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Jabbering on about Jabberwocky, by Grace Wakes

Posted on Wednesday 11 March

Darlington’s very own small scale theatre festival has previously been described as ‘completely refreshing‘, ‘always stimulating‘ and ‘super awesome.’  As it is approaching its fourth season, I thought it was […]

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10 Questions with Pluto the cat from Battersea Arts Centre

Posted on Friday 6 March

Today Rebecca Parkinson is back with an exclusive feline interview.   Pluto, the resident cat from Battersea Arts Centre, was gracious enough to indulge our 10 Questions. Name:   Pluto Age: […]

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“Five great reasons not to miss the Jabberwocky Market festival”, by Hannah Harmon

Posted on Sunday 1 March

This feature was originally published in the March 2015 edition of Darlington Together magazine. “1. Darlington is one of only 6 towns chosen to be part of the Collaborative Touring […]

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Win two festival passes!

Posted on Saturday 28 February

Hello! We at Jabberwocky Market are very excited today to announce our fabulous new Giveaway. One lucky person will win Two free festival passes worth £60 each – this will give them […]

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10 questions with Harry from No 47 Project

Posted on Friday 27 February

We are back, cheering up your Friday afternoon.  This week Rebecca caught up with the Bus Driver of the No 47.  He was a bit puzzled by our questions, but […]

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Fundraising Art Auction – make us a Jabberwocky

Posted on Monday 23 February

Hello, my name’s Stan Hodgson, I’m Assistant Producer for Jabberwocky Market. For the last two years, I’ve seen some really spectacular things happening in and about the town: from little […]

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Scratch Night – callout for artists

Posted on Friday 20 February

The third Jabberwocky Market Scratch Night is on Friday 27 March. Past events have been really fun and jam packed. Our audiences are mostly new to scratch which creates a […]

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10 Questions with Hanny from The Frights

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Rebecca Parkinson has talked to Hanny from The Frights today.  Hanny isn’t really one for 10 question blogs – she sent us some of her own questions that she considered […]

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Welcome Meeting – 18 February 2015

Posted on Friday 13 February

Do you share our passion for Darlington and the people? Fancy joining us to share amazing world-class opportunities and theatre shows? So why not volunteer at this festival of world-class festival? […]

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10 Questions with Chris Grady

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This week Rebecca Parkinson is interviewing Chris Grady: Name – Chris Grady Age – 56 Favourite TV show – used to be Doomwatch as a child before it was banned/cut (1970-72) […]

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10 Reasons We Love Darlington

Posted on Tuesday 10 February

Here on the blog we wanted to share some of our  favourite things about Darlington, and show how our Jabberwocky Market is just the latest in a long line of exciting […]

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10 Questions with Josephine from Gloriator

Posted on Friday 6 February

Rebecca Parkinson is back with our ’10 questions’ series .  Rebecca is 17 years old. Blogger from Earth. Spends too much time reading books and listening to music.  This week she’s interviewing […]

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How Social Conflict Affects the Development of Theatre

Posted on Saturday 31 January

Nir Paldi of Theatre Ad Infinitum and Nazli Tabatabai-Khatambakhsh of ZENDEH, speak to chair, Stella Hall, about the theatre they make and how social conflict, in all its forms, affects […]

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10 Questions with Alan from Lorraine and Alan

Posted on Friday 30 January

Rebecca Parkinson is back with this week’s blog.  Rebecca is 17 years old. Blogger from Earth. Spends too much time reading books and listening to music.  This week she’s interviewing Alan […]

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10 Questions with Fred from The Adventure

Posted on Friday 23 January

Our fabulous new blogger Rebecca Parkinson, is introducing a brand new Q&A series to the blog.  Each week she will be conducting a quick fire questionnaire with some of the weird and wonderful […]

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Tickets are on sale!

Posted on Monday 19 January

Most of the shows this season have quite limited capacities so we recommend booking soon to make sure you can get in. Over the next few weeks we will share more […]

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New shows added to the Spring 2015 festival line-up

Posted on Friday 16 January

We’re back! and very excited for this years Jabberwocky Market, we have an abundance of new theatre for you to enjoy over the  weekend of 26- 29 March 2015 in venues […]

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Fun Palaces in Darlington

Posted on Saturday 23 August

Everyone gets to be an artist and a scientist in Darlington this autumn. Linking in with other Fun Palaces across the UK and beyond, there will be a fun fair […]

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The Power of Personal Stories in Theatre

Posted on Tuesday 19 August

Personal stories can be a wonderful way to connect with audiences all over the world. Lynda Winstanley, Director of Darlington Civic Theatre, hosted a panel discussion with some artists from […]

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“Reviews from spring 2014 shows” by Hannah Harmon

Posted on Sunday 1 June

The dust has settled and some of our volunteer team have been inspired to review parts of the festival. Here to start with is Hannah Harmon talking about both Major […]

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