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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Amy Wadge And Luke Jackson

“Irresistible, riveting performer” (Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2) Amy Wadge joins forces with “rising star of British folk” (The Telegraph) Luke Jackson for a cabaret-style performance in The Lantern. Wadge has forged a reputation as one of the country’s most successful singer-songwriters, having co-written the Songs I Wrote…

Fri 10 Feb

Amy Wadge And Luke Jackson

Irresistible, riveting performer? (Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2) Amy Wadge joins forces with a rising star of British folk (The Telegraph) Luke Jackson for a cabaret-style performance at Stanley Halls. Wadge has forged a reputation as one of the countrys most successful singer-songwriters, having co-written the Songs I Wrote…

Fri 10 Feb

£14 / 0203 287 9901

Askew Sisters

Emily and Hazel Askew are fast becoming one of the most popular and respected duos on the English folk scene. From dark ballads to uplifting dance tunes, they play with driving energy and the unity of two people who have played together all their lives. The sisters use fiddle, melodeon and concertina to breathtaking…

Sat 8 Apr

£14 / 0203 287 9901

Bridget Jones's Baby + Stand-Up Comedy

Loveable singleton Bridget Jones approaches motherhood in this latest entry of the smash-hit comedy series. 12 years after the events of The Edge of Reason, hapless Bridget is now in her forties and enjoying her role as a high-flying news producer, but is no longer with hunky beau Mark Darcy. She’s therefore a bit…

Wed 1 Feb

The Cabinet Of Living The Kingdom Of Paul Nash

After a devastating flood, an artist finds refuge on an island of dissenters and visionaries. The Kingdom of Paul Nash is a “graphic novel ballad”, a fable, a celebration of love, chance, and surrealism. Live score and foley by the Cabinet of Living Cinema. Illustrations by James Edwards and animation by Tom Brown.

Sat 28 Jan

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Conversion Excursion

CHURCH OF EON Church Of Eon a power driven 5 piece band from London fronted by none other than Nic Austin from Chelsea. This band continually push through the boundaries of Pop Punk with their punchy power chords and the meaningful and lushly created melodies from the keys, makes this band a breathe of fresh air in…

Sat 1 Apr

Dan Walsh

Nominated for best musician at the BBC Folk Awards, Walsh has three critically acclaimed solo albums under his belt. An aficionado of the clawhammer style that can trace its ancient heritage all the way back to the African griot tradition, he deploys Deering banjos, D'addario strings and Freshman guitars to stunning effect.

Sat 6 May

£14 / 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

£14 / 0203 287 9901

Jim Moray

The singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer, whose five acclaimed albums have won the artist a magnitude of awards and catapulted him to the forefront of the UK's new folk revival, performs his traditional folk compositions from his latest album, Upcetera.

Fri 24 Feb

£14 / 0203 287 9901

Joe Broughton & Kevin Dempsey

Since forming in 1999 this incredible duo have recorded three albums and toured extensively in over 20 countries round the world. Combining emotive songs, unrivaled instrumental capability and a spectacular high energy show, they never fail to create a spellbinding atmosphere. The list of musicians they have played with…

Sat 21 Jan

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The Lego® Movie

Come and discover the magic of the movies with Stanley’s Junior Film Club and enjoy family favourites, blockbusters and cinema from across the world. Each event starts with a creative challenge suitable for a wide range of abilities, inspired by the film of choice. Fire up your imagination with workshops, performances and…

Sat 25 Feb

£3–£5 / 0203 287 9901


In 2015 Mawkin delivered their self-produced and critically acclaimed album ‘The Ties That Bind’. Their ‘unapologetically energetic’ approach and DIY ethic surprised critics, fans and welcomed new audience members describing them as a ‘modern day Fairport’. With a host of rebel rousing folk songs and instrumentals the…

Fri 17 Nov

£14 / 0203 287 9901

Miranda Sykes & Reg Preston

English folk and roots duo.

Sun 24 Sep

Phil Beer

The multi-instrumentalist from Show Of Hands blends of folk, blues and country.

Sat 20 May

£16 / 0203 287 9901

Phillip Henry And Hannah Martin

Winners of 2014's BBC Radio Two Folk Award for Best Duo, Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin, have come a long way on their journey. In 2009, Phillip, one of the UK's finest slide guitarists and harmonica players, moved into a tent in south Devon. He had just returned from studying Indian classical guitar in Calcutta with…

Sat 18 Mar

Richard Digance

Richard Digance has supported such stars as Steve Martin, Robin Williams and played a guitar duet with Brian May of Queen. He is also a BAFTA nominated entertainer and received The Gold Award from The British Academy of Composers and Songwriters in 2003 and is featured in The Virgin Anthology of Songwriters. It's on…

Fri 13 Oct

£14 / 0203 287 9901

The Salts

“Twenty first century folk fires a respectful broadside at the traditional!”. The Salts are a co-operative of seasoned musicians, creating what is fast becoming one of the most exciting and energetic folk concepts of recent times. Indvidually The Salts, fronted by twice BBC Young Folk Finalist Lee Collinson-James…

Fri 14 Jul

£14 / 0203 287 9901

Steve Knightley

The Southampton-born songwriter from the group Show Of Hands and veteran of the folk circuit, performs contemporary and traditional folk material.

Fri 10 Mar

£16 / 0203 287 9901

Steve Knightly

Steve Knightley is the songwriting force behind Show of Hands, widely acclaimed as the finest acoustic roots duo in England and with three Royal Albert Hall sell-outs to their name. The Exeter-based singer-songwriter writes the majority of material for the band, which also features multi-instrumentalist Phil Beer, and…

Fri 10 Mar

£16 / 0203 287 9901

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