Free half term devising workshop for 10-15 year olds at the Geffrye Museum

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‘NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENT’

Come along to the beautiful Geffrye Museum in Hackney for an amazing (and free!) workshop during October half term for 10-15 year olds.

You'll work with staff from the museum and our experienced Hackney Shed team, exploring the spaces and their beautiful archive of objects from across the centuries. We'll look at tales from the past, share our own stories from the present and imagine new futures.

Participants will develop their creative and social skills while working towards a performance sharing at the Geffrye on the final day.

No experience necessary. All welcome!

Who: Young people aged 10-15 years.

When:
Thursday 24 October: 11am-4pm
Friday 25 October: 11am-4pm (performance sharing towards end of day).

Where: The Geffrye Museum, 136 Kingsland Rd, London E2 8EA 

Cost: Free!

How do I sign up? Email barry@hackneyshed.org.uk to sign up or for more information.

Places are limited so make sure to sign up quick. Contact us in advance for more information and to reserve a place.

Hackney Shed Collective Autumn Projects

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Weekend one - 5th and 6th October

5th October - Meet at Sutton House (2 & 4 Homerton High St, E9 6JQ) at 11am and then travel together to Arcola Theatre (24 Ashwin Street, E8 3DL) Please let us know if you don't have an oyster card/ freedom pass so we can make sure we have one for you.

Group will see matinee of the play 'MUSHY: LYRICALLY SPEAKING'. Participants will go home from Arcola Theatre after the matinee is finished (time TBC, but probably between 4pm and 5pm)

Information on the play can be found here: Mushy the play

6th - Sutton House 11am - 4pm

Participants will create, direct and perform their own short performances, inspired by elements of the performance we saw the day before

Weekend two - 16th and 17th November

16th - 11am - 4pm at The Old Church (Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 9ES) We will be exploring theatrical lighting and sound design, and using the scripts from weekend one to create a performance

17th - 11am - 4pm (with a sharing for families and friends probably at about 3pm) at The Old Church (Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 9ES)More sound and lighting design and rehearsing our performance

We would love it if people were able to attend both weekends, but it is ok if you can only do one weekend, however it is essential you are able to come to the Saturday AND Sunday of whichever weekends you attend

Here’s how you can register:

You can fill in this online registration form or if you need to be emailed/posted a form just let us know (this can also include an easy read registration form).

All Hackney Shed Collective projects are free (including the tickets to see the show on the 5th), however donations are always gratefully received and if you are able to make a donation and would like to do so there is a link at the bottom of this email.

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 me anna@hackneyshed.org.uk

Places are very limited so please do reply asap!

Hackney Shed’s Children and Youth Theatre Summer Production

OUT OF THIS WORLD!

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! 

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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

Part 2 with ACCESS ALL AREAS

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.