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Shakespeare Schools Festival 2019


1 October 2019 to 30 November 2019


This annual festival is Shakespeare Schools Foundation's flagship project and the world's largest youth drama festival.


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London Horror Festival 2019


8 October 2019 to 2 November 2019


The UK's original and largest festival of live horror performance will return from 8th - 25th October 2019 at The Pleasance Theatre Islington, and 8th October - 2nd November 2019 at the Old Red Lion Theatre.


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Roundabout Festival 2019


10 October 2019 to 26 October 2019


Theatre Royal (Stratford East) are hosting Paines Plough's acclaimed pop-up theatre Roundabout for a mini festival throughout October.


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Bloomsbury Festival 2019


11 October 2019 to 20 October 2019


A five-day celebration of the area's pioneering creativity. Presenting an inspiring programme of arts, science, literature, performance, discussion and reflection.


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ShoutOut Festival


14 October 2019 to 26 October 2019


A festival of visual and performing arts calling out the violence and prejudice that many face on a daily basis in direct response to community concerns raised at Citizen's Assemblies and Youth Assemblies.


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Fierce Festival


15 October 2019 to 20 October 2019


Fierce Festival is one of the UK's most respected festivals of Live Art & the leading organisation for Live Art in the West Midlands.


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Belfast International Arts Festival 2019


15 October 2019 to 3 November 2019


Belfast International Arts Festival, formerly known as Belfast Festival at Queen's, is the city's longest running international arts event.


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Pint-sized: October-fest 2019


21 October 2019 to 26 October 2019


Each night you'll see the Pint-Sized you know and love; five short plays, chosen from over 1500 entries, with the writers mentored by the likes of Lucy Kirkwood, Simon Stephens, Lucy Prebble and more.


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Handle with Care


22 October 2019 to 9 November 2019


A three-week festival interrogating trigger warnings, no platforming and the culture of the so-called 'snowflake'.


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Get It While It's Hot


25 October 2019 to 2 November 2019


Across two weekends, dancers, comedians, theatre makers and poets will throw open their rehearsal room doors and invite you in to watch and discover.


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Emerge Festival 2019


Expected: November 2019


Shines a spotlight on emerging dance and physical theatre work, all created by choreographers and theatre makers from a rich mix of experience.


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5 Minute Festival 2019


Expected: November 2019


Ten companies per night will battle it out with five minute pieces designed to entertain a sell-out live audience. Only ten companies can make it to the Grand Final where one will be crowned winner.


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Calm Down, Dear 2020


Expected: January 2020


Camden People's Theatre's festival of feminism.


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London International Mime Festival 2020


Expected: January 2020


Promotes and celebrates contemporary visual theatre.


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Now 20


Expected: January 2020


The festival of the best theatre for right Now. 10 exceptional artists in 5 weeks of explosive double bills.


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Vault Festival 2020


Expected: January 2020


VAULT is London's biggest arts festival, which happens every year between January and March.


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Imagine Children's Festival 2020


Expected: February 2020


Southbank Centre's children's fstival.


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manipulate 2020


Expected: February 2020


Puppet Animation Scotland's annual celebration of innovative visual theatre and animated film.


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Connections 2020


1 February 2020 to 7 July 2020


The National Theatre's annual festival of new plays for youth theatres and schools. The biggest youth theatre festival on the planet!


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CircusFest 2020


Expected: April 2020


Founded in 2009, CircusFest is London's biennial international festival of contemporary circus taking place at the Roundhouse and partner venues across London.




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