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Entelechy Arts Limited

Entelechy was founded in 1991 to develop productions promoting cultural and social cohesion; work that connects disparate people living unconnected lives within the same neighbourhoods. Entelechy’s art draws on present and previous life experiences of diverse people, some with learning disabilities, or from different cultures, to build shared communities.

Their innovative work was central to the Home Office Community Cohesion Projects launched in 2000 and the company has provided artistic direction for London’s Capital Age Festival and for the Points of Contact initiative between the Brazilian and UK governments.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £60,000
  • 2013-2014: £61,380
  • 2014-2015: £62,976

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Entelechy Arts 21st Century Tea Dance

Entelechy's legendary tea dance returns. Hosted by the world's first music hall singer turned R'n'B superstar Ida Barr. A mix of live music from resident swing band The Jive Five, comedy, dance and theatre performed and curated by older artists. For the young and young at heart! Special guest host Ida Barr returns with her unique brand of 'artificial hip hop' and 'slipped disco'. Guaranteed to have you rolling in the aisles. The Jive 5 are the acclaimed jazz musicians Bruce Adams (trumpet), John Barnes (alto sax/clarinet), Alan Berry (piano), Ken Rankine (bass) and Dick Esmond (drums). So put on your dancing shoes and bring your family, friends and neighbours for an unforgettable experience. DATES & TIMES:Tuesday 25 October, 2pm TICKETS:£4

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Contact details


Albany Centre & Theatre
Douglas Way

51.47736, -0.02582

  • 51.47736 -0.02582

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