artsdepot

Exterior of artsdepot, a modern glass and metal building

North London’s exciting, multi-disciplinary arts venue. Whether you're a theatre junkie, music aficionado, art lover, dance enthusiast or fancy a laugh with acclaimed comedians, artsdepot is the place for you.

Venue Type:

Gallery

Opening hours

For opening hours, please visit www.artsdepot.co.uk

Admission charges

No entry fee

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
La Traviata

La Traviata

  • 29 September 2016 7:30-9:45pm *on now

Following the success of Carmen and The Marriage of Figaro, Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose are back with their new English version of Verdi's La Traviata. The story of Violetta, a so-called ‘fallen woman’ who sacrifices her own happiness for the sake of her lover’s family and future, La Traviata has been thrilling audiences for generations.

Set in the 1920s prohibition era of speakeasies and bootlegging, with Violetta’s lover Alfredo, a passionate young man whose optimism has been shaken by time at the front in the first world war, Violetta’s protector ‘the Baron’, a gang boss, and Alfredo’s father, a crooked politician, this new production reveals the hypocrisy and heartache behind the glittering façade of parties.

"As much emotional truth as in any production I have seen" ★★★★ Evening Standard
New orchestration for piano, clarinet and cello by Harry Blake. New English version by Robin Norton-Hale.

Age Guidance: 13+

Presented by OperaUpClose in association with the Belgrade Theatre

Box office: 020 8369 5454
Website: http://www.artsdepot.co.uk/theatre-music/la-traviata

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • 14-15
  • 16-17

Admission

£25 / £20 / £15 / £15 conc

Website

http://www.artsdepot.co.uk/theatre-music/la-traviata

Morgan & West

Morgan & West Parlour Tricks

  • 1 October 2016 7:30-9pm

Time travelling magic duo Morgan and West present an incredible show chock full of jaw-dropping, brain-bursting, gasp-eliciting feats of magic. The dashing chaps offer up a plateful of illusion and impossibility, all served with wit, charm and no small amount of panache. Be sure to wear a hat - Morgan and West might just blow your mind.

“It’s impossible not to be impressed.” The Daily Mirror

“I can’t recall the last time by awe was this thoroughly struck” The Scotsman

“Genuinely rich, wholehearted, fun family entertainment with mind-boggling trickery” British Comedy Guide

“Hugely impressive feats” - Chortle

Age Guidance: 12+

Box office: 020 8369 5454
Website: http://www.artsdepot.co.uk/comedy/morgan-west-parlour-tricks

Suitable for

  • 11-13
  • 14-15
  • 18+
  • 16-17

Admission

£12 / £10 conc

Website

http://www.artsdepot.co.uk/comedy/morgan-west-parlour-tricks

Rapunzel and the Tower of Doom

Rapunzel and the Tower of Doom

  • 2 October 2016 11am-12pm, 2-3pm

Tangles? Split Ends? Frizzy? Flyaway? It’s hard enough having a bad hair day but pity poor Rapunzel spending her life in a tower with a wicked old witch using her captive’s locks as a step ladder! What sort of damage is that going to do to your hair?

Theatre of Widdershins have taken this Grimm tale right back to its dark roots, teased out the tangles and styled it into a beautifully coiffured hair piece! This enchanting show promises plenty of body, volume and loads of highlights. Make an appointment to see the show today – because you’re worth it!!!

Age Guidance: 4+

Presented by Theatre of Widdershins

Box office: 020 8369 5454
Website: http://www.artsdepot.co.uk/family/rapunzel-and-tower-doom

artsdepot
5 Nether Street
Tally Ho Corner
North Finchley
London
N12 0GA

Suitable for

  • 5-6
  • 7-10
  • 0-4

Admission

Tickets: £7

Website

http://www.artsdepot.co.uk/family/rapunzel-and-tower-doom

Why the Whales Came

Why the Whales Came

  • 8 October 2016 3-4pm, 6-7pm

Children Gracie and Daniel have been forbidden to go near the mysterious and seemingly dangerous Birdman. But messages and clues intrigue them and they begin to unravel the Birdman’s secrets, the villagers’ fears and superstitions and they learn why the whales came to the island.

