Walks and Talks

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

Listings for Walk, Workshops & Participation, Talk, Exhibitions

Friday 25th May

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Also on:
Saturday 26th May
Friday 8th June

Back By Popular Demand

The Bath Pub Tour

An Insider's Guide to Bath's Best Boozers

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

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...

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Also on:
Friday 25th May
Friday 8th June

Back By Popular Demand

The Bath Pub Tour

An Insider's Guide to Bath's Best Boozers

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 Edge, University of Bath

The Edge Proudly Presents ..

Pee Wee Ellis

In conversation with Ian Shaw ..

Pee Wee Ellis, In conversation with Ian Shaw, Join us to hear the legendary Pee Wee talk about his life and times. In what promises to be an atmospheric and beautiful evening - not to be missed! Tickets from https://bit.ly/2JqUiT7
More info and booking...

Thursday 31st May

FAB 1, 94 Walcot Street

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

FAB 1, 94 Walcot Street

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

FAB 1, 94 Walcot Street

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...

Radstock town centre

Bedlam Saturday in Somer Valley

Somer Valley Arts Family Day

featuring Outside! NOW!! More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair in Radstock

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...

Green Park Station

Festival of Nature presents

Pop up Wildlife Party

Festival of Nature - After dark! This takeover of Green Park Station will find performers, artists and new technologies joining forces with conservation organisations to create an evening of wildlife surprises! More info and booking...

Sunday 3rd June

FAB 1, 94 Walcot Street

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...

Walcot Chapel

Live Voices of Timeless Lives

The direct voices of artists from many centuries ago will speak out in this performative recital: they will be temporarily brought back to life by art historian Sara Riccardi, and add their words to the dialogue created in the live exhibition by present-day artists.

Sara will be in Walcot Chapel throughout the day and will facilitate visitors and passers-by wishing to interact with the artists’ voices. 12 noon and 14.00 More info and booking...

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

OOOH ARRR Productions presents

Murdery Mystery on the SS Great Britain

Written by Jack Turner

The year is 2018 and The SS Great Britain is about to embark upon a new journey. However, as soon as the ship departs there is something untoward. Five high profile guests are aboard this ship, however one of them goes mysteriously missing. It is up to YOU to solve the mystery. More info and booking...

Walcot Chapel

Live at Walcot Chapel

Live Conversation

Artists involved with the exhibition and events informally gather together to talk about their featured work, and to put it in its wider context. Anyone who drops by is welcome to join in the conversation. More info and booking...

Theatre Bath Bus - Brunel Square

Old Bag Theatre Company supports

The Big Oh!

sex ed on the back of the bus

School's out. Professional sex ed. escapes the classroom and gets on the bus for a lesson you'll not forget. Can 'blue ball' kill you? How much stuff actually comes out? How DO you have sex in a wheelchair? What IS non-binary?? Bring your smartphone to get involved. More info and booking...

Thursday 7th June

The Museum of Bath at Work

Totem Factotem: Sculpture of the Found and Made

Paul Juillerat

Renowned local sculptor Paul Juillerat will be talking about his latest exhibition of work displayed amongst the cluttered workshop settings of the Museum of Bath at Work. Inspired by and including historical artifacts found in the grounds around his home on Brassknocker Hill. Fascinating. More info and booking...

Friday 8th June

Sorry, this event is cancelled

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...

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Also on:
Friday 25th May
Saturday 26th May

Back By Popular Demand

The Bath Pub Tour

An Insider's Guide to Bath's Best Boozers

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 10th June

The Museum of Bath at Work

BAW History Group invites you to

Bath Arts Workshop and Counterculture in the 1970s

Free drop in event with film 1200-1600 hours

Do you remember Bath in the 1970s, the Bath Arts Workshop, the Other Festivals, Comtek? Join us at the Museum of Bath at Work to hear and share stories and film of Bath's groundbreaking counterculture from 50 years ago, soon to be the subject of a book and exhibition (opens April 2019). 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...