The Prize Draw

You can now donate to The Big House AND be in with a chance of winning a luxury prize at the same time by entering The Prize Draw. Simply click HERE to enter and nominate 25% of your entry fee to go to The Big House.  Here are just some of the prizes that are up […]

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Aviva Community Fund

Aviva Community Fund

The Big House has been nominated for the Aviva Community Fund!  Between 1st and 30th May 2015 you can vote for the charity you think should receive an award of up to £25,000 in the category ‘Supporting the Younger Generation’. We need as many votes as possible so please click HERE and vote for The Big […]

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Reflections on POLITRIX

Playwright Ben Musgrave this week posted his reflections on the Open House Project process and what he has learned about young people and politics and theatre as a result of writing the play, POLITRIX. Ben previously worked with Maggie Norris on an earlier production, His Teeth.      

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Lenny Henry’s gig in aid of The Big House

We were delighted to be invited to Lenny Henry’s blues gig at The Hospital Club which was in aid of The Big House and will form part of his new blues documentary for Sky Arts.  It was a pleasure to see Lenny sing the blues spectacularly on top of all his other talents.  He and […]

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YOU Clarins Awards – Most Dynamisante 2014

At the end of 2014, Maggie Norris was named as the inspirational runner up to the You Magazine Clarins Award for Most Dynamisante Woman of the Year.  The Founder and Artistic Director of The Big House was interviewed by You Magazine and you can read the full article here

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Press for The Realness

Since Press Night we have had some great reviews and write ups.  Here are some links to online reviews to see what people have been saying about The Realness.  We have also been featured on London Live News and BBC radio, links to which are also below: “The writing has an amazing freedom and candour. […]

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The Realness Gala Night

On Wednesday 26th November we were joined by friends and supporters of The Big House for our Gala Evening hosted by Sheridan Smith with special guests Lenny Henry and Ed Skrein. We’d like to say thank you to all of our guests and to the volunteers who worked so hard to make it a success. […]

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Red Magazine

In October the wonderful staff at Red magazine came to visit us at The Big House. Yesterday the article featured in the December edition. Read the article here ‘Rewriting the Script‘

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CSJ Awards 2014

On October 23rd 2014 The Big House was awarded the Born to Be award from the Centre of Social Justice, presented by Julian Fellowes. Well done to all the nominees and winners on the night.  We had a lot of fun and met some hugely inspiring people doing amazing work across the country.     […]

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News from The Realness rehearsals

We’re nearly halfway through rehearsals for The Realness now and we were delighted to welcome the fabulous Catherine Ashmore along to take some exclusive photos of all the team in action this week. Mike Henry, our musical director has been doing great work with all of the cast who are loving singing their songs, whilst […]

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