Michael Morpurgo’s Why The Whales Came is full of fun, mystery and adventure, which is vividly brought to life by multi-award-winning performer and storyteller Danyah Miller.

Age Guidance: 7+

Presented by: Wizard Presents

Box office: 020 8369 5454
Website: http://www.artsdepot.co.uk/family/why-whales-came

artsdepot
North Finchley
London
N12 0GA

Suitable for

  • 7-10

Admission

£10

Website

http://www.artsdepot.co.uk/family/why-whales-came

Dance Umbrella

Dance Umbrella Double Bill: No Man is an Island & Tetris

  • 9 October 2016 3-4:30pm

Arch 8 Choreographer Erik Kaiel’s work is unorthodox, acrobatic and perfect for children (and grown-ups) who can’t sit still.

Inspired by playground games and the casual way that kids fling themselves about, his dancers tumble and contort, exploring the limits of their bodies. To put it simply, it’s awesome.

Tetris is a piece of dance theatre for children based on the eponymous computer game of strategy and fun. Four dancers work as a perfect unit, uniquely dependent on one another, their legs and arms twisted together in complex knots.

No Man is an Island is a fascinating duet where one dancer’s body supports the other throughout, so his feet never come into contact with the ground.

Tickets can also be purchased solely for the performance of Tetris at 3.30pm (Tickets £10).

Age Guidance: 6+

A Dance Umbrella Orbital London Tour in partnership with the Albany, artsdepot, Stratford Circus Arts Centre, and Watermans, with the Broadway and the Unicorn Theatre

Box office: 020 8369 5454
Website: http://www.artsdepot.co.uk/dance/double-bill-no-man-island-tetris

Suitable for

  • 5-6
  • 7-10
  • 14-15
  • 18+
  • 16-17
  • 11-13

Admission

£15

Website

http://www.artsdepot.co.uk/dance-family/double-bill-no-man-island-tetris

Thrive

Thrive

  • 13 October 2016 6-7pm, 8-9pm

Research suggests that roughly half of the British population will experience at least one traumatic event in their lifetime. How do you think you would you cope if it happened to you?

Thrive is about three young people that didn't go looking for suffering, but suffering found them anyway. When Ollie, Ashleigh and Raph are thrown together by the sudden death of someone they knew, they find themselves wrestling with the turbulent emotions that painful events throw up. Join them on their journey and stand side by side with them as they recover, survive and maybe even Thrive.

This exciting production for young people is staged inside a visually stunning set that completely surrounds the audience. Using humour, movement and spoken word, Zest Theatre beautifully portrays the most challenging of emotions with courage and optimism. Thrive shows us what happens when three people, pushed to the edge of what they can bear, dig deep and learn to live on.

Developed in collaboration with Psychologists and inspired by true stories of young people, Thrive is a life-affirming look at finding hope in the face of adversity.

Age Guidance: 14+

Presented by: Zest Theatre

Box office: 020 8369 5454

Website: http://www.artsdepot.co.uk/theatre/thrive

Suitable for

  • 14-15
  • 18+
  • 16-17

Admission

£9

Website

http://www.artsdepot.co.uk/theatre/thrive

Operation Crucible

Operation Crucible

  • 20 October 2016 1:30-3pm, 7:30-9pm

Set against the backdrop of the Sheffield Blitz, Operation Crucible is the story of four ordinary men in extraordinary times.

On the 12 December 1940, more than six hundred people lost their lives in over seven hours of continuous bombing by Germany's Luftwaffe. Their objective? Wiping Sheffield’s world famous steel works - the heartland of Britain’s munitions manufacturing - clean off the map. The ruthless attack left Sheffield in ruins – destroying families, shattering a way of life, and changing the city forever.

