Change of Leadership at Forest Forge!

Change of Leadership at Forest Forge!   Forest Forge, the New Forest’s professional theatre company, has this week announced an exciting change of leadership, with Lucy Phillips and Jo Billingham appointed Co-Artistic Directors.    Lucy Phillips has been Forest Forge’s Creative Learning Director for 25 years. Having grown up in the New Forest Lucy has [...]

By |2024-04-24T18:14:15+01:00April 24th, 2024|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Every Brilliant Thing

Every Brilliant Thing by Duncan Macmillan is the first Youth Theatre show back in the building since January 2020. This is a show, I think,  ultimately is about love. Familial Love, Romantic Love, and love for life. Our narrator tells us very early on that their mother has attempted suicide when they were 7 years old. Our [...]

By |2022-03-02T12:41:24+00:00March 2nd, 2022|News, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Director Stuart Mullins talks about new play, Hidden.

Forest Forge Theatre are mid-production of new play Hidden, which will be touring to schools and various other venues at the end of September through to November (you can see it at Forest Forge on the 21st and 22nd September!). Hidden is the story of two cultures colliding and forming an unlikely alliance to challenge hatred and [...]

By |2020-08-20T11:03:01+01:00September 10th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

2017 Round Up From Forest Forge Theatre Company

Forest Forge Theatre and has been producing theatre and arts projects for the local communities for over 35 years. We aim to engage, inspire and transform communities with our work as well as to entertain and educate. Here is a selection of our work from 2017! Forest Forge Youth Theatre What people don’t realise is the wealth [...]

By |2020-08-20T11:03:02+01:00January 3rd, 2018|News, Uncategorised|0 Comments

And they say never work with animals…

Blog by Anna Harriott Artistic Director of Tall Tree Theatre, associate artist at Forest Forge Theatre. As part of the New Forest Arts Festival 2017 we performed Shackleton at Forest Forge a couple of weeks back. It was one of many events, shows and workshops going on and it was lovely to be back in the [...]

By |2020-08-20T11:03:03+01:00July 11th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments


What people don't realise is the wealth of activity that happens every week at our theatre in Ringwood. Up to 145 young people between the ages of 6 and 21 access weekly workshops as part of our Youth Theatre. Theatre skills such as performance, improvisation, physical theatre are at the heart of what we do, and [...]

By |2020-08-20T11:03:03+01:00April 10th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

UPBEAT blog by Deborah Gearing

UPBEAT was the last show of our 3 year Connections project funded by the Strategic touring programme from the Arts Council. A buoyant poetic play set against the backdrop of the heritage waterways of Wessex which toured from 3rd March - 9th April 2016. Forest Forge commissioned writer Deborah Gearing, directed by Kirstie Davis, designed by David [...]

By |2020-08-20T11:03:04+01:00April 6th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Scrap – Shoot First Theatre

‘Scrap’ is a show that was first created during my third year of study at East 15 Acting School on their Contemporary Theatre Course.  After seeing Robbie work magic with just a few bin bags to create what felt like a real living breathing dog, we spoke together about creating a story that belonged to [...]

By |2020-08-20T11:03:04+01:00March 16th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments


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