What’s on

A home for stories from the margins, the mainstream and everywhere in between

Event
Meet Me on the Radio

Meet Me on the Radio

Every Tuesday
A weekly radio show featuring sonic journeys through Lewisham, news and sounds from the Albany garden, creative activities, provocations, and conversations with members and artists.
Event
The Digital Home

The Digital Home

Wed 3 Nov 2021 – Mon 31 Jan
The Digital Home invites you into both a British and Japanese care home to experience what care is like.

We Are Lewisham

The Mayor's London Borough of Culture 2022

We're proud to be partnering with Lewisham Council to present a year of live performance, dazzling visual art and dance, music and debate.

Find out more
Project
Join Sounds Like Chaos
At the Albany

Join Sounds Like Chaos

Tuesday 25 January
For ages 12 - 18
Celebrated youth theatre Sounds Like Chaos are looking for 5 young people aged 12 to 18 to join our company of young performers and make a new show.
Event
Day One

Day One

Friday 28 January
For all ages
A joyous opening celebration spanning the whole borough to kick off the first day of We Are Lewisham.

Support Us

Help us to connect with audiences and artists.

In these unprecedented times, we’ve worked harder than ever to find new ways of connecting with audiences, artists, and participants aged 4 to 94. Donations of all sizes will help us continue to recover and grow.

Find out how you can support
Event
Blackstage Pole Showcase
At the Albany

Blackstage Pole Showcase

Saturday 29 January
For ages 18+
An evening of stunning BPOC pole dance performances that will leave your jaw on the floor. Brought to you by Blackstage Pole
From our friends
Event
Vietnamese Lunar New Year
At Deptford Lounge

Vietnamese Lunar New Year

Sunday 30 January
For all ages
Join us in a day of FREE New Year Celebrations with fun for all the family!
Project
Producing Live Events
At the Albany

Producing Live Events

Monday 14 February 2022 - Monday 21 March 2022
For ages 16-30
A 6 week training course presented by the Albany
Event
The Dark
At Canada Water Theatre

The Dark

Saturday 5 February
For ages 5+
Adapted from Lemony Snicket’s picture book, The Dark is a universal and empowering story about facing one’s fears.
AD
Event
The Dark
At the Albany

The Dark

Sunday 6 February
For ages 5+
Adapted from Lemony Snicket’s picture book, The Dark is a universal and empowering story about facing one’s fears.
AD
Event
Comfortable Classical
At Canada Water Theatre

Comfortable Classical

Monday 7 February - Monday 4 April
For all ages
Come and enjoy live, classical music in a relaxed, lunchtime performance.
RP
Project
The Creative Coding Collective

The Creative Coding Collective

Tuesday 22 February - Tuesday 5 April
For ages 16 - 21
A project for young people aged 16 - 21 interested in tech and coding to come together with industry experts to make and collaborate.
Event
Meal one
At the Albany

Meal one

Wednesday 16 February - Thursday 17 February
For ages 5+ and equivalent learning age
A magical, immersive music-led performance, filled with breath-taking projections, singing, unexpected transformations and augmented reality surprises.
AD CAP RP
Event
Charles Hayward: Music is Social Space
At the Albany

Charles Hayward: Music is Social Space

Saturday 19 February
Following on from previous sold-out shows, Charles Hayward presents an evening of music that pushes at the edges of the new, challenging the already known, questioning frontiers and embracing divergent energies.
Event
Underwater
At the Albany

Underwater

Tuesday 22 February
For ages 0-2
Come with us into the deep blue sea in Underwater, a magical dance piece for babies aged 0-2.
RP
Event
Off The Chest
At Canada Water Theatre

Off The Chest

Thursday 24 February
For ages 13+
Off The Chest is an inclusive, explosive spoken word and poetry night, celebrating original voices and poetry that makes a statement. Don’t miss their long-awaited return to Canada Water Theatre, after their smash hit night back in September.
Event
TINT & Friends Listening Party
At Canada Water Theatre

TINT & Friends Listening Party

Saturday 5 March
For ages 18+
Experience the upcoming highly-anticipated TINT EP live at Canada Water, supported by guitarist, singer-songwriter Nectar Woode. TINT is a blend of producers, musicians, and artists resulting in an electric fusion of Jazz and trip-hop, brought together by vocalist Tendayi alongside producer and bassist Bryan KM
Event
Swings and Roundabouts
At Canada Water Theatre

Swings and Roundabouts

Saturday 12 March
For ages parents with babies aged 0-12 months
Calling the bum wipers, bedtime boppers and owners of tiny humans. You are invited to join actor, musician, and mummy, Sophie Ross, for a brand-new comedy musical that unpacks the Swings and Roundabouts of the first year of parenthood.
Event
You Heard Me
At the Albany

You Heard Me

Wednesday 16 - Friday 18 March
For ages 14+
YOU HEARD ME is about the stories we have the power to re-make, remould and disrupt
Event
Arabs Are Not Funny
At Canada Water Theatre

Arabs Are Not Funny

Saturday 26 March
For ages 16+
After an amazing November show, Arabs Are Not Funny is back at Canada Water Theatre.
Event
Mayflower 400 Christopher Jones Lectures
At Canada Water Theatre

Mayflower 400 Christopher Jones Lectures

Wednesday 2 March - Wednesday 29 June
For all ages
Five illustrated talks commemorating the historic sailing to the New World of 1620, and the life of Mayflower's Rotherhithe-based master.
Event
WOLF!
At Canada Water Theatre

WOLF!

