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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 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:Handa's Hen
Fri 19 Feb - Sat 20 Feb
Little Angel Theatre Company

Handa's Hen

Handa and Akeyo are back, and this time they’re searching for Grandma’s black hen, Mondi. During their search they find two fluttery butterflies, three stripy mice, four little lizards behind the pots... But where is Mondi?

Image:George Egg: Anarchist Cook
Fri 4 Mar
Lakin McCarthy

George Egg: Anarchist Cook

If you like food and cooking then you'll like this. George Egg is the man who says no to room service in hotels and takes matters into his own hands, or trouser press...

Image:Orion and the Dark
Sat 5 Mar
Peaceful Lion

Orion and the Dark

Orion is scared of everything. He’s terrified of wasps and monsters, afraid of sheds and storms, panicked by spiders and heights but there is one thing that scares him more than anything else... The DARK!

Tue 8 Mar - Wed 9 Mar
Cardboard Citizens


By Sarah Woods


Meta is the story of young people, their lives and their brains.

Image:The Maiden's Consent
Fri 11 Mar
Spanish Theatre Company

The Maiden's Consent

The Maidens’ Consent presents the love triangle formed by Doña Paquita, a young girl of 16, the rich and old Don Diego and his nephew, Don Carlos.

Image:The Old Woman, the Buffalo and the Lion of Manding
Fri 18 Mar
Adverse Camber

The Old Woman, the Buffalo and the Lion of Manding

From a royal family torn apart by jealousy, plots and exile, from an outcast, shape-shifting grandmother and insulted mother, comes the story of the birth of a child who can bring together kingdoms.

Image:The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Sat 19 Mar

The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Charlie Hubble is a littl boy with a very big dream: he wants to be a world class magician.

Image:Blake: Remixed By Testament
Thu 24 Mar
West Yorkshire Playhouse and LittleMighty

Blake: Remixed By Testament

Celebrating the greatest counter-cultural voices in British history, Blake Remixed fuses music and storytelling with a live DJ and interactive video.

Image:The Boy Who Never Grew Up
Sat 2 Apr
Amelia Bird and Philippa Herrick

The Boy Who Never Grew Up

Inspired by J.M. BARRIE’s classic tale, welcome to a world where happy thoughts take you flying high, where pirates roam the seas and where magic and adventure is impossible to hide from. Welcome to the world where you never grow up.

Image:An Icy Man
Wed 6 Apr
Matthew Bellwood in association with LittleMighty

An Icy Man

On a winter’s night, a woman goes out walking in the snow and encounters a stranger in a frozen field. The next morning, she wakes up and finds that everything has changed …

Image:Need a Little Help
Fri 8 Apr - Sat 9 Apr
Tangled Feet and Half Moon

Need a Little Help

Joe and Ella are a great team - they make each other laugh, help each other out and tackle all the chores their busy lives throw at them. But one morning things begin to change when Joe gets all tangled up and Ella has to do things alone.

Image:Flat Pack
Sat 16 Apr
Ohi Productions

Flat Pack

A pair of hapless newly-weds are given a flat pack first home as a wedding gift, the instructions get muddled and they proceed to attempt to build it with hilarious results.

Image:Flying Solo
Thu 21 Apr
Manjeet Man

Flying Solo

Join Amber as she races against the clock, herself, and a man with a fridge on his back. She’s trained hard, she’s been eating right, she’s ready to run, she loves to run. Nothing can hold her back.

Image:Mark Nevin
Sat 23 Apr

Mark Nevin

Nevin has been developing his live performances and whether solo, with his band, or as part of some impressive bills, he remains uniquely himself.

Sat 30 Apr
Big Wooden House


One day Monty found a book Inventions Very Rare, create yourself a monster friend, BUT ONLY IF YOU DARE!

Image:The Judge of the Divorces and Others
Fri 6 May
Spanish Theatre Company

The Judge of the Divorces and Others

Next year we commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s and Cervantes death…