The North Wall presents

Alchymy 2022

Festival Of New Work

Alchymy 2022

Fri 08 – Sat 09 Apr 2022

Alchymy is The North Wall’s annual new work festival shining a light on the talents of early-career theatre-makers and presenting bold new work.

After postponement in 2020 and moving online in 2021, Alchymy returns to The North Wall in-person for 2022. The festival features fantastic work made by ArtsLab alumni and North Wall Creative Associates. ArtsLab is The North Wall’s renowned artist development programme, working annually with writers, directors, technicians, designers, producers and makers from across the UK.

Kickstarted by the ArtsLab: Catalyst Showcase, premiering work by nine hugely exciting early-career writers and directors, The North Wall explodes with inspiring performances, panel discussions and workshops.

Alchymy has previously hosted artists such as Monica Dolan, Ella Hickson and Kayode Ewumi, with first glimpses of new work by ArtsLab alumni such as Marika Mckennell (Fringe First winner 2019) and Tom Brennan (co-founder of The Wardrobe Ensemble).

With thanks to Garfield Weston Foundation for their generous support.

2022 performances:

Fri 08 Apr 2022 7pm: Catalyst Showcase
Sat 09 Apr 2022
12pm-1pm: Max Percy: Baklâ (Work-In-Progress) (18+)
3.30pm-4.30pm: Alex Roberts & Co: No Place Like Home (Work-In-Progress) (16+)
7pm-8pm: The Hale: Funeral Flowers (18+)
9pm-10pm: Gigglemug: The Bean Spillers: The Improvised Musical (14+)

2022 workshops and panels:

Sat 09 Apr 2022
1.30pm-2.15pm: Movement And Physical Theatre For Wellbeing (Workshop) (14+)
2.30pm-3.15pm: Who Do You Think You Are? (Panel) (14+)
4.45pm-5.30pm: Thinking Outside The Box: Theatre And Arts Beyond The Proscenium Arch (Workshop) (14+)
5.45pm-6.30pm: How Do You Lead? (Panel) (14+)


Individual events (performances and workshops/panels): £5, excepting Funeral Flowers (Sat 09 Apr): £10. Book through website event pages above.

Alchymy 2022 Festival Pass: £25 BOOK NOW
Alchymy Pass holders have free access to all events across the festival (workshops, panel discussions and performances including the Catalyst Showcase, Fri 08 Apr and The Hale: Funeral Flowers, Sat 09 Apr), but booking is still required for each event.

Photos: Ell & Mary (Ell Potter and Mary Higgins): Hotter (Alchymy 2019); Alex Robins: North Hessary (Alchymy 2021); The PappyShow: Boy, Fly (Alchymy 2021); Marika Mckennell: Nomadic Souls (Alchymy 2021); Lewis Doherty: Hawk (Alchymy 2020); Milly Oldifield (Catalyst 2019); Seraphina Beh (Alchymy 2019)

Alchymy 2022


Alchymy Pass: £25

Extra information


Alchymy Pass: £25 BOOK NOW
Individual events (performances and workshops/panels): £5
Funeral Flowers (Sat 09 Apr): £10

Please note: the Alchymy Pass gives free access to all events (performances, workshops and panels, including Funeral Flowers), but booking is still required for each event.

Please note: some events (Sat 09 Apr 2022: Max Percy: Baklâ; Alex Roberts & Co: No Place Like Home; Gigglemug: The Bean Spillers) take place in the Drama Studio on the 1st floor of The North Wall. The lift (elevator) is currently out of service. Access to the Drama Studio is therefore via two flights of stairs. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this restricted access.

Welcoming You Back Safely:
To ensure an enjoyable, safe and comfortable experience for everyone, we are asking all visitors to continue to follow our COVID-19 safety measures.

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