INK Festival 2024 11-14th April  – 15th April is INK Schools Day

INK Team

Artistic Director

Julia Sowerbutts  – email

Associate Directors

Jane Zarins  – email

James Christopher


Heidi Gatfield – email

Peter Hennem– Independent Auditor

Marketing and PR

Sally Ball – email


John Bainer, Merlyn Agnew-Haycraft, Fiona Sanderson

Sponsorship and Halesworth Town Liaison

Cate Evans – email

Fund Raising Events

Cara Duffy

Festival Manager

Cate Evans – email

Assistant Festival Manager

Tor Stewart – email

Tour Manager

Cara Duffy


Lena Joffe

Technical Manager

Dave Hermon

Production Assistant

Ruth Lewis-Smith


Martin Smith


Chair: Anthony Mackintosh, with John Bainer, Ben Elder, Rob Gildon, Alastair King, Julia Sowerbutts and Simon Trewin. For all other enquiries email the team

Latest INK News

Submissions are closing this week

SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED – WE CANNOT ACCEPT ANY MORE SCRIPTS We are closing  short script submissions on Saturday 23rd September 2023. So if you have written a great short script and would like it …

Autumn In Person Script Writing Forums

This Autumn INK will offer script writers the opportunity to attend Script Writing Forums, in Ipswich and Halesworth, offering the chance to see their scripts performed by professional actors and receive helpful feedback to further …

Autumn Online Script Writing Courses

THESE SCRIPT COURSES ARE NOW FULL!!! INK is offering two online Script Writing Courses starting this autumn. They are FREE of charge & include readings by professional actors, funded by generous support from Old Possums …

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