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Venue: Gallery Cafe

7.30pm - 9.30pm | Free entry - £3 recommended donation

Sparkhaus Theatre are back with a third instalment of their scratch night Ignite. A stage for writers and theatre makers to try out new ideas. Entrance is free with a recommended donation of £3 and participants get in free.

Each night comprises of brand new performances starting around 8pm.

Interested in taking part? Then look no further...

Writers & Theatre Makers

Sparkhaus Theatre are looking for writers and theatre makers who have brand new ideas to try out as part of their first scratch night, IGNITE. The group are interested in; presenting a space for new ideas to grow, encouraging writers to take risks in a safe space and bringing together writers, directors and actors to form new collaborations. We hope to hear from writers and theatre makers who are interested in work that responds to the here and now.

What we offer

• We can offer a 4 hour rehearsal space

• We can match writers up with directors and actors

• We can offer dramaturgical support to scripts The rules

• No more than 3 actors - we have limited space

• No tech

• 10 minutes MAX


If you have an idea for a theatre piece or a script that needs airtime then send us your proposal (no more than 500 words), or your 10-minute script to Please put IGNITE as the subject. The deadline is 5pm on Friday 8th June.

Directors & actors

We’d love to hear from Directors and Actors who would like to be part of this scratch night. This is a great opportunity to meet other artists and to keep flexing that acting or directing muscle whilst also supporting the growth of new ideas. Please let us know if you are interested in being part of this event by introducing yourself and sending over your CV/spotlight account to, with the headline DIRECTOR or ACTOR as the subject.