The Bike Shed Theatre

UK Theatre Awards Most Welcoming Theatre 2013

Opening Times: Noon - Midnight (2am on Friday & Saturday); Sunday: 5pm - 11pm

Upcoming Shows

  • Tortoise & Hare: making a meal of storytelling

    - Saturday 1st November

    Tortoise and Hare. Aesop’s fable as it has never been told before.

    Meet Hare. Fun, hyperactive, chocoholic. But a bit... more

  • Blind

    Monday 3rd November 7:30p.m.

    A beat-boxing theatre show unlike any other; UK beat-boxing champion Grace Savage explores what young people are hearing in the world... more

  • [art : weapon] launch event

    Tuesday 4th November 7:30p.m.

    “A painting is not done to decorate apartments. It is an instrument of war” — Pablo Picasso

    From Picasso’s Guernica to the poems of... more

  • See what's on for more details

BikeShedTheatre on Twitter

  • Tonight, for one night only, our bar becomes a cinema.


  • Just had three tickets become available for the 5pm showing tonight - get 'em while they're hot


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  • RT @ThePaperBirds: Next stops on the BLIND tour with @_GraceSavage are - Saturday @NDevonTheatres then Monday @BikeShedTheatre. 15 performa…


  • Full at noon and 5pm but still room for some little aminals at 2.30pm - rush, rush, rush little tortoises (tortoi?)


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The Bike Shed Theatre

An award-winning programme of new work from emerging companies shown in our intimate brick-lined auditorium. Read more

“The arrival of the Bike Shed Theatre has electrified the city’s arts scene.” Exeter Living

“The enterprising Bike Shed is keeping theatre alive in Exeter ” The Guardian

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Our stylish bar has won acclaim for its wonderful selection of cocktails, and we've also a fine selection of beers, wines and cider.
Click HERE for the menu.


Our bar is open from noon, with antipasti plates of cured meats, cheeses and marinated vegetables, homemade soups and stews, and glorious coffees.

Location, Parking & Access

Central Exeter. Click here for details. See below for address.


9pm onwards every weekend

Live music & and eclectic DJs every weekend.
For more details & the line-up click here

Box Office

The best way to buy tickets is through this website - just go to the What's On section and click on the show you'd like to see. Alternatively call the Box Office on (01392) 434169.
NB there is a £1 fee to book over the phone.

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The Bike Shed Theatre is proud to be supported by Exeter City Council