News

11.12.2017

Festive Opening Hours

Festive opening hours for The Bike Shed Theatre and Cocktail Bar

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22.11.2017

Pizza & Pasta from The Flat

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03.11.2017

Cultural Venues Team Up in Exeter

Exeter is at its best when organisations work together. Using three of our spaces, we’re delighted to be welcoming the phenomenal creatives support by Fuel Theatre for a week of exceptional theatre.

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03.11.2017

Over to you

Have you ever sat in the auditorium of our little theatre and thought: “I could be on stage”? In the early days of the Bike Shed, we were often sent ideas from people. “Could we do this?” “I’d love to have an evening of that”.

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26.10.2017

Inspired by the best bars in the world.

It’s been so inspiring to visit tons of amazing bars, it’s hugely shaped how we approached the new menu, and it constantly makes me question how we approach what we do at the Bike Shed and how can do things better. My favourite places are those where I instantly feel at home and at ease, a friendliness, this is something we always strive for at the Bike Shed, if you’re out for some cocktails you’re out to have fun and feel relaxed. Your mood when you’re out is hugely important and our new menu responds to that, the light and dark menu provides two different variations of each drink, in the aim that there is something to suit your mood no matter what mood you’re in.

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18.10.2017

Christmas Parties at The Boat Shed

After a wonderful summer, The Boat Shed is re-opening its doors to host a number of exclusive Christmas parties. If you’re booking the office party and are looking for something a little different, talk to us.

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04.10.2017

New Play Happiness Ltd. By Tom Nicholas Premieres This October

Happiness Ltd is a hilarious, urgent new play which asks prescient questions about happiness, depression and how we measure the success, or otherwise, of a life.

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03.10.2017

Tom Marshman on Beacons, Icons and Dykons

BID is interested in the oldie worldly, the forgotten, the kitsch and the camp. We run film nights where we sometimes, cheekily don’t play all the film. The film is interrupted with hit and run performances that seem to overtake the film or move the audience from being a passive audience to being very present in the room.

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28.09.2017

The Bike Shed Theatre joins pioneering bid to end middle-class domination of arts organisations

The Bike Shed Theatre has been selected as one of forty organisations across the country to take part in a flagship scheme to help end middle-class domination of the arts. The Exeter venue will join arts organisations including Turner Contemporary and Sage Gateshead on the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries programme which will employ graduates from lower income backgrounds.

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26.09.2017

Tom Nicholas on The Bike Shed and writing Happiness Ltd.

Happiness Ltd. is a new play from the writer Tom Nicholas. It is the latest project in a seven-year relationship with The Bike Shed Theatre. Here Tom talks about his development as a playwright and the small role.

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