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Friday 25th May 2018

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Start time: 19:00
Price: £10 / £8 concs
Doors open: 18:50

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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!

Extra info: 30 minutes walking / >75 mins standing

More info and booking...

Fairfield House

Start time: 19:30
Price: TBC

An Audience with

The Last Poets

Live at the House of Haile Selassie I

The legendary New York civil rights activists and groundbreaking performers The Last Poets are coming to Bath for one night only to share an intimate evening of welcome, conversation, performance and hospitality. This once in a lifetime opportunity will take place in Fairfield House, the Victorian villa left to the City of Bath by HIM Haile Selassie I.

Extra info: Time TBC

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Saturday 26th May 2018

Walcot Chapel

Start time: 11:00
Price: Free

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 - Upstairs theatre

Start time: 12:30
Price: £6 / £5 concs
Doors open: 12:00

Thereby Hangs A Tale presents

The Interlinear of Cabeza de Vaca & Malinche

Two epic stories from the 16th Century Spanish colonisation of the Americas told with live original music.
"The power of maintaining life in others lives within each of us, and from each of us does it recede when unused" More info and booking...

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Start time: 19:00
Price: £10 / £8 concs
Doors open: 18:50

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!

Extra info: 30 minutes walking / >75 minutes standing.

More info and booking...

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Start time: 19:30
Price: £8 / £5 concs
Doors open: 18:30

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...

Thursday 31st May 2018

FAB 1, 94 Walcot Street

Start time: 12:00
Price: Pay What You Can

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

Extra info: Details at kiltertheatre.org

More info and booking...

Friday 1st June 2018

FAB 1, 94 Walcot Street

Start time: 12:00
Price: Pay What You Can

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

Extra info: Details at kiltertheatre.org

More info and booking...
Sorry, this event is cancelled

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Start time: 20:00
Price: £8
Doors open: 19:45

Route

by Marie Myrie

ROUTE originated from verbatim and poetry, it plays with the journey of self-acceptance and the meaning of home. Having parents that migrated as a product of the Windrush in 1948 from Jamaica, she finds herself embarking in a mirrored experience of isolation during her time at a predominantly white middle-class university.
Directed by Ewa Dina & Produced by Flo Akano More info and booking...

Saturday 2nd June 2018

FAB 1, 94 Walcot Street

Start time: 12:00
Price: Pay What You Can

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

Extra info: Details at kiltertheatre.org

More info and booking...

Theatre Bath Bus - Brunel Square

Start time: 18:30
Price: £6 / £4 concs
Doors open: 18:25

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...

Theatre Bath Bus - Brunel Square

Start time: 19:00
Price: £6 / £4 concs
Doors open: 18:55

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...

Theatre Bath Bus - Brunel Square

Start time: 20:00
Price: £8
Doors open: 19:55

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...

The Barley Mow

Start time: 21:00
Price: £3 adv / £4 door
Doors open: 20:00

Foxy Music presents

The Idle Playthings Comedy Show

This Fringe comedy special at The Barley Mow is full of laughs, giggles and so much more.... Comprising of sketches, stand-up and improvisation this alt-comedy trio are sure to have you laughing for the rest of the festival! More info and booking...

Sunday 3rd June 2018

FAB 1, 94 Walcot Street

Start time: 12:00
Price: Pay What You Can

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

Extra info: Details at kiltertheatre.org

More info and booking...

Theatre Bath Bus - Brunel Square

Start time: 15:00
Price: £6 / £5 concs
Doors open: 14:55

Thereby Hangs A Tale presents

The Interlinear of Cabeza de Vaca & Malinche

Two epic stories from the 16th Century Spanish colonisation of the Americas told with live original music.
"The power of maintaining life in others lives within each of us, and from each of us does it recede when unused" More info and booking...

Friday 8th June 2018

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Start time: 19:00
Price: £10 / £8 concs
Doors open: 18:50

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!

Extra info: includes 30 mins walking / > 75 mins standing

More info and booking...