Incubator 2018 – Exhibition Call-Out

The Incubator is the egg’s ‘new work’ programme, supporting talented creatives to develop world-class experiences for, about, and with young people. For 2018, in partnership with 5x5x5=creativity, we are inviting submissions from artists interested in pioneering an innovative, interactive and accessible exhibition for adults that celebrates the curiosities and fascinations of children.

Deadline for applications: Sorry this has now closed


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5x5x5=creativity invites you to a pop up House of Imagination, a studio space for children and young people to make art alongside artists Helen Lawrence, Catharine Naylor, Clare Day and Edwina Bridgeman.

No need to book as this is a drop in workshop, all welcome.

Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 October 2017, 10am–5pm

Gardener’s Lodge, Holburne Museum, Great Pulteney Street, Bath BA2 4DB

The House of Imagination will open up its doors to children and their families to explore the world of the imagination…

This event is part of the city wide ‘Hot Springs of Art and Design’ celebrating 160 years of art and design teaching in Bath.

View PDF flyer here


Museums of Learning Everywhere

FREE event on 13 November 2017 from 9:30 – 16:00, University of Bath

You are invited to a free, one-day workshop between university partners, schools and museums in Bath to explore opportunities to collaborate on projects enhancing creative learning and wellbeing.

Please see full details on the following flyer, including programme and registration form. Please complete and return your form to by 23 October 2017.

Address:  10 West, University of Bath, BA2 7AY

Forest of Imagination 2017

Forest of Imagination (FOI) is a four-day participatory, contemporary arts event and creative learning programme delivered by a collaborative team of local creative organisations in Bath. The event transforms a familiar public place into an inclusive space for contemporary creativity and intuitive play, offering an immersive experience for participants through interactive installations, artworks and workshops. Forest of Imagination is free and open to all.

Please visit the FOI website for more details

To make a donation towards the event, please visit our Local Giving page.

View details of our Re-Imagining Childhood event

Learning Everywhere

Launch, Network, Workshops, TeachMeet

Free event to celebrate the collaboration between heritage, cultural and creative learning settings in Bath and North East Somerset. Connecting people from schools, museums and other learning spaces, collaborating on projects to help change the way children and young people experience the world. 

During the event we’ll be updating on the wonderful progress of School without Walls in Bath. If you’d like to share something or have something you’d like to discuss or perhaps you’d like to find out how you can be more involved – please come along. Teachers, creatives, museum professionals we’d love to see you there. 

This event is free but booking is essential so please contact to let us know you’ll be coming along. 

Wednesday 24th May, 16:00 – 18:00 (16:30 start)

The Holburne Museum, BA2 4DB



​In conversation with François Matarasso: Evaluation

To discuss the meanings of monitoring, evaluation, research and communication within 5x5x5=creativity in order to clarify what we are doing and why, with the ultimate aim of understanding the nature and value of our work from an internal and external viewpoint.

Tuesday 22 November 2016, 2–4:30pm

American Museum in Britain, Claverton Manor, Claverton, Bath BA2 7BD

£25, £15 concessions

Book via Eventbrite.

For more information please email:

Forest of Imagination, 3–6 June 2016

Spaces around and inside Bath Abbey, Bath BA1 1LT

On 3–6 June 2016 Forest of Imagination takes root in Bath for its third year. Come and immerse yourself in a playful programme of sensory installations, artworks, outdoor theatre and participatory creative activities at this four-day contemporary arts event. Free and designed for all ages.

Join us as we highlight the inherent creativity of Bath and connect people with nature by reinventing spaces in the city to inspire intuitive play, unleash imagination and encourage exploration…

See the opening night invitation here:

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Feeling creative? Why not make a tree for the event… 

For more information, please visit:

House of Imagination pop up event, 11-23 April 2016

44AD artspace, 4 Abbey St, Bath BA1 1NN

5x5x5=creativity is inviting artists and creative professionals along with children, young people and adults to explore and test ideas for House of Imagination, Forest of Imagination and City of Imagination.

Free admission but booking essential for schools. For further information please contact

View House of Imagination programme here