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Forest of Imagination


Thousands Enjoy Forest 2019
01 Jul 2019

Thousands Enjoy Forest 2019

Thousands of Bath residents and visitors enjoyed a magical weekend of creativity when pop-up contemporary arts event Forest of Imagination was hosted at The Holburne Museum. The award-winning arts event returned to the city on 20-24 June 2019 with a multi-sensory array of outdoor and participatory art installations, workshops and sculptures in the museum grounds and Sydney Gardens. Running for its sixth consecutive year, 2019’s...

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Forest Beacon
12 Jun 2019

Forest Beacon

The architect Piers Taylor from the agency Invisible Studio will work with Carpenter Oak and Momentum Engineering to create a tall landmark structure from forest thinnings to define the axis of the Life Line. The structure will act as a portal between the Holburne Museum and Sydney Gardens or locating it with Sydney Gardens. The structure will be approximately 10m high and will include an inner...

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10 Jun 2019

The Egg of the Giant Ogulon

This year the House of Fairy Tales invites Forest visitors to help them to study and incubate the gigantic and mysterious egg of the Ogulon, feeding it with our hopes for the future and our love of the natural world. Visitors will discover the story through a short self-led trail and then take part in workshops inside our marvellous laboratory and in beautiful tented structures...

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05 Jun 2019

Schools Day

Forest of Imagination works across the city with primary and secondary schools inviting them to take part in the Forest. Two school days, running this year on Friday 21st June and Monday 24th June, will see schools participating in the Forest for free. The two schools days will include a wide range of workshops run by artists, architects, musicians, teachers, volunteers – these workshops will allow the students to...

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03 Jun 2019

Peter Clegg suports creativity in professionals & children

Peter Clegg, founder and senior partner at architectural practice FCB Studios has spoken to The Bath Magazine about how important it is for the architects at his practice to support and be involved in events like Forest of Imagination: “Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCB) support the Forest of Imagination, partly because, as architects, school design forms an important and enjoyable part of our workload, and partly...

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Pippa Pixley – Bee Lines & Story Lines
01 Jun 2019

Pippa Pixley – Bee Lines & Story Lines

Pippa Pixley will be giving the fantastic opportunity of allowing children and adults to take part in a printing workshop which will explore line and shapes in nature. By being inspired by nature for example the stripes on bees or the rings on trees, you will then have the opportunity to turn your created prints into your own stories or poems. Website: www.pippapixley.co.uk Instagram: pippapixley


Architecture Is – Green City Building
01 Jun 2019

Architecture Is – Green City Building

We are delighted to announce that for this years Forest of Imagination, Architecture Is will be carrying out a series of workshops that are looking to redesign the city of Bath. The principles for this work shop are to look at sustainable design which will include buildings, transport and energy. The work shops will be led by two architects and will include drawings and model...

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22 May 2019

Creative Workshops for every child

We run free school workshops every year at Forest of Imagination working with students from schools across the city of Bath. The school days provide Forest with an opportunity to invite schools and students to get involved with artists both local and international to create, make, inspire, enthuse and play. Workshops are run by organisations and artists and this year include: The House of Fairy Tales,...

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Forest of Imagination teams up with Holburne Museum
10 May 2019

Forest of Imagination teams up with Holburne Museum

Award-winning arts and design pop-up Forest of Imagination returns to Bath on 20-24 June 2019, teaming up with the Holburne Museum to stage a festival of fantastical installations, creative workshops and sculptures designed to spark everyone’s imagination. Taking place for its sixth consecutive year, the free, five-day participatory event will invite people of all ages and from all backgrounds to experience a ‘Life Line’ of...

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Forest Workshops: Details & Locations
24 Sep 2018

Forest Workshops: Details & Locations

A series of free creative workshops, including theatre, performance, design, science and art, designed and created by 5x5x5=creativity artists for children and young people will be available to all who visit Forest of Imagination 2018. On Friday 28th September Forest runs a schools day – providing workshops for local schools, home-educators and other groups. On Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th September these workshops are open...

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Forest 2018 Artists & Installations Unveiled
12 Sep 2018

Forest 2018 Artists & Installations Unveiled

Forest of Imagination fosters a vision to support artists from myriad disciplines, enabling them to produce pieces of work commissioned for the Forest of Imagination and curated by co-founders Penny Hay and Andrew Grant. Installations, immersive pieces, soundscapes and architectural designs that reflect the brief, which this year focuses on the importance of Regeneration, Green and Blue Infrastructure, Wildlife Corridors, all seen through the lens and idea of a...

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Collaboration is Key
30 Aug 2018

Collaboration is Key

Key to the ongoing success, strength and growth of Forest of Imagination is the continued interest and support given by a myriad of people from charities, artists, architect practices, musicians, foodies, writers, makers, independent businesses, councillors – encouraging the wellbeing and acceptance that providing the city of Bath with a free immersive, creative event is to the benefit of everyone. This year with many of our...

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