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Thousands Enjoy Forest 2019
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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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01 Jul 2019
Forest Beacon
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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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12 Jun 2019
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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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10 Jun 2019
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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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05 Jun 2019
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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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03 Jun 2019
Pippa Pixley – Bee Lines & Story Lines
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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

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01 Jun 2019
Architecture Is – Green City Building
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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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01 Jun 2019
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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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22 May 2019
Forest of Imagination teams up with Holburne Museum
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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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10 May 2019
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The Beauty of Children at Play

Installations at Forest of Imagination 2018 included a sonic landscape at the heart of Kingsmead Square in Bath. Produced by the respected and talented musician Martyn Ware, who found fame at the height of the new wave, electronic and synthpop music in the mid-1980’s, as a founding member of two of the most respected groups at that time; The Human League and Heaven 17. Today Martyn produces, with his...

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12 Oct 2018
Forest Workshops: Details & Locations
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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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24 Sep 2018
Forest 2018 Artists & Installations Unveiled
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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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12 Sep 2018
Collaboration is Key
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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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30 Aug 2018
People Fall in Love
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People Fall in Love

We are united in making education sustainable by placing creativity at its heart, we want children and young people to fall in love with learning, but there are some things we need to re-think.’ The poem and film People Fall in Love is a clarion call for the world to reconsider an approach to learning – not one that commoditises education and stifles creativity to everybody’s...

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30 Aug 2018
Forest 2018 Partners with Bath Children’s Literature Festival
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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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21 Aug 2018
Aerocene Flies at Forest of Imagination 2017
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Aerocene Flies at Forest of Imagination 2017

The schools of art, architecture and science collided when Forest of Imagination launched the spectacular floating Aerocene sculpture during Forest of Imagination 2017. The sculpture flew high above Bushey Norwood, using wind currents and the heat of the sun, this incredible air-fuelled sculpture reached up to eight metres in size and was completely emission free. To see a video of Aerocene at Forest of Imagination 2017 click here. The Aerocene Project, is...

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19 Sep 2017
‘School interrupts the natural appetite of learning’, Forest of Imagination Reignites It
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‘School interrupts the natural appetite of learning’, Forest of Imagination Reignites It

Children today spend less time outside than maximum security prisoners, according to research carried out by Unilever in conjunction with Sir Ken Robinson. International guidelines for maximum security prisoners state that inmates should spend at least two hours outside a day, while, research undertaken by Unilever and Sir Ken Robinson, which surveyed more than 12,00 families worldwide, asked parents: ‘how much time their children spent outside...

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17 Jul 2017
Forest of Imagination 2017 attracts thousands of visitors!
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Forest of Imagination 2017 attracts thousands of visitors!

Forest of Imagination 2017 attracts thousands of visitors to meadows of Bushey Norwood, part of Bath’s Skyline Walk, to experience its fantastical forests, art trails and innovative sculptures. The free, pop-up contemporary arts event took place 29th June – 2nd July 2017 and saw The National Trust-owned meadow at Bushey Norwood transformed into a colourful tapestry of creative workshops and immersive artworks. Highlights of the...

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12 Jul 2017