Do you want to create and perform original, exciting theatre?
We are the only inclusive theatre company in East Lancashire and aim to provide the local community with a space where participants can be creative, feel comfortable to express themselves and enjoy working with new people. We run taster sessions incorporating local schools and colleges, linking mainstream and special schools to ensure the sessions are always inclusive.
Tuesdays 4.30-5.30pm, £5 per session (£4.50 sibling rate), Haslingden Primary School.
At Cotton Shed, participants have the opportunity to develop confidence with drama, singing and movement skills.
Everyone is encouraged to contribute ideas at their own level and to engage with activities at their own pace.
Everyone is welcome
Tuesdays 5.45-7pm & Wednesday 5-6.15pm,
£5 per session (£4.50 sibling rate),
Haslingden Primary School.
Our Children's theatre focuses on developing theatre skills while improving confidence and team work.
We believe that everyone has a story to tell and that, with the right tools and in the right setting, everyone has the potential to tell it in a beautiful way.
Using our unique inclusive practice, participants will learn ways of working together especially by developing ways of communicating across barriers of ability.
Mondays 5.30-6.45pm, £5 per session
(£4.50 sibling rate).
Haslingden Primary School.
Our Youth theatre continue to develop their theatre skills and confidence while tackling challenging and exciting projects.
Our aim is to bring creative inclusion to our Youth Theatre in a supportive environment.
All our members work together to devise and perform theatre pieces that matter to them.
Mondays 7.15-8.30pm, £5 per session (£4.50 sibling rate), Haslingden Primary School.
Our Company Theatre is for young and mature adults of all abilities.
Cotton Shed work with Company to produce and direct high quality original shows of various different styles each aimed to educate and entertain audiences.
Everyone is welcome to join our workshops to create high quality theatre.
'Sign and Rhyme' is Cotton Shed Theatre Companies inclusive interactive, energetic and colourful theatre session for ages 0-4.
Come and join numbers 1, 2, and 3 at the Sign and Rhyme Zoo for family friendly fun, singing, dancing, games, music and much much more.
Catered for 0-4 year olds, this interactive inclusive theatre session will definitely put a smile on your little ones faces as they meet all the friendly zoo animals and help the zoo keepers with their daily tasks.
Silver Shed is a weekly session for people living with dementia, the elderly and their families and carers.
These sessions focus on stimulating participants through music, performance, film and movement while offering a friendly sociable environment.
Cotton Shed Theatre Company
Where the people are the theatre.