

Hitler, Stalin, Mum and Dad: Daniel Finkelstein Talks to Simon Mayo

The Guildhall High Street, Bath, Bath & North East Somerset, United Kingdom

Journalist, author and political commentator Daniel Finkelstein joins bestselling author and broadcaster Simon Mayo to discuss his moving account of his parent's remarkable experiences during the Second World War.

Kathy Lette: The Revenge Club

The Guildhall High Street, Bath, Bath & North East Somerset, United Kingdom

Internationally bestselling author, Kathy Lette joins broadcaster Penny Smith to unleash her new novel The Revenge Club – a subversive, irreverent and wickedly witty revenge romp about four women who are all at the top of their game – so imagine their surprise when they start to be personally overlooked and professionally pushed aside by less-qualified men. Only they’re […]

Good Grief: Cariad Lloyd Talks to Kit De Waal

The Guildhall High Street, Bath, Bath & North East Somerset, United Kingdom

When Cariad was 15, her dad died. She became the person-who-dad-had-died, a mess of emotions and questions; a grief mess. Years later, she began trying to unravel this tightly wound grief.  Through her award-winning podcast Griefcast, comedian Cariad Lloyd has helped countless listeners find their way through their own grief. In conversation with author Kit de Waal, Cariad will […]

Thank You for the Music: Abba 50th Anniversary Celebration

The Guildhall High Street, Bath, Bath & North East Somerset, United Kingdom

This year is the 50th anniversary of Waterloo (the song, not the battle) winning the Eurovision Song Contest – a seminal moment in pop history which saw Swedish sensation ABBA burst onto the international music scene. How is it that half a century later this seventies Eurovision act is bigger than ever – reaching listeners of all […]

Clive Myrie: Everything is Everything

The Guildhall High Street, Bath, Bath & North East Somerset, United Kingdom

As a Bolton teenager, Clive Myrie dreamed of becoming a journalist – now he is known for his reputation for fearless, objective reporting on some of the biggest stories of our time, most recently from the front lines in Ukraine. He talks to Kit de Waal about his remarkable career, how his family history has influenced his view of […]

Murder Live: Murder in the Bookshop!

Waterstones 4-5 Milsom St, Bath, United Kingdom

Do you dare to Murdle?! Don’t miss this exclusive Bath Festival event with G.T. Karber, creator of Murdle, the devilishly devious murder mystery puzzle that has taken the world by storm! Tireless detective Deductive Logico is in Bath, ready to enjoy some festival events until a dastardly murder requires his particular expertise. Can you examine the clues, interview the […]

Sara Pascoe and Cariad Lloyd

The Guildhall High Street, Bath, Bath & North East Somerset, United Kingdom

A very special evening with comedians, authors and long-term friends Sara Pascoe and Cariad Lloyd (co-hosts of the Weirdos Book Club podcast), celebrating the paperback publication of Sara’s hilarious and touching debut novel, Weirdo. Weirdo follows Sophie, an existential Essex girl battling low-level paranoia in her search for happiness and truth. All Sophie wants to do is act like a normal, well-adjusted person […]