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Image:Growing Up Club
Sun 25 Jan - Sun 10 May
THE ALBANY PRESENTS

Growing Up Club

Indoor and outdoor gardening activities for ages 2+. Dig, grow, play, make and discover before or after watching the show in the theatre. Adults do not require a ticket.

Image:New Cross + Deptford Free Film Festival - Carrie
Wed 29 Apr
New Cross + Deptford Free Film Festival presents

New Cross + Deptford Free Film Festival - Carrie

Carrie White is the beleaguered daughter of a religious fanatic, making her a social outcast who is constantly tormented by her cruel, insensitive classmates. But what her classmates don’t know is that Carrie is gifted, and when her rage turns into telekinetic powers, no one is safe!

Image:New Cross + Deptford Free Film Festival - Global Shorts
Thu 30 Apr
New Cross + Deptford Free Film Festival presents

New Cross + Deptford Free Film Festival - Global Shorts

16 films from 16 countries, specially selected for the New Cross & Deptford Free Film Festival.

Image:New Cross + Deptford Free Film Festival - A Matter of Life and Death
Fri 1 May
New Cross + Deptford Free Film Festival presents

New Cross + Deptford Free Film Festival - A Matter of Life and Death

A world war two pilot (David Niven) miraculously escapes death after baling out of a burning plane. A celestial court is set up to judge his case while Niven hangs in limbo between a technicolour earth and a monochrome heaven.

Image:BITES: Remix
Fri 1 May
UPSWING AND THE ALBANY PRESENT

BITES: Remix

Bites:Remix is cabaret night of unusual artistic collaborations, with circus at its heart. Forget everything you think you know about circus; BITES:Remix offers new perspectives by placing outstanding acts alongside artists from the worlds of music, dance, theatre and spoken word and comedy.

 

Image:Ben Audu
Fri 1 May
Joyful Noise Present

Ben Audu

Explosive Afrobeat and funk/jazz tenor and alto saxophonist Ben Audu leads his terrific 9-piece band.

Image:Family Circus Workshop
Sat 2 May
UPSWING AND THE ALBANY PRESENT

Family Circus Workshop

Tumble, fly, swing and spin with your children.

 

Upswing presents their Family Circus Workshop. Come and learn how to fly and tumble in partnership with your child: bold, brave and bonding!

Image:Namvula
Sat 2 May
Joyful Noise presents

Namvula

Crossing boundaries with refreshing honesty and evocative lyricism, Namvula's music draws you into different worlds, yet remains firmly rooted in Africa.

Image:New Cross + Deptford Free Film Festival - Frozen Sing-Along
Sat 2 May
New Cross + Deptford Free Film Festival presents

New Cross + Deptford Free Film Festival - Frozen Sing-Along

Sing along with the whole family to this special screening of the world's number 1 animated movie of all time. When the newly crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice  and condemns her home to an infinite winter, her sister, Anna, teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather conditions.

Image:Rapunzel
Sun 3 May
TUTTI-FRUTTI PRESENTS

Rapunzel

This is a story about a girl.  The story happened in a once upon a time, and in a once upon a place. The girl was called Rapunzel.

Image:Chill Pill: The Big One
Thu 7 May
CHILL PILL AND THE ALBANY PRESENT

Chill Pill: The Big One

Chill Pill are swiftly becoming part of the furniture here at the Albany, but instead of sinking into the sofa with a pip and slippers, they're working their socks off to bring you a selection of the finest spoken word poets and musicians in the land, as well as presenting brand spanking new material for every show.

Image:Poetry Can F**k Off
Thu 7 May
The Poetry Army presents

Poetry Can F**k Off

When Pussy Riot mocked President Putin with their punk-prayer they were sentenced to hard labour in a Russian state prison...

Image:Dos Guitarras Malagueñas with Chaparro de Málaga
Fri 8 May
Juan Martín presents

Dos Guitarras Malagueñas with Chaparro de Málaga

Juan and Chaparro both come out of the Málaga tradition of flamenco and bring the pure, powerful and poetic art of today to their duo.

Image:Alaska
Fri 8 May
Cheryl Martin

Alaska

'What it feels like, when the breakdowns start, is that it's as if I'm frozen as a snow man, then suddenly all these totally out of control emotions break through.’

 

Image:The Feather Catcher
Sat 9 May
Filskit Theatre Company presents

The Feather Catcher

A fun, playful story of friendship, working together and mischievous feathers.

Image:The Journey Home
Sun 10 May
LITTLE ANGEL THEATRE PRESENTS

The Journey Home

Join Polar Bear as he sets off in search of a new home when the ice starts melting.

Image:Cabaret Playroom
Mon 11 May
TRICITY VOGUE, LISA LEE AND THE ALBANY PRESENT

Cabaret Playroom

Welcome back to the second season of Cabaret Playroom, a space for new cabaret performances.

