Wondering how to celebrate the festive season? Take a look at our round up of Christmas and New Year celebrations taking place in Bath.

Tuesday 13 December 2016 to Friday 6 January 2017

SouthGate Bath

SouthGate Christmas Box

Come along to SouthGate for a quintessential season of festivities with free local entertainment throughout the season. Discover SouthGate’s bright red Routemaster bus which will be serving delicious drinks and interactive entertainment.

Read more: www.southgatebath.com

Sunday 18th December through to Friday 23rd December

Roman Baths

Torchlit Terrace Dining

Get into the spirit of Christmas with a magical dining experience at the Roman Baths. The Terrace overlooks the great Bath and is a very special dining area usually reserved for private events and functions, but for five nights only during December the Terrace will be transformed into an exclusive restaurant and bar, featuring unrivaled views of this historic site.

The terrace will be dressed for the occasion with candles and Christmas garlands galore, creating a wonderful festive atmosphere. The five course Terrace dining experience includes Christmas fizz on arrival followed by a five course menu and coffee.

£60.00 per person

Read more: romanbathssearcys.co.uk

Tuesday 20th December – 7.45pm

Ston Easton Park

Ghost Stories for Christmas

In the macabre tradition of the BBC’s classic 1970s programme, Ghost Stories for Christmas is a theatre show featuring new adaptations of classic spine-chillers.

£10 per person

Read more: www.stoneaston.co.uk

Thursday 22nd December – 10am or 11am

Bath Central Library

Little Piccolos Children’s Christmas Workshop

10.00am class for 1-3 year olds, 11.00am for 3-5 year olds.

An hour of music making, playing instruments and singing Christmas songs. The inspiring ensemble, Trio of Sopranos, will talk about classical singing and give a short performance.

£10 per person (for adult and child), £3 for siblings over 1

Read more: www.littlepiccolos.co.uk

Thursday 22nd December – 3:30pm

The Forum

The Snowman by Bath Philharmonia

Bath Philharmonia, Bath’s very own professional orchestral, will perform Howard Blake’s music live to Raymond Briggs’ magical animated film ‘The Snowman’.

£12.00 to £18.00 per person

Read more: bathboxoffice.org.uk

Saturday 31st December – 3.00pm to 5.30pm

The Forum

New Year 2017 with London Gala Orchestra

The London Gala Orchestra aims to combine musical excellence with popular appeal. Each year it performs at over 40 venues across the country, providing an exciting range of concerts, musical events and corporate entertainment.

This special New Year’s Eve concert ends at 5.30pm so you will have time for further celebrations afterwards!

£15.00 – £29.85 per person

Read more: www.londongalaorchestra.co.uk

Saturday 31st December – 7.00pm

Combe Grove Manor

New Year’s Eve House Party

The evening begins at 7.30pm with a house New Year’s eve cocktail on arrival, a little bit of magic will lead into dinner being served from 8.00pm.

£70 per person

Read more: combegrove.com

Saturday 31st December – 8.00pm

Allium, Abbey Hotel

Great Gatsby New Year’s Eve Party

It’s the biggest party of the year so dress up, drink cocktails, eat amazing food and dance the night away; Great Gatsby style. Enjoy your New Year’s Eve in full ‘20s regalia but without the prohibition.

Cocktails and canapés from 8pm, dinner at 8.45pm From 10.00pm until 1.00am the party will be in full swing with our jazz band keeping the party going.

Dress code – black tie or lounge suits.

Tickets include welcome cocktail on arrival with canapés, 5-course dinner menu, half bottle of wine, coffee and dancing.

£135 per person

Read more: abbeyhotelbath.eventcube.io

Saturday 31st December – 8.00pm

Igloo, Abbey Hotel

New Year’s Eve Party

A New Year’s Eve Party at the stylish ice themed venue Igloo.

Enjoy a 3 course meal, live DJ and traditional bagpipes.

Price includes a welcome drink, 3-course supper and half a bottle of wine.

£85 per person

Read more: abbeyhotelbath.co.uk

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