Acclaimed Singer-Songwriter John Grant has earned a reputation as one of the most expressive voices of our time. As a singer-songwriter he has exquisite command of language, as a live performed, undoubtedly up there with the best.

In this rare stripped-back live show at The Forum on Saturday 16 May 2020, John will perform as a duo playing songs from across his celebrated career.

Rachel Parris, the Bafta-nominated comedian is back in Komedia Bath on Sunday 17 May 2020 with a brand-new show about big life changes. Join viral sensation and star of BBC’s The Mash Report as she performs stand-up and songs about sudden love, the highs and lows of relationships, family, weddings, kids, going viral, going mental, and the baffling state of play in society right now.

Rachel Parris and John Grant join Patti Smith as the first events to be announced for The Bath Festival 2020. Tickets for this event will go on early release. Bath Festivals patrons and members booking begins from Friday 6 December, while general release opens on Monday 16 December. For more information about becoming a member visit .

Tickets are available from: , 01225 463362 or in person from Bath Box Office, 2 Terrace Walk, Bath BA1 1LN. John Grant tickets are priced from £16.50 to £33 (including ticket fees). Rachel Parris tickets are £16.50 (including ticket fees)

Look out for the full Bath Festival 2020 line-up of music and books events which will be unveiled in February.

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