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November 2016
Free

Festive bring and buy

November 27, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Festive bring and buy at Jacob Wells Baths Centre

Bring along any books, toys, clothes, and things you no longer want to our Bring and Buy festive day! The proceeds go to Jacob Wells Baths Centre. We will have some special homemade festive nibbles, seasonal treats a raffle and more! 27th November 1 - 4pm Jacob Wells Baths Center, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells, Bristol

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December 2016
£5

Combined Workshop: Translating Anglo-Saxon; Poetic Rhythm & the Female Body

December 1, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Once on December 10, 2016
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Fen workshop, Jacob Wells Baths, Bristol

Combined Workshop: Translating Anglo-Saxon; Poetic Rhythm & the Female Body Thursday 1st December, 6pm-9pm, £5 or  Saturday 10th December, 2pm-5pm, £5 At Jacob Wells Baths on Jacob Wells Road - The new Island space.  Join Fen’s Artistic Co-Directors Maisie Newman and Rowan Evans for a combined workshop on poetry and choreography, drawing on the development their current project, ‘WULF’.  This workshop will explore the history of the female voice, focussing on the Anglo-Saxon poem ‘Wulf and Eadwacer’, one of only two…

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Session #3: History and Heritage

December 3, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Artspace Lifespace. History

In September 2016, Bristol City Council Property team approached Artspace Lifespace (Registered Charity Number 1168150) offering a temporary lease for the recently vacated Jacobs Wells Baths while exploring options for the buildings future. Jacobs Wells Baths building provides a unique opportunity for Artspace Lifespace to develop the work we do as an organisation in providing Access, Space, Logistics and Support for a vibrant creative community in Bristol and beyond. THE FACTS: • Artspace Lifespace (Reg Charity No: 1168150) have now…

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£5

Combined Workshop: Translating Anglo-Saxon; Poetic Rhythm & the Female Body

December 10, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Fen workshop, Jacob Wells Baths, Bristol

Combined Workshop: Translating Anglo-Saxon; Poetic Rhythm & the Female Body Thursday 1st December, 6pm-9pm, £5 or  Saturday 10th December, 2pm-5pm, £5 At Jacob Wells Baths on Jacob Wells Road - The new Island space.  Join Fen’s Artistic Co-Directors Maisie Newman and Rowan Evans for a combined workshop on poetry and choreography, drawing on the development their current project, ‘WULF’.  This workshop will explore the history of the female voice, focussing on the Anglo-Saxon poem ‘Wulf and Eadwacer’, one of only two…

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January 2017

Rosalind J Turner Residency

January 3 - January 12
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Rosalind J Turner resindency at Jacobs Wells Baths Centre

At the beginning of January 2017 Rosalind J Turner is taking an artists residency, courtesy of Artspace/Lifespace. Her aim is to work with other practitioners with different disciplines, working as a social artist, as defined by Jean Houston. ​"Social Artistry is the art of enhancing human capacities in the light of social complexity. It seeks to bring new ways of thinking, being and doing to social challenges in the world."  This is a pilot project that aims to explore the cultural narratives…

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Free

Open Meeting at Jacobs Wells Baths Centre

January 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Thursday January 19th  6.30-8.00 pm At Jacobs Wells Baths ( Dance Centre) Jacobs Wells Road BS8 1DZ You are invited to join us for an important Open Meeting  concerned with the future of the Jacobs Wells Baths. Hosted by the Jacobs Wells Community Hub . Many of you will have come to one of the three consultation days at The Baths before Christmas and contributed your views and ideas.   On Jan 19th there is the opportunity to hear results…

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£6

Jump Around X Kid Carpet

January 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Short Stuff family fun day Bristol

JOIN US FOR AN AFTERNOON SHINDIG LIKE NO OTHER! We will be filling the Jacob's Well Baths with music, art, dancing and fun that the whole family will love! Limited Early Bird tickets are just £6 (under 1s go free) and you get ALL the following included in your ticket price: • Live show from KID CARPET and the NOISY ANIMALS • DJ set from BEATS IN ABUNDANCE • Musical instrument making with LET'S MAKE ART • Badge making with…

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Sarah Kim Fielding Residency

January 23 @ 8:00 am - February 5 @ 5:00 pm
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Sarah Fielding residency Jacob Wells Baths

Sarah Fielding is a Bristol based performance artist and theatre maker and will be a resident artist at the Jacobswell Baths for 10 days at the end of Jan. She will be using the studios at the baths for a period of research and development -  working on new collaborative ventures for 2017.

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Free

Edson Burton Showcase: The Last Blues Song of a Lost Afronaut

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Edson Burton Showcase at Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Bristol

Join us at Jacobs Wells Baths for a remarkable showcase with Watershed’s current artist in residence Edson Burton. This event will feature a work-in-progress excerpt of The Last Blues Song of a Lost Afronaut, an immersive performance, imagining a different reality. There’ll be a chance to be in conversation with Edson, exploring the thinking behind the work and where he hopes to take it next. The Last Blues Song of a Lost Afronaut - where the discovery of an archaic…

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April 2017

Artemis by Alana Bloom 🏹🦌🏛🌿

April 3 @ 9:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Artemis by Alana Bloom, Residency, Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Bristol

A solo performance like no other, Artemis weaves together circus, theatre and movement through the theme's of mythology, ritual and the environment. Set against a huge warehouse space, this is set to be a unique and provoking piece of work Alana Bloom brings ‘Artemis’ to Motion, Bristol this May for a three day run in a massive old industrial warehouse, realizing a project she has been researching and developing for over two years. Alana will be in residence at Jacob…

