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Manchester Crime and Justice Film Festival

9 May - 30 May
Manchester, United Kingdom

Four popular films present research-based and practical ideas and solutions to give an alternative take on crime, justice and punishment in the 21st century.


Networking and performance prison event

24 May, 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Hull, United Kingdom

Imagine If Theatre Company invites recruitment agencies and organisations supporting people with convictions to attend this event at HMP Hull.


Arts-based training for facilitators in dealing with resistance

24 May, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
London, United Kingdom

Run by Tony Cealy, and suited to facilitators and group leaders who want to acquaint themselves with the challenges involved in working with hard to reach groups within prisons, probation and pupil referral units.


Locked in the Pen screening and spoken word night

27 May, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
London, United Kingdom

Screening of three films and live spoken word from a creative writing and film-making programme developed with probation service users in Lambeth.


What If We Choose: rehearsed reading

30 May, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lincoln, United Kingdom

Intestinal Fortitude Theatre and Jack Hess present the results of a 14 week prison playwriting project.


Applying Shakespeare II

1 June
Surrey, United Kingdom

Following the success of its first gathering in 2018, the Shakespeare Institute is holding another one-day conference to consider how Shakespeare is used within applied theatre contexts.


Women’s prison activism symposium

7 June
Oxford, United Kingdom

One-day symposium bringing together researchers, creative thinkers, artists, and wider communities interested in policing and criminal justice with a particular focus on women’s transnational prison activism.


Sweatbox: a prison van in motion

12 June - 15 June
West Sussex, United Kingdom

From women's theatre company Clean Break, immersive production Sweatbox is a theatre experience that takes place in a real prison van.


Othello: Remixed

25 June - 14 July
London, United Kingdom

Shakespeare’s tragedy is remixed by Intermission Theatre Company.


The Irene Taylor Trust presents: Multiplay

4 July, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
London, United Kingdom

Music from the latest band to emerge from the Irene Taylor Trust’s Sounding Out development programme for ex-prisoner musicians.


Recovery and the arts conference

3 September
Liverpool, United Kingdom

To kick-start National Recovery Month 2019, Liverpool John Moores University's conference profiles the work of the UK arts-based recovery community.


Koestler exhibition 2019

19 September - 3 November
London, United Kingdom

The Koestler Trust's exhibition of art entered in to its annual awards will this year be curated by award-winning saxophonist Soweto Kinch.