The Iford Arts Music Festival is a 3 month season (June – August) of Opera, Festival Proms and Classical Concerts, near Bath in the South West of England. 

BBC Music Mag No.1 Unmissable Event**

Sat 26 July to Sat 2 August A beautiful, fast paced opera combining a deeply tender exploration of family values and a sidelong look at the real world of carnival Venice. Iford Arts welcomes back celebrated Baroque conductor Christian Curnyn Directed by Justin Way, baritone Jonathan McGovern and mezzo Rowan Hellier are the reunited Ulysses and Penelope Read more 

Friday 8 & Saturday 9 August
At the proms music and festival go-ers fill the Grade 1 listed gardens of Iford Manor. 2 stunning bands play at the Casita and Cloister.

Friday 8 August Another World at Iford
12-piece Orchestre Ruffanti serve up Latin, Funk and Bossa Nova and 4 piece alternative ‘disco sci-fi folk’ pop band MaiaMumford and Sons with all the right production“ Read more

Saturday 9 August Final Fling
Award winning Celtic roots and rabble-rousing funk folk band Mabon play the Cloister “absolutely stunning they should be headlining all the major festivals!” Folkwaves. Plus gypsy jazz quartet Gypsy Fire at the Casita Read more

Box office 01225 44 88 44 or Book Online

Read the 2014 Opera Reviews

Acclaim for the Iford Arts Festival