London theatre news

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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.

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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.

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New digital arts festival

7 June 2021

Chronic Insanity are launching a new online digital arts festival, Puncture The Screen, starting on 29 July.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

Unlocked 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.

ImagiNation Festival

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


Buy tickets for jersey Boys at Trafalgar Theatre