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Maiden Speech Festival returns in 2019

16 September 2019

Providing a platform to showcase the boldest new work from a new generation of theatremakers, the third incarnation of Maiden Speech Festival will be at Tristan Bates Theatre this November.

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Foreword Festival at The Space

4 April 2019

The Foreword Festival is The Space's premier new writing festival, presenting the debut plays of four promising playwrights, celebrating the brightest in emerging stage talent.

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Maiden Speech Festival 2018

8 October 2018

A dynamic and exciting theatre festival staging brand new work by emerging theatremakers, Maiden Speech returns bigger and bolder than ever ... and with bite!

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Sprint 2018

20 January 2018

London's festival of brand new performance for the theatrically adventurous returns for its 21st year at Camden People's Theatre from 5 to 24 March 2018.

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Litmus Fest

23 September 2017

Coming up in just a few days' time - the annual festival from the Pleasance Islington which crowns a development period for 6 companies who have been given time and space to trial new ideas - from 26 September to 1 October.

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Incoming Festival 2017

3 May 2017

The full line-up for Incoming Festival 2017 (from New Diorama Theatre & A Younger Theatre) has been announced - 20 shows across 10 days from all around the UK, taking place from 2 to 11 June 2017.

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Emerge 2

24 April 2017

A platform that gives four emerging writers, directors and a company of actors the opportunity to collaborate/showcase their work and gain feedback from an industry panel. At the Tristan Bates Theatre on 10 July 2017.

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The Youth Theatre Festival 2017

9 April 2017

Chickenshed's Youth Theatre will be presenting a range of original, devised theatre pieces that ask us to consider the way in which we are defined as social beings. From 12 to 15 July 2017.

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Young Harts Writing Festival

21 March 2017

An inter-borough new writing festival, which merges the gap between emerging young artists and professional artists, brings a series of ten new short plays to the Lyric Hammersmith on 7-8 April 2017.

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The Significant Other Festival; Conditions

6 February 2017

A festival of 10x10 minute plays by 10 writers, 10 directors and 30 actors - all in 10 days. From The Pensive Federation, 14 to 18 March 2017, at the Vaults.

Sprint 2017

25 January 2017

Flagship annual festival of adventurous new performance from Camden People's Theatre runs from 7 to 26 March 2017.

Regional Room 2017

10 January 2017

artsdepot is looking for regional based artists or companies to take part in its Regional Room Festival 2017 which focuses on programming artists from outside London. Application Deadline: Mon 27 February at 10am.

Stomping Ground

10 December 2016

This year's StoneCrabs Young Directors are presenting their Stomping Ground festival in March 2017 - find out more about it and how you can help to make it happen ...

Cuckoo Bang's Catch-up

7 October 2016

New writing theatre company Cuckoo Bang invite you to their new, relaxed and informal monthly networking sessions for emerging artists - next upcoming date: Monday 10 October 2016.

The Pub Theatre Festival 2017

6 October 2016

New festival that aims to encourage current drama school and university students, as well as graduates, to stage their works to a paying audience - submissions open, performances expected April 2017.


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