At 11.44pm on the night of the raid, a single bomb reduced the Marples Hotel, which stood proudly in Fitzalan Square, from seven storeys to just fifteen feet of rubble. Only one of the ten compartments in the hotel’s cellars withstood the blast. Within it, trapped, were four men. This is their story, from beginning to end.

Age Guidance: 12+

Presented by house

Box office: 020 8369 5454
Website: http://www.artsdepot.co.uk/theatre/operation-crucible

artsdepot
5 Nether Street
Tally Ho Corner
North Finchley
London
N12 0GA

Suitable for

  • 11-13
  • 14-15
  • 18+
  • 16-17

Admission

£13 / £11 conc

Website

http://www.artsdepot.co.uk/theatre/operation-crucible

Monstersaurus!

Monstersaurus!

  • 25 — 28 October 2016

This brand new show from the creators of Aliens Love Underpants is monster-ously good! Follow the young inventor Monty as he creates a whole world of whacky inventions and incredible monsters, but he has a problem - now he has made them all, what is he going to do with them?!

This energetic show full of thrills, spills, magic and mayhem will delight the whole family – with original music and plenty of audience participation!

Age Guidance: 3+

Tue 25 - Fri 28 Oct
11am & 2pm

Presented by Big Wooden Horse

Box office: 020 8369 5454
Online Bookings: http://www.artsdepot.co.uk/family/monstersaurus

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 5-6

Admission

£12.50 / £10 / £8

Website

http://www.artsdepot.co.uk/family-autumn-half-term/monstersaurus

Mr Popper's Penguins

Mr Popper's Penguins

  • 30 November — 4 December 2016

Painter and decorator by day, Mr Popper spends his time dreaming of Antarctic adventures. He is astounded when one day a packing crate arrives on his doorstep, out of which waddles a penguin! With songs, puppets and a family of performing penguins, this delightful musical adaptation of Richard and Florence Atwater’s popular book (also made into a Hollywood film starring Jim Carrey) is brought to you by the producers of The Tiger Who Came to Tea and We’re Going on a Bear Hunt.

Age Guidance: 3+

Various Performance Times

Tickets: £14.50 / £12.50 / £8

Presented by Kenny Wax Family Entertainment and TC Beech

Box office: 020 8369 5454
Online Bookings: http://www.artsdepot.co.uk/family-christmas/mr-poppers-penguins

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-10

Admission

£14.50 / £12/50 / £8

Website

http://www.artsdepot.co.uk/family-christmas/mr-poppers-penguins

We're Giong on a Bear Hunt

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

  • 7 December 2016 — 2 January 2017

Direct from a smash-hit West End season and international tour.

Michael Rosen’s award-winning book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is brought vividly and noisily to the stage in director Sally Cookson’s fun-filled adaptation set to Benji Bower’s versatile lively score.

Join our intrepid family of adventurers and their musical dog on their quest to find a bear; as they wade through the gigantic swishy swashy grass, the splishy splashy river and the thick oozy, squelchy mud! Expect catchy songs, interactive scenes and plenty of hands-on adventure – plus a few special surprises!

Adapted for the stage from the modern classic written by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury.

Age Guidance: 3+

Various Performance Time

Presented by Kenny Wax Family Entertainment Ltd & Nick Brooke Ltd

Box office: 020 8369 5454
Online Bookings: http://www.artsdepot.co.uk/family-christmas/we%E2%80%99re-going-bear-hunt

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 5-6

Admission

£14.50 / £12.50 / £8

Website

http://www.artsdepot.co.uk/family-christmas/we%E2%80%99re-going-bear-hunt

artsdepot
5 Nether Street
Tally Ho Corner
North Finchley
London
Greater London
N12 0GA
England

logo: Museums at Night

Website

www.artsdepot.co.uk

E-mail

events@artsdepot.co.uk.

Telephone

020 8369 5454 / 5455

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