Bath Voice: pick of some of the events coming up in March in the city including the Bath Half Marathon

Pick of Diary Events in Bath
Fri 1 Mar. Bath Abbey. An Evening with Matt Walters aka Reductio. His unique combination of classical and contemporary on both the organ and his productions has gained him a fast-growing online following.
Sat 2 Mar. Bath Bach Choir. Prior Park Chapel. Sacred Bruckner. Aequale I and II; Requiem in D minor; Motets including Locus iste; Ave Maria WAB 6; Ave Maria WAB 7; Psalm 114. Southern Sinfonia trombones. Marcus Sealy organ. Benedict Collins Rice conductor. 7.30pm. See for more details.
Mon 4 Mar. Bath Brew House. Pub Quiz. 7pm. Max 6 in a team. Just turn up.
Tue 5 Mar. Bath City Youth Space. Sound Crafter Live and Studio. A space to begin to explore making music, no experience necessary for ages 11-19. 4-6pm. 28 Southgate Street. Contact July on 07870 868814 for details.
Wed 6 Mar. Galdem Young Women’s Group. Bath City Centre Youth Space. 4-6pm. Contact July on 07870 868814 for details.
Thu 7 Mar. Toppings Book Shop. Tiny Tales. For ages 2-5. 9:30-10:15am.
Sat 9 Mar. The Forum. Bath Symphony Orchestra 2024. Holst – The Planets; Horner – Star Trek: Wrath of Khan; Giacchino – Star Trek: Into Darkness; Williams – Star Wars Suite for Orchestra.
Sun 10 Mar. Christ Church, Bath. Cardiff Opera: Cosi fan tutte. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s romantic comedy of “fiancée swapping”. Two young men place a bet on the fidelity of their girlfriends after being encouraged by the cynical Don Alfonso.
Mon 11 Mar. Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution (BRLSI). Talk: Shakespeare’s Passionate Cousin. 7.30pm. Duncan McGibbon gives an account of Robert Southwell (1561-1595), a best-selling poet, Jesuit missionary and cousin of William Shakespeare.
Wed 13 Mar. BRLSIB. Discussion and talk on Jane Austen’s novel Sense Sensibility. With Penelope Ruddock. 11am-12noon.
Fri 15 Mar. Bath Pavillion. Decorative Arts Fair. 10am-5pm.
Fri 15 Mar. Widcombe Social Club. O’Rael and the Big Band. Music from the 1950s and 1960s from Sam Cooke to Stevie Wonder. 8.30pm.
Sat 16 Mar. Bear Flat Market. 9.30am – 12.30pm in the Community Hall, Bruton Avenue BA2 4QJ.
Sun 17 Mar. Bath Half Marathon. Starts and finishes on Royal Avenue with road closures from 9am. There are three waves of runners beginning at 10.20am. You can watch the runners in Royal Victoria Park playground, Chelsea Road, Great Pulteney Street, Churchill Bridge and numerous other spots.
Wed 27 Mar. Komedia. Around the World in 10 Books. Judith Robinson and Scott Pack talk travel books. 5.30pm.
Sun 31 Mar. Green Park Station Antiques Market. 8am-4pm.
Thu 4 Apr. Green Park Brasserie. Comedian Rosie Holt. 6pm. Spoof politician sometimes mistaken for the real thing.
Sat 6 Apr. Holburne Museum. Classical Concert. Fundraiser by The Friends. Irena Radić plays Rachmaninov. This recital is a rare chance to hear the beautiful music of Rachmaninov played on the concert grand he used for concerts in Britain, including a 1934 performance in Bath. Irena is a graduate of the Royal College of Music, studying with Niel Immelman and Dina Parakhina. She was an award-winning pianist in the Bromsgrove International Musicians Competition, the RCM’s Taylor Beethoven Competition, and gained awards at music festivals in Oundle and Peterborough, among many others. Her repertoire is very diverse, ranging from JS Bach to Steve Reich, and she has worked with conductors of the calibre of Ashkenazy, Haitink and Masson. Tickets £25, available from Doors open at 6:30pm pay bar available before the concert starts at 7:30pm.