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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.

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 for our gardening club.

Image:Love2Dance
Sat 9 Sep - Sat 2 Dec
The Albany

Love2Dance

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

Image:NEW Love2Dance for 5 to 7 year olds
Sat 9 Sep - Sat 2 Dec
THE ALBANY PRESENTS

NEW Love2Dance for 5 to 7 year olds

Love2Dance have been running fantastic street dance classes for 8 to 18 year old for 3 years. Now they’re launching new sessions for 5 to 7 year olds due to popular demand.

Image:Albany Young Creatives
Sun 17 Sep - Sat 2 Dec
The Albany presents

Albany Young Creatives

The Albany Young Creatives are a collective of interdisciplinary artists and performers aged 16 to 25 who create original work and platforms to showcase young artists.

Image:Allsorts: The Joyful Season
Thu 2 Nov - Thu 7 Dec
Heart n Soul present

Allsorts: The Joyful Season

Allsorts is a place where adults with learning disabilities can try new art activities, meet new people and have fun.

Image:Uncover Theatre
Thu 2 Nov - Mon 16 Jul
The Albany

Uncover Theatre

Drama and performance workshops including dance, music, costume and set design for 8 – 18 year olds.

Image:Concoct-a-Tale
Wed 15 Nov - Wed 13 Dec
SHANTI-CHI PRESENTS

Concoct-a-Tale

Returning for your delight, our unique evening of storytelling improv brought to you by Shanti-Chi. Spirited artistic director Griot Chinyere will guide you to concoct-a-tale with your team and give an original freestyle performance.

Image:Hare & Tortoise
Sat 25 Nov
THE PIED PIPER THEATRE COMPANY PRESENT

Hare & Tortoise

Ready? Steady? Go! Who’s the fastest? Who’s the best? Who will win the race?

Image:Love2Dance Showcase Participation (for Children Performing)
Sat 25 Nov - Sun 26 Nov

Love2Dance Showcase Participation (for Children Performing)

As part of Love2Dance (ages 8 - 18) your child is invited to perform as part of our Love2Dance showcase at the Albany at the end of November.

Image:Love2Dance Showcase (Tickets for Audience Attending the Show)
Sun 26 Nov
THE ALBANY AND LEWISHAM HOMES PRESENT

Love2Dance Showcase (Tickets for Audience Attending the Show)

Join Love2Dance for two street dance showcases featuring talented young people from Lewisham, alongside special guest artists and dance acts.

Image:Business Breakfast: Being a community minded business in Lewisham
Tue 28 Nov
The Albany presents

Business Breakfast: Being a community minded business in Lewisham

Join us for talks and networking with local business owners on the subject of 'giving back' locally.

Image:Frost Fest
Sat 2 Dec
The Albany Young Creatives Present

Frost Fest

Relive the magic of the Frost Fayres at Deptford Lounge this December.

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

Ugly Duckling

Written by Emma ReevesCo-produced by York Theatre RoyalIllustration by Jessica Knight Meet the most unusual duckling the pond has ever seen! In their nest at the edge of a pond, the baby ducklings wait impatiently for mummy’s enormous egg to hatch. But their new brother doesn’t look like everyone else. He doesn’t even quack like a proper duckling!

Image:Cabaret Playroom
Tue 5 Dec
TRICITY VOGUE, RUDE GRRL AND THE ALBANY PRESENT

Cabaret Playroom

Established artists and emerging performers bring ground-breaking works-in-progress to the Albany.

Image:Dick Whittington
Tue 5 Dec - Sun 10 Dec
City Academy presents

Dick Whittington

City Academy's Musical Theatre companies present a modern re-telling of the traditional pantomime.

Image:BROMANCE
Wed 6 Dec - Wed 13 Dec
Barely Methodical Troupe presents

BROMANCE

Watch with wonder as handshakes become handstands in our Christmas Circus Spectacular!

Image:Story Jam: Reel and Unravel - Us Birds
Thu 7 Dec

Story Jam: Reel and Unravel - Us Birds

Hosted by Lucy Lill and Alys Torrance, south London’s popular longstanding storytelling night takes up residence with the Albany across two venues.

Image:Chill Pill: The Big One
Thu 14 Dec
CHILL PILL AND THE ALBANY PRESENT

Chill Pill: The Big One

The Big One returns for a super-sized helping of spoken word with all the trimmings and dancing ‘til late.

Image:DAS Homoerotic Video Art
Fri 15 Dec
Dave Andrew Skinner presents

DAS Homoerotic Video Art

Short films and photography from multimedia artist Dave Andrew Skinner.

Image:BMT & Friends
Fri 15 Dec - Fri 22 Dec
Barely Methodical Troupe presents

BMT & Friends

Join the UK’s hottest circus ensemble for a show that’s for Christmas not for life but life enhancing nevertheless.

Image:Freelancers Breakfast Club
Tue 20 Feb
LEWISHAM EDUCATION ARTS NETWORK PRESENTS

Freelancers Breakfast Club

Do you work in participatory arts as a freelancer? Come and have breakfast with us!

Image:Dead and Breathing
Tue 20 Feb - Sat 3 Mar
ARCH 468, UNITY THEATRE AND THE ALBANY PRESENT

Dead and Breathing

European Premiere. Dead and Breathing is an unexpectedly funny tale of morality and mortality that pits the right to die against the right to live on your own terms.