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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:Gordon Masiala
Fri 18 Sep
Joyful Noise presents 13th Annual London African Music Festival

Gordon Masiala

Congolese singer Gordon Masiala and his band NK Musica play upbeat and high tempo Soukous, Rumba, Salsa and Afro-Cuban music.

Image:Yinka Davies
Sat 19 Sep
Joyful Noise presents 13th Annual London African Music Festival

Yinka Davies

In her first London show, Yinka will play with an all-star band to perform songs from her own solo albums “Emi n’lo” and "Black Chiffon" and recently recorded songs.

Image:The Reapers Choir
Mon 21 Sep
Joyful Noise presents 13th Annual London African Music Festival

The Reapers Choir

The Reapers Choir, directed by Anu Omideyi, is a church choir from the Christ Apostolic Church (Bethel) UK. This magnificent choir was a finalist in the BBC Gospel Choir of the Year 2014 competition.

Image:Aar Maanta
Tue 22 Sep
Joyful Noise presents 13th Annual London African Music Festival

Aar Maanta

Considered the voice of the new generation of Somalis in the UK, British Somali singer and songwriter Aar Maanta produces an eclectic mix of styles blended with traditional Somali music.

Image:Hanisha Soloman
Wed 23 Sep
Joyful Noise presents 13th Annual London African Music Festival

Hanisha Soloman

A brilliant and powerful performer, Ethiopian Hanisha Solomon sings in Amharic, Oromiffa & Arabic languages.

Image:Mike Aremu
Thu 24 Sep
Joyful Noise presents 13th Annual London African Music Festival

Mike Aremu

Nigeria’s leading saxophonist Mike Aremu continues to shape his music with sophisticated melodies of contemporary jazz and the infectious rhythms of his Nigerian culture.

Image:Daby Touré
Fri 25 Sep
Joyful Noise presents 13th Annual London African Music Festival

Daby Touré

Blessed with an open mind and an explorer’s spirit, Daby Touré never fails to astound audiences with his ethereal voice, masterful guitar work and catchy original songs.

Image:The Rails
Sat 3 Oct

The Rails

The Rails are English singer-songwriter duo Kami Thompson and James Walbourne. They released their debut album in May 2014 and their sharp, true folk-rock blend and stripped back, direct sound have been earning them fans and widespread acclaim ever since.

Image:Projections of Miles
Fri 9 Oct
Jay Phelps presents

Projections of Miles

Jay Phelps has put together an international all-star line up to re-arrange and perform over four-decade’s worth of the wonderful music of jazz legend, Miles Davis. Jay (on trumpet) is joined by Jean Toussaint (Tenor saxophone), Nathaniel Facey (Alto saxophone), Tim Thornton (bass), Shane Forbes (drums) and Ashley Henry (piano). 

Image:The Edge
Wed 4 Nov
Transport presents a New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich Co-Production

The Edge

A woman steps into the English Channel. Five thousand miles away in West Bengal a man is swept up by a storm surge. Two decades later their children meet. She’s training to swim the Channel. He’s a climate change refugee. A touching and fantastical journey through weather, time and friendship, posing vital questions about our future.

Image:Outsiders
Tue 10 Nov - Wed 11 Nov
Pilot Theatre presents

Outsiders

Marie was there, she saw it all happen. In court she looked across the room to meet her boyfriend’s gaze - but he looked straight through her. She remembered his soft touch from the time before he fired the gun. Before the four shots rang out and the man fell to the ground.

Image:Under the Bed
Thu 12 Nov
154 Collective presents

Under the Bed

The 154 Collective invite you on an adventure with Alice, into the dark fantasy world Under the Bed. A world where shadows lurch and floorboards growl, where voices whisper in your ear and everything is just in the corner of your eye.

Image:CLOWN
Fri 4 Dec - Sat 19 Dec
Theatre Peckham in partnership with Canada Water Culture Space presents

CLOWN

An original musical theatre production based on Quentin Blake’s classic picture book, the children’s cast from Theatre Peckham bring the magical world of the CLOWN to life.