17/07/19 -

Forest of Imagination stages festival of creativity with the Holburne Museum

Dreamer the Rabbit at Forest of Imagination 2019

Thousands of Bath residents and visitors enjoyed a magical weekend of creativity when pop-up contemporary arts festival Forest of Imagination was staged at The Holburne Museum. The award-winning arts event returned to the city on 20-24 June 2019 with a multi-sensory array of outdoor and participatory art installations, workshops and sculptures in the museum grounds and Sydney…

30/11/18 -

Bath’s Forest of Imagination wins top award for temporary landscape

Floating Forest

Forest of Imagination, the Bath based pop-up contemporary arts event, has been crowned best Temporary Landscape at the 2018 Landscape Institute (LI) Awards.   Created by landscape architect Grant Associates and arts charity 5x5x5=creativity, the annual four-day festival has seen different spaces in, and around, Bath transformed into fantastical ‘forests’ for the last five years. Staged in…

14/09/18 -

Forest of Imagination heads riverside for 5th Anniversary

Forest of Imagination 2016

Arts pop-up Forest of Imagination is to take place in Bath again from 28 -30 September 2018, connecting people to nature with a series of fantastical forests, art trails and innovative sculptures. Returning to the city for its fifth consecutive year, this year’s free event will see spaces in Kingsmead Square, down Avon Street to the River…

23/03/18 -

Grant Associates presents at Landscape50

Supertrees at Gardens by the Bay. Image by Darren Soh sml

Andrew Grant, director and founder of landscape architect Grant Associates, has presented a talk at the landmark event marking the 50th Anniversary of the Department of Landscape at the University of Sheffield. Landscape50 was a one-day conference organised by the university with the aim of exploring a bold future for landscape architecture. In his presentation ‘Future…

17/07/17 -

Forest of Imagination 2017: celebration video

  On 29th June – 2nd July 2017, Forest of Imagination took root in the ancient meadowlands of Bushey Norwood, part of The National Trust’s hugely popular Skyline Walk. Thousands of visitors came to enjoy the free, nature-inspired art event and experience a landscape transformed into a colourful tapestry of creative workshops and immersive artworks….

05/06/17 -

Meadows of Bath’s Skyline to host Forest of Imagination 2017

Forest of Imagination 2017

Bath-based contemporary arts event Forest of Imagination is to sprout up again on Friday 30th June – Sunday 2nd July 2017 – connecting people to nature in all kinds of imaginative ways. This year’s event is being held at Bushey Norwood, the National Trust-owned ancient meadows behind the University of Bath that make up part…

09/06/16 -

Forest of Imagination grows to new heights with 10,000+ visitors

Forest of Imagination

Contemporary arts event in and around Bath Abbey supported by Grant Associates welcomes over 10,000 visitors during its third year. Forest of Imagination has bloomed to enjoy its most successful year to date after attracting an estimated 10,000+ visitors to its fantastical forests, outdoor galleries and creative workshops. The brainchild of a collaborative team of…

27/05/16 -

Forest of Imagination takes root in Bath for third year

Paul Lewis of Media Grand, Andrew Grant of Grant Associates, Martyn Ware, Wayne Lindsay of Imaginnovation, Penny Hay of 5x5x5=creativity

World heritage city to host pop-up contemporary arts event with conservation theme, featuring ‘soundscape’ by musician Martyn Ware. Spaces in and around Bath Abbey are to be transformed into a temporary fantastical forest by a collective of local artists and creative businesses, including Grant Associates, during a free, four-day contemporary arts event on 3-6 June…

01/02/16 -

Grant Associates is guest speaker at ‘ReNaturing’ city event

Forest of Imagination 2014 4 (c) Grant Associates

Andrew Grant, director and founder of Grant Associates, will present on the theme of urban ‘forests of the imagination’ at a symposium hosted by the London College of Communication (LCC). Andrew Grant of Bath based landscape architect Grant Associates will discuss how cities can inspire creativity, and enhance wellbeing, by better connecting people to nature….