What’s On In The East

The Broadway
Barking

The Apex
Bury St. Edmunds

Mumford Theatre
Cambridge

Civic Theatre
Chelmsford

West Cliff Theatre
Clacton on Sea

Harlow Playhouse
Harlow

Hertford Theatre
Hertford

Dance East
Ipswich

Corn Exchange
King’s Lynn

Marina Theatre
Lowestoft

Norwich Playhouse
Norwich

Watersmeet
Rickmansworth

The Abbey
St. Albans

Thameside Theatre
Thurrock

96%
of teachers said that their students were resilient as a result of the Festival

With us, young people change their attitude to learning; we instill curiosity, empathy and pride.

About our impact
95%
of teachers reported that their students were better able to empathise with each other

With us, young people change their attitude to learning; we instill curiosity, empathy and pride.

About our impact
99%
of teachers said that their students increased in confidence

Every year we help thousands of young people from across the UK become better at teamwork, more confident and more ambitious.

About our impact
97%
of teachers agreed that their students were better at working together as a team

Every year we help thousands of young people from across the UK become better at teamwork, more confident and more ambitious.

About our impact
94%
of students are more likely to seek out new opportunities

With us, young people change their attitude to learning; we instill curiosity, empathy and pride.

About our impact
More than
250,000
young people have taken part in the Festival

At our core is our Festival - the world’s largest youth drama festival.

About our impact

SSF is a cultural education charity that exists to instil curiosity and empathy, aspiration and self-esteem, literacy and teamwork - giving young people the confidence to see that all the world is their stage.

Learn more about us