Top cultural things to do in Bath

  1. Dress up in your finest Regency outfit and head to Bath’s Regency costumed Summer Ball. It plays a fun part in the city’s annual Jane Austen Festival. Empire-line gowns and bonnets at the ready!


  1. Bath is certainly the place to visit if you want to embroil yourself in all things Austen – the author lived there 1801-1805, and the city features regularly in her writings. Head to the Jane Austen Centre for exclusive exhibits all dedicated to the life and times of Austen.


  1. Get a taster of Britain’s music festival scene at Forest Live, a programme of concerts hosted by the Forestry Commission who look after some of England’s most beautiful woodland, including Westonbirt Arboretum, 1 hour 30 minutes from Bath.


  1. One of Britain’s oldest and most beautiful theatres, Theatre Royal Bath has top-notch plays, musicals and events.


  1. See how we dressed through the ages at the Fashion Museum Bath. It holds a world-class collection of clothing throughout history to modern day.


  1. Experience the incredible acoustics of Bath Abbey when you catch a classical recital or choir concert, held frequently throughout the year.

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