Trestle Arts Base

Trestle Arts Base
Trestle Arts Base
Russet Drive, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4 0JQ
  • Telephone 01727 850950
  • Opening times During term time: Mon 9.30am–noon; Tue 9.30am–5pm; Wed 9.30am–7pm; Thu 3.30–7pm; Sat 9am–3.30pm; closed Fri & Sun (excluding programmed events/shows)
  • Seasonal times School holidays: contact for opening hours.
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A beautiful conversion of a Victorian chapel, Trestle Arts Base (TAB) is a unique centre hosting theatre, dance, films, art installations, exhibitions and community events. It is home to the touring Trestle Theatre Company and the Trestle Mask Workshop.

The Gallery Cafe serves a selection of hot and cold drinks and cold snacks.
Trestle Taking Part offers a wide-ranging programme of workshops, residencies and training for all ages and abilities from pre-school children to professional performers.

Trestle offers an extensive range of training from mask and physical theatre INSET and CPD courses for teachers, professional practitioners and workshop leaders, an MA in Education (Drama), to corporate training for business groups.

Trestle has an inspiring and exciting programme of drama workshops in physical, visual and mask theatre delivered by our professional practitioners. From two hour theatre workshops to week long residencies, we offer activities to suit all levels and abilities.

Trestle Theatre Masks are handcrafted on site and shipped all over the world.

Voted one of the UK’s top party venues by The Independent, TAB hires out its theatre, dance studio, exhibition space and apex room for a wide range of functions.

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  • Provides: Free wi-fi

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A Machine They're Secretly Building

Proto-type theatre company explores the pernicious threat of 24-hour surveillance in a performance that combines original text and classified intelligence documents with film from digital artist Adam York Gregory and sound design by Paul J Rogers. Booking is essential.

Sat 27 May

£5 / 01727 850950

Story Tent Spectacular

Wednesday 31 May, 10.30am - 12.30pm All Tickets: £5 (additional donations welcome) DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND NEW SHOW ADDED Two hours of interactive storytelling and craft making fun for half term! A Story Tent session with lots of extra time for fun, creating our own stories, making puppets and story worlds…

Wed 31 May

£5 / 01727 850950

Sold out / 01727 850950

Sun 28 May

Free / 01727 850950

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