Artsdepot

Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley, N12 0GA

Artsdepot, exterior picture

Address:Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley, N12 0GA
Map:See Artsdepot on a map
Telephone:020 8369 5455
Nearest Station:Woodside Park
Link:www.artsdepot.co.uk

About: The Artsdepot was conceived during a conference called Barnet 2000 in 1996. The purpose of the conference was to ask the residents of Barnet what they would like to add to their community in the coming years. The decision was made that the only Arts centre in Barnet, the Bull Arts Centre, was insufficient for a borough the size of Barnet. The Bull Arts Centre Director Alison Duthie and developers Taylor Woodrow began to instigate the project the same year. The site of the former Gaumont Cinema was chosen for the project. In 1999 Chris Baldwin- a specialist theatre designer- and architect John Thornbury were appointed to design the development that would include the Artsdepot with performance and exhibition facilities. The Secretary of State for Culture, Tessa Jowell, officially launched the project in 2001. It was then that the name Artsdepot was announced. Work began on the actual construction of the project that same year. In 2003 the official "Topping Out" ceremony signalled the end of construction. Miranda Richardson, patron of the Artsdepot, skimmed the concrete from the final brick during the celebrations. A lucky Yew tree was circled by the construction crane in a symbolic act of to wish good fortune to the project. A community open day was attended by 2,500 people in 2004 to mark the official opening of the Artsdepot. The first season has been met with critical acclaim and many sold out performances.

What's On

Starts on
Oct
22
Tue
Pirate School
artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley, London
Time: 11.00, 13.00 and 15.00
Admission: from £9
Starts on
Oct
22
Tue
The Gruffalo
artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley, London
Time: Tues 22 Oct: 14.00 Wed 23 - Sun 27 Oct: 11.00 & 14.00
Admission: from £9
Oct
24
Thu
Hocus Pocus
artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley, London
Time: 11.00 & 14.00
Admission: from £9
Oct
25
Fri
artsdepot Creative Explorers
Artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, London
Time: Friday: 10.00 - 11.00
Admission: £8 per session, £35 for 5 sessions or £70 for 10 weeks. Ticket admits one child and one accompanying adult.
Oct
27
Sun
Ensonglopedia of Animals
artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley, London
Time: 11.00 - 14.00
Admission: from £9
Oct
30
Wed
Radio & Podcast Making
Artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, London
Time: Wednesdays: 19:00 - 21:00
Admission: £60 for 6 weeks
Nov
1
Fri
artsdepot Creative Explorers
Artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, London
Time: Friday: 10.00 - 11.00
Admission: £8 per session, £35 for 5 sessions or £70 for 10 weeks. Ticket admits one child and one accompanying adult.
Nov
6
Wed
Radio & Podcast Making
Artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, London
Time: Wednesdays: 19:00 - 21:00
Admission: £60 for 6 weeks
Nov
7
Thu
Yukon Ho! Tall Tales from the Great White North
artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley
Time: 19:30
Admission: £12 - £18 book in advance
Nov
8
Fri
artsdepot Creative Explorers
Artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, London
Time: Friday: 10.00 - 11.00
Admission: £8 per session, £35 for 5 sessions or £70 for 10 weeks. Ticket admits one child and one accompanying adult.
Nov
15
Fri
artsdepot Creative Explorers
Artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, London
Time: Friday: 10.00 - 11.00
Admission: £8 per session, £35 for 5 sessions or £70 for 10 weeks. Ticket admits one child and one accompanying adult.
Nov
28
Thu
Passionate Machine
artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley
Time: 19:30
Admission: £12 - £18 book in advance
Starts on
Nov
30
Sat
Cinderella - The Rockin' Panto
Artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley, London
Time: Various times and performances. Please see website.
Admission: from £18


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