Beautiful: The Carol King Story is in Bath

Sat 5 Mar. Bath Victoria Art Gallery. From Hogarth to Hodgkin – the best prints in the gallery’s collection. Continues to 4 May.
Sat 5 Mar. Bath Victoria Art Gallery. Jean Rose: New Paintings and People, Parks and Plants. The 90+ artist continues to work to create new art. Continues to 5 May.
Sat 5-Sat 26 Mar. Bristol Old Vic. Wonder Boy. Packed with playful humour, live music, and fully integrated creative captioning, this honest production is sure to capture the imagination of hearing and d/Deaf audiences alike.
Fri 11-Sun 20 Mar. Roman Baths. British Science Week Activities. Includes Be a science Detective and Hands-on Science – explore the objects found at the Baths.
Thu 17-Sat 19 Thu. Bath Egg Theatre. Underwater. A dance theatre show for babies and their families – age 0-2.
Thu 17-Sat 26 Mar. Bath Theatre Royal. Beautiful: The Carole King Story. Beautiful tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit song writing team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history.
Fri 18 Mar. Bath Rondo Theatre. Wild Tales For Weird Folk. Expect hilarious stories, songs and clowning.
Fri 18 Mar. Bath Komedia. The Blues Others. With a 13 piece band prepare to rock the music of The Blues Brothers and relive the 1980 musical comedy.
Sat 19 Mar. Bath Rondo Theatre. Tom Houghton. Stand-up comedian who lived in the Tower of London due to his dad’s job.
Tue 22 Mar. Bath Komedia. Stephen Venables. Part of Speakers from the Edge series – hear about Stephen’s experiences in the Himalayan peaks, arctic dog-sledging, film-making, desert journeys and fifteen sailing voyages to the snow mountains of Antarctica.
Wed 23-Sat 26 Mar. Bath Rondo Theatre. The Wasp. The Rondo’s own theatre company present an electric thriller about two school friends.
Thu 24 Mar. Bath Central United Reformed Church. The Argyle String Orchestra Spring Concert. The orchestra presents a Scandinavian themed concert with music by Sibelius, Greig and Svendsen. See box for details.
Thu 24 Mar. Bath Royal Crescent Hotel. Hugh Warwick talk on Hedgehogs. Meet the creatures in rescue hedgehogs’ feeding stations in the garden.
Thu 24-Sat 26 Mar. Bath Ustinov Theatre. Rice. A play about ambition, family and the unlikely friendship between a hotshot executive and the office cleaner.
Fri 25-Sat 26 Mar. Bristol Hippodrome. Russian State Ballet of Siberia. Romeo and Juliet on Friday and Swan Lake on Saturday. Romeo and Juliet needs no introduction – the story of the star-crossed lovers comes to life with Sergei Prokofiev’s fabulous music, while Swan Lake by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is the tragic story of Prince Siegfried and Princess Odette and continues to be the most performed ballet in the world with the beautiful dance of the swans. The artistic director Sergei Bobrov’s show reminds us of the transcendental power of dance.
Sat 26 Mar. Bath Egg Theatre. Josephine Baker. The little girl from Missouri who became a 20th Century icon. Perfomer, campaigner, spy and mother to the multicultural Rainbow Tribe, Josephine broke the mould. Almost 50 years after her death, Cafe Josephine, a down-at-heel New York diner dedicated to her memory, faces closure.
Sat 26 Mar. Bear Flat. St Luke’s Church. Cappella Nova: If Music be the Food of Love. The Bear Flat Association and Bath-based chamber choir Cappella Nova (pictured) present a concert of choral music on the theme of love and romance. The choir will start with 16th century madrigals, moving via Elgar and Finzi to songs by contemporary composers John Rutter, Eric Whitacre and Ola Gjeilo. Readings on the chosen theme will complement the music. The concert – in St Luke’s Church, Hatfield Road – is in aid of Voices for Life, a charity providing fun opportunities for primary school children to express themselves through music and singing. Refreshments before the concert and in the interval, all proceeds to the charity. Tickets cost £12 via Eventbrite or on the door, and there is more information on the chamber choir, including a link to the ticket sales on Cappella Nova’s website:
Mon 28 Mar-Sat 2 Apr. Bath Mission Theatre. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Next Stage Theatre Company stage Edward Albee’s 1962 made famous in the film version with Elizabeth Taylor as Martha, Richard Burton as George as the couple’s troubles spill out.
Tue 29 Mar. Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution (BRLSI). Talk on next month’s French Presidential Elections. In this talk, Dr David Lees, Associate Professor of French at the University of Warwick, considers the range of candidates standing in the 2022 French presidential elections and examines whether the French are more likely to opt for the status-quo or for a maverick.
Tue 29 Mar. Bath Egg Theatre. How to Save The Planet. For young ecologists.
Wed 30 Mar. Bath Rondo Theatre. In An Endless Garden. A woman finds herself lost in a strangely familiar place with seemingly no memory of how she got there.
Thu 31 Mar. Bath Rondo Theatre. Alistair Barrie and Burt Williamson. Double helping of stand-up comedy.
Fri 1-Wed 20 Apr. Bath Comedy Festival. Held at a number of venues but mainly Widcombe Social Club and The Forum it features a mix of comedy including stand-up, sketch comedy, cabaret, kids’ shows, music, magic & mystery tours.