Meet our designer Rachael Smith

Production designer appointed We are very excited to have appointed a young designer, Rachael Smith, for our production. The role was hotly contested. We received thirty-eight applications for the role, then shortlisted and interviewed seven designers and were really pleased that Rachael is going to be involved in making our play a success. Rachael’s past … [Read more…]

Update from our workshops

Over 90 workshop participants So after the initial workshops all is progressing very well with our Mayfield Community Play.  So far we have around 62 actors and about 30 back stage crew involved in the project. So we have very exciting times ahead.    Local musicians     We are also excited that Mayfield Silver … [Read more…]

Free Spring workshops

We are excited to be holding some free workshops this Spring for anyone who wants to get involved in our Mayfield Community Play, which will be taking place in October.  We hope to see you there… Performers If you would like to perform in our play as an actor, musician or singer come along to … [Read more…]

Invitation to our Launch Party

Mayfield Community Play is on!   When and Where You are invited to our launch party at Mayfield Memorial Hall from 5pm to 6:30pm on Saturday 27th January 2018. What to expect At our launch party you can find out all about our initial ideas for the play.  We think it will focus on the … [Read more…]

A story to tell

We now have a story to tell.  We are very excited that our writer, Suzi Hopkins has come up with a creative theme to explore – the role that Mayfield women have played in bringing about social and political change.   Voting in Mayfield 1918 The story will also explore how local people campaigned for … [Read more…]


Fundraising for the project is progressing well. We are very pleased to announce that we have been successful in gaining a grant from The Arts Council England; the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty; and Mayfield Parish Council. By early in the new year we will know how successful we have been with our remaining … [Read more…]

Director and writer confirmed

Stephen Israel, director and Suzi Hopkins, writer of The Company have been confirmed for our play. We are very excited they will be helping us to make things happen in Mayfield. They have lots of experience in writing and staging new plays that tell the story of a particular place (site specific theatre). Background Stephen and … [Read more…]