University of Bath

Take part in the arts at the University

You can join in a wide range of arts events and classes on campus and use our professional facilities.

A student performance in progress at The Edge arts centre
The Edge is at the heart of the arts scene at the University.

The Edge

The Edge is the hub of creative life on campus. Here you’ll find many opportunities to participate in arts and creative practice using top-class facilities. There is a world-class public programme of arts presentations to experience including exhibitions and performance. You can also join the Edge Arts Community and become more involved behind the scenes.

Audience seated in the Arts Theatre
You can join in on stage and behind the scenes at The Edge.

What's on at The Edge

Arts for everyone

Working alongside the Student’s Union, Edge Arts also supports the creative endeavours of student societies, many of which make use of the state-of-the-art facilities.

The Edge Arts Team have links with the professional art world, and often bring in practicing artists and performers to work with students.

A student ensemble rehearsing at The Edge
You can join a wide range of arts based student groups.

Students’ Union arts societies


Classes are available in many disciplines including drawing, painting, dancing and music production. Edge Arts also has instruments available to loan, and exclusive tuition offerings for Bath students available from professional musicians.

A life drawing class in progress at The Edge
There are regular craft and performance classes you can join in on campus.

Classes at The Edge

Spaces for hire

The Edge has brand new state-of-the-art facilities including soundproof music practice rooms, a purpose-built dance studio, performance studio and much more available for hire at a special student rate.

Space for hire at The Edge
There are a variety of spaces for hire in The Edge venue on campus.

Spaces for hire

Find out more about our arts centre