A massive thank you to Hannah Nicklin for making this lovely video.
An evening that really had to be seen to be appreciated, the Forest Fringe was like tumbling down the rabbit hole – initially totally confusing, but once I left my reservations behind, and just gave into the madness. It was a novel, unique and memorable evening. If ever the Fringe crew are back in town, I suggest you leave any expectations of normality at the door and get involved.
What was it like?Like being a kid, let loose in a sweet shop full of tantalising choices… Much better than sweets. You can gorge on Forest Fringe and never get sick, or tired of the flavours.
In London on the 2 & 3 April we’ll be working with our long-time supporters BAC, using a dizzying array of spaces scattered across the beautiful Old Town Hall in Battersea.In Glasgow on the 16 & 17 April we’ll be with The Arches in their epic subterranean maze of railway arches beneath Central Station.In Swansea on the 24 & 25 April we’ll be sharing an unusual space with National Theatre Wales’ Assembly programme as part of their month of events in the city.And Finally in Bristol on the 8 & 9 May we’ll be helping launch the brilliant Mayfest by taking over the whole of Bristol’s legendary Old Vic Theatre, from stages to workshops to backstage corridors and other hidden corners of the building.
It’s that time of year! We are seeking all the best humans…we need an amazing team of volunteers to help us run the venue for this year’s Forest Fringe in Edinburgh. Read on for details: Volunteers will undertake front of house and box office duties, and will work closely alongside the artists and the Forest Fringe directors. We’re […]
A letter from our co-director Andy Field about The Arches in Glasgow Last weekend I was in Glasgow. I was there because the Arches had invited me to be there. They had a commissioned me to make a show called Lookout with a group of 11 year olds from a primary school in the Gorbals. The piece was a […]