The week leading up to Bath Carnival the community comes together at Green Park Station to make the final preparations for the big day.
The finishing touches will be added to our awesome collection of costumes, colourful decor constructed for the festival event, local schools and community groups joining forces to complete their outfits and all the other exciting activities involved in preparing a large outdoor event.
For those wanting to take it one step further, we will be hosting a series of drop-in workshop sessions giving you chance to develop your skills in costume, dance and music...
Drop in Workshops
When: Mon 08 - Fri 12 July
Midday - 20:30
Where: Green Park Station
We will be offering over 40 hours of FREE creative workshops including drumming workshops, dance classes & costume making at Green Park Station's market square, the week leading up to Bath Carnival. Sign up today by choosing a specifc form below.
Monday 08 July
18:00 - 20:00
Choose from an array of hand percussion instruments and within a couple of hours you’ll be part of the distinctive sound of Samba. This session is led by Bath’s very own Jamma de Samba.
Tuesday 09 July
18:00 - 20:00
Drumming with hand made instruments, perfect for all ages and abilities. Get some rhythms together on the junk drums with Paul Midgley.
Wednesday 10 July
Carnival Character Performance Workshop
Children: 17:00 - 18:00
Adult: 18:30 - 20:00
Try your hand at creating a character from scratch using traditional improvisation methods from Commedia dell'Arte. Watch your creations come to life with the help of professional actor, Ebony Cassie Corrick.
Thursday 13 July
17:00 - 19:00
Beginners dance class with Afon Sistema’s Angeles Fiallo Montero. Angeles performs at the annual Rio Carnival with some of the finest Maracatu masters in the country!