We are delighted that Hello! Magazine have featured a beautiful article about our much loved Royal Patron, Diana Princess of Wales. Our hugely valued Trustees, Lady Jane Rayne-Lacey and her daughter, The Hon Natasha Rayne, have shared treasured memories of their close friendship with Diana and their introduction to Chickenshed in 1990. The Rayne family, together with Diana, worked tirelessly to raise funds to enable us to build our theatre in Southgate. The article features treasured photographs from our archives of Diana when she visited the site that is now Chickenshed.

Lady Jane and Natasha requested that the photoshoot for the article should take place at Chickenshed so that Diana’s legacy can be seen by all who are remembering her in the twentieth anniversary year of her death.

Hello! Magazine have very kindly given us special permission to share this story with you, as a reminder of the support and kindness she showed to our young people. We hope that you enjoy reading the article and reflecting on this important part of Chickenshed's history.

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