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.
We are thrilled to be presenting a one-off microfestival this Spring in a new collaboration with The Place, London. For two nights on the 6th & 7th March, we will make The Place our home, with an array of performances, intimate encounters, screenings and experiments across the building. This project is co-curated by Forest Fringe and The […]
On the 25th of July 2014, Forest Fringe’s photographer-in-residence Jemima Yong was refused entry into the UK by the Border Agency on grounds of discretionary suspicion. Upon arrival at London Heathrow, she was questioned and detained. Jemima had been living and working in London for 5 years and had recently decided to base herself outside […]