A moving true drama about the life of Chickenshed’s writer-in-residence, Paula Rees

Venue:                        The Studio Theatre Chickenshed Chase Side, Southgate, London N14 4PE Dates:                         Wednesday 30 April – Saturday 17 May Times:                        Evenings performances at 7.30pm Thursday Matinees at 1pm, Saturday matinee at 3.30pm Price:                          £10 / £8 concessions To book:                    Box Office 020 8292 9222, email: bookings@Chickenshed.org.uk or book online at www.chickenshed.org.uk Captioned performance:                  Thursday 15 May 7.30pm Sign interpreted performances:    Friday 9 May […]

Sightsavers launches Change.org petition to secure real change for people with disabilities

Following calls last week from MPs for the UK government to make disability a priority in plans to fight global poverty, international development organisation Sightsavers has launched a petition to gain public support for its first campaign, Put Us in the Picture. The Change.org petition calls on Justine Greening MP (Secretary of State for International Development) […]

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John Beresford Case Study

John approached us in February this year. An experienced engineer, John knew there had to be an alternative solution in the market place to a stair lift. Adapting the family home was simply not an option for John and his wife. A further challenge was the shape of the staircase. The stairs were an ample […]


Paula’s Story

Paula’s Story is a true and moving drama telling the story of Paula Rees, Chickenshed’s Writer in Residence. Set in the late 1970s and 1980s, Paula’s Story takes us on an incredibly journey of love, courage and commitment in the belief that every human being has the right to be nurtured.  It tells of the […]


Travel Tales: Value Vacations

It won’t be too long until the weather gets a bit brighter and warmer and we begin to think about taking a summer holiday. We’ve put together a few postcard portraits of places offering specific ideas for disabled people. From Able Magazine #110 (March/April 2014) At a time when many of us are watching the […]