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 16 events at this location

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Adam Kammerling: Shall We Take This Outside?

The artist mixes dance and spoken word in his work dealing with real world attitudes to violence.

Thu 28 Sep

£12 (£9) / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30

#Armingtheworld

Come and meet some of Britain's greatest exports as ice&fire and Teatro Vivo present a fun, free and interactive exploration of the secrets lurking at the UK's largest Arms Fair. Take a selfie with a fighter jet, get up close to some tear gas, and learn a bit more about how we trade weapons with the rest of the world.

Wed 13 Sep

Free / 020 8692 4446

  • 13:00

An Audience With Cece And Friends

The afro-soul singer performs in support of the release of her first ever EP, featuring a live band and special guests appearances.

Fri 18 Aug

£20 / 020 8692 4446

  • 18:30

The Big 30 Summer Takeover

This summer Heart N Soul, one of the world's most unique arts organisation, presents The Big 30 Summer Takeover in Deptford on the occasion of their 30th birthday. Heart n Soul are the award-winning creative arts charity for people with learning disabilities. To mark 30 years, Heart n Soul are building the first ever…

Fri 28 Jul

Free / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:00

Sun 6 Aug

Free / 020 8692 4446

  • 17:00 – 20:00

Sun 13 Aug

Free / 020 8692 4446

  • 17:00 – 20:00

Sun 20 Aug

Free / 020 8692 4446

  • 17:00 – 20:00

Concoct-a-Tale

Returning for your delight, our unique evening of storytelling improv brought to you by Shanti-Chi. Spirited artistic director Griot Chinyere will guide you to concoct-a-tale with your team and give an original freestyle performance. Join us on this oral adventure, where you will encounter all manner of subjects…

Wed 13 Sep

£3.50 / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:00

Wed 11 Oct

£3.50 / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:00

Wed 15 Nov

£3.50 / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:00

Wed 13 Dec

£3.50 / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:00

Heart N Soul's Big 30 Summer Takeover

Heart n Soul is 30! This summer we are celebrating the talents and power of people with learning disabilities and everyone is invited! See and hear their stories as we take over Deptford with art installations, club nights, live performances and more. What's On: Art installations - Unplugged Sessions - Heart n Soul…

Fri 28 Jul

Free / 020 8692 4446

  • 12:00

Sat 29 Jul

Free / 020 8692 4446

  • 12:00

Sun 30 Jul

Free / 020 8692 4446

  • 12:00

Jally Kebba Susso

The London-based musician performs his self-penned Gambian Kora music that incorporates elements of funk, rock and blues.

Sat 23 Sep

£12.50 (£10) / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:00

Kokoroko

This London-based septet brings its Afrobeat and highlife originals to the stage.

Thu 21 Sep

£12.50 (£10) / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:00

Kubla Khan

Intimate and interactive performance that takes you into the world of Kubla Khan with touch, taste and smell.

Tue 26 Sep

£12 / 020 8692 4446

£12 free carer tickets / 020 8692 4446

Wed 27 Sep

£12 free carer tickets / 020 8692 4446

Love2Dance Street Dance Arts Award

Achieve your Discover Arts Award at this special dance day.

Thu 3 Aug

£5 / 020 8692 4446

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Mike Westbrook & The Uncommon Orchestra

The 80-year-old jazz composer, pianist and bandleader presents a score he has written for his 22-piece ensemble.

Fri 29 Sep

£12 from / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30

MyCool Singers Choir In Concert

The choir perform uplifting renditions of soul, pop and jazz classics.

Sun 3 Sep

£15; £12.50 adv / 020 8692 4446

  • 20:00

Pure Gold Re-Mastered

Students from the department of music at Goldsmiths University present a show of popular music.

Thu 7 Sep

£10 (£4) / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:00

Story Jam

Hosted by Lucy Lill and Alys Torrance, south London's popular longstanding storytelling night takes up residence with the Albany across two venues. Top tellers and songsters get together to sing stories and tell songs in an autumn season of shanties and sagas, tall tales and tunes. We've got a cello, a choir, one man and…

Thu 14 Sep

£8 / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30

Street Jam: Street Dance and Outdoor Arts

Develop your skills in street dance, pop and lock and break dancing before taking to the streets for an outdoor dance battle with your moves.

Tue 8 Aug

£10 / 020 8692 4446

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Wed 9 Aug

£10 / 020 8692 4446

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Thu 10 Aug

£10 / 020 8692 4446

  • 11:00 – 16:00
…and 2 more dates until 12 Aug

Tastes Like Blue

Tastes Like Blue is a celebration of south London, an evening hosting the best bands, DJ's, performance and visual artists operating this side of the river. Expect to be thrilled, surprised, entertained and inspired. Come and party with us at our September launch and get a taste of all things to come.

Sat 23 Sep

Pay what you can / 020 8692 4446

  • 20:00

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