Stanley Halls

Stanley Halls
12 South Norwood Hill, London, SE25 6AB
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Stanley Halls is a Grade II listed Edwardian arts venue in South Norwood, very close to Norwood Junction station. A fascinating complex of unique Edwardian buildings built in 1904–1911, the halls comprise an art gallery, theatre hall and assembly rooms. The building was donated and designed for the people of South Norwood by William Ford Robinson Stanley (1829–1909), a prominent local inventor, industrialist and philanthropist.

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9 To 5

9 to 5 The Musical, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick, is based on the seminal 1980 hit movie. Set in the late 1970s. this hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era is outrageous, thought-provoking and even a little romantic. Being performed in a NEW VENUE: Stanley…

Thu 5 Oct

£9–£14 / 0203 287 9901

Fri 6 Oct

£9–£14 / 0203 287 9901

Sat 7 Oct

£9–£14 / 0203 287 9901

Call Mr Robeson

Paul Robeson is a great and famous actor, singer and civil rights campaigner. When over the years he gets progressively too radical and outspoken for the establishment’s liking, he is branded a traitor to his country, harassed, and denied opportunities to perform or travel. Just as physical, emotional and mental…

Fri 24 Nov

£22 / 0203 287 9901

Christmas Cinema At The Halls - Die Hard

  • 18

New York policeman John McClane (Bruce Willis) flies to Los Angeles bearing presents and hoping to patch up his marriage. Hans Gruber is in LA to take bearer bonds from the Nakatomi Corp, where McClane's wife Holly is an executive. When the takeover becomes hostile, it's up to McClane to take on the terrorists with all…

Tue 19 Dec

£4–£20 / 0203 287 9901

Christmas Cinema At The Halls - The Polar Express

  • U

Get up, get on, and get ready for the ride of your life! It's Christmas Eve, and you're about to roller-coaster up and down mountains, slip-slide over ice fields, teeter across mile-high bridges and be served hot chocolate by singing waiters more astonishing than any you can imagine. You're on The Polar Express! Tom Hanks…

Sun 17 Dec

£3 / 0203 287 9901

Cinema At The Halls - Baby Driver

  • 15

Talented getaway driver Baby (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. After meeting the woman (Lily James) of his dreams, he sees a chance to ditch his shady lifestyle and make a clean break. Coerced into working for a crime boss (Kevin Spacey), Baby must face the music as a…

Tue 7 Nov

£4–£20 / 0203 287 9901

Cinema At The Halls Halloween Special - The Omen

  • 15

American diplomat Robert (Gregory Peck) adopts Damien (Harvey Stephens) when his wife, Katherine (Lee Remick), delivers a stillborn child. After Damien's first nanny hangs herself, Father Brennan (Patrick Troughton) warns Robert that Damien will kill Katherine's unborn child. Shortly thereafter, Brennan dies and Katherine…

Tue 31 Oct

£4–£20 / 0203 287 9901

Cinema At The Halls - They Live

  • 15

Nada (Roddy Piper), a wanderer without meaning in his life, discovers a pair of sunglasses capable of showing the world the way it truly is. As he walks the streets of Los Angeles, Nada notices that both the media and the government are comprised of subliminal messages meant to keep the population subdued, and that most…

Tue 10 Oct

£4–£20 / 0203 287 9901

Cinema At The Halls - This Is England

  • 18

This Is England, is the story of a summertime school holiday, those long weeks between terms where life changing events can take place. It’s 1983 and school is out. 12-year-old Shaun (Thomas Turgoose) is an isolated lad growing up in a grim coastal town, whose father has died fighting in the Falklands war. Over the course…

Tue 23 Jan 2018

£4–£20 / 0203 287 9901

City of Tiny Lights

  • 2 stars
  • 2016
  • UK
  • 1h 50min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Pete Travis
  • Cast: Riz Ahmed, Billie Piper, James Floyd

Private eye Tommy Akhtar (Riz Ahmed) is visited by a mystery woman in search of answers. Melody (Cush Jumbo) wants him to investigate the disappearance of fellow prostitute Natasha. The investigation reunites Tommy with Shelley (Billie Piper) while wading into a murky tale of dodgy property deals and matters of concern to…

