Working with artists, performing companies and a network of local promoters, Applause takes live performance into the heart of local communities across Kent and Sussex. Familiar local venues, pubs and outdoor events are filled with exciting theatre, poetry, music, dance and storytelling for everyone to enjoy.
Audience feedback for Cherry Soup, the new play from Inn Crowd and South Downs National Park Writer in Residence Sara Clifford, has been amazing!
Inn Crowd and South Downs Writer in Residence Sara Clifford has weaved all the stories she’s gathered into a one person show
National live literature project Inn Crowd Pubs+ awarded £525,000 funding from Arts Council England
We were so thrilled to win the NRTF Award for Touring Collaboration of the Year with our partners Creative Arts East and National Centre for Writing for Inn Crowd.
Applause Rural Touring and Home Live Art invite established companies / artists with an interest in working outdoors and/or interactively to apply for a new commission.
We are looking to commission companies / artists with an established interest and track record of working outdoors and interactively who would like to be part of this programme.
Help Applause to continue to offer high quality professional arts experiences in rural areas in Kent and Sussex. A donation, however large or small will allow us to make a big difference to communities.