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Chesil Theatre 10 x 10 National Playwriting Competition

The Chesil Theatre is currently inviting submissions for 10-minute plays. The theme for this year’s eagerly awaited 10×10 playwriting competition is HIDDEN WORLDS. Deadline: Midnight, Friday 30 March. Established in 2008, originally in partnership with the Nuffield Theatre’s former Writers’ Group, this increasingly popular biennial playwriting competition celebrates its tenth anniversary this year.  Since then, 10×10 has [...]

Voluntary Arts Epic Awards

  Closing date: 11th January 2018 Entries are now open for the 2018 Epic Awards programme. Run by Voluntary Arts, the annual awards programme supports voluntary arts across the UK and Ireland, and ADUK have supported the programme each year by offering organisational membership to the winners in each national category. Epic Awards 2018 is your [...]

The Actors’ Benevolent Fund 2017 Christmas Cards now on sale!

The 2017 collection includes 7 new festive designs, as well as bargain packs of designs from previous years. By purchasing your Christmas cards from the Actors’ Benevolent Fund, you will help fund vital work to support actors and stage managers who are experiencing hardship due to injury, illness or old age.  Visit the online shop [...]


The RSC are hosting another big amateur weekend on 14th & 15th October 2017 and it’s your chance to be part of an unforgettable experience working with theatre practitioners in the RSC rehearsal rooms and on stage in Stratford-upon-Avon.   To find out more and how you can book visit the RSC website search [...]

Charity Commission

Do you know you the Charity Commission’s online guidance and services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week ? If you have a question try the online service on the Charity Commission website,  its a quick and easy way to answer most queries.