From March 5th to the 19th the city of Bath in the United Kingdom will be host to one of the longest running amateur art and cultural festivals. The Mid Somerset Festival is taking place in Bath and is expected to bring in hundreds of young performers and artists.
Online PR News – 21-February-2011 – – Cheltenham, Gloucestershire ( onlineprnews ) February 18, 2011 – From March 5th to the 19th the city of Bath in the United Kingdom will be host to one of the longest running amateur art and cultural festivals. The Mid Somerset Festival is taking place in Bath and is expected to bring in hundreds of young performers and artists. The festival has been held continually since 1902 and has taken over the cultural centers of Bath since 1952. There are several categories in which students and participants can compete. Speech and Drama, Creative Writing, Music, Dance and Musical Theater categories offer competition to the best artistic talents in the United Kingdom. The city of Bath will host this amazing festival over a two week period.
Persons who are attending the Mid Somerset Festival this year will need to find accommodations in the city of Bath for the two week period. There are several Bath hotels that are offering special rates and package plans for the festival. Many of these hotels offer world class rooms with restaurants for dining each day.
Major hotel chains such as Hilton offer top of the line rooms and restaurants in Bath. The Hilton Bath hotel, located along the shores of the Avon River, offers fine rooms with all the amenities expected from a major hotel chain. The hotel offers wireless internet access throughout the property, luxurious rooms and suites and the Zuccotta restaurant on site to provide fine dining each day. The Hilton is a short distance from most of the venues for the Mid Somerset Festival.
The Best Western Abbey Hotel is another Bath hotel that is located in the central city only a few hundred yards from the Abbey and the train station. This hotel, in an old Georgian style building offers free Wi-Fi throughout the property. The rooms are all upgraded and offer a full range of bedding options and suites for guests staying for a longer period. Each room offers separate climate control for comfort. The Cliffe Hotel is also a Best Western franchised property and has a restaurant, free parking, WiFi and a pool.
Other Bath hotel choices include the Bailbrook House and The Redcar Inn. The Bailbrook is located just outside of the center city in West Bath and offers free parking and a restaurant on site. The Redcar is nearer to central Bath and has free parking also.
When visiting the city of Bath for the Mid Somerset Festival guests should consider staying at one of the historic Bath hotel spas such as the MacDonald Bath Spa Hotel. This famous property is located downtown and offers luxurious spa treatments at the hotel along with an award winning restaurant. The Mercure Francis Bath hotel is located in downtown and has plenty of available parking. The spa at this hotel is first class. The property is also located near the famous Roman Bath historic site. A full service restaurant and a snack bar offer meals and light fare all day.
Hotels are booking quickly for this year’s festival. Call ahead for reservations and enjoy the best amateur festival in the U.K. http://www.smoothhound.co.uk/bath.html