London theatre news
Bloomsbury Festival 2021 - initial line-up
6 July 2021
Bloomsbury Festival has announced the first twenty five events for this year's outing, including collaborations with London Handel Festival and the British Library.
International Youth Arts Festival 2021
24 June 2021
Taking place from 2 to 11 July, the International Youth Arts Festival will include 20 events showcasing young creative talent from Kingston upon Thames and further afield.
New digital arts festival
7 June 2021
Chronic Insanity are launching a new online digital arts festival, Puncture The Screen, starting on 29 July.
More events for Origins Festival
2 June 2021
Border Crossings have announced the next phase of their year-long Origins Festival with a thought-provoking collection of streamed events from Indigenous creatives.
Lone Flyer heads to Footprints Festival
27 May 2021
Jermyn Street Theatre headlines its Footprints Festival in June with Lucy Betts' acclaimed production of Ade Morris's Lone Flyer, first staged at The Watermill Theatre.
Homecoming - a new theatre festival
20 May 2021
After two postponements, Encompass Productions will present the world premiere of Homecoming - a new theatre festival, due at the White Bear Theatre this July.
Footprints Festival programme announced
29 April 2021
Details have been announced for Jermyn Street Theatre's Footprints Festival featuring 43 shows presented live on stage and live online from 17 May to 1 August.
Brighton Fringe returns
12 April 2021
Brighton Fringe for 2021 will be a hybrid festival with a mixture of live and digital shows including cabaret, circus and comedy, dance, drama and drag!
Chiswick Playhouse Recharged
23 March 2021
Chiswick Playhouse will mark its reopening with a socially distanced festival of magic, musicals, comedy and more - from 17 May to 27 June 2021.
New theatre festival at the White Bear
10 September 2020
After pioneering online new writing with their show Bare E-ssentials, Encompass Productions return to the White Bear Theatre with Homecoming - A New Theatre Festival.
1 September 2020
For 3 weeks this Autumn, Nottingham Playhouse will open its doors to the public for the first time since March to host an eclectic festival of live and live-streamed events.
12 August 2020
Theatre Centre in collaboration with Theatre503 present ImagiNation Festival, an online festival showcasing plays written by 19 of the UK’s most exciting writers.
New dates for The Sunday Art Club
7 August 2020
The Sunday Art Club - a free multi-disciplinary festival celebrating diversity in the arts - will be socially distanced in Shoreditch and online this August and September.
Damsel Outdoors festival announced
6 August 2020
Presented this month at locations across the capital, Damsel Outdoors will include four new pieces of theatre from an all women and non-binary inclusive team.
VAULT Festival postpones
29 July 2020
The coronavirus epidemic claims another theatrical victim as VAULT Festival announces postponement of the next full, live version until 2022.
16 June 2020
Online Fringe Festival
12 April 2020
Edinburgh Festivals 2020 cancelled
1 April 2020
Edalia Day to release shows online
28 March 2020
LIFT Festival 2020 cancelled
20 March 2020
In Our Bones at Vault Festival
27 February 2020
Killing It - Vault Festival
1 February 2020
Chyna at Vault Festival
30 January 2020
Too Pretty To Punch - on tour
30 January 2020
The Ballerina at Vault Festival
29 January 2020