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The image has a white background and two landscape rectangles in the middle, the top one purple and the bottom a light green. '#7InclusivePrinciples' is typed in white text in the purple box and 'for the arts in Covid-19' is typed in black text in the green one. Along the bottom, from left to right, are displayed the logos for Ramps on the Moon, What Next?, #WeShallNotBeRemoved, Attitude is Everything and The British Paraorchestra.

UK Cultural Organisations Join Up to Promote Seven Inclusive Principles for Disabled People in Arts and Culture

September 15th, 2020

For Audio, Large Print, Easy Read, PDF and British Sign Language versions of a more detailed account of this article, please click here.   Campaigning cultural organisations We Shall Not Be Removed, Ramps on the Moon, Attitude is Everything, Paraorchestra and What Next? have joined together to create a new guide for the arts and […]

An image of a newspaper article from the East Anglian Daily Times, dated Tuesday 5th September 2000, with the title 'After 22 months, the curtain rises again.' Beneath the heading is an image of the front of the theatre, 'Wolsey Theatre' spelled out in big block-style letters above the door. At the steps out the front, six people, including our Chief Executive Sarah Holmes, stand together, smiling for the camera on their first day at work.

‘The curtain rises again’: 20 years ago at the New Wolsey

September 4th, 2020

Have you known the New Wolsey Theatre since the beginning? Do you remember the iconic lime-green seats? Are you looking forward to our 20th birthday on 1st February 2021, the anniversary of our first performance? We’re delighted to have stumbled across an old newspaper article from the East Anglian Daily Times, dated twenty years ago […]

Brand new Reconnect Workshops announced

August 24th, 2020

It’s time to stop that boxset binge, forget social media and finally silence the screen. We’re thrilled to announce that this September and October we are hosting a range of exciting Reconnect workshops for young people aged between 9 – 16 years. Take a look below to discover more about the workshops on offer throughout […]

Photograph by Carl Lamb. The image shows an empty New Wolsey auditorium, from the stage, looking out towards the seats. There is no set on the stage and the room is lit up as if before a show.

Important Update about the New Wolsey Theatre

August 5th, 2020

It is with deep regret that the management of the New Wolsey Theatre has had to make the extremely difficult decision to consult a significant number of its staff about possible redundancies. As custodians of a registered Charity and a publicly funded organisation, the Trustees and senior executives have a responsibility to do all they […]

The front of the New Wolsey Theatre decorated with the pink and white tape of #SceneChange, which is zig-zagging from the first floor to the ground outside and up again.

The New Wolsey Theatre gets a #SceneChange

July 25th, 2020

The national #MissingLiveTheatre campaign by #SceneChange has seen theatres and arts venues around the country decorated with pink and white tape, as a nod to the pause the industry has taken due to coronavirus. The tape, which reads ‘Missing Live Theatre’ and ‘#SceneChange,’ represents the theatre industry’s status of waiting in the wings, ready to […]

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New Wolsey Theatre releases ‘SCRUBS’ – a short film made as part of the StoryLine project

July 24th, 2020

We’re so excited to be releasing our first creative project based on work submitted to our StoryLine initiative by a member of the public. Scrubs (above) is the story of a seamstress who sews magical garments and who finds her calling in the midst of a pandemic. The 6 minute (approx) film has been transformed […]

Three men stand in a line, facing the left of the image. The first is creating an 'O' shape with his thumb and forefinger on both hands and looks like he is trying to explain something in a serious manner. The middle man is standing with his hands by his sides, looking exasperated. The final man, on the right, is gesturing towards the audience, the hint of a smile on his face and his left arm stretched open. Behind them is a large map on the wall and two signs banning weapons and smoking.

‘Showtime from the Frontline’ with comedian Mark Thomas

June 1st, 2020

It’s a win-win! You can watch an incredible show and¬†raise money for the New Wolsey Theatre while you watch! On Tuesday 9th June at 7.30pm, Go Faster Stripe will be streaming their recording of Showtime from the Frontline with a live introduction from comedian Mark Thomas and a live Q & A from London and […]

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A Letter to Self-employed and Freelance Theatre and Performance Makers in the UK

May 22nd, 2020

The New Wolsey Theatre is proud to be a signatory of this open letter to theatre and performance makers, alongside many other theatres, performance companies and venues across the UK. To view a PDF of this letter, please click here (for a PDF in LARGE PRINT, please click the link following the letter): An open […]

Get involved with our latest creative project: StoryLine

May 20th, 2020

(Molly-Grace Cutler as Sheena in Oxy and The Morons leaving a punk poem on StoryLine. Photo Mike Kwasniak.) The New Wolsey Theatre needs you!¬† We’re putting a call out for people to join in with our latest creative project, StoryLine. StoryLine is a dedicated phone line where you are invited to call 01473 760799 and […]

Announcing Testing Ground 4 commissions!

May 4th, 2020

We are thrilled to announce the outcome of the New Wolsey Theatre Testing Ground 4 Commissioning programme, which develops original work from D/deaf and disabled artists, especially since we have been able to extend the typical amount of commissions that we offer thanks to funding from Ramps on the Moon. Even in the midst of […]

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