What’s on this weekend
FRI 24 – SUN 26 JAN
Start planning your weekend here!
Slapstick Festival, venues around Bristol, Weds 23 – Sun 26 Jan
Oops, mind that banana! A celebration of silent, visual and classic comedy, with shows, screenings and appearances from the likes of Shappi Khorsandi, Harry Hill, Rob Rydon, Stephen Merchant, Paul McGann – and The Goodies. Full programme.
Grayson Perry, The Pre-Therapy Years, Holburne Museum, Bath, Thurs 24 Jan – 25 May
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.
Lunar New Year Origami, Museum of East Asian Art, Bath, Thurs 24 & Fri 31 Jan
In the Chinese Year of the Rat, learn how to fold up some mice and cakes. Booking essential.
Don McCullin, The Stillness of Life, Hauser & Wirth Somerset, Bruton, Sat 25 Jan – Sun 4 May
Over 70 landscape photographs of Somerset and a long way beyond, taken over the past 50+ years.
The Nutcracker, Theatre Royal, Sun 26 – Weds 29 Jan
Not just for Christmas it turns out, the Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet’s production of the tale of the girl, the prince and the rat king brings Imperial Russia to Bath this week.