The Bike Shed Theatre

UK Theatre Awards Most Welcoming Theatre 2013

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

Edinburgh Previews

Tickets from £5

We've invited some of our favourite theatre companies and comedy acts to join us to present their shows before they take them to Edinburgh. Click to read July's Diary

Upcoming Shows

  • Framework In Progress

    - Sunday 16th November

    A chilled-out showcase of germinating ideas, presented by Framework, the artistic development arm of the Bike Shed... more

  • The Company Of Wolves

    - Saturday 30th August

    In a tiny village on the edge of the mountains, a young girl puts on her red shoes and cloak, and heads into the forest alone, watched by... more

  • The Situation Room

    - Saturday 20th September

    It’s 1961 and the Cold War is reaching boiling point. East and West are on a collision course as revolution erupts in the small nation of... more

  • See what's on for more details

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  • RT @KatieVillaUK: Lovely audience for our scratch of new show @BikeShedTheatre @BS_Framework tonight. Excited about what comes next!


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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 bar is open from 5pm, with antipasti plates of cured meats, cheeses and marinated vegetables

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

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