The Albany

The Albany
Douglas Way, London, SE8 4AG
  • Telephone 020 8692 4446
  • Box office times Mon–Fri 9am–9pm; Sat 10am–5pm; closed Sun.
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  • Website www.thealbany.org.uk
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With a history that goes back to the 19th century, the Albany is now Deptford's leading performing arts centre with over 100,000 visitors in the last year for the 200+ events that took place.

The Albany has four spaces, including its central performance area with a capacity of 300 seats. The programme includes music, theatre and spoken word.as well as an array of participatory projects. Facilities include a café, bar and rehearsal rooms.

Events at this venue

There are 27 events at this location

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Ali Brice: Free Work-in-Progress

Silly character comedy from the comic in this work-in-progress show.

Sat 10 Feb

Free / 020 8692 4446

  • 17:30 – 18:30

Bright Sparks

Filskit Theatre Company presents a playful, delightfully humorous performance that shows how important it is to work together.

Sun 11 Feb

£7 / 020 8692 4446

Cabaret Playroom

Established artists and emerging performers alike bring their works-in-progress to the night.

Tue 6 Mar

Pay-What-You-Decide. / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30

The Cloud

A mixed programme of dance and physical theatre by Love2Dance students.

Sun 18 Mar

£5 / 020 8692 4446

  • 14:00
  • 18:00

Dead And Breathing

Arch 468 and Unity Theatre present Chisa Hutchinson's comedy-drama about a woman who wants to die and her debate with her Christian nurse. Directed by Rebecca Atkinson-Lord.

Tue 20 Feb

£14 (£10) / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30

Wed 21 Feb

£14 (£10) / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30

Thu 22 Feb

£14 (£10) / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30
…and 9 more dates until 3 Mar

Disco Kids: Old Skool Disco

80s disco for under 7s.

Sun 28 Jan

£6 / 020 8692 4446

Disco Kids: Witches and Wizards

Our fab disco for under 7s returns! Wee witches and sapling sorcerers, grab your broomsticks and fly on down to the Albany for a magical dance party with themed video, live performance and a spell-binding soundtrack!

Sun 15 Apr

£6 / 020 8692 4446

Googlefeet

Sounds Like Chaos presents a piece that mixes film, projection and live performance that deals with interconnected relationship between the real and the online world.

Fri 9 Mar

Pay-What-You-Decide. / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:00

Grandad's Island

Syd’s favourite person in the whole wide world is Grandad. And Grandad’s favourite person is Syd. Join the intrepid duo as they head off on a heart warming adventure filled with songs, laughter and jungles that will change their lives forever… Benji Davies’s award winning book is brought magically and sensitively…

Sun 22 Apr

£7 / 020 8692 4446

Jay Foreman: Disgusting Songs For Revolting Children

Quirky and sometimes dark comedy songs from the comedian who became popular on YouTube.

Sun 4 Feb

£7 / 020 8692 4446

Lewisham Live!

A song and dance show by local Lewisham students.

Sat 24 Mar

£5 (£3) / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30

Luca Rutherford’s Political Party

The work deals with people attempting to come terms with the current political landscape.

Thu 22 Feb

£10 (£8) / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30

May Contain Food, May Contain You

Members of Luca Silvestrini's Protein company perform mix of dances, songs and humorous monologues based around our relationship with food.

Tue 13 Feb

£10 (£8) / 020 8692 4446

  • 14:00

Mia: Daughters Of Fortune

A Mind The Gap production created and directed by Joyce Ngayu Lee, performed by four learning-disabled artists, exploring the truths and myths about learning disabilities and parenthood in today's society.

Wed 14 Mar

£14 (£10) / 020 8692 4446

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

Morgan & West: More Magic for Kidz

Time-travelling magicians Morgan & West return to the stage with a marvellous magic show full of crazy capers for the young, old, and everyone in-between! Expect the unexpected, believe the unbelievable, but do not dare miss the unmissable Morgan & West! Might Mr Morgan manage a whole trick without his…

Sat 7 Apr

£7 / 020 8692 4446

Noisy Holiday: Kid Carpet And The Noisy Animals (Ages 3-8)

A tale about taking a relaxing break, only to have it ambushed by big beat songs, wonky donkeys, special effects, puppetry and animation.

