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.
To mark the 100th anniversary of outbreak of WW1, A November Day depicts the miracle of friendship when all else seems lost. In forgotten boxes in an attic, a woman discovers the story of her grandfather, a survivor of WW1 and his unexpected encounter with a stray dog who knew no boundaries.
A fascinating double-bill of electrifying theatre, selected and developed from the nine works presented by the Stonecrabs Young Directors' Festival at the Albany. A rare opportunity to see fresh talent and creativity.
A long time ago, one disgruntled fairy cast a spell that sent the whole world into a spin...This adaptation of the story of Briar Rose by the Brothers Grimm conjures a dreamlike fantasy of palaces and forests, ogres and fairies, princes and babes.
Fee Fi Fo Fum! It’s a giant of a show, we’d love you to come! Expect lots of surprises, a gripping story and beautiful images as Jack sells his cow for 5 magic beans and finds himself in the land above the clouds. It’s a show with something for everyone – enormous shoes, tiny houses, showers of silver and gold and a big, leafy explosion!
The Frog and the Princess is a poignant re-telling of the Brothers Grimm tale that will entertain and delight family audiences.This exquisite and humorous puppetry performance explores the meeting of cultures and what happens when a Princess deems a Frog unworthy of being her friend, just because of what he is. As the Frog and the Princess undergo an emotional journey from rejection to friendship they discover that deep down they are not so very different after all.
Drawing deeply on different but remarkably compatible traditions, SANS is the subtle but powerful quartet of the multi-instrumental Andrew Cronshaw, Finnish singer Sanna Kurki-Suonio, reeds player Ian Blake, and Tigran Aleksanyan, Armenian master of the voice-like reed pipe, the duduk.
Third Angel presents a story of family, of fellow travellers, of whisky and chocolate, of the longest bus journey in Britain, told to an audience of just 14. Completely sold out for its run at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2013, Cape Wrath is heartfelt, moving and funny. A compellingly intimate journey to the edge of the island.