On 29 June – 2 July 2017 Forest of Imagination took root in the National Trust meadow of Bushey Norwood.

Thousands of visitors came and enjoyed  the transformation of Bushey Norwood: the Installations, Creative Workshops, Augmented Reality, Soundscapes, Inside Outside, the Circus Acorn Circle and the beautifully poetic, launch of Aerocene Explorer amongst much, much more…

Come and play!

Last year’s event attracted over 10,000 visitors, united by curiosity and a playful spirit. This year, join us at Bushey Norwood for an exciting programme of artworks, outdoor theatre, sensory installations and participatory creative activities.

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Forest of Imagination 2017

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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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

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