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We need your support
26 May 2022

We need your support

We’re fundraising for FOI 2022 and we need your help! Berlin-based artist Andrew Amondson shares some ways you can support this year’s Forest of Imagination… Please help us achieve our goal Please view our crowdfunding page here. We have some fab rewards to thank everyone who donates, whatever the amount you might give. Check them out! All rewards can be collected from the forest between 17 June...

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Creative Learning Invitation – Forest of Imagination 2021
06 Dec 2021

Creative Learning Invitation – Forest of Imagination 2021

Forest of Imagination 2021 included Travelling Forest pop-events and installations along the theme of ‘Gathering Perspectives on the Landscape City’ and in response to the climate emergency. The locations were: Bath Spa University’s Locksbrook Campus, Bath City Farm, Batheaston’s Secret Garden, Beckford’s Tower, American Museum and Gardens and the Holburne Museum.  These learning invitations are designed to support the co-enquiries of children, educators and families,...

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The Living Tree at the egg | Forest of Imagination 2021
29 Nov 2021

The Living Tree at the egg | Forest of Imagination 2021

The Living Tree installation was co-designed with artist and film-maker Andrew Amondson and architect Sasha Mballa-Ekobena, who work with Olafur Eliasson’s Studio in Berlin. Andrew and Sasha worked closely with design students at Bath Spa University and the Forest of Imagination team to realise a forest in the egg. The event included an integrated creative learning programme, creative research, public engagement and knowledge exchange. Please...

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We are all Artists
14 Oct 2020

We are all Artists

Everyone is an Artist says Dr Penny Hay I am an artist, educator and researcher and on a daily basis aim to make creativity visible in experimental sites for learning in our House of Imagination. During lockdown we have been working with the Forest of Imagination and The Big Draw teams to co-design VirtualForest 2020. Being actively creative has become a lifeline – together we have...

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Creative Activities & Ideas for the summer
03 Aug 2020

Creative Activities & Ideas for the summer

As the summer holidays unfold, we have asked the artists we work with and other independent collaborators to share their ideas for creative activities. Please see the list below and get involved. We would love to see your work and ideas as well. Do share your work with us on our social media accounts on Twitter, Instagram & Facebook. Creative Writing Ideas Events of Wonder...

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Proposal for a Nature and Art Discovery Centre in Bath
02 Jul 2020

Proposal for a Nature and Art Discovery Centre in Bath

Avon Wildlife Trust and Forest of Imagination to submit a joint proposal for a Nature and Art Discovery Centre at the Entry Hill golf course in Bath   In collaboration with Forest of Imagination, Avon Wildlife Trust will submit a business proposal to BANES Council to reimagine the 10-hectare (ha) Entry Hill golf course into an intergenerational sustainable, wildlife-rich, inspiring and playful nature park, enriched...

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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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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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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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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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Forest 2018 Partners with Bath Children’s Literature Festival
21 Aug 2018

Forest 2018 Partners with Bath Children’s Literature Festival

Forest of Imagination will unveil its creative workshops, installations and immersive creative experiences on the very same day as the brilliant Bath Children’s Literature Festival – Europe’s largest dedicated children’s literature festival. Together, these two annual Bath-based festivals, celebrate creativity, diversity, design, collaboration, words and the power of imagination – providing the community of Bath and visitors to the city with the opportunity to be inspired by  a...

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