Join Icon Youth Theatres in Medway and Sheppey.

Icon Youth Theatre offers an unforgettable journey into the world of theatre. You’ll explore acting, devising, scriptwriting, technical theatre, directing and have the opportunity to take part in performances, theatre trips and backstage visits.

Led by professional theatre-makers, Icon Youth Theatre nurtures each young person’s unique strengths supporting them to develop self-expression, confidence, communication skills, and to make new friends.

Icon Youth Theatre runs weekly in term time, with optional performances and projects taking place at weekends and in school holidays.

For ages 8 – 18, or up to 23 for those with SEND.

Our Youth Theatres are currently working towards their performances for this year’s Icon Youth Arts Festival. If you would like to join in September, please get in touch to be added to our list.

Term Dates 2023-24

Autumn Term: Monday 25 September – Wednesday 29 November
Spring Term: Monday 15 January – Wednesday 20 March
Summer Term: Monday 29 April –  Wednesday 3 July

Icon Youth Theatre (Medway) – NOTE new times for Summer Term

Youth Theatre (8 – 13s): Mondays, 4.50pm–6.00pm
Young Company (14 – 18s): Mondays, 6.00–7.30pm

Venue: The Academy of Woodlands
First Summer Term session: Monday 29 April 2024

Icon Youth Theatre (Sheppey)

Youth Theatre (8-13s): Wednesdays, 5.30–7.00pm
Young Company (14-18s): Wednesdays, 7.30–9.00pm

Venue: Sheppey Matters, Sheerness
First Summer Term session: Wednesday 1 May 2024 

Term Dates & Times 2024 – 2025

Autumn: Monday 7 October – Wednesday 27 November
Spring: Monday 20 January – Wednesday 26 March
Summer: Monday 21 April – Wednesday 2 July

Icon Youth Theatre (Medway)

Youth Theatre (8-13s) Mondays, 5pm – 6.30pm
Young Company (14-18s) Mondays, 7pm – 8.30pm

Icon Youth Theatre (Sheppey)

Youth Theatre (8-13s) Wednesdays, 5pm – 6.30pm
Young Company (14-18s) Wednesdays, 7pm – 8.30pm


This is a free opportunity.

How To Take Part

Phone: 01634 813179


If you have any questions about Icon Youth Theatre, please contact Sarah:

Phone: 01634 813179
WhatsApp: using the green button on our website homepage

'It helps you learn, it helps you grow and become more of what you want to become.'
— Ruby - Icon Youth Theatre (Medway)
‘It has been lifechanging. Lady Unchained has helped get my life changed, I’ve started to look for opportunities on the outside, and see that there is life after prison.’
— Young Artist, Cookham Wood Young People’s Theatre Programme
'It was the first time I got to see drama as something for myself and something I could actively participate in and enjoy.'
— Tef - Icon Youth Theatre (Medway)
'Theatre31 did a great job of making the children feel comfortable and you could see their confidence grow within the session!'
— Year 5 teacher, Queenborough School and Nursery, Sheppey

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