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Jerwood Drawing Prize

10th February at 11:00 am29th March at 5:00 pm

  The Edge is delighted to be hosting Jerwood Drawing Prize for the second year, including hand drawn, digital and three-dimensional works from 65 emerging and established UK artists. Taking place on 1o February until 29 March.  As the largest and longest-running open exhibition of drawing in the UK, Jerwood Drawing Prize is committed to championing excellence and celebrating the breadth of contemporary drawing practice. When: Sat 10 Feb - Thu 29 Mar 2018 Tues-Sat, 11am-5pm Wednesday late night openings until…

World Affairs “Through Our Eyes”: An evening with the Ambassador of The Netherlands

20th February at 7:30 pm8:30 pm

The Netherlands has an international reputation for exploration, trade, Old Master paintings and tulips… but in the twentieth first century era of European instability and rising popular movements, how does this famously liberal nation see its wider role in global politics? In the latest in the Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institution’s series of insightful talks on world affairs, His Excellency Ambassador Simon Smits will provide a Dutch perspective on major global issues. This talk follows the very popular recent…

From Somerset to the Sahara Desert

21st February at 6:00 pm8:30 pm

Have an evening with Ash Sinfield, Marathon des Sables finisher at Combe Grove on 21 February. From Somerset to the Sahara Desert begins at 6pm and Ash will be speaking about her motivations, training process and the challenges that come with undertaking such a physically demanding feat. In 2016, Ash fulfilled a life-long dream of completing the Marathon de Sables, a six-day ultra-marathon across the Sahara Desert, covering 251km, the equivalent of six regular marathons. Ash is an inspiring mother of…

Phenomenal Women at The Gainsborough

21st February at 6:00 pm7:30 pm

In conjunction with the University of the West of England, The Gainsborough Bath Spa is excited to launch a series of talks entitled: Phenomenal Women. Each talk aims to celebrate, support and inspire. On Wednesday 21 February from 6pm, Liv Garfield: CEO Severn Trent Water will talk about her experiences and the challenges she has encountered on her route to success. Liv took up the reins as Chief Executive of Severn Trent in April 2014 as one of the youngest…

Join Songways

21st February at 7:15 pm9:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15pm on Wednesday, repeating until 28th February, 2018

Join Songways on Wednesdays 7, 21 & 28 February. Discover vibrant songs from a wide range of harmony singing traditions. Develop your voice & singing styles. When: Wednesdays 7, 21 & 28 February at 7:15 - 9:15pm Where: St Swithin's Church, The Paragon, Bath Adult singers of all ages welcome. Visit: songways.co.uk or call 07894 205255

Forgotten Little Creatures exhibition and book

22nd February at 10:00 am17th March at 4:00 pm

Victoria Hillman is holding an exhibition of creative photography along with the stories behind the images, interesting scientific and historical facts. Forgotten Little Creatures is a celebration of the plants, invertebrates, amphibians and reptiles of the local area. Everything in the exhibition is taken within a 40 radius of Victoria's home in Frome, highlighting just some of the incredible species we have on our doorsteps. By encouraging others to find and understand the importance of these smaller species she hopes…

Welsh Sinfonia in Wiltshire

23rd February at 7:30 pm9:30 pm

The Welsh Sinfonia, Wales’ leading chamber orchestra will play a concert of favourites, including Rodrigo’s guitar concerto and Beethoven’s 7th Symphony at the Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon at 7.30pm on 23rd February 2018. Conducted by Mark Eager with award winning young Japanese guitarist Saki Kato as soloist. The concert will also feature the World Premiere of ‘LUDWIG’ by popular Welsh composer Charlie Barber Previous local reviews have stated: “….the commitment of such an orchestra to the musical &…

The Ministry of Burlesque: Cabaret

23rd February at 8:00 pm10:30 pm

Fusing the wild, weird and witty traditions of circus, cabaret and burlesque Ministry of Burlesque Cabaret unfolds as a bold and daring, ever evolving new-variety experience.  Enjoy a myriad of musical comedy masters, provocative prima donnas, glittering enigmatic exotic dancers and astonishing feats of human grace – all balanced on a contemporary knife edge. VIP: Three course a la carte dining in the restaurant and reserved seating for show. Meal Deal: Cabaret seating in auditorium and a discounted main course from the Event Menu…

Stargazing with Dartmoor Skies

24th February at 8:00 pm10:00 pm

Join Dartmoor Skies at Combe Grove on 24 February, for a chance to discover the spring night sky and explore the wonders of astronomy. The evening will include a guide to the Spring night-sky, sharing with you all the astronomical highlights to enjoy over the coming months. Then, assuming the clouds are behaving themselves, Dartmoor Skies will lead you into the grounds of Combe Grove, a mug of something warm and delicious in hand, where you can use a selection of…

Modern ArtBuyer Pop-up

26th February11th March

Modern ArtBuyer, the Bath-based online art gallery and consultancy, will be showing a selection of contemporary artworks in a vibrant pop-up gallery at Milsom Place. The gallery will showcase exceptional paintings and prints from collectable artists including Maria Rivans, Bonnie and Clyde, Jonathan Barber, Paul Minott, Paul Bennett, Jane Emberson, Chuck Elliott, Kelly O'Brien and Emma Cowlam. The pop-up gallery will be open every day. For more details visit: modernartbuyer.com/blog Main image: Wild Sea by Elaine Jones

