Theatre festivals - all



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No Direction Home


23 October 2018 to 11 November 2018


A new festival exploring displacement, migration and refuge.


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Spill Festival


25 October 2018 to 4 November 2018


An international festival of contemporary arts and activism.


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Perception Festival 2018


30 October 2018 to 24 November 2018


A daring collage of theatre, music and movement - animated by exceptional artists with different points of view.


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Voila! Europe 2018


6 November 2018 to 18 November 2018


Voila! Europe is an annual theatre rendez-vous in London, bringing together British and European theatre makers. The curated programme is a border-busting mix of multicultural, multilingual, and multidisciplinary performance.


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5 Minute Festival 2018


12 November 2018 to 17 November 2018


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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Another Kick Up The Arts


19 November 2018 to 23 November 2018


Another bootcamp festival from So & So Arts Club at The Bridge.


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Next


27 November 2018 to 8 December 2018


NEXT is The Yard's newest festival. It brings together electrifying artists who are making the most risk-taking and soul-shaking work out there. These artists are the next big thing.


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Maiden Speech Festival 2018


27 November 2018 to 8 December 2018


A dynamic and exciting theatre festival staging brand new work by emerging theatremakers. Back for a second year, Maiden Speech is bigger, bolder and it's got bite!


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Vault Festival 2019


Expected: January 2019


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


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IBT19 Bristol International Festival


Expected: February 2019


Biennial event in various locations across the city, from theatres and galleries to city streets, and outdoor spaces with performances across dance, theatre, live art, activism over the five day festival.


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Sam Wanamaker Festival 2019


31 March 2019


Students from the UK's leading drama schools and from Rutgers Conservatory at Shakespeare's Globe present scenes by Shakespeare and his contemporaries in the Globe Theatre.


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The Pub Theatre Festival 2019


Expected: April 2019


Theatrefullstop will team with 3 pub theatres to present the 3rd Pub Theatre Festival set to be staged in April 2019.


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Transform Festival 2019


Expected: April 2019


Biennial international festival based in Leeds.


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Brighton Fringe 2019


Expected: May 2019


England's largest arts festival and one of the largest fringe festivals in the world.


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Bath Fringe Festival 2019


Expected: May 2019


A 'classic' kind of fringe festival which takes place each year during the late May to early June period.


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Brighton Festival 2019


4 May 2019 to 26 May 2019


Brighton Festival is an annual celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film, literature, debate, outdoor and family events - taking place in venues both familiar and unusual across Brighton & Hove for three weeks every May.


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London Persian-English Theatre Festival 2019


23 May 2019 to 26 May 2019


The 6th London Persian-English Theatre Festival.


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Plymouth Fringe Festival


27 May 2019 to 1 June 2019


Plymouth Fringe Festival is the city's annual celebration of theatre and live performance, showcasing some of the most exciting companies from across the UK along with the best in homegrown talent from the South West.


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West End Live 2019


Expected: June 2019


Free annual event showcasing the best of the West End! All live, all for free in the iconic setting of Trafalgar Square.


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Incoming Festival 2019


24 June 2019 to 30 June 2019


A Younger Theatre and New Diorama Theatre join forces once again to bring you INCOMING Festival.




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