Battersea Arts Centre

Battersea Arts Centre
Lavender Hill, London, SW11 5TN
  • Telephone 020 7223 2223
  • Bar open Mon-Wed 10am-6pm (late on perf eves), Thu-Fri 10am until late, Sat 6pm until late
  • Website www.bac.org.uk
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Battersea Arts Centre

Battersea Arts Centre is a theatre and multi arts venue, and host to a range of events including the annual Battersea Beer Festival. The Grand Hall seats 500 and the Lower Hall 140.

It is in grade II listed building that was formerly Battersea Town Hall. Significant renovations, led by Haworth Tompkins, took place between 2014 and 2017, during which a fire damaged part of the building.

Clapham Junction is the nearest station.

Events at this venue

There are 14 events at this location

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Essex Girl

*Essex Girl: a young working-class woman from the Essex area, typically considered as being unintelligent, materialistic, devoid of taste and sexually promiscuous. *– Collins English Dictionary. Kirsty is a sixteen-year-old girl growing up in 00s Brentwood. She likes WKD, Elton John, Pie and Mash and Charlie Red body…

Tue 5 Nov

Member's Bar

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

Wed 6 Nov

Member's Bar

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

EUROHOUSE

"Bienvenue. Kalosórisma. Welcome. We are so happy to see you all. Some of you we know rather well, some of you we don't." Two performers – one Greek, one French – dance and shout, cry and sing, agree and disagree, about life in the Eurohouse.

Sat 19 Oct

£15–£20 (£12.50; Children £12.50) / 020 7223 2223

Fri 25 Oct

£20 (£15; Children £15) / 020 7223 2223

Sat 26 Oct

£20 (£15; Children £15) / 020 7223 2223

Fri 1 Nov

£20 (£15; Children £15) / 020 7223 2223

Sat 2 Nov

£20 (£15; Children £15) / 020 7223 2223

Sat 30 Nov

Member's Bar

£10–£24 (Children £12.50–£20) / 020 7223 2223

Sun 1 Dec

Member's Bar

£10–£24 (Children £12.50–£20) / 020 7223 2223

Wed 4 Dec

Member's Bar

£10–£24 (Children £12.50–£20) / 020 7223 2223

…and 22 more dates until 31 Dec

Louise Orwin: Oh Yes Oh No

Provocative, surreal and dark, Oh Yes Oh No is a frank interrogation of sexuality, identity and consent in the wake of #MeToo. Made with the candid input of those willing to speak openly and honestly about their sex lives, award-winning performance artist Louise Orwin explores how to reclaim your sexuality after…

Tue 12 Nov

£10–£12.50 / 020 7223 2223

  • 19:30

Wed 13 Nov

£10–£12.50 / 020 7223 2223

  • 19:30

Thu 14 Nov

£10–£12.50 / 020 7223 2223

  • 19:30
…and 8 more dates until 23 Nov

Nouveau Riche's Queens of Sheba

At a London nightclub in 2015, the lives of a group of friends were changed forever when confronted with misogynoir - where sexism meets racism - in its most vicious form. Four passionate women re-affirm the joys of sisterhood as they tell hilarious, moving and uplifting stories that shed light on the lives of everyday…

Mon 18 Nov

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

Tue 19 Nov

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

Wed 20 Nov

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

…and 3 more dates until 23 Nov

Now Is The Time To Say Nothing

‘I would like you to come with me on a journey. If you can. If you can imagine it.’ Now Is The Time To Say Nothing is an immersive film installation which follows the on-the-ground daily life of Syrian film maker Reem Karssli. When a group of UK teenagers who want to see beyond the headlines contacts Reem, a four year…

Wed 2 Oct

Member's Bar

£15 (£12.50; Children £12.50) / 020 7223 2223

Thu 3 Oct

Member's Bar

£15 (£12.50; Children £12.50) / 020 7223 2223

Fri 4 Oct

Member's Bar

£15 (£12.50; Children £12.50) / 020 7223 2223

…and 13 more dates until 19 Oct

Oh Yes Oh No

Trigger warning: This show contains description of sexual violence

Tue 12 Nov

Member's Bar

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

Wed 13 Nov

Member's Bar

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

Thu 14 Nov

Member's Bar

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 020 7223 2223

…and 8 more dates until 23 Nov

ONE

Nasi is up a ladder. Bert is trying to talk him down. Bert asks if you can help. You say, "Nasi, can you please come down?" Nasi says, “It’s a No from me.” Locked in a deadpan double-act and a polarised world, Bert and Nasi are looking for a way to be together. But they get distracted by squabbles, insults…

Mon 30 Sep

£10–£20 (£12.50; Children £12.50) / 020 7223 2223

Tue 1 Oct

£10–£20 (£12.50; Children £12.50) / 020 7223 2223

Wed 2 Oct

£10–£20 (£12.50; Children £12.50) / 020 7223 2223

…and 15 more dates until 19 Oct

PALMYRA

Bert and Nasi, the violent clowning duo behind the dark comedy about the EU (EUROHOUSE)*,  *invite you to step back from the news and look at what lies beneath – and beyond – civilisation. The ancient city of Palmyra was one of the best preserved in the world. Tourists flocked to visit the iconic temples of Bel and…

Sat 19 Oct

£15–£20 (£12.50; Children £12.50) / 020 7223 2223

Queens Of Sheba

Turned away from a nightclub for being “too black”, four women reaffirm the joys of sisterhood with explosive true stories. Written by Jessica L. Hagan, Queens of Sheba is an hour-long journey of laughter and reflection. Nouveau Riche This is a 14+ event.

Mon 18 Nov

£12.50 / 020 7223 2223

Tue 19 Nov

£12.50 / 020 7223 2223

Wed 20 Nov

£12.50 / 020 7223 2223

…and 3 more dates until 23 Nov

Richard Turner'living Off Jacks & Queens'

Richard Turner, subject of the award winning documentary DEALT, is regarded as the greatest card mechanic of all time. See him perform live and in conversation live at The Battersea Arts Centre on the 27th of October 2019Turners audiences have included Jimmy Stewart, Gene Kelly, Johnny Carson, Bob Hope, Muhammad Ali, and…

Sun 27 Oct

£27.50–£100 / 020 7223 2223

Tom Marshman: A Haunted Existence

A Haunted Existence is a unique performance that blends music, creative technology and projection to tell the true and tragic story of young Geoffrey Patrick Williams. Tom Marshman performer makes the audience look back to Britain's shameful and sadly quite recent past when homosexuality was still judged and illegal.

Thu 7 Nov

Times to be confirmed / £12.50 (£10) / 020 7223 2223

Trojan Horse

  • 4 stars

Verbatim theatre from LUNG taken from the real-life testimonies of those involved in the government inquiry into 'hardline' Muslim teachers at a Birmingham school.

Mon 4 Nov

£10–£20 (£12.50; Children £12.50) / 020 7223 2223

Tue 5 Nov

£10–£20 (£12.50; Children £12.50) / 020 7223 2223

Wed 6 Nov

£10–£20 (£12.50; Children £12.50) / 020 7223 2223

…and 9 more dates until 16 Nov

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