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The Theatre: A Compelling Reason to Visit Bath after the Christmas Markets

While the bustling Christmas markets may have been the main attraction, the city’s vibrant theatre scene offers a compelling reason to extend your stay and continue the enchantment.

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

One of the must-see performances in Bath is “Sleeping Beauty” at The Theatre Royal. This timeless fairy tale takes centre stage, captivating audiences of all ages with its dazzling costumes, mesmerizing set designs, and captivating storytelling. The Theatre Royal, with its rich history and stunning architecture, provides the perfect backdrop for this enchanting production. From the moment the curtain rises, you will be transported into a world of magic, romance, and adventure.

The Midnight Mole

For those seeking a unique and immersive theatrical experience, look no further than “The Midnight Mole” at The Egg Studio at The Theatre Royal. This innovative production takes place in a specially designed underground tunnel, creating an intimate and immersive setting for the audience. Follow the journey of the adventurous Midnight Mole as he embarks on a thrilling quest of rediscovery, above and below ground. With its imaginative staging and interactive elements, this performance will leave you spellbound and eager for more.

Wendy: A Peter Pan Story

Wendy: A Peter Pan Story

Another theatrical gem not to be missed is “Wendy: A Peter Pan Story”, also at The Egg Studio at The Theatre Royal. This contemporary adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s beloved classic, “Peter Pan,” offers a fresh perspective on the timeless tale. Follow Wendy as she embarks on a journey of self-discovery, exploring themes of friendship, courage, and the power of imagination. With its compelling performances and innovative staging, “Wendy” promises to be a theatrical experience that will leave a lasting impression.


The theatre scene in Bath offers a delightful escape from the winter chill and a chance to immerse yourself in the magic of live performances. Whether you choose to be whisked away by the enchanting “Sleeping Beauty” at the Theatre Royal, venture into the underground world of “The Midnight Mole” at The Egg, or embark on a captivating journey with “Wendy: A Peter Pan Story,” you are sure to be captivated by the talent and creativity that Bath’s theatres have to offer.
 
So, after exploring the Christmas markets and soaking in the festive atmosphere, make sure to extend your stay and indulge in the theatrical wonders of Bath. The city’s vibrant theatre scene promises to be the perfect finale for your visit, leaving you with memories that will last long after the curtains close.

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18 December 2023
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18 December 2023