BEEE Creative | IMPROVISING GENERATIONS Workshops
Sep
15
to 15 Dec

BEEE Creative | IMPROVISING GENERATIONS Workshops

Whether you would like to learn a new skill, do some physical activity or spend time with other people, our workshops offer a fun opportunity to dance and play music with people of different ages.

Led by professional artists in partnership with Hertfordshire Music Service and Silverbirch Dance Company.

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Trestle/Small Nose | Rachel
Oct
24
to 25 Oct

Trestle/Small Nose | Rachel

ADDITIONAL DATE ADDED | Due to popular demand an extra performance of ‘Rachel’ will take place on Fri 25th Oct, 10.45 am!

A story of resilience. A story hidden. A story now shared offering hope for us all.

Small Nose and Trestle weave together intricate full mask theatre with, elements of clowning, to share this incredibly moving performance of Rachel, the story of Mrs Rachel Levy, a Holocaust survivor.

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Trestle School of Drama | Oct Half Term Workshop 2019
Oct
29
to 30 Oct

Trestle School of Drama | Oct Half Term Workshop 2019

This October Half Term Trestle will be running 2 unique day long projects packed full of drama and games for ages 4-7 and 8-14. Participants will spend the day learning new skills from Trestle trained specialists and exploring the theme to create their own story to share back at the end of the day.

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CPD Training | Mask, Advanced and Intermediate Mask and Physical Theatre
Mar
23
to 25 Mar

CPD Training | Mask, Advanced and Intermediate Mask and Physical Theatre

Trestle’s CPD courses for drama teachers, professional practitioners and workshop leaders provide a unique opportunity to develop teaching and performance skills in mask, half mask and physical theatre, as well as discovering new ways of helping students create dynamic performances.

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CPD Training | Mask, Advanced and Intermediate Mask and Physical Theatre
Oct
21
to 23 Oct

CPD Training | Mask, Advanced and Intermediate Mask and Physical Theatre

Trestle’s CPD courses for drama teachers, professional practitioners and workshop leaders provide a unique opportunity to develop teaching and performance skills in mask, half mask and physical theatre, as well as discovering new ways of helping students create dynamic performances.

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Pursued by a Bear | Nothing on Earth
Oct
18
7:00 pm19:00

Pursued by a Bear | Nothing on Earth

An out-of-this world comedy inspired by female heroism, from the everyday to the extraordinary.

Rhea is the teacher terrified of travel. Dreading a school trip, her panic rises until she’s rescued by three pioneering women from adventure’s golden age.

This time-bending play weaves together the amazing stories of real women from Hertfordshire who fought for suffrage (Lady Constance Lytton), travelled the  globe (Violet Cressy-Marcks) and performed breath-taking aerial feats (Dolly Shepherd).

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Bait Theatre | Kill the Princess
Oct
11
7:30 pm19:30

Bait Theatre | Kill the Princess

What happens when the glass slipper doesn’t fit? Is it time to put a bullet in the princess’ head?

In a savagely playful subversion of identity, Lecoq/LISPA-trained clowns, poets and storytellers Lizzy Shakespeare and Michelle Madsen upend beliefs and expectations in a fantastic game, using clown, spoken word and live art to create a genre-defying work which teases and provokes. 

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Fun Palace | 2019
Oct
6
12:00 pm12:00

Fun Palace | 2019

Trestle Theatre Company in partnership with St Albans Museum + Gallery and St Albans Central Library will join hundreds of Fun Palaces nationally and internationally set to explode with free and fun activities for all.

This year our Fun Palace will take place at both the St Albans Museum + Gallery and the St Albans Library simultaneously! If you are interested in supporting the event please email takingpart@trestle.org.uk to find out how to get involved.

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Creatives Networking Event | The Creative Cauldron
Sep
27
10:00 am10:00

Creatives Networking Event | The Creative Cauldron

A space to meet other creatives and share the highs and lows of a professional creative career. Meet with others who get where you are, find ideas for how to share your creations, make contact with clients, build your resilience for the creative journey, discover new collaborators and make firm friends.