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£5

Artemis Movement Workshop

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Movement workshop, Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Bristol

This workshop hosted by Alana Bloom in the stunning Jacob's Well's Baths space, run by those amazing folks at Artspace Lifespace,will be an exploration of the theme's surrounding this show, whilst encorporating elements of the skill's that have been used during it's development over the past two years. These skills are based in physical movement work and can be suitable for anyone, the workshop will be facilitated rather than 'taught' and will be exploring movement and the imagination through improvisation,…

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Free

Studio Presentation

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Studio presentation, Jacob Wells Baths, Bristol

Hello Everybody! This Studio Presentation will be the first of hopefully a series of events. We like to see it as a very informal studio presentation of work in progress that artists from different disciplines work on during their time at the Baths. The whole point is to generate an audience that is willing to give feedback, constructive criticism and help with the realisation of different projects. Morever the purpose of this events is to allow and establish a creative…

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Get Creative at Jacob Wells Baths

April 8 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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A creative session for springtime Hosted by Jacobs Wells Community Hub and led by local artists Joanna Espiner, Annelies Egli and Maxine Monroe Saturday 8th April 2017 - 11am – 3pm Pop in any time, all ages welcome! Have a go at: Nesting Material Stashes - Weave a nest material stash to hang up for the birds to use for their nests. LOOMS AND MATERIALS PROVIDED. Bring any bits of string, wool, fallen leaves and other natural materials Basket weaving…

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£10

Dying to Please You

April 27 @ 8:00 pm - April 30 @ 11:00 pm
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Dying to Please You, Jacob Wells Baths, Bristol

WE ARE BACK... with Arts Council England funding! We are excited to announce we will be remounting this production at the latest Artspace Lifespace: Jacobs Wells Baths http://theislandbristol.com/spaces/jacobs-wells-baths/ OPENING SHOWCASE IN BRISTOL APRIL 27 - 30 8pm £10 / £8.5 conc. Running Length: 75min Dying to Please You - a dark comedy about death and dying Directed by: John Wright - http://www.thewrightschool.co.uk/ R&D facilitation and Drama Therapy by: Holly Stoppit - http://www.hollystoppit.com/ Music by: Luke Harney - https://www.facebook.com/RootElevation Starring: Tess…

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May 2017
Free

Le Petit Cafe

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Once on May 12, 2017
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Le Petit Cafe, Jacob Wells Bath, Bristol

A small group of locals who enjoy a good laugh with a bit of French thrown in – if you can say haw haw he haw like Eric Cantona then your ability level is ok – everyone who wants to speak French is welcome. The next Petit Cafes: Friday 28th April 10.00am at the Jacobs Wells Baths Friday 12th May 10.00am at the Jacobs Wells Baths For more information contact: John Crinion 07780654036

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£5

Children’s Chess Club at The Jacobs Wells Baths – Community Hub

May 31 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until June 1, 2017
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Chess Club at Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Hotwells, Bristol

Children's Chess Club! Every Wednesday 4.30-5.30 (school terms only) Suitable for children and young people 8 years plus. Being put on by Caroline Dixon our neighbour on Jacobs Wells Road. Caroline is being helped by an experienced and enthusiastic chess teacher who was running a club before at Redland Library. £5.00 per session.

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June 2017
£8

Nicola Hunter – Lost Bodies Tour – Bristol

June 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Nicola Hunter - Lost Bodies, Bristol

Saturday 3rd June 2017, 8pm Tickets: £8/10 http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2942819 (or cash-only on the door) Lost Bodies Tour arrives in Bristol for a special event at Jacobs Wells Baths Centre in partnership with The Island “The painful beauty of the always inexplicable manifestation of being alive.” Incident Magazine Her body transpired into the darkness that day. Her last breath grew wings: pulling the soul from beneath her bones to the next life. Grief births a visceral journey, which swells and tears the…

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£15

DIVAS to the Runway: Vogue Femme Workshop with Jay Jay Revlon

June 10 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Divas on the runway, Vogue Femme Workshop, Bristol

Discover the art of Vogue Femme and go to school on the elements with the inimitable Jay Jay Revlon. Designed to build confidence and give you the tools to power up your performance and serve fierce femme with style and grace. Whether you're a bedroom voguer, or someone ready to move deeper, this is an ummissable opportunity to learn from one of the freshest figures on the scene in the inspirational setting of Jacobs Wells Baths. The party continues afterwards…

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July 2017

Jacob Wells Community Singing

July 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until July 13, 2017
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Jacob Wells Bath Community Signing, Bristol

WHAT IS IT? ~ JACOBS WELLS COMMUNITY SINGING is based in Jacobs Wells Community Hub and offers an opportunity for you to find your voice, meet other members of your community and learn some simple songs. WHO IS IT FOR? ~Whether you have just turned 10 or are nudging 100, if you have always wanted to sing but never quite plucked up the courage, then these Thursday Evenings might be for you. Aimed at the communities of BS1 & BS8 postcodes. Free…

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October 2017
£12 - £18.50

Ice Road

October 2 @ 6:30 pm - November 19 @ 8:30 pm
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Ice Road at Jacob Wells Baths, Bristol

Leningrad. 1942. The siege has begun... Book Now “You are a cockroach, Tati. You will survive the hunger, the cold, fever and this war.” In the wreckage of an old apartment block, four orphans are compelled to join forces to survive the murderous Leningrad blockade. Through a cruel winter, enemy shelling and gnawing hunger, Leah, Zoya, Tati and Kub fantasise of escape on the only road out of the city – the ice road. Every night, whilst the city freezes…

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