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now - 3 Dec - Theatre Royal

Based on the Sunday Times bestseller which inspired one of this century’s most treasured films, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel takes us on a journey to India with an eclectic group of British retirees as they embark on a new life. 

 

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Bath On Ice

now - 3 Jan '23 - Victoria Park

With the days getting shorter and the holidays drawing near, Bath is getting ready for Christmas. It’s almost time for festive decorations, wonderful gifts, delicious food, the Christmas Market, and Bath on Ice! Click below for more...

 

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now - 11 Dec - City Centre

With twinkling chalets spread out across Bath’s picturesque Georgian streets, Bath Christmas Market is the perfect place to do a spot of Christmas shopping.

 

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The Ghost Of A Smile

1 December - Rondo Theatre

Written & directed by Gavin Robertson and performed by Nicholas Collett

Two of Charles Dickens’ creepy tales – with a comic twist. Tales with a tingle, but also a giggle! Two yarns to chill and charm! Stories with a shiver and a smile!

 

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Bad Manners

1 December - Komedia

Bad Manners are the best in British ska known for their crazy antics and 2 Tone tracks. Outrageous and enigmatic they remain as one of the countries best loved live acts.

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1st December - Bath Forum

The brand new Everything she wants tour 2021/22!
 
Make new memories whilst reliving old classics, this one is for the fans as we celebrate one of the greatest musicians the world has ever seen, and we say thank you!

£ 27.00

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1 December - Chapel Arts Centre

Through his road worn song writing style he explores hopes and fears for fast changing times. Slide guitar, as always is at the root of Martins sound, mirroring his whisky soaked northern breeze vocals. With fantastic reviews still coming in for the new album ‘Roll With The Punches’ things are looking good for the wandering bluesman.

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£ 27.00

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2,3,9,10,17,23,31 - Komedia

Kick-off your weekend with some proper good laughs and discover the best in live comedy, featuring three top stand-ups and one of the best comperes in the business! Pre-show dining will also available at the venue, and you can check out our new menu.

 

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2 December - Rondo Theatre

M R James wrote his ghost stories to perform to friends in the years leading up to WW1. Today they’ve lost none of their power to terrify and amuse. Now Nunkie Theatre Company returns with two more James classics, in another thrilling one-man show.

 

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2 December - Bath Forum

Love Actually, the seasonal romcom that has become a revelation and synonymous for so many with the festive period, will tour the UK next winter with a full orchestra performing its soundtrack live to picture, in what is becoming an annual highlight of the holiday calendar for many across the country.

 

 

 

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£ 39.50

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Alan West Band

2 December - Chapel Arts Centre

Alan West, for many years, has been regarded as having one of the finest country music voices to come out of the UK. His emotional, yet informative way of singing a story, has moved many an audience all over the world.

 

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£ 12.50

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3,10,17 & 31 December - Komedia 

One enormous party – with all your guilty pleasures from the 80s, 90s and 00s!

Each week there will be a pro photographer, unbeatable drinks deals and great tunes!

 

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£ 8.00

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3 December - Bath Forum

Keyboard player/composer/raconteur Rick Wakeman CBE’s Grumpy Christmas tours are now as traditional in the festive season as mince pies and pantomime (oh yes, they are…) and 2022 is no exception.

 

 

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£ 29.50

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4 December- Chapel Art Centre

Based around the exciting dance rhythms of Santana’s Latin music, OYE SANTANA is no ordinary tribute to Carlos Santana’s music. More a party than a concert, this is a feast of Latin music, superb musicianship and hit songs, faithfully re-creating the music of Santana.

 

 

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£ 22.00

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4 December - Komedia

United by a love of Folk, Country, Indie & Western music past and present, Concrete Prairie are a 5-piece from the U.K. playing their own brand of bruised Americana. The band take inspiration from across the genres to deliver songs dealing with life, death and everything in between

 

 

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4 December - Bath Forum

Step on board to have your ticket stamped by our station masters as we journey to the North Pole on the Polar Express.

An interactive movie event with hot chocolate, ice-cream and more! Come wearing your pyjamas! A great night out for the whole family.

 

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£ 2.00

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5 December - Komedia

Glaswegian rockers GUN are back with a brand new album, ‘Calton Songs’ released on Cherry Red Records on 14 October 2022.

‘Calton Songs’ is a full-blooded celebration of the band’s career so far with enthusiastic and brand new acoustic reinterpretations of the songs that made their name and took GUN to the four corners of the world.