The Birth of Frankenstein

27th February at 7:30 pm9:00 pm

The Bath Royal Literature & Scientific Institution is holding The Birth of Frankenstein event. On 27 February beginning at 7:30pm, Professor Sir Christopher Frayling is a historian, writer and award-winner broadcaster who has published over twenty books on the arts. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein began life as a short story at a holiday villa overlooking Lake Geneva, on 17 June 1816. The story was developed into a full-length novel in Bath that same autumn, and published on New Year's Day 1818. This illustrated lecture will…

Lynne Cartlidge at Axle Arts

1st March31st March

Axle Arts is welcoming Lynne Cartlidge to showcase her artwork in March. Her gentle still life and flower studies with their soft translucent colour and painterly brush strokes perfectly reflect our burgeoning signs of spring. Cartlidge’s confident and supple mark-making is quietly abstracted with sensitive and often feathered line, revealing influences from Chinese brush paintings and calligraphy gleaned from her travels across China as a young graduate. As a result, her paintings appear to shimmer and vibrate, creating an almost…

Bridgemead Charity Auction

7th March at 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Bridgemead Residential and Nursing home is holding a ‘money can’t buy’ charity auction on 7 March, sponsored by Fine & Country and The Gainsborough Hotel. Bridgemead is a not for profit residential and nursing home in St John's Road, Bathwick, Bath, which also offers day and respite care to local residents. It is a 'home from home' where vulnerable older people are cherished and enabled to live fruitful lives. A recent visitor, Lord Foster of Bath, said: “At Bridgemead there…

Bath Decorative Antiques Fair

9th March11th March

After 29 years, the Bath Decorative Antiques Fair is still the leading regional event to beat, where rustic to refined ultra-relevant stylish English Country House pieces, Mid Century design, industrial chic, Swedish period painted furniture, period portraits and perennially fashionable crusty iron garden furniture, huge farm tables, marine and advertising ephemera, pub signs, expertly re-upholstered antique sofas and chairs and large scale library furniture will be on show, re-imagined by a new generation of decorators and collectors. Trade Preview Thursday…

A Handful of Singers

10th March at 7:30 pm9:30 pm

A Handful of Singers is returning to St. Mary’s for a performance of Duruflé’s much-loved Requiem, in the version for soloists, choir and organ. It was inspired by the death of Duruflé’s father, which explains the personal nature and powerful emotion of this spell-binding work. His Quatre motets sur des thèmes grégoriens form an ideal companion piece, of which the best known is his setting of Ubi Caritas. The concert also includes the UK première of The Bread of Life,…

Neff Appliance Cooking Demonstration

17th March at 11:00 am3:30 pm

Do you want to make your home cooking even better? Are you thinking about a kitchen upgrade and considering Neff appliances? Or maybe you want to learn more about your Neff appliances. Visit Knees Spitfire store in its brand new kitchen studio as it welcomes back Neff Home Economist Alison Haigh. Alison will be giving a masterclass on how to get the most out of some fantastic Neff appliances including induction hobs, combination steam ovens and Neff multifunction ovens. There…

The Bath Orchestral Gala Concert

20th March at 6:30 pm8:30 pm

The Bath Philharmonia and King Edward's School Partnership Performance present The Bath Orchestral Gala Concert on Tuesday 20 March at The Guildhall, Bath. Sponsored by Cobb Farr. The 1918 - 2018: 100 Years On concert is set to be an evocative evening of orchestral music and readings  heralding the arrival of peace. Tickets: Adults £14 and children £5. Tickets are available from the King Edward’s Box Office by calling: 01225 464313 or by email: boxoffice@kesbath.com. When: 20 March, doors open at…

BRLSI Members Art Exhibition

22nd March at 10:00 am13th April at 4:00 pm

The Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution’s Members’ Art Exhibition will showcase a variety works from previous entrants as well as from established professional and award-winning artists, including west country-based  artist Victoria Gamberoni. Victoria Gamborini has also donated a painting from the exhibition to be raffled. Tickets for the raffle will be available from BRLSI reception. Works on show include oils, watercolours, sculptures, ceramics and other media. Free entry. Visit: brlsi.org

Paragon Singers presents Super Flumina

24th March at 7:30 pm

Paragon Singers presents Super Flumina, a programme featuring music inspired by rivers across the world, from the Euphrates to the Missouri. Expect gorgeous double choir polyphony by Philippe de Monte and Victoria, one of the famous Michael Tippett spirituals from Child of our Time, pieces by Poulenc, Gorecki, Palestrina and James Erb's stunning arrangement of the American folk song Shenandoah. Plus a world premiere from award-winning composer John Barber, commissioned by Paragon Singers and setting an Emily Dickinson poem. John…

Tom Kerridge presents Pub in the Park

8th June10th June

Join Tom Kerridge in Royal Victoria Park from 8-10 June for top tunes and amazing food. Razorlight, Squeeze, Tom Odell, Melanie C, and Scouting for Girls top the music line-up, and you can enjoy great food from pop-up pubs – including Tom Kerridge’s The Hand & Flowers and The Coach. See Tom and other top UK chefs including Paul Ainsworth and Great British Bake Off winner Candice Brown live on stage, plus there’s loads of foodie shopping – it’s going…

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