Saturday 2 April
For ages 5 and under
Down in the village just a whisper of a wolf will cause a panic! Join us for a magical adventure and find out what happens when Jack cries WOLF!
RP
Event
WOLF!
At the Albany

WOLF!

Sunday 3 April
For ages 5 and under
Down in the village just a whisper of a wolf will cause a panic! Join us for a magical adventure and find out what happens when Jack cries WOLF!
RP
Event
SLIME
At the Albany

SLIME

Wednesday 6 April - Thursday 7 April
For ages 2-5
Being a slug is hard. Everyone thinks you’re disgusting. Hilarious show for 2-5 years told with a handful of words and lots of SLIME
BSL RP
Event
Golden Toad
At Canada Water Theatre

Golden Toad

Tuesday 12 April
For ages 3 - 8
Golden Toad Theatre are developing a new, interactive show for children ages 3-8 that celebrates the history of children in libraries.
Event
Golden Toad
At Deptford Lounge

Golden Toad

Wednesday 13 April
For ages 3 - 8
Golden Toad Theatre are developing a new, interactive show for children ages 3-8 that celebrates the history of children in libraries.
Event
Handa’s Surprise
At the Albany

Handa’s Surprise

Sunday 24 April
For ages 2-6
Travel to Kenya and follow in Handa’s footsteps as she journeys to see her best friend Akeyo, in the next village.
Event
No Place Like Home
At Canada Water Theatre

No Place Like Home

Thursday 28 April
For ages 15+
A chance encounter in bar leads to a brutal attack in a queer love story about sex, love and yellow brick roads.
Event
Handa’s Surprise
At Canada Water Theatre

Handa’s Surprise

Saturday 14 May
For ages 2-6
Travel to Kenya and follow in Handa’s footsteps as she journeys to see her best friend Akeyo, in the next village.
Event
Sun and Sea
At the Albany

Sun and Sea

23 June - 10 July
Step into a sunny day by the sea. The winner of the Golden Lion at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Sun and Sea makes its UK debut at the Albany next year.
Event
Meet Me on the Radio

Meet Me on the Radio

Every Tuesday
A weekly radio show featuring sonic journeys through Lewisham, news and sounds from the Albany garden, creative activities, provocations, and conversations with members and artists.
Event
The Digital Home

The Digital Home

Wed 3 Nov 2021 – Mon 31 Jan
The Digital Home invites you into both a British and Japanese care home to experience what care is like.
Event
Day One

Day One

Friday 28 January
For all ages
A joyous opening celebration spanning the whole borough to kick off the first day of We Are Lewisham.
Event
Blackstage Pole Showcase
At the Albany

Blackstage Pole Showcase

Saturday 29 January
For ages 18+
An evening of stunning BPOC pole dance performances that will leave your jaw on the floor. Brought to you by Blackstage Pole
From our friends
Event
Vietnamese Lunar New Year
At Deptford Lounge

Vietnamese Lunar New Year

Sunday 30 January
For all ages
Join us in a day of FREE New Year Celebrations with fun for all the family!
Event
The Dark
At Canada Water Theatre

The Dark

Saturday 5 February
For ages 5+
Adapted from Lemony Snicket’s picture book, The Dark is a universal and empowering story about facing one’s fears.
AD
Event
The Dark
At the Albany

The Dark

Sunday 6 February
For ages 5+
Adapted from Lemony Snicket’s picture book, The Dark is a universal and empowering story about facing one’s fears.
AD
Event
Comfortable Classical
At Canada Water Theatre

Comfortable Classical

Monday 7 February - Monday 4 April
For all ages
Come and enjoy live, classical music in a relaxed, lunchtime performance.
RP
Event
Meal one
At the Albany

Meal one

Wednesday 16 February - Thursday 17 February
For ages 5+ and equivalent learning age
A magical, immersive music-led performance, filled with breath-taking projections, singing, unexpected transformations and augmented reality surprises.
AD CAP RP
Event
Charles Hayward: Music is Social Space
At the Albany

Charles Hayward: Music is Social Space

Saturday 19 February
Following on from previous sold-out shows, Charles Hayward presents an evening of music that pushes at the edges of the new, challenging the already known, questioning frontiers and embracing divergent energies.
Event
Underwater
At the Albany