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£ 28.50

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6,13 & 31 December - Komedia

Provocative, daring and more fun than you can shake your bingo balls at. Bingo Lingo re-invents the traditional game of bingo into a unique, crowd-roaring, interactive night of non-stop madness with prizes that will change your life forever!

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6 December - Bath Forum

Shake your tinsel & polish your baubles, this is the Christmas show that everyone has been wanting. Two of our favourite Strictly stars with dancers, singers, lavish costumes and sets with all our favourite Christmas hits. 

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8 Dec - 8 Jan - Theatre Royal

Wishing for the best family pantomime this Christmas? Your wish is our command!

The amazing story of a boy, a lamp, and a genie returns to spread magic across the Theatre Royal Bath stage this Christmas!

 

 

 

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Wurzels Xmas Party

8 December - Komedia

Your perfect Christmas party night,  so book early and get organising!

Having paved the way for South West Scrumpy n’ Western, The Wurzels are perfect performers and accompaniment to cider drinking! A genre packed full of double entendre, mainstream parod y with a comical folk style.

 

 

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£ 20.00

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8 - 18 December - Rondo Theatre

Presented by The Natural Theatre Company.

The Natural Theatre Company returns for more cracking Christmas irreverence at The Rondo…

This bright and cheerful show celebrates some strange and surprising Christmas tales and traditions in a breathtakingly brilliant bonkers family treat!

 

 

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8 December - Bath Forum

Legendary singer Lulu, who was a huge hit on last year’s Autumn/Winter Tour, will be performing across nine dates between the second night of the tour in Southend up until 10th December at the Brighton Centre. 

 

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8 December - Chapel Arts Centre

For over 30 years Boo Hewerdine has been considered one of the UK’s finest singer-songwriters. As lead singer of seminal band, The Bible through to his subsequent solo work and long-time collaboration with the incredible Eddi Reader he has become something of a national treasure.

 

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£ 14.00

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9 Dec - 15 Jan - The Egg

Sent away to live in the countryside with their reclusive Uncle, five children discover a secret that’s been hidden away for centuries: a magical, mischievous and extremely grumpy Sand Fairy called It with the power to grant spectacular wishes. There’s just one catch…

 

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9 December - Bath Forum

Kate Rusby is a Holly Head. If you hadn’t already spotted from her other Christmas albums, Sweet Bells, While Mortals Sleep, The Frost Is All Over and Angels and Men, she is not only Santa’s biggest musical helper, but she is also an incurable Christmas nerd.

 

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9 December - Chapel Arts Centre

An authentic eight-piece Ska band with years of live experience, The Superskas perform a catalogue of hits from the golden ages of Trojan Ska & 2 Tone. Covering songs from original pioneers Toots & the Maytals and Desmond Dekker, through to The Specials, Madness and The Selecter. 

 

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10 December - Bath Forum

Phil McIntyre Live Ltd Proudly Presents 

Jack Whitehall: Work In Progress 
 
Catch Jack Whitehall as he tries out new material for his upcoming arena tour. A great opportunity to catch Jack in a theatre near you. Show includes tour support.   

 

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10 December - Chapel Arts Centre

Created by Violent May features some of the most bizarre, most marvelous and most unique acts from around the South West. Whatever the occasion Untamed Burlesque will always bring a magnificent night full of pure awesomeness.

 

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10 December - Bath Abbey

Join us as we celebrate Christmas at Bath Abbey – with music and readings for all the family to enjoy.

With popular favourites, and some unexpected items, there will be carols for the congregation to join in, together with readings.

 

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11 December - Chapel Arts Centre

Five leading lights of the British roots scene join forces to create a festive folk band like no other. Expect soaring harmonies and exquisite musicianship as the 5-piece blast through a repertoire of brand new, specially written songs, fresh arrangements of traditional carols both well-loved and little-known, and seasonal classics from both sides of the Atlantic. 

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10 December - Bath Rec

Bath Rugby take on Glasgow Warriors!

Kick off (KO) 13:00

Gates open two hours before KO (11:00)

Happy hour - £1 off all drinks! (11:00-12:00)

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12 December - Bath Abbey

A selection of Jethro Tull Christmas winter-related repertoire with a mix of classical music and re-worked Christmas carols. The Bath Abbey Choir and Huw Williams on the Abbey Organ will accompany.

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Rocket Man

13 December - Bath Forum

Pack your bags, strap yourself in, zero out 8pm (sometimes 7.30) for a night like no other as we celebrate Sir Elton John!

