The Party Somewhere Else

TUESDAY 20 – SATURDAY 24 MARCH 2018

The Party Somewhere Else is coming: A brand new women-led Nottingham theatre festival, taking place at Nottingham Playhouse from Tuesday 20 – Saturday 24 March 2018.

The Party Somewhere else are a Nottingham-based collective of maverick creatives who happen to be women. Their goal is to create events that showcase work made by women. Through the power of storytelling, theatre, live art and debate, The Party Somewhere Else wants to champion female-led projects and give everyone a great night out.

festival programme

Check out the full programme of events below. Shows are individually priced and can be booked online via the links below.

SPECIAL TICKET OFFER: See any two shows in the festival for £16.

This offer is not available for online bookings. Please call Box Office on 0115 941 9419 to book.

Tue 20 mar

Nicola Carter – Lost in Labour

Exploring the relationship between the rhythms of work, labour and leisure and the indelible effect on identity and the physical self.


Notnow Collective – Wonderwoman: The Naked Truth

A hilariously funny and brutally honest look at motherhood. Theatre by and for mums.



Wed 21 Mar

Scratch Night

Awesome acts present performance work in progress with an opportunity for you to give feedback and shape the future of these projects.



Thu 22 Mar

Johnny The Biblical Rapper

Johnny is a man. Johnny is a white, 20 something, spoken word poet.


Libby Liburd: Temporary

What does it mean to be housed in temporary accommodation? How do you end up there? And how ‘temporary’ is it?

Vanessa Kisuule – SEXY

SEXY uses truthful wit and clever verse to explore our conflicted relationship with our bodies and sexiness.



Fri 23 Mar

Your Voice Matters!

his is a call to action workshop that weaves the story of the suffragettes, with a contemporary voting matters.


Kimberley Harvey: Inky Matter

Inky Matter is a solo performance inspired by letters – the ones we have written and received, but also those that remain unwritten.


Vertebra Theatre: At The Heart of Things

A contemporary adaptation that dives into female sexuality, queer identity and homophobia.


Mellow Baku: Soon Come […] Home

Mellow Baku delivers a potent, captivating performance, inviting the audience to explore what home means.



sat 24 Mar

Open House

Come and join in an ongoing conversation about women and diversity in the arts, featuring guest speakers Jessica Fostekew, Ioney Smallhorne and Michèle Taylor.


Bicycles and Fish

Bicycles and Fish is Katie’s debut one woman show about the day she stopped being a girl and became a woman.


The Luggage Thief

Rose needs to tell you her story but she’s worried you won’t believe her.


The Full Brontë

A Literary Cabaret about the Bronte Sisters. What more could you want?!


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