Sun 4 Mar

£7 / 020 8692 4446

Shakleton's Cat

Shackleton’s Cat returns in 2018, as part of ETO’s award-winning strand of operas for young people. The opera features eight performers, including singers and players, an ingenious set, archive imagery and film, interactive songs, and a puppet cat. The story examines the voyage and destruction of the Endurance 100 years…

Sun 20 May

£7 / 020 8692 4446

Mon 21 May

£7 / 020 8692 4446

So Many Reasons

Fuel presents a collaboration between writer Racheal Ofori and performer Heather Agyepong, exploring the unique influence mothers have on how we understand the world, telling the story from the perspective of a first generation British Ghanaian woman.

Wed 7 Feb

£12 (£10) / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30

The Tale of the Cockatrice

A dark, winding fable for monster lovers young and old. Beneath an ancient priory a hideous monster awakens… Two muddle-headed storytellers use breath-taking puppetry, boisterous and beautiful live music, and general tomfoolery to create this dark, winding fable for monster lovers young and old.

Sun 29 Apr

£7 / 020 8692 4446

Tidy Up

Peut-Etre Theatre's dance theatre show for children about chaos and order, and if the two can ever live side-by-side.

Sun 11 Mar

£7 / 020 8692 4446

Tom Thumb

Lyngo Theatre's production about a tiny boy who saves his family and finds the treasure. Adapted and performed by CBeebies Patrick Lynch.

Sat 24 Feb

£7 ( £24) / 020 8692 4446

  • 13:00
  • 15:00

Tweedy's Slapstick Symphony

Join Tweedy the clown and Ludvink Loyal for a musical afternoon of fun! Tweedy the clown is putting on a show with his legendary comedy and slapstick skills. Unfortunately classical musician Ludvink Loyal thinks he’s there to put on a symphony concert. Can two contrasting characters learn to get on and make the show…

Tue 3 Apr

£7 / 020 8692 4446

Wed 4 Apr

£7 / 020 8692 4446

Uchenna Dance: The Head Wrap Diaries

An interactive dance theatre production in which three female characters take us through stories of community, heritage womanhood and friendship.

Tue 20 Mar

£14 (£10) / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30

Wed 21 Mar

£14 (£10) / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30

Thu 22 Mar

£14 (£10) / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30

Fri 23 Mar

£14 (£10) / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30

Up 'N' Under

Visual physical theatre company fingermiths presents John Godber's Rugby League comedy with a cast of deaf and hearing actors using British Sign Language and spoken English.

Thu 15 Feb

£14 (£10) / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30

Fri 16 Feb

£14 (£10) / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30

Sat 17 Feb

£14 (£10) / 020 8692 4446

  • 15:00
  • 19:30

Wind In the Willows

Box Tale Soup's adaption of the story about a boat loving water rate, a mole, a badger and the infamous Mr Toad.

Tue 13 Feb

£7 ( £24) / 020 8692 4446

  • 13:00
  • 15:00

Wed 14 Feb

£7 ( £24) / 020 8692 4446

  • 13:00
  • 15:00

You've Got Dragons

“Dragons come when you least expect it. You turn round…and they’re there.” Lots of people get them; bad dreams, swirly tummy, feeling prickly. And sometimes they make you feel alone. So, what can a young child with a bad case of the dragons do? A delightful tale of one child’s journey to come to terms with their…

Sun 13 May

£7 / 020 8692 4446

You've Got Dragons

Taking Flight's adaptation of the book by Kathryn Cave shows what to do when suffering from a bad case of dragons.

Sat 28 Apr

£7 ( £24) / 020 8692 4446

  • 13:00
  • 15:00

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