Chickenshed

Chickenshed
Chickenshed
290 Chase Side, London, N14 4PE
  • Telephone 020 8292 9222
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  • Website www.chickenshed.org.uk
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Socially conscious theatre company based in Southgate. Bringing together people from all ages and backgrounds, Chickenshed aims to create theatre to entertain, inspire, challenge and inform audiences and participants.

Established in 1974 by musician and composer Jo Collins and teacher and director Mary Ward, the theatre literally began in an old chicken shed.

Events at this venue

There are 19 events at this location

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Chickenshed Community Choir

The Chickenshed Community Choir is a uniquely inclusive environment to develop your singing skills as part of an ensemble through a fantastic series of vocal sessions. During the workshop you will learn and help to develop vocal arrangements for a wonderful mix of songs arranged with a Chickenshed twist! Each week choir…

Wed 17 Jan 2018

£7.50 / 020 8292 9222

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Wed 24 Jan 2018

£7.50 / 020 8292 9222

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Wed 31 Jan 2018

£7.50 / 020 8292 9222

  • 18:30 – 20:30
…and 3 more dates until 28 Feb 2018

Christmas Tales

Do you like puppets? Do you like funny characters? Do you like songs? Do you like dancing? Do you like Christmas? You do?? Then you are going to LOVE Christmas Tales! The Tales from the Shed team take all of their usual fun and silliness, then they supersize it to create a festive extravaganza guaranteed to entertain the…

Wed 20 Dec

£8 / 020 8292 9222

  • 10:00

Sat 23 Dec

£8 / 020 8292 9222

  • 09:30
  • 11:15

Wed 27 Dec

£8 / 020 8292 9222

  • 10:00
  • 11:15
…and 3 more dates until 30 Dec

Christmas Tales

Festive celebration featuring new, magical and larger-than-life characters.

Fri 22 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 020 8292 9222

Sat 23 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 020 8292 9222

Wed 27 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 020 8292 9222

…and 3 more dates until 30 Dec

Community Choir

Develop your vocal abilities in these ensemble workshops.

Fri 19 Jan 2018

£7.50 / 020 8292 9222

Wed 24 Jan 2018

£7.50 / 020 8292 9222

Fri 26 Jan 2018

£7.50 / 020 8292 9222

…and 9 more dates until 28 Feb 2018

Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow

Following last year's triumphant Blowin' in the Wind, which drew together themes and ideas of protest and political unrest, Chickenshed is this year proud to present a powerful new musical addressing the issues of man-made climate change.

Thu 8 Mar 2018

£5–£20 / 020 8292 9222

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Fri 9 Mar 2018

£5–£20 / 020 8292 9222

  • 19:00

Sat 10 Mar 2018

£5–£20 / 020 8292 9222

  • 15:00 – 17:00
  • 19:00
…and 15 more dates until 31 Mar 2018

Jo Collins & Friends

Collins plays pop, soul, funk and folk covers at this informal session.

Sun 25 Feb 2018

£10 / 020 8292 9222

  • 19:30
  • 20:30

Julian Marc Stringle & The Dream Band

Jazz from highly-rated clarinettist and his band.

Fri 26 Jan 2018

£20 / 020 8292 9222

monolog

(noun) a form of dramatic entertainment, eg a comedic solo, performed by a single speaker a prolonged talk or discourse by a single speaker any composition, eg a poem, in which a single person speaks alone Chickenshed presents two moving and dramatic solo plays which together combine to deliver a hugely powerful and…

Tue 6 Feb 2018

£10–£18 / 020 8292 9222

  • 19:30

Wed 7 Feb 2018

£10–£18 / 020 8292 9222

  • 19:30

Thu 8 Feb 2018

£10–£18 / 020 8292 9222

  • 19:30
…and 17 more dates until 3 Mar 2018

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Based on Ken Kesey's 1962 novel, this powerful and affecting play by Dale Wasserman concerns Randall Patrick McMurphy who agrees to be committed to an asylum for mental assessment, rather than spend another spell in jail.

