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Take part in the arts at university

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

The Edge arts centre

The Edge is the hub of our arts community on campus.

At The Edge arts centre, you’ll find many opportunities to participate in arts and creative practices using top-class facilities. You can experience a world-class public arts programme, including exhibitions and performances.

As a student, you can also join the Edge Arts Community and enjoy student socials, exclusive events and discounts on classes.

Join our arts societies

Meet new friends and learn creative skills by joining a wide range of arts-based student societies.

The Students' Union (The SU) has a range of student societies for the arts, including:

  • Bath University Student Theatre
  • Chamber Choir
  • DanceSoc
  • Fine Art Society
  • PhotoSoc

The Edge works with The SU to support these societies, and many of them use The Edge's facilities and spaces.

You may also have the chance to work with practising artists and performers invited in by members of The Edge team, which has links to the professional art world.

Find out more about The SU societies
Students running a sound check at The Edge theatre.

Explore The Edge

Watch our video introducing The Edge arts centre.

Take an arts class

There are regular art, music and performance classes on campus you can sign up to.

You can sign up to classes in many disciplines, including:

  • life drawing
  • dancing - including ballet, contemporary and Latin fit
  • one-to-one music tuition
Find classes at The Edge
A dance class at The Edge

Edge Studios Membership

You can hire rooms at The Edge at a discounted rate if you sign up for an Edge Studios Membership.

You can book up to one hour a day in a music practice room and an additional hour in the Dance or Art studio with an Edge Studios membership.

The Edge has state-of-the-art facilities, including:

  • soundproof music practice rooms
  • a purpose-built dance studio
  • performance studio
Find out more about Edge Studios Membership
Students on a dancing class in the studio