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The Rebellious Women of Wimbledon

I’ve been running Attic for over 18 months and even before I started the story of Rose Lamartine Yates seemed fascinating to me. Over the past year I started searching, and whilst there is knowledge locally, much held by the fantastic Sarah Gould at Merton’s Heritage Department, and a student doing a PhD on her […]

Would you like to join our board?

We are looking for new, enthusiastic and dynamic people to join Attic’s board as a Chair and Trustees. Attic’s been going for over almost 30 years, but with a new artistic director joining us last year, we are in the midst of a period of exciting new developments for the company, developing ourselves as an ‘urban […]

Taking our communities with us

Over the last year I’ve been thinking a lot about how we relate to and get to know the communities near to us in south London better and place our work at the centre of their lives.  Last year our production of The Death of Ivan Ilyich toured local libraries and engaged new, diverse audiences […]

A new year

A new year is an exciting time – you can look ahead and reflect on the year past. I’ve been AD at Attic for a year now and what are my new years resolutions? The first has got to be to make ourselves indispensable to our local community. In many ways we already are – […]

What does it mean to serve a local audience?

What does it mean to serve a local audience? We are based in Mitcham, produce work in the borough of Merton and beyond as well as running successful work with our community. What is the best way of us speaking with and giving this audience something which inspires, invigorates and excites them? These are big […]