Street & Outdoors

Festivals are a good opportunity to put arts outdoors or somewhere that isn’t usually a performance or arts space. Our Bedlam Fair street weekend takes place on June 3&4, and there are other events throughout the fortnight

Listings for all events in Street & Outdoors at all venues on all dates

Friday 26th May

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Also on:
Saturday 27th May
Thursday 1st June
Friday 2nd June
Saturday 3rd June
Thursday 8th June
Friday 9th June
Saturday 10th June

Kilter Theatre presents

The Pub Tour

A Walking Tour of Bath's Historical Pubs

Meet outside The Crystal Palace Pub, Abbey Green for a charming local’s guide to the best secret drinking holes in town. A 90-minute witty walkabout through Bath’s Drinking History with round after round of fascinating facts delivered in a tongue-in-cheek Pub Quiz format. Come ready with a winning Team Name. Prizes to be won! More info and booking...

Saturday 27th May

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Also on:
Friday 26th May
Thursday 1st June
Friday 2nd June
Saturday 3rd June
Thursday 8th June
Friday 9th June
Saturday 10th June

Kilter Theatre presents

The Pub Tour

A Walking Tour of Bath's Historical Pubs

Meet outside The Crystal Palace Pub, Abbey Green for a charming local’s guide to the best secret drinking holes in town. A 90-minute witty walkabout through Bath’s Drinking History with round after round of fascinating facts delivered in a tongue-in-cheek Pub Quiz format. Come ready with a winning Team Name. Prizes to be won! More info and booking...

Monday 29th May

No. 1 Royal Crescent - Outside

Outside! NOW!! - Bath Fringe & Natural Theatre present:

Looking after No.1

Interactive Site-Specific Performance Event

Celebrating the workers that built and served the Royal Crescent.
It’s time to remember those without whom there would be no powder, clean sheets, lice free wigs, full bellies, warming coal or empty bed pans. The Natural Theatre Company and performers from around the SW have been working with Dutch company Directie & Co to produce an immersive treat that will titillate and transfix. Spot them pop up throughout the city as they make their way to the Grand Finale. More info and booking...

Thursday 1st June

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Also on:
Friday 26th May
Saturday 27th May
Friday 2nd June
Saturday 3rd June
Thursday 8th June
Friday 9th June
Saturday 10th June

Kilter Theatre presents

The Pub Tour

A Walking Tour of Bath's Historical Pubs

Meet outside The Crystal Palace Pub, Abbey Green for a charming local’s guide to the best secret drinking holes in town. A 90-minute witty walkabout through Bath’s Drinking History with round after round of fascinating facts delivered in a tongue-in-cheek Pub Quiz format. Come ready with a winning Team Name. Prizes to be won! More info and booking...

Friday 2nd June

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Also on:
Friday 26th May
Saturday 27th May
Thursday 1st June
Saturday 3rd June
Thursday 8th June
Friday 9th June
Saturday 10th June

Kilter Theatre presents

The Pub Tour

A Walking Tour of Bath's Historical Pubs

Meet outside The Crystal Palace Pub, Abbey Green for a charming local’s guide to the best secret drinking holes in town. A 90-minute witty walkabout through Bath’s Drinking History with round after round of fascinating facts delivered in a tongue-in-cheek Pub Quiz format. Come ready with a winning Team Name. Prizes to be won! More info and booking...

The Holburne Museum

Also on:
Saturday 3rd June

The Miraculous Theatre Company

Romantic Botanic

A love story revealing how plants, like humans, are romantically driven.
We discover how plants communicate with each other and how they succeed in seducing us.
“It’s not the gardener who chooses the plant but the plant who chooses the gardener.” More info and booking...

Saturday 3rd June

Kingston Parade

Also on:
Sunday 4th June

Inverted - Box

Somewhere between dance, gymnastics, acrobatics and hand balancing lies Inverted. Expect a world turned upside down. Part of the New Work Works Scheme More info and booking...

