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Forest of Imagination 2024’s theme is Biodiversity Ring: A Million Small Acts 
14 Jun 2024

Forest of Imagination 2024’s theme is Biodiversity Ring: A Million Small Acts 

Now entering our eleventh year, Forest of Imagination is taking over The Holburne Museum and Gardens, from 26 – 30 June 2024. This year’s theme will highlight a vibrant ‘Ring of Biodiversity’ through stories and creative interventions. Taking advantage of the diverse landscapes and habitats, Forest of Imagination’s physical presence will reinforce the green setting of the Museum Gardens leading into Sydney Gardens and the...

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By Perry Harris
24 May 2024

Forest of Imagination – Opening Night

26 June 6-8pm, Forest of Imagination at the Holburne Museum and Gardens Biodiversity Ring: A Million Small Acts is the theme of this year’s Forest of Imagination, being held at The Holburne Museum in Bath. During this opening event, you will have the opportunity to explore our immersive installations and meet the artists and creatives behind it. Bookings via Eventbrite >


RSA Bath: world environment day – a pre-event with Forest of Imagination
24 May 2024

RSA Bath: world environment day – a pre-event with Forest of Imagination

5 Jun 2024, 6–8pm BST at Locksbrook Campus, Bath Spa University, BA1 2EL This year Forest of Imagination 2024 | Biodiversity Ring: a million small acts will be at the Holburne Museum and Gardens from 26-30 June addressing the theme of biodiversity. You are invited to a pre-event with Bath RSA and What Next? at the beautiful Locksbrook Campus, Bath Spa University overlooking the River Avon.  More info and booking details >


Around the community kitchen table
24 May 2024

Around the community kitchen table

30 May 6-7.30pm | Bath Community Kitchen at Locksbrook Campus, Bath Spa University Bath Community Kitchen (BCK) will share their work using communal meals and cookery workshops to improve people’s physical and mental wellbeing in Bath and surrounding areas. BCK believe that cooking and sharing food are powerful therapeutic and educational tools to improve people’s lives and that good food should be available to all.   Bookings and...

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Forest of Imagination 2023 film, “Assemble in the Forest”
15 Dec 2023

Forest of Imagination 2023 film, “Assemble in the Forest”

‘Assemble in the Forest’ was an invitation to come together and celebrate the beauty and biodiversity of Bath and once again to showcase the imagination of our community. In addition, it provided an opportunity to shine a light on the importance of forests across the world and what they mean to us in Bath, especially in response to the climate emergency. This year, we were...

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FOI 2023 Evaluation report
27 Sep 2023

FOI 2023 Evaluation report

In 2023, We were inspired by the opportunity to link art, nature, and the social life of the city into an experience that takes full advantage of the grand internal rooms and the distinctive outdoor spaces in The Bath Assembly Rooms. The Assembly Rooms has recently returned to the management of The National Trust and they are working to develop a new Georgian experience, currently...

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Forest of Imagination 2023 event guide is live!
08 Jun 2023

Forest of Imagination 2023 event guide is live!

Bookings are open!    Please use our FOI 2023 event guide PDF and click the “book” buttons, you can also visit our Eventbrite page for a full listing of our FOI 2023 events and workshops.         Bookable events listed elsewhere are as follows: RSA George Monbiot in conversation with Andrew Grant – Thursday 15 June, 6-7pm, Online via Zoom Rob Hopkins – Thursday 22 June, 6-7pm, Bath Assembly Rooms...

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Creative Learning Invitation 2023
11 May 2023

Creative Learning Invitation 2023

‘If you were a tree, what would you be?’ This first invitation focuses on exploration of this question from a global perspective. Linking to this year’s Forest of Imagination, it provides the opportunity for children to link art and nature, and to respond to the themes of beauty, biodiversity, personal and community. It shines a light on the importance of forests across the world, what...

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My First Year with Forest of Imagination
23 Jan 2023

My First Year with Forest of Imagination

Elisha Westmore, Creative Producer for House of Imagination, reflects on her first year working with the charity   In my fourth and final year studying Creative Writing at  Bath Spa University, I undertook a Professional Placement Year as a Content Creator with The Studio in Bath: The university’s creative technology co-working hub and research centre. Throughout my placement, I was lucky enough to be able...

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Forest of Imagination festival wins national award
09 Dec 2022

Forest of Imagination festival wins national award

A contemporary arts and architecture project for all ages, co-curated by a leading academic at Bath Spa University, has won a prestigious national award. The annual Bath-based pop-up arts festival, Forest of Imagination, brought ‘Living Tree Mirror Maze’ to the city in 2022, and it was one of just four projects from around the country to be shortlisted in the ‘one off activity – children’ category...

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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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