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June News From Wild Rumpus

Wild Rumpus is what it says on the page. A glorious collection of music, arts, theatre, performance and children’s (fun)education.

It is, they are, a bit Wild and certainly create a Rumpus. Read on for a 2023 programme of stuff!!

Artist Residencies

Our 2023 Artist Residency season has officially kicked off! We recently welcomed arts collective Earth-Bound to The Woods for a week-long stay to develop and rehearse their latest production, For The Love Of Stuff. We couldn't have wished for a more creative, colourful and optimistic first Artist Residency of 2023! 

Read More Here

Timber Festival

It's just over four weeks to go until our annual arts festival, Timber! Featuring speakers Raynor WinnSimon Armitage and Shobna Gulati, as well as music from The Go! Team, Katherine Priddy and Keston Cobblers Club, yoga, workshops galore, and much, much more. Ticket prices will be increasing on Sunday 18th June, so move quickly if you're planning on joining us under the trees!

Buy Phase Two tickets

From Volunteer to Creative Producer
With so much organisational change happening over the last few months, we thought it was time to highlight the people who make up our ever-evolving organisation! Here's Kirsty, our newly appointed Creative Producer, who started her Wild Rumpus life as a Volunteer...

Read Kirsty's story here

What's happening at The Woods? 
We've got lots in the pipeline for the summer months; here are some dates for your diary...

Theatre Témoin are currently on residency in The Woods! They're putting on a performance of their BSL interpreted outdoor show for all ages, FLOOD, on Monday 12th June. Tickets are free but limited. Get tickets here 

We're running a free course! Join us on 22nd and 23rd July to learn how to build Accessible Toilets with our Sustainable Operations Lead, Aileen.  Camping space and meals provided. Read more here

We're running a local litter-pick every Wednesday evening. Meet at the entrance to The Woods at 6pm, all ages welcome. Bin bags, litter pickers and gloves provided. 

The Woods Community Bookings


Are you a local group looking for an outdoor space to hold events? Perhaps you're interested in hosting your next meeting in an outdoor setting, or looking for somewhere to run a group or class? We're opening up The Woods to our community and would love to hear from you. Drop us an email on [email protected]

Association of Festival Organisers (AFO): 8th Jun 2023 12:08:00

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