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Ferment Fortnight, Weston Studio, Bristol Old Vic, Bristol, Mon 27 Jan – Sun 9 Feb

Bi-annual work-in-progress festival showcasing the some of the finest innovation-seekers and theatre-makers in the South West. You get to play a crucial role as they ask for feedback on each work. Tickets just a fiver each.


Carole Waller’s January sale, Waller & Wood, Bath, Thurs 30 Jan – Sun 2 Feb

Photo Elli Vast

Wearable art from acclaimed textile designer with work in the V&A and other international collections. You’ll find original hand-painted silk clothes and scarves at the gallery and shop on Abbey Green in Bath. 11am – 5pm.


Return to Heaven, Mark Bruce Company, Merlin Theatre, Frome,  Thurs 30 Jan – Sat 1 Feb

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Contemporary dance theatre drawing on the mythology of Ancient Egypt, William Burroughs, old horror films and Victorian chillers.  Two intrepid explorers set off on a journey towards a mythical land where the demons and gods they disturb unleash something within themselves. Cripes.


Ute Lemper: Rendezvous with Marlene, St George’s Bristol, Fri 31 Jan

The inspiration for this show was a 3-hour phone call between Ute Lemper and Marlene Deitrich in Paris 30 years ago. Ute tells Marlene’s story, singing songs from each chapter of her life, from the Berlin cabaret years to her Burt Bacharach collabs.


Festival of Snowdrops, East Lambrook Manor Gardens, nr South Petherton, Sat 1 Feb and then Tues – Sat throughout the month

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Snowdrops spectacular at the Grade 1 listed garden created by Margery Fish: swathes of snowdrops, unusual cultivars, snowdrop sculptures, an exhibition of snowdrop photography by top garden photographer, Jason Ingram, snowdrops to buy…


Frome Vegan Market, Cheese & Grain, Frome, Sat 1 Feb

If you’ve got the vegan bug, then head over to Frome for veagn food, drinks, clothing, homewares and toiletries.




Romantics Anonymous, Bristol Old Vic, until Sat 1 Feb

A soft-centred confection about a pair of shy chocolate makers brings some Gallic warmth to long winter nights. Read our review.


Grayson Perry, The Pre-Therapy Years, Holburne Museum, Bath, until Mon 25 May

Cocktail Party, 1989

Seventy of Perry’s earliest pots, plates and sculptures, many of which were sourced from across the UK after a successful appeal to the public in 2018.


Don McCullin, The Stillness of Life, Hauser & Wirth Somerset, Bruton, until Sun 4 May

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Over 70 landscape photographs of Somerset and a long way beyond, taken over the past 50+ years.


The Book of Mormon, Bristol Hippodrome, until Sat 22 Feb

Photo Paul Coltas

The Tony, Olivier and Grammy award-winning musical comedy about a pair of Mormon boys – ‘foul-mouthed, funny and wild’ – on a mission comes to Bristol. Read our review.


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