Fri 1-Wed 20 Apr. Bath Comedy Festival. Held at a number of venues but mainly Widcombe Social Club and The Forum it features a mix of comedy including stand-up, sketch comedy, cabaret, kids’ shows, music, magic & mystery tours.
Tue-Sat. 12-16 Apr. Bath Theatre Royal. Private Peaceful. Michael Morpurgo’s story of Tommo and his experiences of the First War as he awaits the dawn. Adapted by Simon Reade.
Thu 14-Sat 23 Apr. Hayesfield School, Roper Theatre. Evita. Bath Light Opera Group present the story of Argentina’s first lady from the lyrics of Tim Rice and music of Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Wed-Thu 20-21 Apr. Bath Rondo Theatre. The Yellow Wallpaper. Adapted from the Charlotte Perkins Gilma novella about a terrifying story of mental illness, motherhood and marriage.
Wed-Sun 20-24 Apr. Bath Theatre Royal. The Play That Goes Wrong. A Mischief Production by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields.
Thu 21 Apr. Bath Komedia. Life in Mono plus The Damsels. Life In Mono’s sound combines trashy guitars reminiscent of Placebo’s early records but with the darkness of Mazzy Star, lyrical sophistication of PJ Harvey and the dense, heavy backbone of Queens of the Stone Age.
Thu 21 Apr. Chapel Arts. Amy Duncan. Scottish artist Amy Duncan writes emotive songs, combining intimate vocals, guitar, electric upright bass, synths, and piano creating a folk-pop sound.
Fri-Sat 22-23 Apr. Bath Rondo Theatre. This is the Land. The show explores the wild within us. Through quirky movement and dance, vocal-looping, atmospheric soundtrack, and five shapeshifting performers.
Sunday 24 Apr – Bath Jewish Burial Ground Open Day. The burial ground is hidden away on Bradford Rd, Combe Down, at the entrance to the Mulberry Park estate. Find out about the lives of Bath’s Jewish community in the 19th and 20th centuries at our next Open Day. 11am-4pm free entry
Fri 29 Apr. Bath Komedia. The Ministry of Burlesque. With Dusty Limits who is the host, Coco Deville, Aurora Starr, Rod Laver, Nicole Pearson and The Flaming Feathers a Cabaret Showgirl Dance troupe.
Sat 30 Apr. Bath Ustinov Theatre. Lade Nade in Concert. Hot on the heels of her UK Americana Award nomination, Lady Nade soars into 2022 with her third album Willing.
Sat 30 Apr. Bath Chapel Arts. 20th Century Foxes Cabaret present Newley Discovered. Anthony Newley is the greatest British songwriter you never knew you knew.
Sat 30 Apr. Bath Fairfield House. Table Tennis Tournament and family day.
Fri 13-Sat 21 May. Bath Festival. The festival starts with a party in Queen Square and includes walking tours, comedy, music, talks, drama and book conversations.
Sun 15 May. Bath Mission Theatre. Dean Friedman In Concert. Those of a certain age will recall his hit songs Ariel, Lucky Stars, Lydia, McDonald’s Girl and more.
Fri 3 Jun. Bath Racecourse. Meeting of horse races. Plus live music from James in the evening.
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