Line Up Announced for the Mercury Online Festival!
In association with the University of Essex, Signals and the Lakeside Theatre we are thrilled announce the line up of our exciting new Mercury Online Festival. Taking place over the weekend of 21-23 August 2020 the festival celebrates the creativity…Read more
In Praise of Freelancers
We love freelancers at the Mercury. We couldn’t survive without them. Nor would we want to. They are a special breed. Used to working in many different and varied organisations, they are adaptable, open to change, immediately friendly and at…Read more
VE Day 2020 Celebrations
We are delighted to be able to honour and celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day within our community this Friday, with a range of exciting, safe, socially distanced and online performances. On Friday afternoon, we have arranged for local…Read more
A Connected Community
As the country looks to extend lockdown we’re all still having to adjust to this new normal and around the globe many of us are utilising this unprecedented moment in history by spending precious time with our families, housemates and…Read more
A huge thank you from all of us at the Mercury!
We recently made the difficult decision to cancel all performances of our pop-up production of Borders in response to government advice around COVID19. Since then our operations have moved to staff members’ homes, our Mercury Tickets box office has closed…Read more