The Rocket Man is the world’s favourite celebration to a musical icon, playing to audiences all around the world and we are delighted to announce our UK tour for 2022.

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East 17

14 December - Bath Forum

The now legendary EAST 17 embark on their first ever  National theatre Tour which promises to be the Christmas must-see show in 2022. Achievements include 18 top 20 singles and 4 top 10 albums with worldwide record sales in excess of 18 Million Units.

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The Belgrave House Band: Rumours

15 December - Komedia

Representing Leeds musical powerhouse venue: Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen, this 8 piece combo, comprised of the most exciting musicians coming out of Leeds’ burgeoning Jazz & Soul scene, offer astonishing attention to detail in recreating that magic feeling that ‘Rumours’ brought on first listen.

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Collabro

15 December - Bath Forum

The previously announced ‘Christmas is Here’ tour will now become ‘The Farewell Tour’, audiences can expect to hear stunning renditions of a range of Collabro classics and covers. From ‘Stars’ to ‘Lighthouse’ along with musical theatre favourites we all know and love. 

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16 December - Komedia

An uproarious revue of camp Christmas comedy and festive friskiness…

 

With a night of festive treats – both naughty and nice – all under one roof, guests are invited to eat, drink, laugh and dance the night away in true vaudevillian excessive style.

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Live At Christmas

16 December - Bath Forum

It’s nearly Christmas and the country’s best comedians are coming to Bath for a spectacular all-star festive show! Legendary BAFTA and Perrier award winning comedian Dylan Moran headlines this year’s incredible Live At Christmas line-up. You’ll be floored as he takes you on a joyously furious romp through the frustration and folly of modern day life.

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16 December - Chapel Arts Centre

For the perfect kick start to the festive period Peter Gill’s ‘Rockin’ & Swingin’ Christmas Evening’ with his band The Good Time Charlies is always the answer.

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17 December - Bath Forum

From Love Me Do to Let It Be, from the Cavern to the Apple rooftop, from black and white to psychedelic technicolour, the world’s Premier Beatle band returns to take you on a whistle-stop journey through the most vibrant revolutionary and divisive decade of all - the Swinging Sixties.

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17 December - Chapel Arts Centre

Yes its back in its 12th year!

HO HO HO, It’s The Christmas Show!

Bath’s cult cabaret crooners swing their sleigh ride into town to kick-start the festive season as only they can!

 

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19 December - Komedia

The Electric Comedy Club is Komedia Bath’s all new monthly showcase of the finest up-and-coming comedy talent the UK has to offer! 

Hosted by the brilliant Morgan Rees, each show will feature a pro headliner straight off the circuit as well as 4 rising stars of stand-up – all for just £5.

 

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20 - 31 December - Ustinov Theatre

Dickens' mystical Christmas fable is brought to life in the perfect Christmas treat. 

 

One of the most famous stories of all time, the sell-out festive hit of 2019, is back in Bath this Christmas. Olivier Award winner Guy Masterson returns to the Ustinov with Charles Dickens' classic fable.

 

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22 December - Bath Forum

Disney’s The Muppet Christmas Carol will be presented live in concert this winter across the UK, featuring its musical score performed live to the film.  

 

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23 December - Komedia

Baths BIGGEST and most FUN Saturday night out playing a refreshing but classic mix of all the best Motown, Soul, Funk, Disco & Rock 'n' Roll greats.Expect to hear: ♪ Stevie Wonder ♪ Gloria Jones ♪ Earth Wind & Fire ♪ The Jackson Five ♪ James Brown ♪ Rolling Stones ♪ Diana Ross ♪ Jackie Wilson ♪ The Kinks ♪ Booker T ♪ Dollie Parton

 

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31 December - Komedia

Kick-off your last night of 2022 with our Krater Comedy Club New Year’s Eve special – featuring two circuit-leading stand-ups and one of the best comperes in the business! We’ll be serving delicious food from our award-winning kitchen before the show and if you want to party until the early hours, just make sure you select one of our Krater + The Big Disco NYE Bundle Tickets!

 

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31 December - Komedia

The team behind Bath’s biggest Saturday night out will be throwing the ultimate New Year’s Eve Party to see 2022 out in style – with with guilty pleasures and pop anthems to keep your feet stomping right into 2023!

There will be glitz, glamour and plenty of surprises as well as a professional photographer to capture those mad midnight moments!

 

 

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