Hewitt Studios | Komedia Bath Award-winning Entertainment Venue
Hewitt Studios are architects, product and urban designers based in Bath, UK. We are passionate advocates of sustainable architecture and socially-responsible design.
Komedia, Bath, conversion, cinema, comedy, club, architecture, historic, re-use
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Komedia Bath

Komedia Bath

This project transforms the Beau Nash Picture House into the new Bath home of Komedia – one of the UK’s leading arts and entertainment organisations. The neoclassical 1920s auditorium of the Grade II listed cinema is sympathetically restored to provide a 650-capacity music, comedy and cabaret venue. Unsatisfactory 1970s insertions are removed and replaced with new, respectfully-considered accommodation, in line with the operational requirements.

Winner of the 2010 National Constructing Excellence Heritage Award
Winner of a 2010 LABC Design Quality Award
Winner of 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016 Chortle Awards for Best Comedy Venue in the West & Wales

Date

29th Nov 2008

Category

Architecture, Arts & Culture, Creative Re-Use, Design, Featured

Tags
Heritage, Interior, LDP