Theatre festivals in February 2017

London theatre news: Tuesday 17 January 2017

Festivals - Theatres

Maybe you're still recovering from the excesses of the festive season, but it's already time to check-out what's coming-up in the festivals' department during February ...

[Video: Throwback - part of London International Mime Festival 17 at Jacksons Lane from 1 to 4 February]

Below you'll find the festivals we've turned-up from our listings for the coming month.

Some festivals will have started before the beginning of February and some will be continuing after the end of the month.

They are listed in date order of when they began (or will begin).

Select the festival title for full details.

And remember, if you want to list a festival with ActDrop, we have a form for you to tell us about it.

Bechdel Theatre Festival

Bechdel Theatre is holding pop-up conversations in theatre bars and cafes, in a year-long celebration of plays that ace the Bechdel test.

Start: 20 March 2016

End: 31 March 2017

London International Mime Festival 17

Promotes and celebrates contemporary visual theatre.

Start: 9 January 2017

End: 4 February 2017

Vault Festival 2017

A wide-ranging arts festival, produced by the Heritage Arts Company, which takes place in the labryinthine Vaults beneath Waterloo station.

Start: 25 January 2017

End: 5 March 2017

Now 17

The Yard's annual festival of new performance over 5 weeks starting on 31 January 2017.

Start: 31 January 2017

End: 4 March 2017

Connections 2017

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

Various stages of the festival take place between February and July 2017.

Start: 1 February 2017

End: 31 July 2017

Unnatural Acts

LGBT+ Festival at Omnibus, Clapham.

Start: 6 February 2017

End: 11 February 2017

The Festival 2017

Back for its third year, The Festival from Hampstead Theatre will showcase over 20 unique events including workshops and panel discussions featuring some of the most interesting figures in the UK today.

Start: 10 February 2017

End: 12 February 2017

SMASHfestUK 2017

SMASHfestUK is a free festival for all ages based mainly in Deptford, South East London over the February Half Term 2017 (all week in the Deptford Lounge, and Thursday 16th to Friday 17th of February in The Albany theatre).

Start: 16 February 2017

End: 17 February 2017

The Sick Of The Fringe - London

TSOTF aims to create a space which looks at the body in ways that are nuanced, intersectional, far-reaching, inclusive, accessible, sustained, meaningful and filled with joy, love and respect.

Start: 17 February 2017

End: 19 February 2017

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