Underwater

Tuesday 22 February
For ages 0-2
Come with us into the deep blue sea in Underwater, a magical dance piece for babies aged 0-2.
RP
Event
Off The Chest
At Canada Water Theatre

Off The Chest

Thursday 24 February
For ages 13+
Off The Chest is an inclusive, explosive spoken word and poetry night, celebrating original voices and poetry that makes a statement. Don’t miss their long-awaited return to Canada Water Theatre, after their smash hit night back in September.
Event
TINT & Friends Listening Party
At Canada Water Theatre

TINT & Friends Listening Party

Saturday 5 March
For ages 18+
Experience the upcoming highly-anticipated TINT EP live at Canada Water, supported by guitarist, singer-songwriter Nectar Woode. TINT is a blend of producers, musicians, and artists resulting in an electric fusion of Jazz and trip-hop, brought together by vocalist Tendayi alongside producer and bassist Bryan KM
Event
Swings and Roundabouts
At Canada Water Theatre

Swings and Roundabouts

Saturday 12 March
For ages parents with babies aged 0-12 months
Calling the bum wipers, bedtime boppers and owners of tiny humans. You are invited to join actor, musician, and mummy, Sophie Ross, for a brand-new comedy musical that unpacks the Swings and Roundabouts of the first year of parenthood.
Event
You Heard Me
At the Albany

You Heard Me

Wednesday 16 - Friday 18 March
For ages 14+
YOU HEARD ME is about the stories we have the power to re-make, remould and disrupt
Event
Arabs Are Not Funny
At Canada Water Theatre

Arabs Are Not Funny

Saturday 26 March
For ages 16+
After an amazing November show, Arabs Are Not Funny is back at Canada Water Theatre.
Event
Mayflower 400 Christopher Jones Lectures
At Canada Water Theatre

Mayflower 400 Christopher Jones Lectures

Wednesday 2 March - Wednesday 29 June
For all ages
Five illustrated talks commemorating the historic sailing to the New World of 1620, and the life of Mayflower's Rotherhithe-based master.
Event
WOLF!
At Canada Water Theatre

WOLF!

Saturday 2 April
For ages 5 and under
Down in the village just a whisper of a wolf will cause a panic! Join us for a magical adventure and find out what happens when Jack cries WOLF!
RP
Event
WOLF!
At the Albany

WOLF!

Sunday 3 April
For ages 5 and under
Down in the village just a whisper of a wolf will cause a panic! Join us for a magical adventure and find out what happens when Jack cries WOLF!
RP
Event
SLIME
At the Albany

SLIME

Wednesday 6 April - Thursday 7 April
For ages 2-5
Being a slug is hard. Everyone thinks you’re disgusting. Hilarious show for 2-5 years told with a handful of words and lots of SLIME
BSL RP
Event
Golden Toad
At Canada Water Theatre

Golden Toad

Tuesday 12 April
For ages 3 - 8
Golden Toad Theatre are developing a new, interactive show for children ages 3-8 that celebrates the history of children in libraries.
Event
Golden Toad
At Deptford Lounge

Golden Toad

Wednesday 13 April
For ages 3 - 8
Golden Toad Theatre are developing a new, interactive show for children ages 3-8 that celebrates the history of children in libraries.
Event
Handa’s Surprise
At the Albany

Handa’s Surprise

Sunday 24 April
For ages 2-6
Travel to Kenya and follow in Handa’s footsteps as she journeys to see her best friend Akeyo, in the next village.
Event
No Place Like Home
At Canada Water Theatre

No Place Like Home

Thursday 28 April
For ages 15+
A chance encounter in bar leads to a brutal attack in a queer love story about sex, love and yellow brick roads.
Event
Handa’s Surprise
At Canada Water Theatre

Handa’s Surprise

Saturday 14 May
For ages 2-6
Travel to Kenya and follow in Handa’s footsteps as she journeys to see her best friend Akeyo, in the next village.
Event
Sun and Sea
At the Albany

Sun and Sea

23 June - 10 July
Step into a sunny day by the sea. The winner of the Golden Lion at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Sun and Sea makes its UK debut at the Albany next year.
Project
Join Sounds Like Chaos
At the Albany

Join Sounds Like Chaos

Tuesday 25 January
For ages 12 - 18
Celebrated youth theatre Sounds Like Chaos are looking for 5 young people aged 12 to 18 to join our company of young performers and make a new show.
Project
Producing Live Events
At the Albany

Producing Live Events

Monday 14 February 2022 - Monday 21 March 2022
For ages 16-30
A 6 week training course presented by the Albany
Project
The Creative Coding Collective

The Creative Coding Collective

Tuesday 22 February - Tuesday 5 April
For ages 16 - 21
A project for young people aged 16 - 21 interested in tech and coding to come together with industry experts to make and collaborate.