Tinderbox CONNECT Programme

Tinderbox is about to launch our new 3 year participation programme, Tinderbox CONNECT.

The programme will offer young people, communities and artists a range of exciting opportunities.

These will include:

  • A range of workshops across NI
  • Opportunities to participate in Tinderbox main shows
  • A programme of support for new and emerging talent
  • A large-scale production involving members of the public

If you are involved in community theatre or would like to find out more information please contact Connect Director Don Mc Camphill:


02890439 313

Tinderbox Outreach

Since 2000 Tinderbox has offerred a specialised and verstaile Outreach programme. The company has engaged with thousands of individuals, of all ages, from across Northern Ireland. This work has seen schools, colleges, youth and adult community groups and many more being offerred easy access and involvement in Tinderbox’s productions, workshops and projects.

Led by our expert team, outreach programmes offer a wide range of professionally facilitated workshops, detailed resource packs, post show events and training for those interested in developing their drama skills.

For more information about Tinderbox projects contact: Don Mc Camphill, Connect Director 028 90439 313 don.mccamphill@tinderbox.org.uk



Posted on 31 May 2017

      After three momentous years, the CONNECT Programme, Tinderbox’s long term participatory project, finally ended with three performances of Convergence, featuring our own Convergence Ensemble, and two further rounds of our highly successful diversity project One World, in Derry City and Strabane District, and Armagh Banbridge and Craigavon Council areas. Over three years, […]

Tinderbox launch PLAY MACHINE

Posted on 25 May 2017

Tinderbox is delighted to launch their unique theatre training programme Play Machine from September 2017. Play Machine is a training school for performers, writers and theatre makers wishing to engage with multi-disciplinary art forms and devising processes to create new work for local and International audiences.
Click on this post for full details and how to apply.

CONNECT Network theatre review blog

Posted on 7 April 2015

The CONNECT Network has set up a blog for reviewing new plays in Northern Ireland, called Scenedocs. The blog has reviewed most recent professional productions – all written by young theatre makers.

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