News & Opportunities

Picture of Spirit of Resistance participants sitting around a large table examining and talking about relics from the 2nd world war

New Spirit of Resistance legacy film!

Posted on: 6 Apr 2017

We have put together footage of last year's SOR workshops together with selected parts from 'the making of Resistance'.

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April 2017: Participation Updates

Posted on: 4 Apr 2017

The latest updates on projects in Birmingham and Manchester, including a theatre project with Awards for All and two new Sportivate programmes.

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Right to Write!

Posted on: 3 Apr 2017

Call out for participants to join a new visually impaired writers' meet up, supported by Extant.

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Catching the Ghost in Wandsworth and Brighton!

Posted on: 3 Apr 2017

We are excited to bring a new play to Wandsworth and Brighton fringe festivals this May.

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Tim as Old Man in Extant's 2016 tour of The Chairs. He sits in the porthole with the spotlight shining on him.

Tribute to Tim Gebbels

Posted on: 17 Feb 2017

It is with enormous sadness that we mourn the tragic passing on 16 February 2017 of Tim Gebbels, our dear actor, trainer, consultant, artistic adventurer and consummate font of knowledge from Doctor Who to Guide Dogs.

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Panto fun with Simply Smiley!

Posted on: 15 Dec 2016

We teamed up with our neighbours, pantomime company Simply Smiley, for a trip to their Jingle Jungle!

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Pic from The Chairs 2014 R&D with Extant team sat in a large semi circle

Recruiting New Board Members - Deadline Extended!

Posted on: 28 Nov 2016

Extant is recruiting for our Board of trustees. We have some exciting plans for the future and we urgently need to strengthen our Board to add new skills and new energy to the team of people who are currently ensuring that our charity is well-managed. 

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Scene from The Chairs 2016 - Old Man (Tim Gebbels) with headphones on turning a dial on a large control panel as if detecting radar signals

Audience Agency: The Results Are In

Posted on: 31 Oct 2016

The Audience Agency have delivered their report on audiences and participation for The Chairs tour and the results have provided us much food for thought!

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October Participation Update

Posted on: 28 Oct 2016

The latest news on participation: past and upcoming projects, and a link to Extant's documentary Regional Hub Building (year 1) film.

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3 Guide Dogs volunteers (blue and white t-shirts in the foreground) sit at the top of the Scoop audience watching Extant's performance

‘Catching the Ghost’ - Guide Dogs Week 2016

Posted on: 27 Sep 2016

Extant have been commissioned by Guide Dogs UK to produce a special one-off performance for this year's Guide Dogs Week.

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An event poster for the RPFB 40th anniversary with red and black background and pictures of five different performers

40th Anniversary Fundraiser for RP Fighting Blindness

Posted on: 27 Jul 2016

Get your tickets for a fundraising extravaganza celebrating 40 years of RP Fighting Blindness!

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Participation: July update and new opportunities

Posted on: 18 Jul 2016

News on our Regional Hub workshops and courses, plus updates on Extant's developing relationships with other organisations in the Midlands and Manchester.

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