Less Than Six Weeks Until Marathon Day!

As 22 April looms we checked in with Jess, one of our amazing London Marathon runners, to see how she’s finding the process.Read more

Chickenshed BA students perform at the Lyric

Chickenshed's BA students have spent the past few months devising three productions that each address important social issues. They are putting on these shows in community/arts venues including The Lyric Hammersmith and schools across London and beyond, raising awareness about the subject matters, and encouraging people to think differently.Read more

Chickenshed is on a Detox!

Our brand new 4*** musical Don’t Stop Thinking About Tomorrow looks at the topical issue of the environment and climate change, so we thought we'd share a little on what we’re doing at Chickenshed to reduce our impact on the environment.Read more

Wonder in Oxford Garden's School

Since 2016, Chickenshed Kensington and Chelsea has been working with Oxford Gardens, a primary school in North Kensington. The school was a key partner in our large scale project, Dreams of Freedom that was performed at The Royal Albert Hall in June 2017.Read more

Survivors: News From our Front Line Project in Wales

Chickenshed’s Survivors project, which focuses on domestic abuse, has been very active in 2018. Working with women in refuges and local services in Wales, the show on the same topic, In the Absence of Silence was developed in 2016 and has been performed alongside the workshop program to both public and schools audiences in a number of regions.Read more

The Youth Theatre Presents [BLANK]: The Process

Eleanor Kettleton, a former member of our Youth Theatre, has returned to Chickenshed after graduating last year from Royal Holloway. As part of the Young Creator Trainee Programme, she is heading up a youth-led steering committee made up of current Youth Theatre members as they develop a new piece of work as part of the National Theatre’s Connections Festival. Here's what she had to say about the process.Read more

ShedHelsinki Dreams

ShedHelsinki Dreams by Dave Carey, Senior Producer at Chickenshed.Read more

Chickenshed and Amnesty Imagine A Better World

Chickenshed is delighted to be appearing on Good Morning Britain on Thursday 21 December, performing carols and singing John Lennon's iconic song Imagine, joining with Amnesty to celebrate their new book inspiring future generations to imagine our world full of freedom, equality and kindness.Read more

Notes from a Youth Theatre Member

Alicia Barbe is a member of Chickenshed’s Youth Theatre, and as part of the Young Creator Trainee initiative, has been developing exciting youth-led content. Take a look at Alicia’s thoughts on the making of her brilliant Youth Theatre film.Read more

Dreams carry on after Grenfell

Chickenshed have launched a new project running theatre workshops for those living in the shadow of the Grenfell tower.Read more

Announcing our Spring Season 2018

We are thrilled to announce the line-up for our Spring Season, which promises to excite and inspire! This season we are tackling some very big themes - and in many different ways.Read more

The Space Between Us Project

In autumn 2017, our creative producer Rachel Yates started a new project at Chickenshed called The Space Between Us. The project was created to bring together a group of participants and collaborators all over the age of 50 with a group of young people to share and celebrate their differences, commonalities and all the space in between.Read more