Theatre Changing Lives

We champion difference through inclusion, to enrich lives and transform our world. Read more


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Our Mission and Vision

Chickenshed is a pioneering and inclusive company that makes beautiful and inspirational theatre. We bring together people of all ages and from all backgrounds to produce outstanding theatre that entertains, inspires, challenges and informs both audiences and participants alike. Read more

School and Community Fundraising

Our community supporters and local schools never cease to amaze us with their colourful ideas and projects that have contributed towards raising crucial funds for Chickenshed. Read more

How to Find Us

The theatre is located approximately 10 minutes walk from Cockfosters Underground Station and 12 minutes from Oakwood Underground Station. Both stations are on the Piccadilly line. Read more

Fundraising Events

We are lucky enough to run a busy and diverse range of fundraising activities, challenges and special events. Join Team Chickenshed and take part in a challenge event or host an event to raise vital funds to support our work Read more

What is Inclusive Theatre?

We want to break down the barriers between people, and create a world without labels and where differences no longer divide. We bring people together who would otherwise never meet, never get to know each other. Read more

Young Creators

Theatre relies on the skills and creativity of many people from the beginning of an idea to the final bows and our Young Creators Programme and Trainee Scheme provide vocational training and hands-on experience for young people looking to discover more. Read more


Studying at Chickenshed gives you hands-on experience in a real theatre and the high-calibre, professional resources that keep it operating as an exciting, inclusive theatre company. Read more

Foundation Degree in Inclusive Performance

The Foundation Degree in Inclusive Performance is a two year, full-time course. It is nationally recognised as an accredited qualification and provides a pathway to a full BA qualification. Read more

Hire Our Venue

Chickenshed Theatre is an ideal venue to hire for touring theatre companies, corporate training, conferences, meetings, family days, celebration events and other hospitality activities. We are proud to host businesses at our unique facility in Southgate, North London, conveniently located near an array of transport links. Read more