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BARNfest 2018

Take Art and The Brewhouse

A small-scale festival showcasing theatre made in Somerset and the South West. With shows and activities for the public and the South West Theatre sector.

Join us for two days of celebration, entertainment, stimulation, provocation and lively debate around contemporary theatre.

For the Public


For the Industry

On the Friday daytime, BARNfest will also host the next regional Venues SW meeting providing a discussion platform for programmers as well as pitches from theatre-makers and networking opportunities.  The full programme can be downloaded below. 

Book your place by completing this online booking form.

BARNfest Schedule and Delegate Info

Schedule and Delegate Info386.45 KB PDF

BARNfest has been produced by Take Art and The Brewhouse with support from the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.BARN is a three-year theatre initiative (2017-19) that supports Somerset’s emerging theatre-making sector to develop, test and showcase new work in a predominantly rural context.

Dates & Times

  • Fri 12 Oct 2018

    8.30amThe Brewhouse
    • Call: 01460 249450
    • Details: Tickets for individual shows will also be available to the public for a small price from www.thebrewhouse.net
    • Duration: 450
    • Price: Free for Theatre-Makers and Venues
  • Sat 13 Oct 2018

    10.30amThe Brewhouse
    • Call: 01460 249450
    • Details: Tickets for individual shows will also be available to the public for a small price from www.thebrewhouse.net
    • Duration: 990
    • Price: Free for Theatre-Makers and Venues