A six-week celebration of the creative work from students,
alumni, partners and our collaborators at
Bath Spa School of Music and Performing Arts.

Application for entry into SparkFest 2022 is now open learn more (deadline: 14th January 2022).

100 + Performances

Every year we offer six weeks of incredible live and digital experiences from an exciting range of creative disciplines. We invite you to watch our performances, participate in our workshops and debate in our panel events. There's so many ways to get involved!

Continuously empowering emerging creatives

Alongside our annual festival, we work throughout the year to provide a warm and welcoming home for emerging creatives to give and receive support. We're proud of our community and what we achieve, together.

6 Weeks

When you need hope, new ideas, joy, reflection, purpose or just a big belly laugh... then our Artists step up, and thatโ€™s what SparkFest is all about! And there's six weeks of it every single year.

Creating opportunities for you to support local creatives

Our NewSparks initiative runs throughout the festival. This fundraising platform asks for your donation to support the creatives of the future and their work.

Support your local creatives

SparkFest 2022 Pre-Festival Events

An Introduction to Setting up a Company & Producing your First Show

Wednesday 3rd November 2021, 6:00PM
Wednesday 24th November 2021, 6:00PM.

This two-part workshop will look at the Ins and outs of professional development and self-producing, with simple steps to setting up your own company and getting your first fringe theatre show off the ground. From coming up with the idea, working with venues, building your team, marketing, branding and fundraising.

As an Actor Molly works reguarly across theatre and television, including various plays in the West End, No. 1 UK Tours, Frantic Assembly, BBC. She was also selected as one of The Old Vic 12, a distinguished & highly competitive attachment to The Old Vic theatre and production company Poleroid Theatre holds 5 Off-West End Award nominations.

This workshop is ideal for performers, emerging writers, directors and producers and more!

Book Tickets (FREE)

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Our Alumni Team