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What's on: Canada Water




The Albany, working in partnership with Southwark Council, is delighted to be managing the Canada Water Culture Space at Canada Water Library where we'll be presenting a programme of theatre, music, dance, comedy, live literature and community events. Visit canadawaterculturespace.org.uk to see what's on or look below.


PLEASE NOTE: these events take place at the Canada Water Culture Space at Canada Water Library.

Image:Joyce Moholoagae and Safricanto (South Africa)
Mon 22 Sep
The 12th London African Music Festival presents

Joyce Moholoagae and Safricanto (South Africa)

The 10-piece Safricanto is led by founder and vocal director, Joyce Moholoagae, a world class South African singer who studied at London's Royal Academy of Music, soloist with both the South African Gospel Singers and The Vocal Ensemble of Africa.

Image:Sona Jobarteh (Gambia)
Tue 23 Sep
The 12th London African Music Festival presents

Sona Jobarteh (Gambia)

Sona Jobarteh is the first female Kora virtuoso from the prestigious West African Jobarteh Griot family.

Image:Mamani Keita
Wed 24 Sep
The 12th London African Music Festival presents

Mamani Keita

LONDON DEBUT for Paris-based Mamani Keita, a brilliant singer and musician from Mali.

Image:Robert Llewellyn: Electric Cars are Rubbish Aren't They?
Fri 26 Sep
Lakin McCarthy presents

Robert Llewellyn: Electric Cars are Rubbish Aren't They?

Robert has driven just about every electric car there is, some amazing, and some downright dangerous.  How could something as mundane, questionable and just plain annoying as a battery make any difference in the world? 

Image:The Pied Piper of Hamelin
Sat 27 Sep
Professor Pop Up presents

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

When the Pied Piper plays his tune the rats run, the greedy Mayor rubs his hands, the children dance and the magic begins!

Image:Queer'Say
Thu 2 Oct
Rosie Wilby & Apples and Snakes present

Queer'Say

A brand new series of queer spoken word events recorded live for Resonance FM’s award winning LGBT show Out In South London.

Image:Gloriator
Wed 8 Oct
Spitz & Co presents

Gloriator

Russell Crowe may not be available and their budget is limited, but they are determined it will be a show you’ll never forget…

Image:Hi, Anxiety
Fri 10 Oct
Switchflicker Productions presents

Hi, Anxiety

With one in three of us estimated to experience mental illness, Debs Gatenby’s one woman show is a laugh out loud funny, yet wistful look at how mental illness affected her. And her mum.

Image:The Pillow Maker
Sat 11 Oct
The Bright Shadow presents

The Pillow Maker

Mr Pillowmaker comes from a long line of Pillow Makers. Throughout time they have used magical Stuff to fill their super soft, super plumpy pillows for beds and heads across the land.

Image:Amsterdam
Wed 15 Oct
Chanje Kunde presents

Amsterdam

Life is about taking risks. This is a big one. Seduced by the attractions of Amsterdam and a charming Surinamese man she met on holiday, Chanje liberates herself of all the possessions that define her, in favour of a voyage into the unknown. What will be her fate?

Image:Tangled Roots
Sat 18 Oct

Tangled Roots

Strangers meet on an East London-bound train and find they have more in common than they thought in this true-life spoken word performance exploring the untold story of London's mixed-race population, based on funny and touching real-life stories from the Tangled Roots book.

Image:Macbeth: Blood Will Have Blood
Tue 21 Oct - Wed 22 Oct
Contender Charlie, China Plate and Warwick Arts Centre present

Macbeth: Blood Will Have Blood

Join us on a break-neck journey through the blood-soaked world of 'The Scottish Play'...

Image:POP!
Sat 25 Oct
Christian Lee presents

POP!

Follow the magical journey of Christian Lee, who with his faithful teddy bear, deckchair and fantastic basket of tricks is set for a lovely day at the seaside, when the day takes a turn and things don’t quite work out as planned…

Image:Blackbeard's Tea Party
Sat 25 Oct
Adastra Music presents

Blackbeard's Tea Party

Funky folk tunes, swashbuckling songs and an infectious stage energy...

Image:Feral
Thu 30 Oct
Show And Tell present Tortoise in a Nutshell with Cumbernauld Theatre

Feral

With barely a word spoken, Joe looks back at his childhood home and traces its journey from idyllic seaside town to community gripped by anarchy...

Image:Match
Sat 1 Nov
Dot & Ethel presents

Match

Step into a world of forgotten treasures brought to life through puppetry and evocative music.

Image:Blind
Fri 7 Nov
The Paper Birds presents

Blind

A beat-boxing theatre show unlike any other...

Image:Robin Ince: Blooming Buzzing Confusion
Sat 8 Nov
Lakin McCarthy presents

Robin Ince: Blooming Buzzing Confusion

In a fast follow up to In (and out of) His Mind, Robin Ince continues to prod into our brains with a sharpened pencil to try and work out just how much free will anyone can have.

Image:The Shipwrecked House
Thu 13 Nov
Penned in the Margins presents

The Shipwrecked House

In a sparkling new one-woman production, Anglo-Breton poet and rising literary star Claire Trévien crafts a shifting nautical landscape within the confines of troubled domesticity.

Image:Hugless Douglas
Sat 15 Nov
Blunderbus presents

Hugless Douglas

Hugless Douglas is a huggable, lovable young brown bear who wakes up one morning in need of a hug...

Image:Blair Dunlop: House of Jacks
Fri 21 Nov
Adastra Music presents

Blair Dunlop: House of Jacks

‘House of Jacks’ is the eagerly awaited second album by award-winning British singer, songwriter and guitarist Blair Dunlop.

Image:The Magic Paintbrush
Tue 2 Dec - Sat 20 Dec
Theatre Peckham in partnership with Canada Water Culture Space present

The Magic Paintbrush

Long ago in ancient China a young girl called Ling loved to draw more than anything else. One day she was given a Magic Paintbrush...