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Walks, Talks, Workshops & Participation, Exhibitions. Brain food.

Listings for all events in Walk, Workshops & Participation, Talk, Exhibitions at all venues on all dates

Friday 26th May

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Start time: 19:00
Price: £9 / £6 Concs
Doors open: 18:45

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!

Extra info: Dress for the weather.

More info and booking...

Saturday 27th May

The Bell - Love Lounge (Back bar)

Start time: 15:00
Price: £10 (plus £3 drum hire if needed)

Amadou Diagne

Djembe Workshop

Beginner/Intermediate level Djembe workshop. Connect to some new rhythms that - however simple or complicated - end up as an exciting whole experience within the group.
Bring your own drum or pre-book one for loan (£3 extra) if available. More info and booking...

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Start time: 19:00
Price: £9 / £6 Concs
Doors open: 18:45

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!

Extra info: Dress for the weather

More info and booking...

Monday 29th May

No. 1 Royal Crescent - Outside

Start time: 14:00
Price: Free

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

Burdall's Yard

Start time: 18:00
Price: £10 / £8 Concs/ £5 BSU Student

Middle-Weight Theatre Company presents

Remedies - A Ballad of Broken Britain

Written by Matt Roberts Directed by Tom Stabb

Within the four walls of a local pharmacy, two opinionated, strong willed and polarised members of staff witness the ailments and sicknesses of the public, they may be able to administer the medicine, but can they find the remedy for the ills of Britain? More info and booking...

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Start time: 19:00
Price: £9 / £6 Concs
Doors open: 18:45

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!

Extra info: Dress for the weather

More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal

Start time: 20:00
Price: £6 / £5 Concs excluding workshop
Doors open: 19:00

James Rippingale

Guitar on a Summer Evening

Preceded by Guitar Workshop (book workshop separately)

Join award winning classical guitarist James Rippingale as he makes his Bath debut with a programme of musical delights and guitar favourites featuring pieces by J. S. Bach along with his own unique compositions, and ending with a musical journey through the heart of Spain.

Extra info: Full disabled access

More info and booking...

Friday 2nd June

Burdall's Yard

Start time: 16:00
Price: £10 / £8 Concs/ £5 BSU Student

Middle-Weight Theatre Company presents

Remedies - A Ballad of Broken Britain

Written by Matt Roberts Directed by Tom Stabb

Within the four walls of a local pharmacy, two opinionated, strong willed and polarised members of staff witness the ailments and sicknesses of the public, they may be able to administer the medicine, but can they find the remedy for the ills of Britain? More info and booking...

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Start time: 19:00
Price: £9 / £6 Concs
Doors open: 18:45

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!

Extra info: Dress for the weather

More info and booking...

Saturday 3rd June

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Start time: 19:00
Price: £9 / £6 Concs
Doors open: 18:45

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!

Extra info: Dress for the weather.

More info and booking...

Sunday 4th June

Widcombe Social Club

Start time: 19:45
Price: £5. The 4-6pm session is FREE.
Doors open: 19:00

Misha Carder, the current Bard of Bath, invites you to

Travel stories and music from around the world

Themed concert with Wessex Musicians & Wordsmiths

Venue: The Wharf Room, Widcombe Social Club. Come to either or both sessions
4-6pm Poetry, Music, Digital Exhibition, and Pop-Up Gallery.
6.30 - 7.30 Optional Shared Supper at 6.30
7.45 - 10pm Stories and Music from local performers, featuring Brighid's Flame: an hour of Irish music, myths, stories, with harp.

Extra info: optional shared supper at 18.30 -19.30

More info and booking...

Thursday 8th June

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Start time: 19:00
Price: £9 / £6 Concs
Doors open: 18:45

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!

Extra info: Dress for the weather

More info and booking...

Friday 9th June

The Bell - Love Lounge (Back bar)

Start time: 19:00
Price: £4 / £2 Concs

Tinned Pizza Theatre Presents An Evening Of

New Writing, Stand-Up, And Spoken Word

A student theatre company - comprised of recent graduates and some still studying - present new writing inspired by their day to day lives. Poetry, stand-up comedy, and monologues that will have you laughing, crying, and questioning all at the same time! More info and booking...

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Start time: 19:00
Price: £9 / £6 Concs
Doors open: 18:45

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!

Extra info: Dress for the weather

More info and booking...

Saturday 10th June

Secret Location in Bath

Start time: 11:15
Price: Free
Doors open: 11:00

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.

Extra info: Its a walk! So come prepared. Return by bus or on foot.

More info and booking...

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Start time: 19:00
Price: £9 / £6 Concs
Doors open: 18:45

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!

Extra info: Dress for the weather

More info and booking...

Sunday 11th June

Beckford's Tower - Walk starts in gardens

Start time: 11:00
Price: Free
Doors open: 10:00

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.

Extra info: Its a walk, some come prepared! Bring water and snacks.

More info and booking...

Monday 12th June

Saltford Brass Mill - Walk starts outside

Start time: 10:15
Price: Free
Doors open: 10:00

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.

Extra info: From Saltford Brass Mill to Keynsham Brass Mill. Approx 5 miles. Level path.

More info and booking...

Tuesday 13th June

Keynsham railway station - Walk starts in station car-park

Start time: 10:15
Price: Free
Doors open: 10:00

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.

Extra info: From Keynsham train station to Bristol. Approx 8 miles. Level path. Meet at Keynsham train station.

More info and booking...

Saturday 17th June

Locksbrook Inn - Walk starts outside on canal towpath

Start time: 10:15
Price: Free
Doors open: 10:00

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.

Extra info: From Weston Lock to Saltford Brass Mill Approx 5 miles. Level path. Meet on bridge at rear of The Locksbrook Inn (formerly The Dolphin) 10.00

More info and booking...

Monday 19th June

Bath Abbey - Walks starts outside main doors

Start time: 10:15
Price: Free
Doors open: 10:00

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.

Extra info: From Bath City Centre to Keynsham Brass Mill. Approx 8 miles. Level path. Meet outside Bath Abbey main entrance 10.00

More info and booking...

Tuesday 20th June

Keynsham railway station - Walk starts in station car-park

Start time: 10:15
Price: Free
Doors open: 10:00

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.

Extra info: From Keynsham train station to Bristol. Approx 8 miles. Level path. Meet at Keynsham train station at 10.00

More info and booking...

Wednesday 21st June

Avonmouth Bridge - Walk starts on bridge

Start time: 05:00
Price: Free
Doors open: 04:30

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.

Extra info: From Avonmouth to Bath along the river. Approx 26 miles. Some steep sections. Meet on Avonmouth bridge at 4.30 for midsummer sunrise Finish on Bathwick fields, picnic, closing conversation and sunset if the weather obliges.

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Monday 10th July

Central Bath

Start time: 11:00
Price: Free

Bath Big Cheese Trail

There is life after the Fringe! Join the Bath Big Cheese Trail. Running from Monday 10th to Sunday 16th July. You and 100 cheeses!
Organised by Bath Comedy in association with VisitBath and Bath-Alkmaar Twinning Association’s 70th Anniversary Celebrations and supported by Heritage Lottery.
Details soon!
www.bathcomedy.com More info and booking...