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You'll find details here of our regular free exhibitions in the cafe as well as other happenings which don't quite fit into any other category.

Image:Meet Me at the Albany
Tue 6 Jan - Tue 26 Dec
The Albany in partnership with Entelechy Arts and Lewisham Council presents

Meet Me at the Albany

Arts activities, lunch and much, much more for the over 60s at the Albany. Pop in for some lunch and try your hand at a range of creative activities from singing to sewing, from circus to photography. Join in, sit back and watch or put your feet up and enjoy the company. Everything is possible.

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Sat 16 Jan - Sat 31 Dec
Irina Grisko

Yoga Deptford

With emphasis on dynamic movement and breathing techniques, Yoga Deptford practises thoughtful, energising and creative yoga to promote both physical and mental well-being. Irina leads 60 minutes of dynamic and creative set of poses that will move through the power of inhaling and exhaling.  It starts from a warm up, followed by standing, balancing and sitting series and finishes with a relaxing Savasana - Dead Body Pose.

Image:The Crows Plucked Your Sinews
Tue 2 Feb - Sat 5 Mar
DERVISH PRODUCTIONS IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE ALBANY PRESENTS

The Crows Plucked Your Sinews

May 2011: A young Somali woman sits in the dark of a Woolwich council house watching the assassination of Osama Bin Laden unfold on TV. Upstairs her ailing grandmother is talking to ghosts.

Image:Play Dough
Tue 16 Feb
UNLIMITED THEATRE PRESENTS

Play Dough

What is money? Did you know you can make it with the power of your imagination?

Image:Dump Dieting: Start Living
Mon 22 Feb - Mon 21 Mar
Helen Hendry Coaching

Dump Dieting: Start Living

A 5 week course to help you on your way to breaking free from the daily constraints of a weight loss diet and form a more nourishing relationship with food and your body. Places are limited; booking essential

Image:An LGBT Tea party for Deptford Lounge
Mon 22 Feb
Tom Marshman / Uninvited Guests

An LGBT Tea party for Deptford Lounge

Performance artist Tom Marshman leads an informal session for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) people of all ages from the Deptford community.

Image:LEAN Breakfast Club
Tue 23 Feb
Lewisham Education Arts Network presents

LEAN Breakfast Club

Join other Lewisham arts freelancers working in participatory arts, arts learning or education for breakfast.

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Fri 26 Feb

Noise Report

Noise Report showcase their resident artists at the Albany – a collection of local producers, DJs and audio-visual designers. An intimate clubbing experience with music to make you move and visuals to blur reality.

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Mon 7 Mar - Mon 16 May
TRICITY VOGUE, RUDE GRRL AND THE ALBANY PRESENT

Cabaret Playroom

Curated by Tricity Vogue and Lisa Lee. A space for new cabaret ideas. Established artists and emerging performers alike bring groundbreaking works-in-progress to the Albany.

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Thu 10 Mar
CHILL PILL AND THE ALBANY PRESENT

Chill Pill

Looking for a spoken word fix? Tune in and chill out. London’s coolest poetry night is back with an electric new line-up to be announced plus rising talent on the Open Mic.

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Mon 14 Mar
STONECRABS THEATRE IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE ALBANY PRESENTS

StoneCrabs Gala Night

StoneCrabs will be celebrating the Young Directors’ Festival’s 10th birthday with a Gala Night. The evening includes a drinks reception, short plays, films, an auction, live music and much more.

Image:Headways Stonecrabs Young Directors' Festival
Wed 16 Mar - Fri 18 Mar
STONECRABS THEATRE IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE ALBANY PRESENTS

Headways Stonecrabs Young Directors' Festival

Produced by eight emerging directors, Headways is a festival that presents a kaleidoscopic collection of plays, each director with their own story to tell.

 

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Thu 31 Mar
THE ALBANY AND LEWISHAM HOMES PRESENT

Masterclass: Circus

Albany Associate Artists, Upswing lead an exciting day of contemporary circus workshops covering aerial silks, hoop and acrobatics.

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Fri 1 Apr

Masterclass: Street Dance

Led by ZooNation, the hip hop theatre company (Into The Hoods: Remixed and Some Like It Hip Hop) demonstrating their unique hip hop theatre style.

Image:Masterclass: Spoken Word & Physical Theatre
Sat 2 Apr

Masterclass: Spoken Word & Physical Theatre

Led by Nathan Crossan-Smith and 20 Stories High, exploring physical theatre, poetry and spoken lyricism based on the themes of The Broke ‘N’ Beat Collective.

Image:Something's Gonna Happen
Sat 9 Apr
KIMBERLEY WALKER PRESENTS

Something's Gonna Happen

An art and music evening showcasing some of the finest artistes South East London has to offer.

Image:The Money
Thu 14 Apr
KALEIDER PRESENTS

The Money

Following a sell-out run at Edinburgh Festival Fringe and performances at the Houses of Parliament, Kaleider’s hit show The Money comes to Deptford Town Hall.

 

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Fri 15 Apr
UPSWING AND THE ALBANY PRESENT

BITES: Remix

BITES: Remix returns for a fifth instalment of unusual artistic collaborations. Outstanding circus acts connect with musicians, dancers, poets and a host of other artists to produce a one-night-only showcase of body-bending, heart-stopping talent.

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Sat 16 Apr
LEWISHAM ARTHOUSE PRESENTS

sound is sound is sound

sound is sound is sound returns to the Albany with a heady mix of punk, free jazz, electronica, sound art and breakbeat. Bringing together the South East London underground, music from other London and UK scenes, and internationally renowned players. 

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Sat 23 Apr

Afrikan Boy

Afrikan Boy brings together the bass-heavy sounds of urban London and the rhythmic beats of Nigeria to create his own unique sound, fusing grime, rap and afrobeat.

Image:Chill Pill: The Big One
Thu 12 May
CHILL PILL AND THE ALBANY PRESENT

Chill Pill: The Big One

The Big One returns for a super-sized helping of spoken word and dancing ‘til late. Join the whole Chill Pill team and their guests, line up to be announced. Check the Albany website.

Image:A 21st Century Tea Dance: FOOD!
Tue 17 May
ENTELECHY ARTS AND THE ALBANY PRESENT

A 21st Century Tea Dance: FOOD!

Ida Barr re-joins Entelechy’s Tea Dance team to dish up a jam packed menu of tasty delights: comedy, dance, gossip all washed down with live music from the Jive Five.