Welcome to Festival on The Close 2024

FIRST ACTS ANNOUNCED!

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The Festival On The Close brings world-class entertainment to the heart of Rugby for a week-long celebration of culture, creativity and community.

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ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

Run by a professional, dedicated team and backed by prestigious and supportive patrons, the Festival on The Close is a world-class public celebration of arts, culture and creativity in the heart of Rugby.

WHAT'S ON?

With five inspiring days of music, dance, comedy, drama and performance, there truly is something for everyone, with the festival attracting interested audiences from across the county and beyond.

PLAN YOUR VISIT

The Tandem Outdoor Arena is situated on the historic grounds of Rugby School. More venues can be found across the school's campus. Town centre car parking and public transport is just a short distance away.

FESTIVAL PATRONS

Dame Judi Dench | Anthony Horowitz | John Agard | Prof Jonathan Freeman-Attwood | Mark Pougatch

“The way to get young people involved and interested in the theatre and the arts is to provide exciting works for them to see. I am proud to support The Festival on The Close in its work creating opportunities for young people from all backgrounds to engage with arts and culture. I wish the festival every success.”

DAME JUDI DENCH

Contact Us

The Festival On The Close

Macready Theatre

Lawrence Sheriff Street, Rugby, CV22 5EJ

T: 01788 556203

E: info@macreadytheatre.co.uk

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