Make. Do. And Mend.

Northern Stage and Forest Fringe

19th August, 10.30am-4.30pm.

To book a place for free, please go to the Northern Stage site.

You are invited to a day of action. A gathering of the many kinds of people that make up the Fringe’s remarkable community, not to talk, but to act.

With the help of some inspirational and provocative contributors, we will spend the day imagining and implementing real solutions to problems you suggest. Our attempt to change theatre (and perhaps the world) for the better – in one day.

Beginning at St Stephen’s and concluding at Forest Fringe, with a collective jaunt between venues – including a new work created by Third Angel especially for the event.

The day will be structured around three questions, one proposed by Northern Stage, one by Forest Fringe, and the third proposed by you, or if not you someone like you.

Northern Stage want to ask how can a national artist find a local audience?
Forest Fringe want to ask what does radical even mean these days?

As for the third question, we want your suggestions of what it should be. If you have a suggestion please email it to Feel free to include some explanation of why you think this question is important.
UPDATE: Timetable and first contributors announced

10:00 Registration
10:30 Welcome and introduction
10:30 – 12:30 Morning discussion
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch*, followed by a collective jaunt between venues – including a new work created by Third Angel especially for the event.
14:00 – 16:00 Afternoon action

Allegra Galvin (Quarterhouse)
Andy Field & Debbie Pearson (Forest Fringe)
Jo Crowley (Independent producer)
Joyce McMillan (The Scotsman)
Judith Knight (ArtsAdmin)
Lorne Campbell (Northern Stage)
Mark Calvert (Northern Stage)
Neil Cooper (Glasgow Herald)
Ric Watts (Independent producer)


* Bring your own, or pre-order a £5 lunch from the St Stephen’s cafe bar, which includes a sandwich (King Prawn Lemon Mayo & Rocket Wrap, Chicken Chorizo & SunDried Tomato Sandwich or Brie, Avocado & a Mixed Leaf Sandwich), a bottle of water and a sweet treat.

Further information to be announced very soon.

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