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Theatre Bath’s FREE Informal Networking Evening is back with a bang!

We are very excited to have Oliver Jones as our special guest speaker. He will give a short talk about some of his work with Trestle Theatre Company, (among others) and will then do a Q&A.

So come along, network with other theatricals, have a drink and the truly unique opportunity to pick the brains of a master theatre maker.



Burdall’s Yard, 7A Anglo Terrace, Bath BA1 5NH

Doors will open at 7pm.  

7pm – 7:30pm – Networking & Drinks  

7:30pm – 8pm – Talk & Q&A with Oliver Jones  

8pm onwards – More Networking


If you have any questions please contact us via email: .uk  

Please note: This event is free but places are limited so booking is essential.


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Oliver has joined Creativity Works this January (2014) after a short stint as Creative Learning Manager of Cambridge Junction. Previous to this, he spent five years as Associate Director of Trestle Theatre Company where he not only directed touring productions and large-scale community projects, but also managed their participation and education work. In collaboration with Middlesex University, he created and delivered a unique MA Education (drama) for teachers of secondary drama and theatre studies. He is also an Associate Director of the National Youth Theatre, a visiting lecturer at E15 Drama School, and the Artistic Director of his own theatre company, Blindeye that creates work on political and human rights themes. Oliver has worked in the South West before, when he was Youth Theatre Director at the Theatre Royal Plymouth, and is very happy to be re-connecting with this part of the world.

Oliver first became interested in socially engaged arts after studying the work of Augusto Boal, and continues to use his philosophy of empowering participants through high quality artistic engagement, equipping them to change their lives and those within their community. He has specialised in working with young people both in the UK and abroad, and was the first Arts Director of Platform, the new Youth Arts Hub in Islington, London. He has recently created and delivered the first ever theatre participation project in Saudi Arabia, and was on the Arts Council steering committee examining whether Drama GSCE is fit for purpose.

Oliver is a fanatical supporter of London Wasps Rugby team, and is a part time chocolatier when he can fit making truffles around taking his dog for a walk and looking after his young baby. He has also written radio plays for young people for the BBC, and is venturing into writing children’s books.





Does The Venue Have Disabled Access? 

Yes. Burdall’s Yard is fully accessible to wheelchair users.


The nearest free parking is available all day on streets off Snowhill. This is 5 minutes walk from Burdall’s Yard.

Limited free on-street parking is available after 7pm in surrounding streets including Margaret’s Hill, Bathwick Street, London Road and Walcot Street.


Dropping off passengers:
Passengers can be dropped off in Thomas Street or in the loading parking area on the opposite side of London Road.



From Bath City Centre: 

A number of bus services travel along the London Road by Burdall’s Yard.

The following services all stop at Snow Hill (about 3 minutes walk from Burdall’s Yard):

13, 232, X31, X72, 

For more information on these services and to check their timetables please visit the First Bus Website

Ask the driver for Snow Hill.



Burdall’s Yard is about 20 minutes walk from Bath Spa Train Station.

To catch a bus from the station – exit the station via the main ticket office and turn left for the bus station. See bus services above for more information about which bus to catch.



There is a bike rack at Burdall’s Yard.


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