Women in Lockdown Film Online

Posted on Nov 17, 2020

This Saturday our Women in Lockdown film premiered on our YouTube channel. Within the first 24 hours we had over 600 views! A short film created with women from Birmingham and the Black Country sharing their experience from 11 March to 30 June 2020. Women in Lockdown highlights the experiences of and impact on women […]

We’re recruiting a project co-ordinator ( 6 month post)

Posted on Oct 8, 2020

Women & Theatre is recruiting a part time Project Co-ordinator ( 6 months) to join its team and bring capacity to the organisation whilst its Project Manager is on Maternity Leave. We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to help co-ordinate and administrate the Company’s Artistic Programme. The successful candidate will: have experience of […]

Community Comedy Course Call for participants

Posted on Aug 27, 2020

Our online community comedy course for people aged 50+ and carers in Brandwood and surrounding areas is returning for a 10 week course this autumn with the one and only Barbara Nice! Celebrate your funny side, stay connected and build confidence, have a laugh and develop digital skills. 10 weekly sessons via Zoom: Mon 21 […]

Community Performers Wanted- Women in Lockdown

Posted on Jul 7, 2020

Women & Theatre are looking for community participants for Women in Lockdown, a digital performance to highlight the experiences of and impact on women in this unique moment in history. We’ve spoken to women across Birmingham and the Black Country and will take inspiration from these women’s experiences to create an online performance involving an […]

W&T recieve ACE support & embark on an exciting new project!

Posted on May 11, 2020

Women & Theatre is thrilled to announce it has received a grant from Arts Council England’s Covid-19 Emergency Fund. We are so grateful & deeply appreciate the incredible way that ACE has responded to the crisis to support the sector. This grant will make such a difference to W&T during this challenging time as well […]

Corona Virus (COVID-19) Statement

Posted on Mar 18, 2020

Following the recent government guidelines, Women & Theatre have taken the decision to close our office to help stop the spread of Corona Virus (COVID-19). Our core team will continue to work remotely and we will be making announcements in the near future about individual projects, working closely with our various partners and funders about […]

Volunteer Opportunity – Community Performance Club

Posted on Dec 16, 2019

Comedy at The Brandwood Centre Women & Theatre are looking for 2 volunteers to help with a project in spring 2020. We are particularly keen to recruit volunteers living in Brandwood or neighbouring areas. The project:Women & Theatre is setting up a Community Performance Club for older adults and carers in the Brandwood area of […]

May & June Need You!

Posted on Nov 27, 2019

Are you a Care Leaver over 16? May & June Need You! Join Women & Theatre’s comic dinner ladies, May & June, for some theatrical fun and a chance to talk about all things FOOD! Wednesday 11 December 2019  6 – 8pm (with refreshments) BSVC, 138 Digbeth, Birmingham B5 6DR May & June are dinner […]

Meet The Writers

Posted on Oct 9, 2019

Prime Time is comprised of three monologues created from research interviews with local women by three of Birmingham’s most exciting writers, Maeve Clarke, Rachael Mainwaring and Rochi Rampal.  Maeve Clarke – Playing It Safe Maeve Clarke is a teacher and writer from Birmingham. She is a novelist, short-story writer and emerging playwright. Her first novel, ‘What Goes Round’, […]

Cast Announcement

Posted on Sep 17, 2019

We’re thrilled to announce the cast for our upcoming autumn production of Prime Time. Jo Gleave will direct Souad Faress, Linda Hargreaves and our Artistic Director Janice Connolly. Souad Faress Theatre credits include: The Wisdom Club (Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds); The Village (Theatre Royal Stratford East); Goats, A Curse (both Royal Court Theatre); Winter […]