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March 2019

We are delighted to have received a commission for Queer Contact 2020. Watch this space! Submissions for our next Mother’s Bloomer’s programme will be open during May 2019. The programme will culminate in a performance at Royal Exchange studio November 2019. Date TBA. Please contact news@mothersruin.co.uk to register interest.

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February 2019

We were delighted to present Queer Contact 2019 at Waterside Arts which this year included work from both Mother’s Ruin’s established and regularly programmed artists as well as emerging artists fresh from last year’s Mother’s Bloomers Artist Development Programme. Performing to a discerning and predominantly, but not exclusively, Queer audience in their main space, which included a Who’s Who of […]

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December 2018

Queer Contact 2019 We’re excited to announce that Mother’s Ruin will be back at Queer Contact on Friday 8 Feb 2019. As part of Contact’s In The City programme, this special Queer Contact tenth anniversary show will be held at Waterside Arts, Sale and we’re delighted to present a bumper Mother’s Ruin after our sell-out show there earlier this year. […]

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October 2018

Mother’s Bloomers at the Royal Exchange studio was the culmination of another hugely successful development project for Mother’s Ruin.Ten short bold new pieces of work, hosted by Fat Roland were presented to a sell-out audience in the 90-seater venue. 15 artists from Manchester and the NW had been guided through a process led by both the MR directors over a […]

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Novemeber 2018

Hastings Storytelling Festival Our first outing to Hastings as part of Hasting Storytelling festival at the great new venue Cactus Hounds was a roaring success. Locals packed to the rafters for a Mother’s Ruin show that saw local Queer performers alongside artists we brought down from London. Storytelling, stand-up, drag, poetry, live art, music, highland flings and butterfly wings were […]

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September 2018

A fantastic and inspiring day of rehearsals with this season’s Mother’s Bloomers artists. Obviously we can’t give away to much but suffice to say this is going to be a terrific show with 10 artists bringing a fantastic array of bold new works. Thanks also to the Royal Exchange Theatre for letting us use their Swan Street Studios for the […]

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July 2018

Mother’s Ruin at Waterside Arts This month has seen us deliver a hugely successful Mother’s Ruin show at Waterside Arts as part of their #Refract18 festival. Invited to be part of this exciting ten day programme packed with experiential performance, music and events ‘to challenge visitors to see things differently’, we were thrilled to perform a sell out show to an […]

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November 2017

This month brought us two Bloomers as we headed to Manchester and Stockton rather incredibly in the same week. 14th November We were thrilled and proud to work on our first Mother’s Bloomers event at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester. With avid focus and enthusiasm from our artists who brought a sensational array of politically, poignant and above all […]

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Opportunities

Join Cake Tin Foundation/Mother’s Ruin Board of Trustees

Opportunity to join Cake Tin Foundation/Mother’s Ruin Board of Trustees We are currently seeking to develop our board of trustees for Cake Tin Foundation (registered charity 1139087). This board will also function as a steering/ advisory group for Mother’s Ruin, a company solely owned by Cake Tin Foundation. Mother’s Ruin is a trailblazing producing house that delivers a range of […]

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Opportunities

Free Performance Drop-in Workshop for Oldham and surrounding LGBTQ+ artists

Saturday 30th September 11.30-2.30 at Oldham Coliseum Queer Regional Performance platform Mother’s Ruin are offering an opportunity for new, emerging and established Queer artists to bring and discuss ideas and help develop new work.  This event comes ahead of wider performance opportunities in the area and at Oldham Coliseum in 2018. RSVP news@mothersruin.co.uk More info about us at www.mothersruin.co.uk.  Oldham Coliseum, Fairbottom Street, Oldham, OL1 […]

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