Kingston Parade

Also on:
Sunday 4th June

Street to the Point

The Point Theatre, Eastleigh Youth Theatre

The youngsters from the Youth Theatre at The Point Eastleigh come en mass More info and booking...

Kingston Parade

Also on:
Sunday 4th June

Animystic Productions - Hessie the Elephant

Marvelous puppeteers Jake Ruddle and Ayla Terzi accompanied by Hessie performing as part of the New Work Works Scheme

Lost in a foreign land, a young elephant is on an adventure! An adventure around the streets of Bath More info and booking...

Kingston Parade

Also on:
Sunday 4th June

Avanti Display: Full Circle

Buckets full of mayhem and erm..yes, water..from one of the UK’s finest and longest established street theatre companies, premièring their new show here with us!! More info and booking...

Kingston Parade

Bedlam Fair - The Saturday

Bath Fringe's Street Performance weekend kicks off with the Saturday crowds and a selection of experienced and emerging street performance artists tacking the city centre. This year's event has received a Lottery grant from Arts Council England to ensure that we successfully support the new artists and guarantee the quality of our headline acts.
To see Saturday's acts, click here
Full details download our PDF programme here:
www.bathfringe.co.uk/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/Bedlam-Fair-2017-v-10.pdf More info and booking...

Kingston Parade

Also on:
Sunday 4th June

ELA

ELA are Elle Kate Edwards and Alise Piebalga, accomplished circus performers, moving away from touring with nofitstate and into working on the street and in outdoor environments. Part of the New Work Works Scheme More info and booking...

Kingston Parade

Also on:
Sunday 4th June

Julia Vita: Splish

A solo show from Julia Vita as part of the New Works Work Scheme

Join Splish on her journey across the high seas! Put a little wind in her sail, hear her strange tale in a foreign tongue, and hopefully find a few fish along the way too. More info and booking...

Kingston Parade

Also on:
Sunday 4th June

Lino Creamy

A solo show from New Work Works Scheme performer Pete Lloyd.

Lino Creamy may not want to set the world on fire but will he start a flame in your heart? Join him to find out, at this sweet and silly clown show about a man in a hat looking for love and fun. More info and booking...

Kingston Parade

Also on:
Sunday 4th June

Natural Theatre Company

Bath's very own fabulous street theatre company performing new characters as part of the New Works Work Scheme More info and booking...

Kingston Parade

Also on:
Sunday 4th June

Old Spot Theatre Co: Los Perdidos Village Band

Old Spot Theatre Company have worked the circus and street theatre circuit for years, nay decades but will bring something decidedly new to Bedlam Fair this year as part of the New Work Works Scheme
More info and booking...

The Holburne Museum

Also on:
Friday 2nd June

The Miraculous Theatre Company

Romantic Botanic

A love story revealing how plants, like humans, are romantically driven.
We discover how plants communicate with each other and how they succeed in seducing us.
“It’s not the gardener who chooses the plant but the plant who chooses the gardener.” More info and booking...

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Also on:
Friday 26th May
Saturday 27th May
Thursday 1st June
Friday 2nd June
Thursday 8th June
Friday 9th June
Saturday 10th June

Kilter Theatre presents

The Pub Tour

A Walking Tour of Bath's Historical Pubs

Meet outside The Crystal Palace Pub, Abbey Green for a charming local’s guide to the best secret drinking holes in town. A 90-minute witty walkabout through Bath’s Drinking History with round after round of fascinating facts delivered in a tongue-in-cheek Pub Quiz format. Come ready with a winning Team Name. Prizes to be won! More info and booking...

Green Park Station

Also on:
Sunday 4th June

Avanti Display: Full Circle

Buckets full of mayhem and erm..yes, water..from one of the UK’s finest and longest established street theatre companies, premièring their new show here with us!! More info and booking...

