Stronger Than Fear - a festival of hope at Gerry's showcasing work focusing on the current state of affairs in the world today from 8 new theatre companies and artists. #StrongerThanFear
Stronger Than Fear - a festival of hope in Gerry's showcasing work focusing on the current state of affairs in the world today from new theatre companies and artists. #StrongerThanFear
‘I am stronger than fear’ – Malala Yousafzai
‘When they go low, we go high’ – Michelle Obama
The festival aims to channel hope, positivity and community - theatre that galvanises and uplifts. The participating companies will showcase a wide range of performance forms that break traditional notions of theatre covering race, gender, nationality and bringing communities together.
Polaris - Tue 6 Feb & Wed 14 Feb
Explore the violence in language across a 75 million year period, featuring a live sound score created by the cast. (Post-show discussion on 6 Feb with YouTuber Leena Normington)
The Girl with Glitter in Her Eye - Thu 8 - Sat 10 Feb
A show colliding music and poetry following one woman dealing with a secret she can't face.
F*cking European - Thu 8 - Sat 10 Feb
How to deal with Brexit? Can comedy heal the world? What is a "f*cking European"? Rita Suszek tries to understand…
Monologue Cafe - Mon 12 Feb
An evening of monologues and audition pieces.
Express Yourself - Tue 13 Feb
An evening of spoken word hosted by Ella-May Hooper - ‘Is Romance Dead in the Modern World?’
Beyond the Blue - Thu 15 - Sat 17 Feb
Toyland is at war. Written by children in response to the refugee crisis, Cut the Cord presents Beyond the Blue.
Moon-stained, a collection of conversations - Thu 15 - Sat 17 Feb
From womb to womb: relatable stories, memories and moments. Laugh with us, enjoy with us, feel at home with us.
The Welcome Revolution - Wed 21 Feb
A wholesome, interactive tea party about 21st century communities, kindness being cool and how to start a Welcome Revolution.
TIMBUKTU - Thu 22 - 24 Feb
TIMBUKTU directly confronts the current crises consuming and confining contemporary Black males, challenging traditional conceptions of Black masculinity and notions of Black manhood.
Play Ground - Thu 22 - 24 Feb
A cosmic journey through the space-time continuum with performance poet and singer Ivy Davies.