Northcott Stories

The Northcott is not just a theatre. It’s a network of people who are making amazing creative things happen throughout the South West. From Associate Artists to volunteers and young creatives, you can read their stories here.

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Exeter Northcott to host our first Babes in Arms theatre performance

We are proud to bring our first Babes in Arms performance to the Barnfield Theatre. We have partnered with producer Lizzy Humber, who creates parent-friendly daytime events in Exeter.

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Young people celebrate Arts Award achievement

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Careers Masterclass for 200 Local Students

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One year of Northcott at the Barnfield

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Northcott Young Company creative innovative TV spoof

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Spotlight On: Pay It Forward

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Encompass presents Flavours of Us food and culture event at the Barnfield

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Encompass: The Story of Us

Our Encompass group, composed of Devon’s Caribbean, Hindu, and Polish communities, came together in 2021 to consider how they could transform culture in our county to be more inclusive of the people who live there.

Their conversations culminated in The Story of Us festival last September, which celebrated the rich and vibrant cultures that make Devon what it is.

Watch some of the festival highlights, or learn more about our Encompass group.

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Northcott Young Company

The Northcott Young Company offers young people aged between 7 and 21 performance and theatre training opportunities to develop their skills and explore their creativity.

Hear from some of the members about their experiences in our company, or get involved.

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Associate Artist: Documental

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Former Associate Artist: Richard Chappell Dance

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Northcott Stories Archive

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