The Edge Arts Listings: Dec 2017

Arts and creativity hub based at the University of Bath. The Edge offers galleries, theatres, music and art studios, plus a lively café/bar – a destination that promotes the art in science and the science in art – open to all


Box Office: 01225 386777

The Edge, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY





Fri 17 Nov 2017 – Sat 3 Feb 2018 (Closed 22 Dec – 1 Jan)
Tues-Sat, 11am-5pm
Wednesday late night openings until 8pm

Andrew Brownsword Galleries, The Edge


Box Office: 01225 386777


Ambitious experiments, playful exploits and hybrid machines. A major exhibition for one of Britain’s best and most inventive artists, Steven Pippin’s skill in technological manipulation reveals the inter-relationship between objects, mechanisms and the universe. Engineered Equanimity offers audiences new perspectives on everything from Newtonian mechanics to the production of renewable energy, re-framed with an autonomous spirit of inquiry.








Sat 9 Dec 2017, 10.30am – 12.30pm
Fine Art Studio, The Edge
£5 per child, £3 per adult

5-11 years (Please note: Children must be accompanied by an adult)
Pre-booking advisable, limited spaces

Box Office: 01225 386777


Get christmassy, hatch creative ideas and spend some quality time together in a supportive and friendly environment. Taking influence from our architecture inspired exhibitions, you’ll leave with some fun creations and top tips for making art at home too. Led by artist educator Dorcas Casey, our monthly workshops include a variety of sticking, collage and drawing to tailor a wide age range from 5-11 years.


’The family classes are the best thing I’ve ever done with my daughter. Perfect amount of structure,
great teachers, we come out smiling and feeling we’ve shared something really special’



Sat 9 Dec 2017, 10.30am-11.15am & 11.30am-12.15pm

Ensemble Room, The Edge

£7.50 for parent and child (additional children or adult £4)

3-4 years (Please note: Children must be accompanied by an adult)

Pre-booking advisable, limited spaces

Box Office: 01225 386777


In December we’ll be going on an adventure with Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler’s Stick Man.

Created especially for younger members of the family Tales for Tots is an interactive morning of storytelling, music, drama and craft designed to introduce young children to the wonders of stories. It’s the perfect way to fire your child’s imagination, spark a love of reading and encourage their creativity.