Cockpit Theatre

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Address
Gateforth Street , NW8 8EH
Telephone
020 7258 2925
Category
Theatres
Nearest Station
Edgware Road (Bakerloo)
0.27 miles

From the outside it is obvious the Cockpit was built in the 70s, as it has the same sort of concrete modernist design that makes many deem the Barbican an eyesore. Since opening, the Theatre has changed hands several times, from the Inner London Education Authority who used it as a community centre to the City of Westminster College, who would host lectures and student performances here. After moving premises the college built a new venue for its students, and the Cockpit became a full time theatre. In terms of performances, the Cockpit has a bit of everything; comedy, drama, jazz performances, musicals, Shakespeare, classical music… the list goes on. There’s an educational aspect too in the form of acting and dance classes and literary workshops, additionally the theatre runs courses in technical areas like rigging and pyrotechnics. The theatre has a capacity for 240 people and is available for private hire.

Cockpit Theatre Picture Gallery

Cockpit Theatre Picture

Events

Hits and Pieces

The Cockpit

Sunday 14th of April 2024

Poetry Plays

The Cockpit

Thursday 18th of April 2024 to Saturday 20th of April 2024

An Evening Of Unnecessary Detail - The First Draft Sessions

The Cockpit

Monday 11th of March 2024 to Monday 11th of November 2024

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