Green Park Station

Also on:
Sunday 4th June

Dynamogene - Mr Colbuto

320 kilos de poesie brute'..(Bafflingly translates as something about poetry)
Don’t miss the irresistible and irrepressible Monsieur C, he has come all the way from Nimes in France to meet YOU, the people of Bath. More info and booking...

Green Park Station

Also on:
Sunday 4th June

Inverted - Box

Somewhere between dance, gymnastics, acrobatics and hand balancing lies Inverted. Expect a world turned upside down. Part of the New Work Works Scheme More info and booking...

Green Park Station

Also on:
Sunday 4th June

Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band

With a diverse repertoire spanning Rajasthani folk songs, Bollywood hits, spiritual qawwali and Bhangra beats these ten vividly costumed artists cover the full spectrum of the evocative and joyous music that governs life in Rajasthan.
More info and booking...

Green Park Station

Street Performers' Party

Bedlam Fair - The Night Out

The Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band, Avanti Display, and more...

After a busy day on the streets of Bath what we all need is a bit of a party to recharge the batteries for tomorrow. Highlight shows from some of this afternoon's key performers, a work-in-progress from the legendary Avanti, Indian Brass madness from the very watchable (and still more danceable) Rajasthan Heritage crew, then on into the night with Indian-into-Worldbeat DJ Desi Heights inside the Brasserie.
To see all the acts, click here
Full details download here:
www.bathfringe.co.uk/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/Bedlam-Fair-2017-v-10.pdf More info and booking...

Sunday 4th June

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Bedlam Fair - The Sunday

It’s the street theatre event of the year with dozens of performers from the emerging new ideas through to renowned companies at the top of their game, spilling around the streets in and around Kingsmead Square & Saw Close (roadways closed for the afternoon, no parking).
See all of Sunday's acts here
Click here for Sunday's running order (timings are a guide and are subject to change)
The event is free but please put money ‘in the hat’ if the performer is using one.
Full details download PDF programme here:
www.bathfringe.co.uk/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/Bedlam-Fair-2017-v-10.pdf More info and booking...

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Bongo Bolero - Fat Cat

Back by popular demand, the Fat Cat returns...

Slapstick buffoonery from Sir Felix and Mousey taking on the world of international money makers in a larger than life kinda way
More info and booking...

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

The Colombian Street Party

Recreating a bit of Columbian cultural heritage on the streets of Bath through asphalt art More info and booking...

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Also on:
Saturday 3rd June

Dynamogene - Mr Colbuto

320 kilos de poesie brute'..(Bafflingly translates as something about poetry)
Don’t miss the irresistible and irrepressible Monsieur C, he has come all the way from Nimes in France to meet YOU, the people of Bath. More info and booking...

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Also on:
Saturday 3rd June

Inverted - Box

Somewhere between dance, gymnastics, acrobatics and hand balancing lies Inverted. Expect a world turned upside down. Part of the New Work Works Scheme More info and booking...

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Also on:
Saturday 3rd June

Street to the Point

The Point Theatre, Eastleigh Youth Theatre

The youngsters from the Youth Theatre at The Point Eastleigh come en mass More info and booking...

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Also on:
Saturday 3rd June

Animystic Productions - Hessie the Elephant

Marvelous puppeteers Jake Ruddle and Ayla Terzi accompanied by Hessie performing as part of the New Work Works Scheme

Lost in a foreign land, a young elephant is on an adventure! An adventure around the streets of Bath More info and booking...

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Also on:
Saturday 3rd June

Avanti Display: Full Circle

Buckets full of mayhem and erm..yes, water..from one of the UK’s finest and longest established street theatre companies, premièring their new show here with us!! More info and booking...

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Also on:
Saturday 3rd June

ELA

ELA are Elle Kate Edwards and Alise Piebalga, accomplished circus performers, moving away from touring with nofitstate and into working on the street and in outdoor environments. Part of the New Work Works Scheme More info and booking...

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Grand Palladian Puppets

Beautiful traditional marionettes and enchanting storytelling from Bath based international puppeteers Tony & Iksana More info and booking...

