10 things to do in Bath this weekend and the coming week
At a loose end during the week ahead? Here's our at-a-glance guide to ten things to do in Bath during the coming week:
Join a St Valentine's Day celebration at Marshfield Church Hall on Saturday at 7.30pm with Shakespeare Live. They explore the many moods of love using works from Shakespeare's plays and sonnets.
At the Holburne Museum, Bath in the picture gallery they are having live St Valentine's entertainment tonight at 7.30pm. The live accompaniment will be for three silent movies, The Seashell and the Clergyman, The Sleeping Beauty and The Magic Horse. They are at 7.30pm. and tickets are £10.
On Wednesday Bath sees the much talked about UK premiere of August Wilson's Fences with Lenny Henry at the Theatre Royal. The play then goes into London's West End.
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Next Wednesday is the opening night of Playing Up's revival of Ben Jonson's comedy Volpone at the Rondo Theatre, Bath. Playing Up is one of the city's best theatre companies.
If you are free on Saturday any time between 10.30am and 3pm you could visit Bath City Farm for a tree planting day. The idea is to help plant trees so the sheep and other animals can have shelter from the elements. Refreshments and tools are provided.
Poet Gerard Woodward will be at the BRLSI in Queen Square, Bath next Thursday February 21 as part of Bath Spa's contemporary writing stand up poetry reading series. Entry is free for 8pm.
On Sunday you can hear recording artist Stefan Stroissnig at the Pump Room Bath at 8pm as part of the Bath Recital Artists series of concerts. He will be playing piano works by Haydn, Liszt and Schubert Tickets cost £10.
If you are looking to keep young people amused you can today help prepare for the Lunar New Year or Spring Festival by making lucky banners, paper lanterns and special decorations from 2-4pm at the Museum of East Asian Art, Bennett Street, Bath.
On Sunday you can indulge in a Big Breakfast from 9am-noon at Corston Village Hall. The English is £4 including cereal toast and juice, continental is £2, tea/coffee 50p. Corston Village Hall. All proceeds to go to the village hall fund.
Oscar-nominated films Django Unchained, Lincoln, Zero Dark Thirty and Life of Pi are all playing in Bath this weekend so there is plenty of opportunity to decide which one gets your vote at the Little Theatre Cinema and the Odean Bath.