IFTR Warwick: Registration Deadline Approaching

Registration Deadline Approaching

The Registration Deadline for the IFTR Warwick World Congress (Monday 28th July to Friday 1st August 2014) is fast approaching. Please register for the conference as soon as possible by following the instructions on the link below:


Accommodation Bookings Deadline Approaching

The deadline for booking on-campus accommodation is also fast approaching. As ever, we continue to recommend that all delegates book campus accommodation to make the most of the IFTR Warwick World Congress. To book your accommodation and for more information, please follow the links on the pages below:


If you are waiting to book on-campus accommodation on a night-by-night basis, which will be available after 7th July, please keep an eye on this page, for booking instructions and rates:


Draft Programme

Draft programmes for the IFTR Warwick World Congress is now available online. A draft of the official programme is being compiled using this information, and will be released within the next week. To view the various draft schedules please visit.

General Panels: http://iftr2014warwick.org/conference/general-panels/  

New Scholars’ Forum: http://iftr2014warwick.org/conference/new-scholars-forum/  

Working Groups: http://iftr2014warwick.org/conference/working-groups/

Deadline for Social and Cultural Programme Bookings is Approaching

Bookings for the Social and Cultural Programme end in early July. Now that the conference schedules have been released, we would encourage you to log in to your Cambridge Journals Online account and book your conference activities as soon as possible. Tickets for many of our social and cultural events are selling fast, with some events now being sold out.

Trips to the RSC and Stratford-upon-Avon are Selling Fast/Sold Out

Tickets for The White Devil on Wednesday evening are now sold out. There is very limited availability for The White Devil and excursion on Wednesday afternoon, and for The Two Gentlemen of Verona on Tuesday evening. Please book your tickets as soon as possible for these events to avoid disappointment. For details of the RSC performances, please see the page below:


For details of trips to Stratford-upon-Avon and all other excursions, please see the page below:


Farewell Party and Dinner – Now Limited Availability

The Farewell Party and Dinner is selling very well indeed, and with an overall capacity for only 500 delegates, we recommend that you book your ticket as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Tickets sales for the Farewell Party and Dinner will end in early July. Due to catering orders, late bookings are unlikely to be accepted.

For more information and to book your tickets, please follow the link below:


An Opening Ceremony Not to Be Missed – Welcome to Warwick!

To welcome all IFTR Delegates to the University of Warwick, the School of Theatre, Performance and Cultural Policy Studies have arranged a series of unmissable activities and events on Monday 28th July.

At 1.15pm Motionhouse kick off the proceedings with Captive – a story of imprisonment brought to life in thrilling fashion by four dancers in a large cage – a breath-taking and highly energetic performance delivered at break neck speed. For full details see below:


At 4pm Imagineer’s spectacular, towering Lady Godiva puppet will awake from her slumber on campus and will lead a procession of delegates and members of the local community along the main University Road to Warwick Arts Centre, where she will celebrate the opening of the IFTR World Congress. After the formal Opening Ceremony in the Butterworth Hall, where the conference organisers will welcome you to the UK and to our institution, we will hear our first keynote address by Mike Pearson. After the formal ceremony, Lady Godiva will say farewell to the delegates and will hand the proceedings back to Motionhouse.

Motionhouse will then perform their internationally acclaimed Broken on the main stage at Warwick Arts Centre. The performance will be beamed live into Coventry City Centre and into the outdoor Piazza on the University of Warwick campus, where University students, staff and the local community will again be invited to join the festivities.

After the performance, there will be a drinks reception and finger buffet for all IFTR delegates at Warwick Arts Centre which will take our celebrations on into the evening.   For full details of these opening celebrations please see the page below:


If you have any questions or queries about the IFTR Warwick World Congress, please don’t hesitate to get in touch on info@iftr2014warwick.org