Image:Benefit
Tue 12 May - Wed 13 May
Cardboard Citizens presents

Benefit

Three interwoven stories unlock the frustrations and passions of characters struggling with their bank balances, their addictions, their histories and their own sense of self.

Image:The Singing Hypnotist
Wed 13 May - Sat 16 May
CHRISTOPHER GREEN IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE ALBANY PRESENTS

The Singing Hypnotist

The Singing Hypnotist will change your life. He uses songs to heal, transform and put you under.  It’s a combination of clinical hypnotherapy, stage hypnosis, original music and good old fashioned showbiz, researched by Christopher Green, as part of being the first Artist in Residence at the British Library, and supported by the Wellcome Trust.

 

Image:Allsorts - The Allstars Season
Thu 14 May - Thu 18 Jun
Heart n Soul presents

Allsorts - The Allstars Season

Creative sessions for adults with learning disabilities.

Image:Tony Jameson: Football Manager Ruined My Life
Fri 15 May

Tony Jameson: Football Manager Ruined My Life

Tony Jameson feels he’s now at the mid-point of his life. He believes he’s achieved some good things in his life, but there’s still the nagging voice in the back of his head that wonders…'Could he have achieved more had he not spent the last 20 years playing video games?' 

Image:Disco Kids: Down on the Farm
Sun 17 May
THE ALBANY PRESENTS

Disco Kids: Down on the Farm

Jump on your tractors, round up your sheep and head to the Albany’s disco barn for an afternoon of farmyard fun.

Image:Mess
Tue 19 May - Wed 20 May
CAROLINE HORTON & CO AND CHINA PLATE PRESENT

Mess

Josephine is putting on a play - Boris and Sistahl help. It's about anorexia. But don’t let that put you off. Unflinchingly they confront big issues (and extremely tiny ones). Today they will tackle a particularly thin elephant in the room.

 

Image:From the Cradle to the Bin
Thu 21 May
Ship of Fools presents

From the Cradle to the Bin

From the Cradle to the Bin follows Mr. Whitey, an affable English gent, who will spend his final days living on the edge of a broken care system.

Image:Nina (performed in English)
Fri 22 May
Spanish Theatre Company Present

Nina (performed in English)

Written by Spanish playwright José Ramón Fernández.

Image:Omar
Sat 23 May
SHADES OF SOUL presents

Omar

After recently picking up an M.B.E for his outstanding contribution to the UK music scene, Omar returns to the Albany. Since first breaking through to worldwide renown, he has worked with all manner of musical legends including a certain Stevie, Erykah Badu, Angie Stone, Syreeta Wright, Common, and Carleen Anderson. Omar’s latest album The Man is without doubt the strongest of his entire career, with his unique soul, funk, latin and reggae influences.

Image:Puss in Boots
Sat 23 May
Lyngo Theatre presents

Puss in Boots

With a host of puppets, a working windmill and an avalanche of fruit and nuts, come and see this classic furry tail. It’s the cat’s whiskers!

Image:Bajan Soul Food and Music
Sun 24 May - Sun 14 Jun
IN A PIKKLE

Bajan Soul Food and Music

Join us for our Sunday brunch and boogie where we will be bringing the tastes, sounds and vibes of Barbados to SE8.

Image:A 21st Century Tea Dance
Tue 26 May
ENTELECHY ARTS AND THE ALBANY PRESENT

A 21st Century Tea Dance

Swing into summer with not one, but two opportunities to experience our unique, all-ages cabaret, where cakes meets comedy and tea pots brew poetry.

Image:Family Matters
Wed 27 May
Lewisham Library Services and Alan Morrison present

Family Matters

Family Matters, a unique showcase of extraordinary true family tales written and performed by four of London’s best-loved poet/writers.

Image:The Squidz Club
Fri 29 May
Heart n Soul presents

The Squidz Club

Join us for The Squidz Club, a night for young people with learning disabilities ages 10-25, their friends and families.

Image:Art in the 21st Century - Workshop: Fiction
Sat 30 May
Something Human presents

Art in the 21st Century - Workshop: Fiction

Led by poet and educator Jacob Sam-La Rose, FICTION workshop offers young people from ages 13 to 18 years, inviting them to engage with poetry, sounds, and new and widely available communication technologies such as smart phones. In response to photography and to the notion that “the camera never lies”, the workshop looks at the relationship between “fact” and “truth”, and explores ways of writing that dance on the borders between them.

Image:Overgrowth: A Portrait Of The Subconscious
Sat 6 Jun - Mon 29 Jun
Yasmine Rana presents

Overgrowth: A Portrait Of The Subconscious

An exhibition of paintings by Yasmine Rana exploring her inner monologue through the surreal language of nature and portraiture.




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Image:Dance: Make Your Move
Sat 9 May
British Red Cross presents

Dance: Make Your Move

Join us as we celebrate the work of the Red Cross as interpreted by talented young dancers from across the London area. Proceeds of this event will help support the life-saving and life-changing work of the British Red Cross. Get ready to be inspired!