Jacksons Lane is ‘North London’s Creative Space’ based in Highgate, north London – a theatre, a centre for participation, and a space for new circus theatre companies and artists to create and perform. The venue has a history of innovative work including experimental visual theatre companies, contemporary dance and circus. It was acknowledged in Sideshow Magazine’s ‘State of the Circus’ report in 2014 as the UK’s leading presenter and supporter of contemporary circus.
Jacksons Lane supports some 100 companies and artists every year. It offers mentoring, space, production, commissioning, technical support, promotion and production. In 2015 has commissioned two brand new productions as part of its 40th Birthday, involving emerging collective Silver Lining with Throwback and a brand new work from Gandini Juggling – Meta. Jacksons Lane was hailed as ‘The Innovator’ and ‘a breeding ground for fast-rising talent’ By Time Out London magazine.
The annual Postcards Festival runs each Summer with range of circus, cabaret and performance.
Jacksons Lane is a venue for Circusfest in association with The Roundhouse, hosts several productions each year as part of The London International Mime Festival and supports the annual Total Theatre Award for Circus at the Edinburgh Festival.