Tue 5 Dec

£4–£20 / 0203 287 9901

Dracula's Ghost

When Bram Stoker's widow welcomes lawyer Mr Leech into her home, there begins a tale of the most feared vampire of all time, of his un-dead life and times, and the remarkable characters he has met down the centuries. An original stage-play concerning the *actual *story of Count Dracula - prepare for nothing but the…

Wed 27 Sep

£10–£12 / 0203 287 9901

Gilmore Roberts

Contemporary folk/acoustic duo Gilmore & Roberts combine award-winning songwriting with astounding musicianship and their trademark harmonies to create a powerful wall of sound. Nominated three times at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Katriona Gilmore (fiddle, mandolin) and Jamie Roberts (guitar) met while studying at…

Sat 11 Nov

£15.40 / 0203 287 9901

The Girl with all the Gifts

  • 5 stars
  • 2016
  • UK/US
  • 1h 51min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Colm McCarthy
  • Cast: Gemma Arterton, Sennia Nanua, Glenn Close, Paddy Considine
  • UK release: 23 September 2016

A scientist and a teacher living in a dystopian future embark on a journey of survival with a special young girl named Melanie. Moving, visceral and surprising sci-fi horror, asking questions about what it means to be human.

Tue 9 Jan 2018

£4–£20 / 0203 287 9901

James and the Giant Peach

  • 1996
  • US
  • 1h 19min
  • U
  • Directed by: Henry Selick
  • Cast: Paul Terry, Simon Callow, Richard Dreyfuss, Susan Sarandon, Jane Leeves, Miriam Margolyes, David Thewlis, Joanna Lumley

From the director of Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas comes a wonderfully colourful adaptation of Roald Dahl's much-loved novel. Live action tops and tails the story, but for the most part, it's fun times with stop-motion puppets. By turns funny and scary, it stays true to Dahl's surreal and whimsical vision.

Sun 29 Oct

£3 / 0203 287 9901

Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman

The BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards-winning duo perform contemporary folk.

Sat 14 Oct

£16.50 / 0203 287 9901


Folk-world-jazz-prog-rock fusion.

Fri 17 Nov

£14 / 0203 287 9901

Miranda Sykes

Miranda Sykes, the acclaimed singer and bassist with 'Show of Hands' is returning to her roots. After a career spanning over 20 years, during which time she has played with many of the top musicians and singers within the folk world, she will be touring as she started out: One woman, one bass, and one guitar. BORROWED…

Sun 24 Sep

£14 / 0203 287 9901

  • 19:00

Miranda Sykes & Reg Preston

English folk and roots duo.

Sun 24 Sep

Cancelled / 0203 287 9901

Reminiscing'- Live In Concert

Our very own Jim Howard and Rebecca Hoodless live in concert. A mixture of country, jazz, big band classics and modern tracks with a twist. Join us in the beautiful Stanley Halls as Jim and Rebecca celebrate the release of their first album, Reminiscing, which is a collection of cover tracks by Jim and Rebecca, a…

Tue 17 Oct

£6.60 / 0203 287 9901

Fri 19 Jan 2018

£16.50 / 0203 287 9901

Richard Digance

Comedy folk singer-songwriter.

Fri 13 Oct

£15.40 / 0203 287 9901

The Secret Life of Pets

  • 3 stars
  • 2016
  • US
  • 1h 31min
  • U
  • Directed by: Chris Renaud, Yarrow Cheney
  • Written by: Ken Daurio, Brian Lynch
  • Cast: Louis CK, Eric Stonestreet, Ellie Kemper, Jenny Slate
  • UK release: 24 June 2016

Little Max (Louis CK) is a small dog who gets very lonely when his beloved human Katie (Kemper) leaves each day. But then she brings home a huge, shaggy rescue mutt (Stonestreet) and hijinks ensue. Undeniably derivative but cute and energetic comedy sustained by its fine voice cast.

Sun 19 Nov

£3 / 0203 287 9901

Wonder Woman

  • 4 stars
  • 2017
  • US
  • 2h 13min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Patty Jenkins
  • Cast: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright
  • UK release: 1 June 2017

Diana (Gadot) is a princess of the Amazons, who rescues WW1 pilot / secret agent interest Steve (Pine) and resolves to end the war. Stylish and exciting, with a top cast, touches of real humour and tragedy, and spiffing action sequences, anchored by a strong and highly likeable performance from Gadot.

Tue 26 Sep

£4–£20 / 0203 287 9901

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