Tales of the Forest

Image Credit: Design Charley Ray and illustrations Jade Delmage.

Create Centre, Smeaton Road, Spike Island, Bristol, BS1 6XN.

0117 922 4370
[email protected]

Thursday 06 June 2019 – Thursday 27 June 2019
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 8 June 10am-4pm, Sat 15th June closed, Sat 22nd June 11am-4pm.

TALES OF THE FOREST – An exhibition of work by emerging artists, inspired by trees, woodlands and forests.

How can storytelling, art and collaboration form a path to more sustainable and inclusive futures?

The exhibition will showcase the multidisciplinary work of emerging artists, who are delving into the world of trees, woodlands and forests. Encompassing animation, sculpture, sound and illustration the artworks are designed to excite, engage and inspire, with something for all ages.


Tales of the Forest is an ecological art project that aims to use imagination to look in new ways at contemporary issues, from sustainability and the natural world, to ageing and loneliness, exploring how these things might be related. The project is about looking at the narratives we live by, understanding them as malleable, and re-imaging them through art, collaboration and experimentation.

This exhibition is accompanied by a series of intergenerational workshops in care homes and a community picnic event on the 22nd of June.

Tales of the Forest is generously supported by Arts Council England and The Gane Trust.


The Create Centre is a vibrant environmental centre which hosts a range of events and exhibitions and features a purpose-built Ecohome. Create is fully wheelchair accessible.
For more details and travel information see the website.

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