Our Country's Good - The Transforming Power of Art

14 Oct 2015

Event times

10am - 4pm

Cost of entry

£10 (free to NAACJ members - see, and Higher Education students)

National Theatre

London, United Kingdom


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In collaboration with the National Theatre, this National Alliance for Arts in Criminal Justice event brings together those using theatre in criminal justice settings.


Booking is now open for our collaborative event with the National Theatre inspired by their new production of Timberlake Wertenbaker's 'Our Country's Good.' The event, which is taking place on Wednesday 14th October, 10am - 4pm at the National Theatre, London, brings together arts organisations, practitioners and academics who work in criminal justice settings, using theatre and the arts to bring about positive change. Join us for a day of discussion and debate, and sharing of practice and performance. 

Confirmed contributors include: Rufus Norris, Director of the National Theatre; Nadia Fall and Timberlake Wertenbaker, Director and Writer of the NT’s current production of Our Country’s Good; Professor Sarah Colvin, University of Cambridge; Dr Alison Frater, Chair of National Alliance for Arts in Criminal Justice; Caoimhe McAvinchey, Queen Mary University; Open Clasp Theatre Company; Synergy Theatre Project; Clean Break; Finding Rhythms; Erwin James; Elly Goodman; Citizens Theatre; Juliet Lyon; Prison Reform Trust and Annie McKean, University of Winchester.

The event is free for National Alliance for Arts in Criminal Justice members and students in Higher Education, for others it is £10. 

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