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City of Bath College and Bath Spa Uni Graduations

City of Bath College Graduations – Tuesday 18 July 2017

We are delighted to be hosting the Graduation ceremony for those completing a qualification at Level 4 or higher with the College this summer.

  • The Abbey will be closed to the general public from 12.30pm on the day.
     
  • The Abbey Shop will remain open as usual throughout this duration (from 10am to 5.30pm)
     
  • Tower Tours will be available as usual. Every hour from 10am to 5pm (Please purchase tickets from Abbey Shop)

Further information about the ceremony is available at: https://www.bathcollege.ac.uk/event/he-graduation-ceremony-2017

Bath Spa University Graduations – Wednesday 19, Thursday 20 and Friday 21 July 2017

We are delighted to be hosting Bath Spa University’s summer graduations once again this year. It is a very special time for all graduands, their family and friends, as the culmination of many years of hard work and dedication.

This year’s Bath Spa University’s Graduation Ceremonies will be held in Bath Abbey on Wednesday 19, Thursday 20 and Friday 21 July 2017. Registration, gowning and photography will take place in the Guildhall (across the road from the Abbey). Further information about the ceremony is available at: https://thehub.bathspa.ac.uk/services/graduation/when-is-my-ceremony

There is no parking at Bath Abbey or the Guildhall and parking around the centre of Bath is limited.

Information for visiting Bath Abbey

Special late opening: Due to popular demand, the Abbey and Shop will be open to the general public in the evening on Wednesday 19 July and Thursday 20 July, 5pm to 7pm (last Tower Tour at 6pm).

The Abbey’s visiting hours for the general public during the graduations will be:

  • Tuesday 18 July: Open for visiting 9am-12.30pm, Closed from 12.30pm
     
  • Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 July: Closed 9am-5pm, Late Opening for visiting 5pm-7pm
     
  • Friday 21 July: Closed all day

The Abbey Shop and Tower will remain open as usual throughout the week with special late night opening on Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 July, 5pm to 7pm (last Tower Tour at 6pm):

Abbey Shop Opening Times:

  • Tuesday 18 July, 10am-5.30pm
     
  • Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 July, 10am-7pm
     
  • Friday 21 July, 10am to 5.30pm

Tower Tours Available Every Hour (tickets from Abbey Shop):

  • Tuesday 18 July, 10am-5pm
     
  • Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 July, 10am-6pm
     
  • Friday 21 July 2017, 10am to 5pm

Please note: If you are joining us for Morning Prayer during the Bath Spa University Graduations (18-20 July), this will be held in No. 12 Kingston Buildings. There will be no Holy Communion on Thursday and Friday and no Evening Prayer during this period.