Film, Multimedia, Experimental

Including Digital Arts, multi-artform performance: too clever for one category.

Listings for Film, Multimedia & Digital, Installation & Immersive, Live Art

Friday 25th May

Green Park Station

Everywhere

Openings Night

featuring The Gin Bowlers

Our Openings Night features a little party in every FAB Art venue, and a bigger one in Green Park Station at 10pm with The Gin Bowlers playing their own angle on that much-abused lady, Swing (they played the Zen Hussies birthday party so they're the tops).
Plus: the milkfloat of music, various excursions from performanmce artistes, and a great selection of this year's top crop of Circomedia specialist performance students, on the streets and coming at you. More info and booking...

Saturday 26th May

Walcot Chapel

Live Live

The internationally renowned ceramics artist Sandy Brown invites people with many skills and none to work with Avon clay. The sculptor Martin Staniforth encourages visitors to make a new piece with found materials. The process artist Aine Kelly creates new work on site. Anais Comer tells a child-friendly story about a stranded whale. And the celebrated choir leader and singer-songwriter, Su Hart, conducts an impromptu workshop to make an improvised and spontaneous choral piece that lifts the spirits of singers and listeners alike. More info and booking...

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

High and Dry Present

The Child Who Said No

A spoken word meta-drama based on real lives and real mental health recovery.

The play is a journey of life, grief, hope, change and the human condition. Beyond a story, we walk alongside the shadows into a dream reality of feeling, learning and evolving.
The Child Who Said No is a High and Dry production, written and performed by Alice Smith and Bethany Blue.
Featuring Abi, The Rainbow Child and Swingerella, The Fool. More info and booking...

The Nest

Spellbinding celtic blues improvisation to an iconic film

ARCC

50 years of 2001 : A Space Odyssey

Local band ARCC, in one of their are live appearances, improvise a soundtrack to the iconic film 2001: A Space Odyssey, Kubrick’s seminal work that has defined sci-fi movies since it’s release in 1968. With a live band and VJ mixing multiple projections, expect a spectacular show. More info and booking...

Thursday 31st May

Mystery location

Also on:
Friday 1st June
Saturday 2nd June
Sunday 3rd June

Kilter Theatre & University of Bath present

The Cubicle

A theatrical space to ponder & play with cutting-edge research on body image.

Activities of every shape & size! Guest speakers celebrating the amazing body you already have! Workshops for singing, stretching, dancing, laughing... but not changing a thing! Developed in collaboration with University of Bath Psychology Researchers, The Cubicle will have you head over heels with your hiccups & hairy armpits.
Open 12 noon to 10pm More info and booking...

Friday 1st June

Mystery location

Also on:
Thursday 31st May
Saturday 2nd June
Sunday 3rd June

Kilter Theatre & University of Bath present

The Cubicle

A theatrical space to ponder & play with cutting-edge research on body image.

Activities of every shape & size! Guest speakers celebrating the amazing body you already have! Workshops for singing, stretching, dancing, laughing... but not changing a thing! Developed in collaboration with University of Bath Psychology Researchers, The Cubicle will have you head over heels with your hiccups & hairy armpits.
Open 12 noon to 10pm More info and booking...

Saturday 2nd June

Somer Valley Arts Day

Also on:
Sunday 3rd June

Liberty Rocks present:

The Lost Luggage

3 space explorers and their mobile semi-sentient robotic dinosaur land in Bath, their mission - to discover our alien environment and interact with its inhabitants, delivering a vital message and collecting fuel to allow them to continue on their journey. Oooh errr..robotic dinosaurs...in Bath!! More info and booking...

Somer Valley Arts Day

Also on:
Sunday 3rd June

Alex Hofgartner Presents:

Strong Women

Strength of mind? Strength of body? Strength of Purpose? Yes, all of these and more from 3 acro-balancing phenomena More info and booking...

Radstock town centre

DotComedy

The Chain

Somer Valley Arts Family Day

The Chain is a random sequence of slapstick blunders that develops into a comic disaster – with hilarious results that catch the audience by surprise.

More info and booking...

Mystery location

Also on:
Thursday 31st May
Friday 1st June
Sunday 3rd June

Kilter Theatre & University of Bath present

The Cubicle

A theatrical space to ponder & play with cutting-edge research on body image.

Activities of every shape & size! Guest speakers celebrating the amazing body you already have! Workshops for singing, stretching, dancing, laughing... but not changing a thing! Developed in collaboration with University of Bath Psychology Researchers, The Cubicle will have you head over heels with your hiccups & hairy armpits.
Open 12 noon to 10pm More info and booking...

Theatre Bath Bus - Brunel Square

Derekk Ross in...

Autolycus! (on the bus!)

A unique hybrid of comic live performance and dramatic film screening

Shakespeare's lovable comic rogue from 'The Winter's Tale'.
Live on the Theatre Bath Bus, Autolycus teases the audience with street patter, introducing short film 'Susurrar es nada/Whispering is Nothing' -also based on the play. Derekk Ross plays Autolycus (and jealous Leontes in the film, with Samuel de la Torre as Camillo). Two 20-minute performances at 6.30pm and 7pm. More info and booking...

Walcot Chapel

Live at Walcot Chapel

TseTse Fly Middle-East

and Human Rights Watch

The London-based experimental arts platform, with global roots, Tse Tse Fly Middle East presents curated short films and sound performances. All artists are locally-based but from all over the world, performing in support of human rights and freedom of speech More info and booking...

Theatre Bath Bus - Brunel Square

Positive Poetry Presents

Twenty Something

Created & performed by Janey McLeod

A colourful, comical & emotive explosion of spoken word poetry. Painting a picture of why daring to hope can powerfully ignite every aspect of life. More info and booking...