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Also on:
Saturday 3rd June

Julia Vita: Splish

A solo show from Julia Vita as part of the New Works Work Scheme

Join Splish on her journey across the high seas! Put a little wind in her sail, hear her strange tale in a foreign tongue, and hopefully find a few fish along the way too. More info and booking...

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Also on:
Saturday 3rd June

Lino Creamy

A solo show from New Work Works Scheme performer Pete Lloyd.

Lino Creamy may not want to set the world on fire but will he start a flame in your heart? Join him to find out, at this sweet and silly clown show about a man in a hat looking for love and fun. More info and booking...

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Also on:
Saturday 3rd June

Natural Theatre Company

Bath's very own fabulous street theatre company performing new characters as part of the New Works Work Scheme More info and booking...

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Also on:
Saturday 3rd June

Old Spot Theatre Co: Los Perdidos Village Band

Old Spot Theatre Company have worked the circus and street theatre circuit for years, nay decades but will bring something decidedly new to Bedlam Fair this year as part of the New Work Works Scheme
More info and booking...

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Also on:
Saturday 3rd June

Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band

With a diverse repertoire spanning Rajasthani folk songs, Bollywood hits, spiritual qawwali and Bhangra beats these ten vividly costumed artists cover the full spectrum of the evocative and joyous music that governs life in Rajasthan.
More info and booking...

Thursday 8th June

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Also on:
Friday 26th May
Saturday 27th May
Thursday 1st June
Friday 2nd June
Saturday 3rd June
Friday 9th June
Saturday 10th June

Kilter Theatre presents

The Pub Tour

A Walking Tour of Bath's Historical Pubs

Meet outside The Crystal Palace Pub, Abbey Green for a charming local’s guide to the best secret drinking holes in town. A 90-minute witty walkabout through Bath’s Drinking History with round after round of fascinating facts delivered in a tongue-in-cheek Pub Quiz format. Come ready with a winning Team Name. Prizes to be won! More info and booking...

Friday 9th June

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Also on:
Friday 26th May
Saturday 27th May
Thursday 1st June
Friday 2nd June
Saturday 3rd June
Thursday 8th June
Saturday 10th June

Kilter Theatre presents

The Pub Tour

A Walking Tour of Bath's Historical Pubs

Meet outside The Crystal Palace Pub, Abbey Green for a charming local’s guide to the best secret drinking holes in town. A 90-minute witty walkabout through Bath’s Drinking History with round after round of fascinating facts delivered in a tongue-in-cheek Pub Quiz format. Come ready with a winning Team Name. Prizes to be won! More info and booking...

Saturday 10th June

Secret Location in Bath

walknowlive:

Bath’s Last Legal Slaveowners

Sweet Waters: walking, sensing legacies of slave-ownership.

Richard White hosts a creative performative walk wayfaring through the obscured histories and reluctant heritage of Bath, reflecting on flow, cycle and memory; alert for sounds, voices, tears, sweat and blood suspended in the waters. Generating a social media trail, networking contemporary resonance. Join on foot or online. More info and booking...

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Also on:
Friday 26th May
Saturday 27th May
Thursday 1st June
Friday 2nd June
Saturday 3rd June
Thursday 8th June
Friday 9th June

Kilter Theatre presents

The Pub Tour

A Walking Tour of Bath's Historical Pubs

Meet outside The Crystal Palace Pub, Abbey Green for a charming local’s guide to the best secret drinking holes in town. A 90-minute witty walkabout through Bath’s Drinking History with round after round of fascinating facts delivered in a tongue-in-cheek Pub Quiz format. Come ready with a winning Team Name. Prizes to be won! More info and booking...

Sunday 11th June

Beckford's Tower - Walk starts in gardens

walknowlive:

Sweat and Sugar: walking the points of the Triangular Trade

Sweet Waters: walking, sensing legacies of slave-ownership.

