top of page


Parrabbola is a nomadic cultural organisation that specialises in community engagement through participatory creative activity. We have a small management and artistic team that brings together independent freelance arts and cultural practitioners to work co-operatively on our workshops, community plays, outdoor arts projects, and development programmes. We have a successful track record of working in a range of communities across the UK and internationally. 

Two people sit across a table in front of a screen which has the London Olympics logo on it

York International Shakespeare Festival

We also produce this now-annual festival in York! Find out more at

This year's festival is 18-28 April, featuring work from across the world: including Italy, US, Bulgaria, Ukraine, France, Switzerland, Turkey, and the UK. 

Don't miss out on a thing - join the York Shakes newsletter, follow the festival on Instagram, Facebook, & Twitter/X, and book your tickets for every show and event now!

An image from an outdoor community play - lots of people in tie dyed dresses and shirts stand on a balcony overlooking three couples dancing

Donate to Parrabbola

We are a small team working to make a big impact. Any help you can provide is greatly appreciated! 

£5 could buy us a coffee, £50 could provide new props for a show, £150 covers a workshop for our community members!

If you have questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch.


Thank you so much, your donation is greatly appreciated.

bottom of page