June 20-24 Forest of Imagination is back! Find Forest at The Holburne & Sydney Gardens in the heart of Bath

This year Forest of Imagination is thrilled to announce a collaborative, creative partnership with the Holburne Museum. Designed by a collective of local and international artists and creative professionals, Forest of Imagination will transform areas around the Holburne and Sydney Gardens into wondrous multi-sensory installations and architectural artworks, inviting the community to explore this haven of art and nature in an entirely new and open way. These will be playful and curious exploring environmental themes and celebrating the imagination.

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Come and play!

Previous Forest of Imagination events have attracted thousands of visitors, united by curiosity and a playful spirit. This year, join us for another exciting programme of artworks, outdoor theatre, sensory installations and participatory creative activities.

Find Forest 2019 along Great Pulteney Street, at the Holburne Museum and in Sydney Pleasure Gardens, Bath


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

The natural world is a powerful generator of childhood curiosity and those early sparks of imagination are often at the heart of our life-long creativity.

Andrew Grant (Grant Associates) and Penny Hay (5x5x5=creativity and Bath Spa University) - #