Bath Festival have just announced their full programme. Some of the big shows are already on sale, including Amanda PalmerLadysmith Black Mambazo and Mary Chapin Carpenter. Final shows to go on sale this Monday 5 March including two special New Meetings: Mary Ann Kennedy & Rachel Newton and Soumik Datta & Ayoze de Alejandro Lopez. See full Bath Festival listings by clicking here.


Serious has a happy relationship with Norfolk & Norwich Festival, programming contemporary music. This year offers a whole sequence of premieres, special events and a great season of new work in the Spiegeltent as well as special performances by artists ranging from David McAlmont and Talvin Singh to Opera North's Battleship Potemkin with a live score by Jan Bang of Punkt and Matt Calvert of Three Trapped Tigers. Some of the big shows are already on sale - indeed Ben Folds is almost sold out. Everything else goes on sale Thursday 8 March. See our Norfolk & Norwich Festival listings by clicking here.