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Trestle School of Drama | Summer Holiday Workshops 2019
Aug
5
to 9 Aug

Trestle School of Drama | Summer Holiday Workshops 2019

This Summer holiday Trestle will be running 2 unique holiday programmes jam packed full of drama and games for ages 4-7 and 8-14. Each day the participants will learn new skills from Trestle trained specialists and explore the theme to create their own story to share at the end of the week.

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Trestle School of Drama | Brainstorm
Jul
20
6:00 pm18:00

Trestle School of Drama | Brainstorm

Trestle School of Drama participants have been working hard all term on a performance project culminating in a full performance of Brainstorm.

Inside every adolescent brain, 86 billion neurons connect and collide to produce the most frustrating, chaotic and exhilarating changes that will ever happen to us.

Brainstorm is a unique theatrical investigation into how teenagers' brains work, and why they're designed by evolution to be the way they are.

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Trestle Inclusive Community Groups | WORD PLAY - Free Taster
Jul
11
1:00 pm13:00

Trestle Inclusive Community Groups | WORD PLAY - Free Taster

WORD PLAY is a new fully Inclusive Community Group run by Trestle Theatre Company, a charity that works with local communities to inspire creativity through participation

The Royal Literary Fund, in partnership with Trestle, hopes to set up a regular Word Play group to run on Fridays from September 2019. The taster sessions in June and July are a chance for people to try out this new activity.

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Philippe Gaulier Workshop 2019
Jul
8
to 17 Jul

Philippe Gaulier Workshop 2019

Small Nose are really excited to announce that Philippe Gaulier will be running two weeks of workshops in July 2019. This is the perfect opportunity for those who have never been taught Clown, or who have never been taught by Philippe – to experience the perfect combination of Le Jeu (play) and then Clown.

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St Albans Museum + Gallery | Hepworth Museum Late: Make, Do and Draw
Jul
4
7:00 pm19:00

St Albans Museum + Gallery | Hepworth Museum Late: Make, Do and Draw

The museum is having a party to celebrate all things Barbara Hepworth!

Grab your friends and come along - try your hand at sketching, sculpting and Hepworth inspired beginners craft activities.

Watch live performances with a drink in your hand, join exclusive guided tours of the exhibition and explore St Albans Museum + Gallery after-dark.

No artistic experience necessary.

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Trestle Inclusive Community Groups | WORD PLAY - Free Taster
Jun
11
1:00 pm13:00

Trestle Inclusive Community Groups | WORD PLAY - Free Taster

WORD PLAY is a new fully Inclusive Community Group run by Trestle Theatre Company, a charity that works with local communities to inspire creativity through participation

The Royal Literary Fund, in partnership with Trestle, hopes to set up a regular Word Play group to run on Fridays from September 2019. The taster sessions in June and July are a chance for people to try out this new activity.

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John Hinton | Ensonglopedia of Animals
May
26
2:30 pm14:30

John Hinton | Ensonglopedia of Animals

This is the brand-new show from John Hinton, multi-award-winning creator of the ‘Scientrilogy’ of musical comedies about Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein and Marie Curie. Follow-up to the hit show Ensonglopedia of Science (nominated for a Children's Choice Award at Brighton Fringe 2017).

Suitable for anyone aged 5 to 105.

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Reaching the Summit Exhibition
May
3
to 11 Jul

Reaching the Summit Exhibition

Reaching the Summit is all about attaining our dreams and more importantly our journey through life, conquering our own personal mountain. This exhibition will take you through Emma's journey so far and she hopes to spark inspiration for others to go out and seek adventures of their own! 

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CPD Training | Mask, Advanced and Intermediate Mask and Physical Theatre
Mar
25
to 27 Mar

CPD Training | Mask, Advanced and Intermediate Mask and Physical Theatre

Trestle’s CPD courses for drama teachers, professional practitioners and workshop leaders provide a unique opportunity to develop teaching and performance skills in mask, half mask and physical theatre, as well as discovering new ways of helping students create dynamic performances.

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Trestle School of Drama | Spring Half Term Play In A Day 2019
Feb
21
10:00 am10:00

Trestle School of Drama | Spring Half Term Play In A Day 2019

This February Half Term Trestle will be creating their very own version of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ in just one day! Join us as we take a trip down the rabbit hole using drama games and exercises to bring this wonderful story and eccentric characters to life with a sharing at the end of the day.

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