On 3–6 June 2016 Forest of Imagination takes root in Bath for its third year.

We’ll be transforming the spaces around and inside Bath Abbey into a fantastical new world…

See what's on!

We are proud to announce the programme for Forest of Imagination 2016, featuring inspiring talks & imaginative workshops.

All workshops and talks are FREE, DROP-IN, and OPEN TO ALL AGES, unless stated otherwise.

View the programme here

Forest of Imagination 2016

A creative ecosystem

Come and immerse yourself in a playful programme of sensory installations, artworks, outdoor theatre and participatory creative activities at this 4 day contemporary arts event. Free and suitable for all ages.

Join us as we highlight the inherent creativity of Bath and connect people with nature by reinventing spaces in the city to inspire intuitive play, unleash imagination and encourage exploration...

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Forest Eyes App – AR brings the exotic into Bath
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Forest Eyes App – AR brings the exotic into Bath

Exploding into the Forest of Imagination this year is Augmented Reality (AR) a new technology which is taking the world by storm and will transform the city streets and Bath Abbey right before your eyes. The Forest Eyes App will allow you to transform urban landscapes through the screen of your phone. A series of hidden forests and portals can be discovered using the Forest Eyes App...

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The House of Fairy Tales is coming back…
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The House of Fairy Tales is coming back…

Providing imaginative spaces to learn and play is not just about creating happy children but happy families, healthier communities and a thriving society too, says, The House Of Fairy Tales, the national children’s arts charity that engages with young people of all ages from any socio-economic or cultural background. Last year, The House of Fairy Tales bought The Curiovan, a mobile gallery and museum showcasing the natural world...

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The Vision: Bring Creativity to the Streets
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The Vision: Bring Creativity to the Streets

Flourishing in the collaborative heartland of Bath is a collusion of enlightened thinkers who believe creativity, imagination and the environment should be at the heart of thinking, education and our urban landscape. Together they developed a concept to bring this idea to life, to literally usher creativity into the streets, to remind the public that creativity is at the heart of our city and the centre of...

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We believe that creativity can enhance wellbeing and transform lives, communities, cities and economies.

You might be able to make something to remind yourself of what a lovely time you had

Young person visiting Forest of Imagination, 2014 - #