Third Thursday - January 2020

A look at what happened at January's Third Thursday event.

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20th January 2020


Dr Penny Hay - Forest of the imagination was our guest speaker this month!

Penny Hay is an artist and educator, Senior Lecturer in Arts Education, Bath Spa University and Director of Research, 5x5x5=creativity (arts research charity). Signature projects include School Without Walls, House of Imagination and Forest of Imagination. Penny is a member of the Creativity in Education Research Group and Research Centre for Cultural and Creative Industries, Bath Spa University, RSA Innovative Education Network, Crafts Council Learning Advisory Group, Visiting Lecturer at Plymouth College of Art and Co-ordinator of the South West Creative Education Hub." -​​​​​​​

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Each month we ask you to discuss two different questions to try and spark interesting conversations as a collective.

Here are some of the answers!

Imagine Bath as a blank canvas with the opportunity to create something fun, imaginative and playful. What would you do?

  • Pedestrianise the city for the weekend - Sarah
  • Create a treasure hunt with creative locations - Harry
  • Something delightful...a bunch of instruments hanging around and play together - Isaac
  • Health games for people coming to Bath with fun & healthy activities, healthy themes about health, diet, lifestyle, choices etc in a fun way - Andy
  • Augmented reality 'Ghost of Bath' in Queens Square

What’s your first childhood memory of creative play?

  • Using my Meccano to try to create new car models - Mariam
  • Playdough hairdressers - Laura
  • Making a WWE moneybox - Natalie
  • Sinclair Spectrum - Jim
  • Making a robot out of pie cases - Ossian

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