MiddleChild Hull- Bond 31 offer

Nearly two years after leaving Darley’s, MiddleChild are ready to open a new space to the public. Artistic director, Paul Smith, explains how you can make it your own.

Bond 31 opens on Tuesday 14 June. Booking forms and information packs about the space will be available on our website from the same date. Book pay what you decide tickets for the launch party on Friday 10 June.


Here’s what’s on offer so far: 

  • A rehearsal room with newly fitted dancefloor, available for free use Tuesday to Friday, between 9am and 6pm whenever MiddleChild are not using it 
  • A private writing room complete with desk (for the more traditional writers) and bed (for the more honest writers) 
  • Hot desking space  
  • Our Theatre Library of over 2,000 new plays, classics and textbooks 
  • Private ‘Zoom room’ or self-taping space. 


The rehearsal room for There Should Be Unicorns. Photo by Tom Arran.

They also plan to run a number of regular events here, such as: 

  • Annual Writers’ Group, with Tom Wells 
  • Concrete Retreat writer residency 
  • Quarterly quiz events, bringing the local arts scene together to say hello in a low-pressure and fun environment (with a bar!) 
  • Brand new Acting Gym: The Lab 
  • Regular Acting Gym workshop sessions 
  • 1:1 Script Support sessions with our brilliant literary manager, Matt 
  • Focus groups 
  • R&Ds on upcoming productions, including panto and new writing work 


Welcome to your new home


Published on:
30 May 2022


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