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 20 events at this location

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Adult Theatre Performance Workshop

Drama workshop for adults.

Thu 25 May

£60 / 020 8292 9222

Thu 1 Jun

£60 / 020 8292 9222

The Clarinet Maestros

Ken Peplowski and Julian Marc Stringle play jazz on clarinets.

Sun 8 Oct

£20–£25 / 020 8292 9222

Comedy Night

Regular comedy night featuring well known and new faces who only have one goal – to make you laugh.

Fri 16 Jun

£10 in advance; £12 on the door / 020 8292 9222

With headliner Fern Brady.

Community Choir at Chickenshed Theatre

Develop your vocal abilities in these ensemble workshops.

Wed 31 May

£7.50 / 020 8292 9222

Wed 7 Jun

£7.50 / 020 8292 9222

Wed 14 Jun

£7.50 / 020 8292 9222

Wed 21 Jun

£7.50 / 020 8292 9222

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

  • 19:30

Jazzin' Jolson

Dixieland arrangements of the hits of Al Jolson.

Sat 17 Jun

£20 in advance; £25 on the door / 020 8292 9222

Jo Collins And Friends

The immensely talented Co-Founder of Chickenshed Jo Collins invites guests for a thrilling set of eclectic covers from pop to soul, funk, folk and more. So why not gather a group of friends, book a table and enjoy the wonderful sounds of Jo backed by her in-house band. Open Mic! There will be a spot of 'live karaoke' as…

Sun 18 Jun

£10; Children £10 / 020 8292 9222

Sun 10 Sep

£10; Children £10 / 020 8292 9222

The Jumble Book

A new show inspired by stories of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, with puppetry, live projection, movement and more. Suitable for ages 3–6.

Wed 26 Jul

£7 / 020 8292 9222

Thu 27 Jul

£7 / 020 8292 9222

Fri 28 Jul

£7 / 020 8292 9222

…and 7 more dates until 4 Aug

The Jumble Book

A summer show inspired by the stories of Rudyard Kipling’s much loved The Jungle Book. Suitable for ages 3–6.

Wed 26 Jul

£7 / 020 8292 9222

Thu 27 Jul

£7 / 020 8292 9222

Fri 28 Jul

£7 / 020 8292 9222

…and 4 more dates until 4 Aug

The Jumble Book - Planet Play

Especially recommended for very young children, join the Tales team for a fun and interactive sensory session based on the themes and characters from The Jumble Book. This will be a brilliant and immersive opportunity for children to really get involved in true Tales from the Shed fashion! Dates: Thursday 27, Friday 28…

Thu 27 Jul

£6 / 020 8292 9222

  • 10:00 – 10:45

Fri 28 Jul

£6 / 020 8292 9222

  • 10:00 – 10:45

Thu 3 Aug

£6 / 020 8292 9222

  • 10:00 – 10:45

Fri 4 Aug

£6 / 020 8292 9222

  • 10:00 – 10:45

Liane Carroll

Award-winning jazz singer/pianist in concert.

Sat 4 Nov

£20–£25 / 020 8292 9222

The Midnight Gang

A heart-warming and hilarious tale of fun, friendship and adventure that follows five children who find themselves in hospital for a variety of reasons.

Wed 19 Jul

£5–£10 (£5–£7; Children £5–£7) / 020 8292 9222

The Midnight Gang

When the clock strikes midnight most children are fast asleep, but for the Midnight Gang the journey is just beginning. Five children find themselves in hospital for a variety of reasons, including Tom who's been hit on the head by a cricket ball and really doesn't want to go back to school. They soon discover that…

Wed 19 Jul

£5–£15 / 020 8292 9222

  • 19:00

Thu 20 Jul

£5–£15 / 020 8292 9222

  • 19:00

Fri 21 Jul

£5–£15 / 020 8292 9222

  • 19:00
…and 14 more dates until 6 Aug

Planet Play (Ages 0-3)

These 45-minute sessions encourage young children to develop and explore the world around them through song, music, movement and sensory experience. Devised by the creative Tales From The Shed team.

Fri 26 May

£6 / 020 8292 9222

  • 10:00 – 10:45

Fri 2 Jun

£6 / 020 8292 9222

  • 10:00 – 10:45

Fri 9 Jun

£6 / 020 8292 9222

  • 10:00 – 10:45
…and 2 more dates until 23 Jun

Saturday Shed Performance Workshops

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

Sat 27 May

£6 / 020 8292 9222

Sat 3 Jun

£6 / 020 8292 9222

Sat 10 Jun

£6 / 020 8292 9222

Son Yambu

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

Fri 8 Sep

£12.50 / 020 8292 9222

Summer Shed Holiday Workshop

Two weeks of fun workshops in drama, dance, singing and story-making, with a final performance for parents at the end of each week.

Mon 24 Jul

£130 for one week / 020 8292 9222

Tue 25 Jul

£130 for one week / 020 8292 9222

Wed 26 Jul

£130 for one week / 020 8292 9222

…and 7 more dates until 4 Aug

Tales From The Shed (Ages 0-6)

Vibrant, interactive theatre shows with puppets and live songs, featuring such characters as Can-Can the beautiful bird, laid-back Lion Down and The Thing That Goes Blurgh.

Fri 26 May

£6 / 020 8292 9222

  • 11:30 – 12:20

Sat 27 May

£6 / 020 8292 9222

  • 10:00 – 10:50
  • 11:30 – 12:20

Fri 2 Jun

£6 / 020 8292 9222

  • 11:30 – 12:20
…and 7 more dates until 24 Jun

Tales from the Shed

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

Fri 26 May

£6 / 020 8292 9222

Sat 27 May

£6 / 020 8292 9222

Tue 30 May

£6 / 020 8292 9222

…and 10 more dates until 24 Jun

The Weekend Itch - Chickenshed's Youth Theatre Taster Day

Come and spend an afternoon creating innovative theatre alongside our Youth Theatre members in our unique inclusive environment. Through a series of workshop games we will work together to create new pieces that draws upon your ideas about the world around you. If you are aged 13 to 17 and want to share and develop your…

Sat 10 Jun

£5 / 020 8292 9222

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