26th August to 4th September 2022

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Freedom Festival 2022

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Once again, we are creating a stage for artists and performers from all over the world (including local and national artists) to showcase their talents and spread wonder with ticketed and free theatre, dance, contemporary circus, sideshows, audio walks, music, art exhibitions and unforgettable performances, alongside a digital programme of films, podcasts and talks on-demand and online.

The full 9-day programme and tickets are now live

2019-08-29 Mammalian - Nightwalks  (1) Mehaphone

Mammalian - Nightwalks Freedom Festival 2019 (Tom Arran Photography)

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Our festival,
for everyone

We have various opportunities for participation in our 2022 programme.

Whether you're an older adult (ages 65+) ready to share wisdom as part of a UK-first panel show, or a creative looking for an exclusive growth opportunity with one of our performing companies, and everything in between!

Find out about this year's participation opportunities:

Participation Opportunities 2022

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Anete Sooda Sat Daytime (150)

Freedom Festival 2017 (Anete Sooda Photography)

Anete Sooda Sunday (10)


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A place for Creatives, Arts and Festival Professionals and Artists to meet, network and to experience an extraordinary multi-disciplinary International Arts Festival. Sign up today!

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