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Image:Meet Me at the Albany
Tue 1 Oct - Tue 23 Dec
The Albany in partnership with Entelechy Arts and Lewisham Council present

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.

Image:15 Percent Off at The Big Red Pizza Bus
Tue 11 Feb - Mon 5 Jan
The Albany and The Big Red Bus

15 Percent Off at The Big Red Pizza Bus

Get 15% off at The Big Red Pizza Bus with your Albany booking.

Image:Cabaret Playroom
Mon 1 Sep - Mon 1 Dec
Tricity Vogue, Rude Grrl and the Albany present

Cabaret Playroom

A space for new cabaret ideas. Established artists and emerging performers alike bring ground-breaking works-in-progress to the Albany.

Image:Albany Advice Surgeries
Wed 1 Oct - Wed 25 Mar

Albany Advice Surgeries

Organising an event and need some advice on how to make it happen?
Trying to set up a group or organisation?
Raising funds?
Working with partners?
Interested in a career in the creative sector?

The Albany Advice surgery may be the right place to get started. Members of the Albany staff team are available to talk through your ideas, answer your questions and help turn your thoughts into a plan. Pop in for a ‘peek behind the scenes’, a sounding board, signposting towards further support, or just straight forward advice.

The surgery is held in the relaxed atmosphere of the Albany café, every other Wednesday afternoon between 16:00 – 17:30. No pre-booking necessary.

Image:Growing Up Club
Sun 12 Oct - Sun 23 Nov
The Albany presents

Growing Up Club

Indoor and outdoor gardening activities for ages 2-7. 

Image:The Hunters Grimm
Wed 22 Oct - Sat 8 Nov
Teatro Vivo in association with the Albany present

The Hunters Grimm

The famous Brothers Grimm need your help. They need stories, more stories than they can gather themselves. You must search the dark streets of Deptford for new tales where you may come across an anarchic frog, comfort a desperate prince, dance with the musicians of Bremen and participate in an adventure to cure nightmares. Along the way, you’ll hear stories of love, death, poverty, longing and sausages.

Image:The Princess and the Pea
Thu 30 Oct - Fri 31 Oct
tutti frutti and York Theatre Royal present

The Princess and the Pea

In this new fantastical adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson’s The Princess and the Pea, Mike Kenny and the inventive tutti frutti team create a funny, original, beautiful retelling of this familiar tale. Not for the faint hearted, fake Princesses or for those who have trouble sleeping at night!

Image:Allsorts, The Listening Season
Thu 30 Oct - Thu 4 Dec
Heart n Soul presents

Allsorts, The Listening Season

Join us for Allsorts, Creative Sessions for adults with learning disabilities. Try new art activities, meet new people and have fun.

Image:Who Ya Gonna Call & Ghostbusters the Movie
Fri 31 Oct
Superfan and the Albany present

Who Ya Gonna Call & Ghostbusters the Movie

Katy, Tom and Jon bring their Edinburgh Fringe sell-out to the best film of all time. With original songs, cardboard props and lots of love. Watch them sing, slime and bust their way through a one-hour interactive tribute to everyone’s favourite 80s classic. Think Reduced Shakespeare Company meets Be Kind, Rewind. Followed by a screening of Ghostbusters the Movie.

Image:Match
Sat 1 Nov
Dot & Ethel presents

Match

Step into a world of forgotten treasures brought to life through puppetry and evocative music.

Image:A 21st Century Tea Dance
Tue 4 Nov
Entelechy Arts and the Albany present

A 21st Century Tea Dance

Meet Me at the Albany comes together with Entelechy’s Tea Dance team to conjure up an afternoon of dance, tea, cake, music and gentle delights for all ages.

Image:Blind
Fri 7 Nov
The Paper Birds presents

Blind

A beat-boxing theatre show unlike any other...

Image:Robin Ince: Blooming Buzzing Confusion
Sat 8 Nov
Lakin McCarthy presents

Robin Ince: Blooming Buzzing Confusion

In a fast follow up to In (and out of) His Mind, Robin Ince continues to prod into our brains with a sharpened pencil to try and work out just how much free will anyone can have.

Image:Match
Sun 9 Nov
Dot & Ethel presents

Match

Based on Hans Christian Anderson’s much loved Christmas classic, The Little Match Girl, Match is the enchanting story of a young child’s hopes and dreams; simple pleasures and losses. 

Image:What Next South East London: Does creative stuff matter in Southeast London?
Wed 12 Nov

What Next South East London: Does creative stuff matter in Southeast London?

Does creative stuff matter in South East London? If you think it does, join us for an open evening to explore how we can ensure decision-makers know that creativity matters to local people.

Image:Façade
Thu 13 Nov - Fri 14 Nov
Crashmat Collective presents

Façade

An intimate and theatrical three course meal, during which, stories unfold in thrilling and touching ways, encircling you as you dine. Prepare for a feast for the senses, as well as the appetite.

