Theatre festivals - all
Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival 2018
25 May 2018 to 3 June 2018
Scotland's largest rural multi-artform festival. Exciting and innovative world-class performing arts in music, theatre, dance, comedy and the spoken word to venues across the region for 10 days of the year.
26 May 2018 to 22 July 2018
LIFT explodes across London every two years in the summer.
Early Bloom Festival 2018
31 May 2018 to 3 June 2018
Entering its fourth year, the Early Bloom Festival is the perfect opportunity for local talent and budding artists to showcase their work, and for audiences discover the hottest emerging acts in comedy, music and family friendly entertainment.
Pulse Festival Ipswich 2018
31 May 2018 to 9 June 2018
A 10 day festival of performance produced by the New Wolsey Theatre in partnership with festival directors China Plate.
London Bridge City Summer Festival 2018
Expected: June 2018
Free live music 5 nights a week, after work DJ sessions, fitness and dance classes, street performances, live theatre, a big screen showing blockbuster films and some of the summer's sporting events.
HF ArtsFest 2018
2 June 2018 to 10 June 2018
An inclusive, open arts event for all, with over 100 Arts Partners and 200 events from performing arts to literature, visual arts to film.
GMDF One Act Play Festival 2018
4 June 2018 to 9 June 2018
One Act Play Festival from the Greater Manchester Drama Federation.
Catford Fringe Festival
4 June 2018 to 10 June 2018
First ever Fringe Festival at the Broadway Theatre, Catford. The Festival will be a celebration of theatre, music and dance.
The Bedford Park Festival
8 June 2018 to 24 June 2018
One of London's best-loved arts and community events, attracting thousands of people of all ages.
Breaking Out 2018
11 June 2018 to 7 July 2018
A festival of world premiere shows by six of the country's most exciting emerging theatre companies, chosen by The Bunker artistic team from over 45 different projects.
The Last Word Festival 2018
13 June 2018 to 4 July 2018
The festival is packed with performances for the bold, the curious and those who like to think differently. Over 17 days, different perspectives and stories will take over the Roundhouse and raise its big circular roof.
From the Forest - Theatre and Arts Festival 2018
21 June 2018 to 1 July 2018
London's newest Theatre and Arts Festival, taking place in Walthamstow. Championing the creation of new performances in great venues the festival aims to provides an affordable platform for artists to showcase their material.
Greenwich & Docklands International Festival 2018
22 June 2018 to 7 July 2018
London's leading festival of free outdoor performing arts (theatre, dance, and street arts), an annual celebration of extraordinary outdoor events that transform people's lives.
The Hour Festival
24 June 2018
Will give audience members the chance to attend hour-long performances of monologues, duologues and poetry.
Incoming Festival 2018
25 June 2018 to 4 July 2018
A Younger Theatre and New Diorama Theatre join forces once again to bring you INCOMING Festival 2018: Ten days of the best emerging theatre companies from across the country.
New Directions Showcase 2018
25 June 2018 to 27 June 2018
Brings together those involved in managing rural touring networks, rural touring promoters and crucially artists who, together make possible over 3000 shows each year which are seen by over 220,000 people.
RADA Festival 2018
27 June 2018 to 7 July 2018
An annual event taking place over the summer bringing together an eclectic range of artists, writers, directors and practitioners to celebrate the possibilities of theatre today.
Alexandra Palace Summer Festival 2018
Expected: July 2018
The Summer Festival takes place within the 196 acre Park at Alexandra Palace, one of London's most iconic events venues, with stunning panoramic views of the capital.
Greater Manchester Fringe 2018
1 July 2018 to 31 July 2018
A multi-venue, open access arts festival providing support for all art forms to show their work, creating an arts community, encouraging first time participation in arts production and performances across Greater Manchester.
Expected: July 2018
'East London's ... irreverent and influential festival of new opera' (Time Out) offers bold new versions of classic operas and rarely-seen and long-forgotten works.