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The Theatre on the Downs
Kindly supported by The Wardrobe Theatre, Arts Council England, Backstage Trust and WECA. Ticketing in association with Bristol Old Vic.


The Theatre on the Downs ran  from Aug-Sept 2021.

We welcomed 6550 audience members, hosted 34 companies and awarded a £10,000 commission to Hannah Kumari and £3000 commission to Brook Tate.

For more information about all the shows programmed click here.

The Theatre on the Downs is a new pop-up theatre space for Bristol, celebrating live performance in the South West.

A collaboration with Breaking Bread, an experiment in safe outdoor dining set up in 2020 by Bristol-based events production company Team Love, with the aim of creating work for the hospitality industry.

Open from 7 August – 2 September, it will be a festival of theatre, family work, circus and poetry. The space is programmed and run by artists, creating employment and opportunity industry-wide. It’s The Wardrobe Ensemble’s most exciting and ambitious project yet and we can’t wait to welcome you!

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