Image:The Shipwrecked House
Thu 13 Nov
Penned in the Margins presents

The Shipwrecked House

In a sparkling new one-woman production, Anglo-Breton poet and rising literary star Claire Trévien crafts a shifting nautical landscape within the confines of troubled domesticity.

Image:Hackney Colliery Band
Sat 15 Nov

Hackney Colliery Band

Known for their cunning cover versions and powerful original material, the Hackney Colliery Band 'reinvent the brass format for the 21st Century'
The Times

Image:Hugless Douglas
Sat 15 Nov
Blunderbus presents

Hugless Douglas

Hugless Douglas is a huggable, lovable young brown bear who wakes up one morning in need of a hug...

Image:Hugless Douglas
Sun 16 Nov
Blunderbus presents

Hugless Douglas

Hugless Douglas is a huggable, lovable young brown bear who wakes up one morning in need of a hug.

 

He tries to find the perfect one, but none of them seem quite right. After all, there are so many different hugs to choose from.

 

But Douglas soon discovers that there’s only one hug that will do - a big bear hug from his mum!

Image:Hatched - Inroads
Thu 20 Nov
The Albany presents

Hatched - Inroads

Inroads takes place across two evenings at the Albany and will challenge preconceptions of how live music should be presented through artist collaboration and experimentations with space.

Image:The Squidz Club
Fri 21 Nov
Heart n Soul presents

The Squidz Club

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

Image:Blair Dunlop: House of Jacks
Fri 21 Nov
Adastra Music presents

Blair Dunlop: House of Jacks

‘House of Jacks’ is the eagerly awaited second album by award-winning British singer, songwriter and guitarist Blair Dunlop.

Image:The Spinning Wheel
Sat 22 Nov
Unfinished Business presents

The Spinning Wheel

The Spinning Wheel is an international collaboration between New York hip-hop theatre artist Baba Israel and Artistic Director of Unfinished Business, Leo Kay.

Image:The Tap Dancing Mermaid
Sun 23 Nov
Tessa Bide presents

The Tap Dancing Mermaid

It's time to hear the Moon's story, one you will NEVER forget...

Image:Hatched - Rhythm Town Extracts
Thu 27 Nov
Juggling On Tap and the Albany present

Hatched - Rhythm Town Extracts

What happens when a Celtic dancer meets a traditional Indian musician? Why does all the magic happen late at night? Who says brushing teeth is a chore? Hatched is back for another season of artist development and fresh work-in-progress productions with Rhythm Town Extracts, a night of juggling, dance and percussion.

Image:BITES: Remix
Fri 28 Nov
Upswing & the Albany present

BITES: Remix

BITES: Remix throws out the rule book to bring together highly skilled circus talent with artists from very different worlds, creating a night of unusual artistic collaborations, crossovers and collisions.

Image:Disco Kids: Winter Wonderland
Sun 30 Nov
The Albany presents

Disco Kids: Winter Wonderland

Let your countdown to Christmas kick off with Disco Kids Winter Wonderland.

Image:The Magic Paintbrush
Tue 2 Dec - Sat 20 Dec
Theatre Peckham in partnership with Canada Water Culture Space present

The Magic Paintbrush

Long ago in ancient China a young girl called Ling loved to draw more than anything else. One day she was given a Magic Paintbrush...

Image:We're Going on a Bear Hunt
Wed 10 Dec - Sun 4 Jan
Little Angel Theatre presents

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

A family go on an expedition of a lifetime – running down the grassy bank, wading through the cold river, squelching over the oozy mud, stumbling into the dark forest, then peering into a cave… what will they find?

Image:The Wake (Cancelled)
Tue 16 Dec - Fri 19 Dec
Jane Packman presents

The Wake (Cancelled)

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled. For more information, please contact the Box Office on 020 8692 4446

Image:Chill Pill: Christmas Special
Thu 18 Dec
Chill Pill & the Albany present

Chill Pill: Christmas Special

The Big One returns for a super-sized helping of spoken word with all the trimmings and dancing 'til late. Join the whole Chill Pill team and their festive guests, including four-piece band United Vibrations, for the biggest line up yet.

 




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Image:TJ Dairo Live In Concert
Sat 1 Nov
Tunji Dairo

TJ Dairo Live In Concert

TJ Dairo is a versatile musician, singer and songwriter with an eclectic gospel sound. He will be performing live with a 12 -man band and also featuring guest artists.

Image:Shakespeare Schools Festival
Mon 17 Nov - Wed 19 Nov
Shakespeare Schools Festival presents

Shakespeare Schools Festival

The Albany is delighted to mark Shakespeare's 450th birthday by throwing him the biggest party with the largest Shakespeare Schools Festival to date. 

Image:The Magic Word
Sat 29 Nov
Let’s All Dance presents

The Magic Word

A magical ballet for children and families.