Dates & Timeline Details

Once we accept an application into the programme, the timeline to production is incredibly short, so things will move very quickly – please make sure you’re ready to roll.

Festival Dates: Tuesday to Sunday, 28th January – 22nd March 2020

Early Bird Application Deadline: 6pm, 26th July 2019

Final Application Deadline: 6pm, 16th August 2019

Offers Period: August – October 2019
We aim to read all applications as swiftly as possible. We then programme the Festival by sending out offers in batches. This means it can take several weeks to respond to all applicants. Please be patient – you will hear from us when we have news about your application. We aim to have responded to all applicants by the beginning of November.

Early On Sale: 5th November 2019
To be included in the Early On Sale, you must have returned a signed contract, filled in your General Information, Show Information, Marketing, Press and Box Office forms by 22nd October.

Full Programme On Sale: 3rd December 2019
To be included in the Full Programme On Sale, you must have returned a signed contract, filled in your General Information, Show Information, Marketing, Press and Box Office forms by 12th November.

Productions that submit their information after the 12th November will be added to the online programme after the full programme launch. Productions that submit their information after the Full Programme Launch will be added as soon as possible, within two working weeks of submission.

Brochure Deadline: 30th November. Productions programmed after this date or unable to send the relevant information before this date will not be in the printed VAULT Festival brochure.