Hackney Shed’s Children and Youth Theatre Summer Production


Come along to Hackney Shed’s amazing summer shows. Submerge yourself into the imaginations of our Children’s and Youth Theatres. They have created these stellar stories and want to share them with you!

HS Summer show 2019

Beyond the Sea

What is the Bermuda Triangle? Who lives there? And if you go, will you ever be allowed to leave?

Devised and performed by Children’s Theatre.

Into the Stars

The year is 1969. People are about to walk on the moon for the first time. Or are they?

Devised and performed by Youth Theatre.

Where: BSix College Theatre

When: Monday 8th and Tuesday 9th July at 7:00 pm

Tickets will be available to reserve or buy from Tuesday 25th June onward.  They can be bought directly at the register during sessions or reserved via email on or after this date. Email info@hackneyshed.org.uk

We ask for a suggested donation of £4 per adult and £3 per child ticket which helps us to cover our running/show costs.

Please have in mind that BSix College Main entrance is undergoing building work so you can enter through the side entrance situated on Lower Clapton Road.

The Hackney Carnival Collective is returning! 


After two years of hugely success projects, we're delighted to be working with Access All Areas again to bring you a FREE carnival project this summer.

Are you aged 16 -25? 

Do you have a learning disability? 

Want to learn new skills and perform in Hackney Carnival?

 This summer, 16 - 25 year olds with learning difficulties/disabilities and/or autism are invited to join the Hackney Carnival Collective. You'll work on creating music, movement and costume, all the while collaborating with professional artists.

Participants can sign up to one or both parts of the projects as follows:

Part 1 with HACKNEY SHED

31st July - 2nd August 11am – 4pm

To book a place on Part 1 please contact:

anna@hackneyshed.org.uk or call 07950 838 238 or fill in this attached registration form: Hackney Shed Week registration form


27th August - 30th August, 11 - 4pm

and Hackney Carnival rehearsal/performance: 7th & 8th Sept, 11am - 4pm

To book a place on Part 2 please contact:

alex@accessallareastheatre.org or call 0207 613 6445

Both projects take place at CHATS PALACE

Address: 42 – 44 Brooksby’s Walk, Hackney E9 6DF

Nearest Station: Homerton

If you are interested or know someone who might like to get involved then let us know. Of course, if you've any questions please don't hesitate to get in touch.

If you don't consider yourself to have learning difficulties/disabilities but would still like to get involved then get in touch with Anna at anna@hackneyshed.org.uk

Places are very limited so please do reply asap!

Looking forward to some carnival fun!

Hackney Shed Half Term Project at Hackney Dementia Festival

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Do you like music?

Do you like to perform?

Would you like to work with other young people to create a performance?

Hackney Shed are organising a free half term project for 11-19 year olds as part of the Hackney Dementia Festival 2019. We'd love you to be involved!

Our Hackney Shed team have been interviewing people living with dementia in Hackney, recording stories and discussing their relationship to music.

These interviews will inspire a piece of performance made over two days by a group of young people and shared back to those who were interviewed.

Project dates:

Tuesday 28 May, 11am - 4pm

Wednesday 29 May, 11am - 4pm

Who: Young people aged 11-19 years. No experience necessary and all welcome. 

Venue: Sutton House, Homerton High Street, E9 6JQ.

Cost: Free! But places are limited so sign up quick

How to sign up: You need to reserve a place in advance. email barry@hackneyshed.org.uk to sign up or for more information.

Hackney Shed Runs Hackney 2019!

Hackney Shed needs your help to put on our summer showS. We have 2 fantastic runners, Jade (Hackney Shed fan) and Donal (Hackney Shed practitioner) taking part in this years Hackney Half Marathon on the 19th May 2019 to raise some funds to achieve this. Please support our runners to help us!

You can sponsor an individual runner or just donate to the cause via our Just Giving page:


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Tara ran the Hackney Half Marathon for us in 2017! We hope that this year’s runners will do as well! Good luck!

Hackney Shed Collective NT Connections Performance of Terra / Earth

Come and watch the Collective Production of Terra / Earth as part of the NT Connections festival 2019. Tickets available now!

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Tickets for our performance at Theatre Royal Stratford East are available to buy online now via their website for just £5 each. The performance takes place on Saturday 6th April at 7pm and is a double bill also featuring a performance of Salt by Petchy Academy students.

Tickets are available online HERE or via the Box Office on 020 8534 0310

For friends and family of Collective members we also have limited tickets available for the dress rehearsal on Thursday 4th April for anyone who can’t make it on Saturday 6th. Please contact vicki@hackneyshed.org.uk to request tickets for the performance on the 4th which will take place at Sutton House.