Bath Abbey Summer Lates

Bath Abbey is hosting a series of late-night summer events throughout August, allowing visitors to soak up the atmosphere of this incredible building like never before.

Summer Late Night Openings

Tuesdays & Wednesdays • 17.00 – 19.00

Bath Abbey lit up at night

The Abbey will open late on Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout August, with Step it Up Tower Tours available to purchase on the day or evening.

No pre-booking necessary, simply turn up. Normal entry fees apply.

Summer of Music

Thursdays • 18.30 – 21.00

People sat on chairs in Bath Abbey listening to a concert

Following the success of our Summer Lates last year we are back with an even greater offer in August 2023.

Join us for an evening filled with music from local artists…

This is the perfect opportunity to experience a change of pace in the city and soak up the culture of this gorgeous UNESCO world heritage city.


  • Live music between 6.30pm – 8.45pm
  • Drinks available for purchase

Musicians and Bands:

A chance to visit Bath Abbey after hours and enjoy music, art and culture with a drink in the historic building of Bath Abbey.

Tickets are available from Eventbrite.

Solar Observation and Planetarium

Fridays • 18.00 – 20.00

Silhouette of Bath Abbey at sunset

This illuminating evening gives you the chance to get up close and personal with the nearest star in our galaxy: The Sun.

Run in partnership with Bath Astronomers, you will have the chance to safely view the sun using specialist telescopes, discover fun sun facts and ask any burning questions you might have.

Discover how the sun travels through our skies during the year and learn about the solstices, equinox, equilux and the analemma.

A truly de-lightful time guaranteed!

Limited spaces available.

Tickets available from Eventbrite.

Summer Lates Events Programme Summary

Summer Lates – Late Night Opening on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. No pre-booking required.

Bath Abbey’s Summer of Music on Thursday evenings. Eventbrite tickets required.

Bath Abbey’s Solar Observation & Planetarium on Friday evenings. Eventbrite tickets required.