INK Festival 2024 11-14th April  – 15th April is INK Youth Festival

INK Team


Helen Atkinson Wood, Esther Freud and Luke Wright


Chair: Anthony Mackintosh

with John Bainer, Ben Elder, Rob Gildon, Julia Sowerbutts and Simon Trewin

Artistic Director

Julia Sowerbutts  – email

Associate Directors

Jane Zarins  – email

James Christopher

Festival Manager

Cate Evans – email

Assistant Festival Managers

Tor Stewart – email

Merlyn Agnew-Haycraft

Marketing and PR

Sally Ball – email

Angela Alvarez – email


John Bainer, Merlyn Agnew-Haycraft, Phoebe Segal


Heidi Gatfield – email

Peter Hennem– Independent Auditor

Sponsorship and Halesworth Town Liaison

Cate Evans and Mark Williamson – email

Fund Raising Events

Cara Duffy

Tour Manager

Cara Duffy


Lena Joffe

Technical Manager

Dave Hermon – LX Professional

Production Assistant

Ruth Lewis-Smith


Martin Smith – Origin8Photography

IT Support

Lee Cockerill – Suffolk IT Services

For all other enquiries email the team

Latest INK News

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WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! SUBMIT YOUR PLAY HERE  Submission of content is free, and we welcome scripts from writers of all ages, all levels of experience, regardless of background, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, …

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Planet INK     Suffolk, our home, is a region under threat by climate change and energy concerns. Our coastline is dissolving, and present measures to address these issues are poised to ruin our beautiful natural environment, …

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LUNCHTIME POETRY PERFORMANCES ON THE ANGEL STAGE – 12.00pm – 1.00pm  Enjoy a pint and a platter at The Angel Stables with a spicy helping of poetry.   Martin Figura Thursday 11 April Poet and photographer Figura …

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