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The Albany

The Albany is a multidisciplinary venue which houses, among other organisations, Apples and Snakes and Heart ‘n’ Soul. The programme includes a range of cross-artform events and performances. Our funding is a contribution to the venue’s programming costs.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £175,000
  • 2013-2014: £179,025
  • 2014-2015: £183,680

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Frozen at the Albany

Fingersmiths' Frozen by Bryony Lavery, coming to the Albany (18 & 19 February). Find out more at our website.

Mazi Mas Philippines Pop Up: Jamima

As part of Yam Yam! Festival at the Albany, Deptford artist Alia Pathan documented Jamima's Philippines pop up restaurant with Mazi Mas. Yam Yam! Festival returns to the Albany 1 Feb - 15 Mar, 2014.

Mazi Mas Ethiopian Pop Up: Fitsum

As part of Yam Yam! Festival at the Albany, Deptford, artist Alia Pathan documented Fitsum's Ethiopian pop up restaurant with Mazi Mas. Yam Yam! Festival returns to the Albany 1 Feb - 15 Mar, 2014.

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Mazi Mas Brazilian Pop Up: Roberta

As part of Yam Yam! Festival at the Albany, Deptford, artist Alia Pathan documented Roberta's pop up restaurant with Mazi Mas. Yam Yam! Festival returns to the Albany 1 Feb - 15 Mar, 2014.

One Snowy Night

At the Albany from Tuesday 10- Sunday 29 December, times vary. Tickets available from A cosy Christmas tale based on the books by Nick Butterworth full of songs to sing along to, furry puppets friends to meet and blankets to be tucked up in.

Chill Pill Christmas Special Teaser

The Big One is back! Join the whole Chill Pill crew in the Albany theatre on Thursday 19 December from 7.30pm for a top evening of spoken word and music with all the trimmings featuring Dizraeli and DownLow, Hollie McNish and Keith Jarrett plus plenty of festive surprises. Tickets available from

Cooking Up the YamYam Photograph

Some of the artists involved with the Albany's 'YamYam! A Festival of Arts and Food' worked with photographer Manuel Vason to create a scrumptious photo - see how they got on. YamYam! A Festival of Arts and Food Sunday 6 October - Sunday 17 November The Albany, Deptford #YamYam

Summer Arts: Filmmaking

Our Summer Arts Filmmakers were given a week to devise and create a film inspired by food! N.B no copyright infringement intended

Albany 30th Fundraising Gala

A selection of highlights from our 30th Birthday Fundraising Gala hosted by Charlene White and featuring Vic reeves, Nancy Sorrell, Matt Ricardo, Tricity Vogue and Richard Herring. Altogether we raised £30,000 to be invested back into our programme and future community work. To find out more about how you can support us and play your part in the Albany's future, visit our support us page here

Editor by Claire Murphy Morgan: Trailer

One day in March, a woman has her personal journal stolen. Written and performed by Claire Murphy Morgan, Editor asks what we believe to be truth and what we value and why. Tuesday 12 March- Friday 15 March, 8pm The Albany, Deptford Box Office 020 8692 4446 /

Albany Outdoors 2012

A snippet of happenings from Albany Outdoors weekend September 2012. Video by Leo Dawson. Music by Dulwich Ukulele Society

Penny Arcade B!D!F!W!

Don't miss Penny Arcade in London's most alternative Christmas show at the Albany in Deptford from 15 - 23 December. Queen of the underground and New York performance legend Penny Arcade invites you to celebrate sex, freedom and art with her internationally infamous sex and censorship show where literally anything goes. Penny Arcade B!D!F!W! is one of the most exuberant events ever to emerge from New York's downtown art scene. Blending outrageous humour, razor sharp satire, theatre, cabaret and erotic go-go dancing with uplifting audience dance breaks, B!D!F!W! propels the anarchic into the mainstream, creating a freedom of speech anthem and political provocation for our times. Celebrate the festive season in style at the most alternative Xmas party in town. Book online Box Office 020 8692 4446

The Van Man trailer

C12 Dance Theatre will be performing The Van Man as part of Albany Outdoors on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 September, 2012. Albany Outdoors is a FREE outdoor weekend of performance and live music in Deptford, South East London. For more information about Albany Outdoors, visit our website


Monday 3 -- Saturday 8 September, 7.30pm The Odyssey As part of Albany Outdoors and due to popular demand, Teatro Vivo returns with their promenade performance of The Odyssey - an epic journey into the unknown. Telemachus has invited you to his Father's house. Only his war hero Father is not there, he's been missing for the last ten years. Desperate to discover the truth, Telemachus asks you, the audience, to go on your own Odyssey and bring back news of wily Odysseus. As the adventure begins, an everyday high street becomes the backdrop to some bizarre and brilliant stories... 'A really great way to experience Deptford.' Audience member, June 2012 Tickets £12, £10 concs

Wasted by Kate Tempest

A play about love, life and losing your mind. The words of Kate Tempest paint a picture of lives less ordinary in an unforgiving world, sound-tracked by an exhilarating score. At the Albany on Tuesday 17 April, 7.30pm.

The Forest at the Albany

Don't miss The Forest at the Albany, Deptford, from 13 - 16 February 2012. A thrilling performance by Fevered Sleep for everyone aged 5 and over. 'Enchanting and imaginative' Financial Times 'Fevered Sleep offers a lesson in how companies creating work for children are producing some truly sensational theatre' The Guardian

One Monkey Don't Stop No Show Trailer

One Monkey Don't Stop No Show. At the Albany Tues 4 - Sat 8 October 2011. Book online: or call 020 8692 4446.

Behind the Scenes at the Albany

7 young documentary film makers go behind the scenes at the Albany.

Zena Edwards on the Albany

Spoken Word artist Zena Edwards talks about what she loves about the Albany.

A Night On The Tiles Albany Trailer

Welcome to a seedy underworld where gangsters, high-rollers and conmen compete in a high stakes Scrabble game to end them all. A unique and groundbreaking show combining spoken word, dark comedy and physical theatre in an epic tale of violence, revenge and Devonshire cream teas. Recently heralded by the Sunday Times as a company to watch, Pen-ultimate is a diverse collective of nationally and internationally recognised poets, actors, MCs and playwrights.

8sixteen32 at the Albany 3

8SIXTEEN32 by the Decypher Collective at the Albany Deptford. 30 Sept and 1 Oct 2010, 7.30pm. Featuring Professor D, Evoke, LCB and RTkal. Based on real life experiences, 8SIXTEEN32 follows four Grime MCs as they strive to balance creative ambitions with the daily grind. This lively fusion of word and comedy with a tailor-made score of beats, rhythms and melodies is a breathtaking, tongue-twisting tale of life and lyrics with a darker look at youth culture exploitation. Pioneering Grime Theatre not to be missed!

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