Mayfest 2018


Bristol's unique annual festival of contemporary theatre, dedicated to presenting a broad range of unusual, playful and ambitious work from leading theatre makers from Bristol, the UK and beyond.

Mayfest 2018 in Bristol

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Festival type: Contemporary theatre

Region: South West

Artistic director:Matthew Austin, Kate Yedigaroff

About the festival


Bristol's unique annual festival of contemporary theatre, dedicated to presenting a broad range of unusual, playful and ambitious work from leading theatre makers from Bristol, the UK and beyond.


Mayfest is produced by MAYK in collaboration with Bristol Old Vic and works in partnership with other key arts venues across Bristol to present work in both established theatre spaces and non-theatre spaces all over the city.


Every year, for eleven days, it invites the most extraordinary theatre artists it can find into the city for an explosion of culture.


It creates the right environment for visiting work to sit alongside that which is being made in the region and forge new possibilities.


Mayfest's leaning is towards playfulness and experimentation.


Its programme emerges from conversations with artists and producers, from months travelling the world to find the best new theatre and performance being made, from collaborations with organisations locally and nationally.


Mayfest is MAYK's gift to the people of Bristol - a feast of performance for a diverse, multi-cultural city.


The festival presents work in theatres and non-theatre spaces across the city and expand its pool of presenting partners year on year.


From pubs and clubs to community centres and libraries, from theatres and galleries to streets and woods; the city is a playground.


Mayfest has built collaborative relationships with nearly every arts organisation in the city, from Bristol Old Vic to Tobacco Factory Theatres, from Arnolfini to the Cube, from Trinity to Circomedia.


Dates


Starts:Thursday 10 May 2018

Ends:Sunday 20 May 2018

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Contact details


Address:
St Nicholas Market
Bristol BS1 1JQ

Location map for Mayfest 2018

Current festival shows


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Upcoming festival shows


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