Shows & events

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

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The Legendary
At the Albany

The Legendary

Sunday 29 March, 2pm & 6pm
For ages all Ages
Local young people from Love2Dance bring you a brand new hip-hop dance theatre show.
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Story of Man Conversations
At Canada Water Theatre

Story of Man Conversations

Sunday 29 March, 4pm
For ages 15+
By acknowledging and learning from your past and taking control of your future to shape your as yet unwritten chapters, you can regain control of your narrative.
From our friends
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Haramacy 2020
At the Albany

Haramacy 2020

Saturday 4 April, 7pm - 11pm (last entry 10pm)
For ages 16+
A one-night festival of multi arts performances, talks and live music.
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Dust
At the Albany

Dust

Tuesday 14 April, 1pm & 3pm
For ages 4+
Written by acclaimed award winning children’s author Laura Dockrill, Dust uses exquisite poetic language to explore a heartfelt story about love, loss, identity and memory.
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Comedy Club 4 Kids
At Canada Water Theatre

Comedy Club 4 Kids

Wednesday 15 April, 1pm & 3pm
For ages 6+
Comedy Club 4 Kids gets the best comedians from the UK and world circuit to do what they do best for an audience of children and their families… without the rude bits!
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Medicine’s Monsterous Daughters
At Canada Water Theatre

Medicine’s Monsterous Daughters

Friday 17 & Saturday 18 April, 7.30pm
For ages 14+
Two powerful plays, inspired by real life events, woven together across time.
BSL
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Earwax
At Canada Water Theatre

Earwax

Thursday 23 April, 8pm
For ages 14+
Earwax is a space for womxn artists to experiment and make noise.
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Spoken Word Open Mic
At Canada Water Theatre

Spoken Word Open Mic

Thursdays 27 February, 23 April, 21 May & Friday 12 June, 6.45pm
FREE Spoken Word Open Mic sessions at Canada Water Theatre.
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Kendal Mountain Festival on Tour 2020
At the Albany

Kendal Mountain Festival on Tour 2020

Friday 24 April, 7.30pm
For ages 12+
Fire up your imagination and join us for a thrilling night of adventure.
From our friends
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Pirates Chopped My Willy Off
At the Albany

Pirates Chopped My Willy Off

Friday 24 April, 4pm
For ages 14+
An exuberant, confessional and hilarious piece told by rising experimental North/South comedy duo: Camille Dawson and Serena Ramsey.
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Puss in Boots
At the Albany

Puss in Boots

Sunday 26 April, 1pm & 3pm
For ages 3+
Would you trust a talking cat?
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Cabaret Playroom
At the Albany

Cabaret Playroom

Tuesday 25 February & Tuesday 28 April, 8pm
For ages 18+
Ground-breaking new cabaret co-curated by artists Tricity Vogue and Lisa Lee.
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Slime
At Deptford Lounge

Slime

Tuesday 28 April, 12pm & 2pm
For ages under 5s
Enter the undergrowth to squish, squelch and play your way through this hilarious and surreal show.
BSL RP
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Steam Down Vision
At the Albany

Steam Down Vision

Wednesday 29 April & Wednesday 27 May, 7.30pm (doors)
Born and bred in Deptford the Collective comes home to the Albany for a new series in 2020.
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An Evening for Ed – Glenn Tilbrook + support
At the Albany

An Evening for Ed – Glenn Tilbrook + support

Fri 1 May
For ages 14+
A fundraising concert for the Ed Renshaw Award scheme Glenn Tilbrook (Squeeze) plus support from award winners Jack Patchett, Sacha Thomas and Jay Johnson
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National Theatre Connections 2020
At the Albany

National Theatre Connections 2020

Tue 5 – Sat 9 May
The National Theatre Connections festival is a celebration of young people, theatre-making and the importance of access to the arts.
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Puss in Boots
At Canada Water Theatre

Puss in Boots

Saturday 9 May, 1pm & 3pm
For ages 3+
Would you trust a talking cat?
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ARRAY
At the Albany

ARRAY

Friday 15 May, 7.30pm (doors) & Saturday 16 May 6.30pm (doors)
For ages 16+
Using a cutting-edge speaker dome and specially engineered spatialised sound, ARRAY plunges you into a universe of music, colour, and movement alongside some of London’s most electric acts.
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ARRAY: Friday
At the Albany

ARRAY: Friday

Friday 15 May, 7.30pm (doors)
For ages 16+
Curated by Dan Samsa.
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ARRAY: Saturday
At the Albany

ARRAY: Saturday

Saturday 16 May, 6.30pm (doors)
For ages 16+
Curated by Simon Deacon (Goldsmiths) and Tom Slater (Call & Response).
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Roald Dahl and the Imagination Seekers
At Canada Water Theatre

Roald Dahl and the Imagination Seekers

Saturday 16 May, 1pm & 3pm
For ages 5+
A thrilling story told through performance, games and creative play that explores Roald Dahl’s extraordinary stories, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG and The Twits.
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Plot 17
At the Albany

Plot 17

Sunday 17 May, 3pm
For ages 7+
A hip-hop garden festival for families.
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Within Sight
At Canada Water Theatre

Within Sight

Thursday 21 May, 8pm
For ages 12+
Within Sight is a multimedia one-woman show about running, disability and the Paralympics.
BSL CAP RP
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Goldfish: A-Work-in-Progress
At the Albany

Goldfish: A-Work-in-Progress

Friday 22 May, 7pm
For ages 16+
Building on the book of the same name, to be released by Outspoken Press in 2020, Adam Kammerling presents a dance, poetry and theatre show exploring Judaism, trauma and heavy metal.
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Slime
At Canada Water Theatre

Slime

Saturday 23 May, 12pm & 2pm
For ages under 5s
Enter the undergrowth to squish, squelch and play your way through this hilarious and surreal show.
BSL RP
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Errol’s Garden
At the Albany

Errol’s Garden

Friday 29 May, 1pm & 3pm
For ages 3+
A brand new interactive children’s musical, exploring community, imagination and a passion for plants. Filled with catchy songs, humour and imagination.
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Sweet Dreams
At Canada Water Theatre

Sweet Dreams

Saturday 30 May, 1pm & 3pm
For ages 3+
If you can’t sleep, won’t sleep or love sleep there is something in this show for you.
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No Place Like Home
At Canada Water Theatre

No Place Like Home

Thursday 11 & Friday 12 June, 8pm
For ages 15+
No Place Like Home is a solo performance fusing spoken word, music and video projection.
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The Man Who Wanted To Be a Penguin
At the Albany

The Man Who Wanted To Be a Penguin

Sun 29 Mar – Thu 24 Dec
For ages 3+
The story of an extraordinary explorer travelling to the Antarctic and learning to speak Penguin, told through puppetry and song.