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What’s on in Rotherhithe in 2018? You will be pleased to know that a lot. Canada Water Theatre, also known as Canada Water Culture Space, offer something for everyone: from family entertainment to music gigs. This intimate 150 seat theatre showcases the best in new work, comedy, contemporary theatre, dance and music. Located on the ground floor of the Canada Water Library, the space is programmed by the Albany in partnership with Southwark Council.

The location has excellent transport connections, food available in the Culture Café inside the library and nearby Canada Water Cafe and Leadbelly’s Bar and Kitchen plus the street food market outside during daytime shows and the perfect excuse to visit and explore Rotherhithe

Canada Water Theatre, January to June 2018 programme

These are the scheduled shows at the Canada Water Theatre for the first half of the year. Further shows will be added later on the year. If you are interested in attending any of the events listed here, follow link below to book

  Canada Water TheatreWebsite




Saturday 3rd February

Jay Foremans Presents Disgusting Songs for Revolting Children

A devilishly cheeky hour of songs, poems and comedy from award-winning musical comedian, Jay Foreman.

  Book ticket here

Thursday 8th February

Chill Pill and The Albany Presents Chill Pill

Mixed bill nights of unpredictable, heartfelt and hilarious spoken word from one of the UK’s leading poetry collectives.

Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th February

Box Tale Soup Presents Wind In The Willows

A beautiful new adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s much loved classic

Thursday 15th and Saturday 17th  February

Fingersmiths in co-production with the new Wolsey Theatre present John GOdber’s Up’n’Under

John Godber’s award winning comedy, Up ’n’ Under, is given fingersmiths’ spin.

Saturday 24th February

Lyngo Theatre presents Tom Thumb

CBeebies Patrick Lynch brings this classic story to life in a playful show

 




 

Friday 9th March

The Albany presents Hatched: Jan Blake

Works and Ideas in progress ‘hatched’ at the Albany.

Saturday 10th March

Kid Carpet and The Noisy Animals Present Noisy Holiday

A lively show containing a mix of live music, theatre, comedy, puppetry and animation.

Friday 23rd March

Image:The 4 Clowns of the ApocalypseThe 4 Clowns of the Apocalypse

Absolute Theatre and Teatro do Montemuro present The 4 Clowns of the Apocalypse. The end of the world is nigh! Well, maybe.

Saturday 24th March

Image:Alive project by Icarus Dance CompanyAlive project by Icarus Dance Company

Icarus Dance company presents Alive . Alive project is the journey of self-discovery and the inner search for what really matters in life in order to feel and be truly alive.

Thursday 29th March

Story Jam presents Story Jam

Stand-up storytelling and music, with a different line-up each time.

 




Thursday 12th April and Friday 13th April

Image:GUTTEDGutted

Insight Theatre Company presents Gutted. A thought-provoking and complex drama, GUTTED reveals Beadle-Blair at his best. This is daring, shocking and intensely emotional work infused with warmth and humour.

 

Thursday 19th April

Chill Pill and The Albany present Chill Pill

Mixed bill nights of unpredictable, heartfelt and hilarious spoken word from one of the UK’s leading poetry collectives.

Saturday 21 April

Filskit Theatre Presents Bright Sparks

A humorous, playful and visually exciting original play for children.

Saturday 28 April

Taking Flight Theatre Company present You’ve Got Dragons

A delightful tale of one child’s journey to come to terms with their dragons.




Thursday 10th May

Hannah Silva presents Talk in a Bit

Talk in a Bit is the debut record by poet, writer and performer Hannah Silva.

Saturday 19th May

English Touring Opera presents Shackleton’s Cat

The latest in ETO’s award-winning strand of operas for young people.

Thursday 24th May

Story Jam presents Story Jam

Stand-up storytelling and music, with a different line-up each time.

 

 



Tuesday 19th June

Livia Filotico presents Tell Yours

Eight of the country’s most dynamic emerging voices in storytelling are ready to take you someplace else with their spellbinding tales.

Due to the nature of the performance space, latecomers will not be admitted to performances after the advertised start time. Please ensure you arrive at the venue at least 10 minutes prior to performance start time. Re-admittance to performances will not always be possible, and is at the discretion of Canada Water Culture Space staff.

About the Canada Water Theatre

Canada Water Culture Theatre, an intimate 150 seat theatre showcasing the best in new work, comedy, contemporary theatre, dance and music. Located on the ground floor of the Canada Water Library, the Culture Space is programmed by the Albany in partnership with Southwark Council.

Culture Café

Coming to see a show? The Culture Café has a range of snacks, wine, beers and other drinks to accompany your evening’s entertainment, pre and post show. Enjoy a warm welcome in our family-friendly Culture Café, overlooking the water. Indulge in a tempting toastie, a freshly prepared salad, or a great coffee or tea made to your liking with a delicious cake.

Open Monday to Sunday

Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 5pm | Sat: 9:30am t0 4pm | Sun: 10am to 3pm*

*Opening and closing times are subject to changes.

Canada Water Library Opening times

Canada Water Library is open Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm and Sunday 12noon to 4pm. Evening opening according to performance and events schedule

  @CWCultureSpace  Canada-Water-Culture-Space




Canada Water Culture Space Location

Getting there

Canada Water Library and Culture Space is situated directly above Canada Water station (Jubilee line and London overground). Exit the station towards Surrey Quays Shopping Centre.

Buses: 199, 1, 225, 47, 188, 381, C10, P12

Access

There is wheelchair access throughout the building. Induction loops are available

 

 

 

 

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