IBT21 Enter The Forest


With your support, ENTER THE FOREST is being reimagined and developed in solidarity for a post-Covid world. Our latest project will now be extended through 2021.

We’d hoped to create the In Between Time Festival next February to celebrate our 20th Anniversary. But as you must have guessed, that won’t be fully possible now.  At least not in the format we initially planned.

ENTER THE FOREST will now take place across 2021.

Explore the forest, as our ally, our lungs, our lifeforce

As with all our IBT celebrations, ENTER THE FOREST will see us investing directly in the lives and dreams of artists and communities.   We’ll use the tactics of art to recover and reconnect, to replenish and reimagine, nurturing a new ecology with time and care.

We invite you once again to join us.  We want to rewild urban spaces and plunge into forests, both live and digital. Expect commissions, call outs, exhibitions, take-overs, hyper local projects, international gatherings and new kinds of global co-productions.

Together we will plant a live art forest.

There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew Canadian Futurist Marshall McLuhan


20 years of fake moons and fog bridges, dancing with strangers and glass kisses. IBT21 celebrates all the artists, audiences and incredible individuals we have ever worked with to usher in the future, reigniting our historic relationship with Arnolfini to prepare the ground for future growth.


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Banner Image: (c) Luis Del Río Camacho on Unsplash. Left: Simon Faithfull, Fake Moon Rising, IBT13 (c) Paul Blakemore. Right: Fiksdal Langgard Becker, Night Tripper, IBT13 (c) Oliver Rudkin