Some Mayfest News

Posted on November 29, 2016

Hello friends. We have some Mayfest news. We’re taking a year off in 2017. Mayfest has been rampaging all over Bristol for, well, years. In the past few years the festival has increased quite dramatically in terms of reach, scale and ambition. And this year, we’ve really struggled to secure the additional investment we need in […]

Between People, Part One and Part Two: Rufus Norris int...

Posted on May 17, 2016

Our brilliant team behind Mayfest Radio recently did a rather marvellous thing. They set up and recorded the longest interview with Rufus Norris, artistic director of the National Theatre, since he took up his tenure there. In 2005, writer Dr Sara Jane Bailes (now Head of Performance at the University of Sussex) interviewed Rufus Norris […]

Jamal Harewood: "It’s a participatory performance whe...

Posted on May 14, 2016

Ahead of his work-in-progress sharing of Word (15 May, 6:30pm) at Mayfest, we interviewed live artist Jamal Harewood about the piece. As an associate artist of Camden People’s Theatre and having shot into the limelight with his show, The Privileged, we can’t wait to see what Jamal has to share with Mayfest audiences… Tell us about […]

Cancellation: Fake it 'til you Make it

Posted on May 11, 2016

Sadly, due to unforeseen personal circumstances, Fake it ‘til you Make it has been cancelled. It’s a hard decision to cancel a run of a show like this and is not a decision made lightly. If you hold tickets for the show, we will be in touch shortly to refund your tickets. We are in […]

Between People: Part Two - Rufus Norris & Sara Jane Bai...

Posted on May 11, 2016

Our brilliant team behind Mayfest Radio recently did a rather marvellous thing. They set up and recorded the longest interview with Rufus Norris, artistic director of the National Theatre, since he took up his tenure there. Read on to find out more. “We’re a national theatre so we need to reflect the nation, we need […]