Richard White hosts a creative performative walk wayfaring through obscured histories and reluctant heritage of Bath down to the river, reflecting on flow, cycle and memory; alert for sounds, voices, tears, sweat and blood suspended in the waters. Generating a social media trail, networking contemporary resonances. Join on foot or online. More info and booking...

Monday 12th June

Saltford Brass Mill - Walk starts outside

Also on:
Tuesday 13th June
Saturday 17th June
Monday 19th June
Tuesday 20th June
Wednesday 21st June

walknowlive

Sweet Waters: a cycle of walks along the River Avon sensing legacies of slavery and slaveownership

different starting points

Richard White hosts a series of creative performative walks wayfaring through obscured histories and reluctant heritage from Bath and along the river, reflecting on flow, cycle and memory; alert for sounds, voices, tears, sweat and blood suspended in the waters. Generating a social media trail, networking contemporary resonances. Join on foot or online. More info and booking...

Tuesday 13th June

Keynsham railway station - Walk starts in station car-park

Also on:
Monday 12th June
Saturday 17th June
Monday 19th June
Tuesday 20th June
Wednesday 21st June

walknowlive

Sweet Waters: a cycle of walks along the River Avon sensing legacies of slavery and slaveownership

different starting points

Richard White hosts a series of creative performative walks wayfaring through obscured histories and reluctant heritage from Bath and along the river, reflecting on flow, cycle and memory; alert for sounds, voices, tears, sweat and blood suspended in the waters. Generating a social media trail, networking contemporary resonances. Join on foot or online. More info and booking...

Saturday 17th June

Locksbrook Inn - Walk starts outside on canal towpath

Also on:
Monday 12th June
Tuesday 13th June
Monday 19th June
Tuesday 20th June
Wednesday 21st June

walknowlive

Sweet Waters: a cycle of walks along the River Avon sensing legacies of slavery and slaveownership

different starting points

Richard White hosts a series of creative performative walks wayfaring through obscured histories and reluctant heritage from Bath and along the river, reflecting on flow, cycle and memory; alert for sounds, voices, tears, sweat and blood suspended in the waters. Generating a social media trail, networking contemporary resonances. Join on foot or online. More info and booking...

Monday 19th June

Bath Abbey - Walks starts outside main doors

Also on:
Monday 12th June
Tuesday 13th June
Saturday 17th June
Tuesday 20th June
Wednesday 21st June

walknowlive

Sweet Waters: a cycle of walks along the River Avon sensing legacies of slavery and slaveownership

different starting points

Richard White hosts a series of creative performative walks wayfaring through obscured histories and reluctant heritage from Bath and along the river, reflecting on flow, cycle and memory; alert for sounds, voices, tears, sweat and blood suspended in the waters. Generating a social media trail, networking contemporary resonances. Join on foot or online. More info and booking...

Tuesday 20th June

Keynsham railway station - Walk starts in station car-park

Also on:
Monday 12th June
Tuesday 13th June
Saturday 17th June
Monday 19th June
Wednesday 21st June

walknowlive

Sweet Waters: a cycle of walks along the River Avon sensing legacies of slavery and slaveownership

different starting points

Richard White hosts a series of creative performative walks wayfaring through obscured histories and reluctant heritage from Bath and along the river, reflecting on flow, cycle and memory; alert for sounds, voices, tears, sweat and blood suspended in the waters. Generating a social media trail, networking contemporary resonances. Join on foot or online. More info and booking...

Wednesday 21st June

Avonmouth Bridge - Walk starts on bridge

Also on:
Monday 12th June
Tuesday 13th June
Saturday 17th June
Monday 19th June
Tuesday 20th June

walknowlive

Sweet Waters: a cycle of walks along the River Avon sensing legacies of slavery and slaveownership

different starting points

Richard White hosts a series of creative performative walks wayfaring through obscured histories and reluctant heritage from Bath and along the river, reflecting on flow, cycle and memory; alert for sounds, voices, tears, sweat and blood suspended in the waters. Generating a social media trail, networking contemporary resonances. Join on foot or online. More info and booking...