Sunday 3rd June

Mystery location

Also on:
Thursday 31st May
Friday 1st June
Saturday 2nd June

Kilter Theatre & University of Bath present

The Cubicle

A theatrical space to ponder & play with cutting-edge research on body image.

Activities of every shape & size! Guest speakers celebrating the amazing body you already have! Workshops for singing, stretching, dancing, laughing... but not changing a thing! Developed in collaboration with University of Bath Psychology Researchers, The Cubicle will have you head over heels with your hiccups & hairy armpits.
Open 12 noon to 10pm More info and booking...

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Bedlam Sunday

Bath's big outdoor performance day features Bash St. Theatre, Whalley Range Allstars, Ramshacklicious, and many many more - including our New Work Works performers. More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair: Kingsmead Square

Also on:
Saturday 2nd June

Liberty Rocks present:

The Lost Luggage

3 space explorers and their mobile semi-sentient robotic dinosaur land in Bath, their mission - to discover our alien environment and interact with its inhabitants, delivering a vital message and collecting fuel to allow them to continue on their journey. Oooh errr..robotic dinosaurs...in Bath!! More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair: Kingsmead Square

Dominique Fester Physical Theatre presents:

An Ordinary Place - The Hospital

Dominique Fester Physical Theatre presents ‘The Hospital’, a playful Street Theatre piece which takes us inside the medical world, and the situations encountered there More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair: Saw Close

Also on:
Saturday 2nd June

Alex Hofgartner Presents:

Strong Women

Strength of mind? Strength of body? Strength of Purpose? Yes, all of these and more from 3 acro-balancing phenomena More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair: Bath Street

Also on:
Saturday 2nd June

Alex Hofgartner Presents:

Strong Women

Strength of mind? Strength of body? Strength of Purpose? Yes, all of these and more from 3 acro-balancing phenomena More info and booking...

Thursday 7th June

Mystery location

Also on:
Friday 8th June
Saturday 9th June

Fake Escape present

20:20 Vision - Retold

The 6th annual 20:20 Vision immersive new writing event, goes back to the past. Contemporary theatre performed in unusual locations, three brand new plays by writers under 30 feature innovative takes on Pride and Prejudice, Great Expectations and The Rivals. Retold will be an unmissable night of explosive, entertaining drama. More info and booking...

Friday 8th June

Mystery location

Taking a Tune for a Walk

Rock of Eye

Unique musical experience featuring some of our favourite players in the region taking you on a tune-full amble around some of Bath's hidden corners, to end with tonight's performance by new acoustic explorers Rock of Eye.
Come prepared for a walk and for some surprises. You will have time to snatch a bite to eat in Walcot St. before the concert. More info and booking...

Mystery location

Also on:
Thursday 7th June
Saturday 9th June

Fake Escape present

20:20 Vision - Retold

The 6th annual 20:20 Vision immersive new writing event, goes back to the past. Contemporary theatre performed in unusual locations, three brand new plays by writers under 30 feature innovative takes on Pride and Prejudice, Great Expectations and The Rivals. Retold will be an unmissable night of explosive, entertaining drama. More info and booking...

Saturday 9th June

Mystery location

Also on:
Thursday 7th June
Friday 8th June

Fake Escape present

20:20 Vision - Retold

The 6th annual 20:20 Vision immersive new writing event, goes back to the past. Contemporary theatre performed in unusual locations, three brand new plays by writers under 30 feature innovative takes on Pride and Prejudice, Great Expectations and The Rivals. Retold will be an unmissable night of explosive, entertaining drama. More info and booking...

Thursday 14th June

Parade Gardens

Also on:
Friday 15th June
Saturday 16th June
Sunday 17th June

A celebration of heritage skills

Festival of Iron

Four days of Blacksmithing Action!

This four day festival offers a unique opportunity to witness Master blacksmiths at work as they forge a brand new balustrade for the Parade Gardens bandstand. This striking piece of public art - 'Hammer and Anvil' - is based on an original musical score; it will be donated to the city. 10am - 6pm daily. More info and booking...

Friday 15th June

Parade Gardens

Also on:
Thursday 14th June
Saturday 16th June
Sunday 17th June

A celebration of heritage skills

Festival of Iron

Four days of Blacksmithing Action!

This four day festival offers a unique opportunity to witness Master blacksmiths at work as they forge a brand new balustrade for the Parade Gardens bandstand. This striking piece of public art - 'Hammer and Anvil' - is based on an original musical score; it will be donated to the city. 10am - 6pm daily. More info and booking...

Saturday 16th June

Parade Gardens

Also on:
Thursday 14th June
Friday 15th June
Sunday 17th June

A celebration of heritage skills

Festival of Iron

Four days of Blacksmithing Action!

This four day festival offers a unique opportunity to witness Master blacksmiths at work as they forge a brand new balustrade for the Parade Gardens bandstand. This striking piece of public art - 'Hammer and Anvil' - is based on an original musical score; it will be donated to the city. 10am - 6pm daily. More info and booking...

Sunday 17th June

Parade Gardens

Also on:
Thursday 14th June
Friday 15th June
Saturday 16th June

A celebration of heritage skills

Festival of Iron

Four days of Blacksmithing Action!

This four day festival offers a unique opportunity to witness Master blacksmiths at work as they forge a brand new balustrade for the Parade Gardens bandstand. This striking piece of public art - 'Hammer and Anvil' - is based on an original musical score; it will be donated to the city. 10am - 6pm daily. More info and booking...