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 16 events at this location

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Blowin' In The Wind

A brand new songbook musical featuring blues, gospel, folk and more. With a narrative thread linking protest songs and civil disobedience from the 1960s to the present day, a mirror is held up to reveal and reflect a sense of optimism that can prevail even during history's darkest hours.

Thu 30 Mar

£12.50–£20 / 020 8292 9222

Fri 31 Mar

£12.50–£20 / 020 8292 9222

Sat 1 Apr

£12.50–£20 / 020 8292 9222

Sun 2 Apr

£12.50–£20 / 020 8292 9222

The Clarinet Maestros

Chickenshed presents America's foremost swing clarinettist Ken Peplowski with the UK's renowned clarinet maestro Julian Marc Stringle. As a young man Ken Peplowski was heavily influenced by Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman. Ken had the honour to join Benny Goodman's last big band on tenor saxophone at the age of 18. Julian…

Sun 8 Oct

£20 / 020 8292 9222

Easter Shed

An Easter holiday activity for children years 1–8 to explore and develop a wide range of performance skills through drama, dance, singing and storytelling workshops. Parents and friends are welcome on the final afternoon to see the resulting performance. Everyone is welcome regardless of experience.

Mon 3 Apr

Children £130 – 50% discount for siblings / 020 8292 9222

Tue 4 Apr

Children £130 – 50% discount for siblings / 020 8292 9222

Wed 5 Apr

Children £130 – 50% discount for siblings / 020 8292 9222

…and 2 more dates until 7 Apr

Easter Shed (Ages 5-11)

Participants at this brilliant week-long event will explore and develop a wide range of performance skills through workshops that involve drama, dance, singing and story-making. Parents and friends will be invited in on the final afternoon to see a performance that has been devised throughout the week. Everyone is welcome…

Mon 3 Apr

£32 / 020 8292 9222

Tue 4 Apr

£32 / 020 8292 9222

Wed 5 Apr

£32 / 020 8292 9222

…and 2 more dates until 7 Apr

The Guy Tortora Band

We are absolutely delighted to welcome the The Guy Tortora Band to Chickenshed this October. Over the last few years Guy Tortora has laid claim to a unique niche on the Blues 'n' Roots scene in the UK and European Continent, from small clubs and theatres to festivals. Guy was born and raised in Pasadena, California and…

Sun 1 Oct

£10 / 020 8292 9222

Jazz at the Movies

The ensemble performs jazz interpretations of movie themes and soundtracks.

Sun 14 May

£25 ( £20) / 020 8292 9222

Jazzin' Jolson

Julian Marc Stringle's popular ensemble performs Al Jolson's hits and dynamic Dixieland arrangements of classic jazz melodies.

Sat 17 Jun

£20 / 020 8292 9222

Jo Collins & Friends For Simon Cooper

Backed by her in-house band, Jo plays a set of eclectic covers in memory of Chickenshed friend and drummer who sadly passed away. All the usual pop, soul, funk, and folk will be performed and some of Simon's favourites including Status Quo.

Sun 23 Apr

Rayne Theatre

£15 (£12.50) / 020 8292 9222

Liane Carroll

The unrivalled multi-award winning Jazz cabaret entertainer Liane Carroll brings her unique talent back to delight the devoted Chickenshed fan club. A joyous free spirit, Liane Carroll captivates everyone who sees her perform. She delivers every song as though she wrote it. A classically trained pianist since she was…

Sat 4 Nov

£25 ( £20) / 020 8292 9222

Paul Lamb & Chad Strentz

The winner of the British Blues Awards 2015 for Best Harmonica Player is joined by highly regarded songwriter Chad Strentz on guitar.

Sun 21 May

£10 / 020 8292 9222

Refugee Boy

A warm-hearted tale exploring issues surrounding refugees and immigration, based on the book by British Jamaican poet Benjamin Zephaniah.

Wed 19 Apr

Studio Theatre

£10–£18 (£12–£15) / 020 8292 9222

Thu 20 Apr

Studio Theatre

£10–£18 (£12–£15) / 020 8292 9222

Fri 21 Apr

Studio Theatre

£10–£18 (£12–£15) / 020 8292 9222

…and 19 more dates until 13 May

Saturday Shed Performance Workshops

Kids of any age can drop in for these fun, friendly drama classes.

…and 5 more dates until 10 Jun

Son Yambu

Original and classic Cuban son music by the London-located outfit.

Fri 8 Sep

£12.50 / 020 8292 9222

Tales From The Shed

Interactive theatre performances for children, with varied programmes every week and featuring a range of much-loved characters.

Thu 6 Apr

Fri 7 Apr

£6 / 020 8292 9222

Sat 8 Apr

…and 25 more dates until 24 Jun

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