Tue 17 Apr 2018

£10–£18 / 020 8292 9222

  • 07:30

Wed 18 Apr 2018

£10–£18 / 020 8292 9222

  • 19:30

Thu 19 Apr 2018

£10–£18 / 020 8292 9222

  • 19:30
…and 20 more dates until 12 May 2018

Planet Play

Welcome to Planet Play our magical world of sensory learning, wonder and exploration, for babies and toddlers aged 0-3 years. These 45 minute sessions will encourage young children to develop and explore the world around them through song, music, movement and a truly sensory experience. Devised by our creative Tales from…

Fri 19 Jan 2018

£6 / 020 8292 9222

  • 10:00 – 10:45

Fri 26 Jan 2018

£6 / 020 8292 9222

  • 10:00 – 10:45

Fri 2 Feb 2018

£6 / 020 8292 9222

  • 10:00 – 10:45
…and 5 more dates until 9 Mar 2018

Rapunzel

A dramatic retelling of the classic tale about a fairy princess locked in a tower.

Sat 23 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 020 8292 9222

Wed 27 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 020 8292 9222

Thu 28 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 020 8292 9222

…and 3 more dates until 5 Jan 2018

Rapunzel

RAPUNZEL A New Musical Venue: Chickenshed Theatre, Chase Side, Southgate, London N14 4PE *Dates: * Wednesday 22 November - Saturday 6 January 2018 *Times: * Evenings at 7pm Matinees: 12pm, 1pm, 1.30pm, 3pm and 5.30pm on selected dates *Prices: ****Previews: * £5 - £10 *Off Peak: * £14 - £20 *Peak:…

Sat 6 Jan 2018

£10–£22.50 / 020 8292 9222

Saturday Shed

Theatre club and workshop for ages 5–8 (10am) and 9–12 (11.15am).

Sat 20 Jan 2018

£6 / 020 8292 9222

Sat 27 Jan 2018

£6 / 020 8292 9222

Sat 3 Feb 2018

£6 / 020 8292 9222

…and 5 more dates until 10 Mar 2018

Saturday Shed Performing Arts Workshop

Saturday Shed is a series of fantastic performance workshops which have been specially designed for children of any ability or experience. Led by our highly experienced and energetic staff, it's a safe space for participants to build confidence, make new friends and belong to something really special! Through movement…

Sat 20 Jan 2018

£6 / 020 8292 9222

  • 10:00 – 23:00
  • 11:15 – 12:15

Sat 27 Jan 2018

£6 / 020 8292 9222

  • 10:00 – 23:00
  • 11:15 – 12:15

Sat 3 Feb 2018

£6 / 020 8292 9222

  • 10:00 – 23:00
  • 11:15 – 12:15
…and 5 more dates until 10 Mar 2018

Tales from the Shed

A chance for children to get involved in a live theatre performance and make the story happen. Suitable for ages nought to six.

Fri 19 Jan 2018

£6 / 020 8292 9222

  • 11:30 – 12:20

Sat 20 Jan 2018

£6 / 020 8292 9222

  • 10:00 – 10:50
  • 11:30 – 12:20

Fri 26 Jan 2018

£6 / 020 8292 9222

  • 11:30 – 12:20
…and 16 more dates until 10 Mar 2018

Tales from the Shed

A collection of tales, songs and fun characters presented as interactive performances.

Fri 19 Jan 2018

£6 (babies under 6 months free) / 020 8292 9222

Sat 20 Jan 2018

£6 (babies under 6 months free) / 020 8292 9222

Fri 26 Jan 2018

£6 (babies under 6 months free) / 020 8292 9222

…and 13 more dates until 10 Mar 2018

Viva Santana

This phenomenal 6 to 10 piece latin rock explosion, now in its 18th year, continues to amaze fans wherever they present their celebration of the music of the legendary Carlos Santana. The aim of the band is to recreate the musicality and atmosphere of a live Santana performance and no other band comes closer to achieving…

Sat 27 Jan 2018

£15 / 020 8292 9222

  • 20:00 – 23:00

The Weekend Itch

A theatre workshop using games and fun to create a new piece. Suitable for ages 13–17.

Sat 17 Feb 2018

£5 / 020 8292 9222

The Weekend Itch! Youth Theatre Taster Day

Chickenshed's Youth Theatre is a place for individuals to flourish. With increasing support for our members to create their own programmes throughout the year, both YT1 and YT2 groups offer a thoroughly rounded approach to inclusive theatre practice with the additional opportunity of a BTEC First Qualification.

Sat 17 Feb 2018

£5 / 020 8292 9222

  • 13:00 – 18:00

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