What’s On

Welcome to our What’s On. We are going to be adding new events, talks and other exciting things every week so keep coming back to see what else is coming to the festival in addition to our amazing Headline shows below.


For full listings including student performances please click here or to book a specific event, please click the BOOK NOW button below.

Festival on The Close Events

SHOWSTOPPER!

THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL

direct from London’s West End

THE CANCER RESEARCH UK

COMEDY NIGHT

with Jason Manford and special guests

HOMETOWN GLORY

NATALIE BLACK as ADELE

the best Adele tribute act with live band

STOMP

WORKSHOPS

with performances from student stompers!

GRAVITY & GIBBON

A DANCE THEATRE DOUBLE BILL

by Motionhouse and Gandini

NATIONAL YOUTH

JAZZ ORCHESTRA

the UK’s best young jazz musicians

MY KIND OF MICHAEL

BY NICK CASSENBAUM

supported by Bread & Circuses Arts

THE INDUSTRY – AN EVENING

WITH FILM & TV MAKERS

inc. Lauren Neal, writer of Netflix’s SEX EDUCATION

TEAM OF THE DECADES

BY WILL DICKIE

play a different kind of game

AN EVENING WITH

DOLLY ALDERTON

in conversation with Adam Naylor

21 FUTURES

BY OLLY HAWES

performed by Square Pegs Young Actors’ Company

MACREADY THEATRE

WORKSHOPS

more info TBA

Patrons: Dame Judi Dench · Anthony Horowitz · Sir John Tomlinson · Sir Ronald Harwood · John Agard · Prof. Jonathan Freeman-Attwood · Prof. Jonothan Neelands

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