Workers Theatre Weekender: Something Has To Happen

12 – 16 February 2020, Southside, Glasgow

The second festival from the Workers Theatre cooperative, Something Has To Happen is a festival of renewal and a celebration of creativity in politically dark times, taking place in the Southside of Glasgow over 12 – 16 February 2020.

This five-day long festival of theatre, performance, and workshops will build connections with artists and audiences. It will be an exciting, accessible, and inclusive event, which provides a platform for both emerging and established artists.

Artists currently confirmed include Mara Menzies, Julia Taudevin, Beth Frieden and Rosie Orr, with full programme details to be announced in January 2020.

Festival passes are on sale now for £40 full price / £32 union member discount


We also have two open calls for paid work to present at the festival – one for short-form work for our opening and closing cabarets, and another for new/unproduced scripts to be presented at it. Further details and info on how to apply can be found here, deadline 6 January 2020.