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Albany Playlist

Scroll down to see the full list of programmed events here at the Albany and our two sister venues, Canada Water Culture Space and Deptford Lounge, as well as hired events taking place in our spaces.

Image:Creating Together: Displace Yourself Theatre
Mon 19 Dec - Mon 18 Dec

Creating Together: Displace Yourself Theatre

New Monthly sessions for adults (18+) to try out a range of creative and arts activities and develop new skills. 

Image:7 Animal Shaolin Striking and Movement Class
Wed 8 Feb - Wed 11 Apr

7 Animal Shaolin Striking and Movement Class

A weekly punching, kicking and footwork class, learn basic movement and striking patterns along with a healthy dose of mobility and Qi Gong.


Wed 1 Mar - Wed 14 Jun


Join Shanti-Chi for their brand new storytelling adventure. 

Image:Albany Gardening Club
Thu 23 Mar - Thu 29 Mar
The Albany

Albany Gardening Club

Would you like to learn how to grow your own food? Then come and join us every Thursday and one Saturday each month for our gardening club.

Sat 22 Apr - Sat 22 Jul
The Albany


The Albany and Lewisham Homes present Love2Dance, street dance lessons for 8 - 18 year olds.

Image:Albany Young Creatives
Thu 18 May - Wed 19 Jul
The Albany and Levantes Dance Theatre present

Albany Young Creatives

This summer we are looking for artists, performers, producers and 'can-doers' aged 16-25 who are interested in performance, outdoor arts, costume & design, event production and touring to create a brand new outdoor performance, Parlour.

Image:Allsorts: The Big 30 Season
Thu 18 May - Thu 22 Jun
Heart n Soul

Allsorts: The Big 30 Season

Join us for Heart n Soul’s Allsorts, creative sessions for adults (aged 18+) with learning disabilities.

Wed 31 May - Fri 9 Jun


Having included the likes of Kate Tempest, Katy B and James Blake, PureGold is the perfect platform for seeing the future of UK music.

Wed 31 May
Albany Film Club presents


A critically acclaimed comedy-drama about a working girl who sets out with her best friend to find her cheating boyfriend, and teach him and his new lover a lesson. Featuring Mya Taylor in her award-winning breakout role as Alexandra.

Image:Story Jam
Thu 8 Jun - Thu 6 Jul

Story Jam

Join Story Jam at their new monthly residency for nights of wild and wonderful stand-up storytelling. Expect tales as old as the hills and bang up-to-date, told every-which-way. From the Arctic to the Antipodes, epic to everyday and profound, pin back your ears, raise your glass and get stuck in to Story Jam.

Image:Cabaret Playroom: The Big One
Sat 10 Jun

Cabaret Playroom: The Big One

Cabaret Playroom, a night for established artists and emerging performers to present ground-breaking works-in-progress, has become a regular fixture at the Albany… and it’s expanding!

Image:Sweat. A Black Queer Dance Party.
Sat 10 Jun

Sweat. A Black Queer Dance Party.

The best Black Queer Djs, the best people, drinks and a dance floor. That's all we ever need to get down.

Image:Chill Pill: Southwark Poetry Festival Special
Thu 15 Jun
Chill Pill and the Albany present

Chill Pill: Southwark Poetry Festival Special

Join the Chill Pill collective and a special Southwark Poetry Festival-inspired line up for summertime dose of everyone's favourite spoken word night.

Image:The Squidz Club
Fri 16 Jun
Heart n Soul present

The Squidz Club

The Squidz Club is a night for young people with learning disabilities (aged 10-25) their friends and families.

Image:LEAN Freelancers Breakfast Club
Fri 16 Jun - Tue 20 Feb

LEAN Freelancers Breakfast Club

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

Image:Passion Band Launch Event
Sun 18 Jun

Passion Band Launch Event

An event purely for friends, family and anyone who is interested in hiring our services. This will be our first event after slaving away in the studio for the last year!

Image:The Crows Plucked Your Sinews
Wed 28 Jun - Fri 14 Jul

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:The Gospel Show
Sat 1 Jul
Axel Fouabi presents

The Gospel Show

A 20 strong troupe of performers on a rollercoaster ride of Gospel explosion with a global singing journey from America to Africa. An hour and half of voices mixed in harmony. 

Image:The Albany at Lewisham People’s Day
Sat 8 Jul

The Albany at Lewisham People’s Day

Visit us at Lewisham People’s Day to find out what’s coming up at the Albany and Deptford Lounge and join in with two fantastic interactive performances. Don’t forget to look out for the brilliant young street dancers from Love2Dance!

Image:Good Times: A Celebration of 30 Years
Thu 13 Jul
Heart n Soul present

Good Times: A Celebration of 30 Years

A night of live music, performances and surprises as award-winning Heart n Soul celebrates its 30th birthday. 

Image:Albany Summer Arts 2017
Tue 8 Aug - Fri 25 Aug
The Albany presents

Albany Summer Arts 2017


Five creative arts courses for 8 to 18 year olds. 

Sat 12 Aug
Circulate and the Albany present Iron Skulls Co.


Jaw-dropping hip-hop theatre, contemporary dance and acrobatics come together in this atmospheric outdoor show presented by Barcelona-based dance company, Iron Skulls Co.

Image:Paradiso: Man's Enduring Search for Perfection
Sat 2 Sep
Circulate and the Albany present an Akademi production

Paradiso: Man's Enduring Search for Perfection

I have been to Paradise and this is what I saw...

Image:MyCool Singers Choir in Concert
Sun 3 Sep
Mike King presents

MyCool Singers Choir in Concert

MyCool Singers, one of London’s exciting new choirs, bring their heartfelt renditions of soul, pop and jazz classics to the Albany.

Fri 29 Sep - Sat 30 Sep
Circulate and the Albany present


Chorus is a monumental installation of giant kinetic sculptures, a celestial choir of spinning sound machines, created by award-winning artist and British Composer of the Year, Ray Lee.

Sat 30 Sep
Circulate and the Albany present


Silencer, is a silent march ending with an installation in a public space.

Image:Ugly Duckling
Mon 4 Dec - Sun 31 Dec
tutti frutti productions, the Albany and ARC Stockton present

Ugly Duckling

Written by Emma Reeves

Co-produced by York Theatre Royal

Illustration by Jessica Knight


Woodland trees transform from dark weathered branches, to silver sticks of frost, while hidden in brushwood, beside an ice-covered lake, a lost rejected duckling stares skyward at the migrating swans, yearning to belong and marvelling at their beauty....