As the holidays are quickly approaching, we have made the following changes to our opening hours for the next couple of weeks: Sunday, 24th December: 10am-1pm* Monday, 25th December: CLOSED Tuesday, 26th December: CLOSED Wednesday, 27 December: 8am-10pm Thursday, 28th December: 8am-10pm Friday, 29th December: 8am-10pm Saturday, 30th December: 9am-17pm Sunday, 31st December: 10am-13pm* Monday, 1st January: CLOSED Deptford Lounge will be open as usual  from Tuesday, 2nd January.   *Please note that the café will be closed on these days.  

Frost Fest

On Saturday, 2nd December, the highly anticipated Frost Fest took place in Deptford Lounge, welcoming people of all ages to spend a family day together. The event was organised in the memory of the historic frost fayres that took place on the River Thames between the 16th and 19th centuries. All kinds of fun would happen at these festivals and as the years went by, the fun and the attractions got bigger. One… Read more »

Duty Manager Position

This role is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious candidate pursuing a career in venue and customer service management. It will require a confident individual with strong leadership skills and a background in operational management as well as solid communication, administrative and coordination skills. Previous experience in events and security roles would be desirable.   Contract:                      Part-time and casual, including evenings and weekends Salary:  … Read more »

Deputy Operations Manager Position

An exceptional opportunity to form part of the centre management team overseeing the Deptford Lounge, a new landmark building with excellent educational, cultural and community facilities in Deptford, Southeast London. The Deputy Operations Manager is a new role, suited for a confident and dynamic manager with a flexible working approach. If you have excellent organisational skills and an interest in customer service and venue management, you might be the person we are looking for. The ideal candidate… Read more »

Box office Manager position (The Albany)

Based in Deptford, London, the Albany is a pioneering, multi-use performing arts venue with a strong focus on working with diverse communities. The Albany’s programmes and venue management also extend to two external sites, Deptford Lounge and Canada Water Culture Space. We’re recruiting an enthusiastic team player to be responsible for the day-to-day running and line management of the Box Office service and systems across all of our venues. We’re looking for some one with… Read more »

Premises Assistant position (The Albany)

The Albany is a performing arts centre based in the heart of Deptford with a strong focus on working with diverse, local communities.  The Premises Assistant will provide a clean, well-presented, safe and secure environment for all staff and visitors to the Albany.  The building is in constant use so high standards of presentation must be maintained at all times.  The Premises Assistant will form part of the Operations Team, reporting to the Operations Manager,… Read more »

Administration Manager position (The Albany)

We are looking for a confident candidate with the experience in managing a busy office and the ability to optimise systems, advance digitalisation and lead on best practice. Being exceptionally well organised, systematic and a confident communicator you will coordinate office infrastructure, recruitment, personnel and general administration to support day-to-day operation and organisational development.  Contract: Permanent, 32- 40hrs per week Salary: £22-25k p.a. (pro-rata), depending on experience Ref: ADMIN0616 Closing date: Thursday 7 July 2016,… Read more »

Bernadette Russell: Paradise Lost Blog

This week I have been preparing for the coming workshops at Pepys Library, New Cross Library and Deptford Lounge. I’m really looking forward to drinking tea and eating cake and meeting people, and if you are able to come, there’s lots of stuff to look at, photos and memorabilia from Deptford (a sort-of, very mini museum), plus music to listen to from 80’s record label Deptford Fun City (Squeeze etc) and the more recent Deptford… Read more »

Trikhon Theatre: Bringing Vietnam to Deptford

Reaching out to the Vietnamese community in Deptford, Trikhon Theatre brings its fully-realised version of A Dream from a Bombshell to Deptford Lounge from Thursday 9 to Friday 17 October. Ahead of its run, Creative Producer Mingyu Lin and Assistant Director Yuki Koe let us know about how they prepared for this immersive theatre show and what it’s all about. Working on A Dream from a Bombshell with Trikhon Theatre has been an immensely educational… Read more »

Redstart Arts at Deptford Lounge

Please help Redstart Arts raise much needed funds. It has been an absolute pleasure to have supported Redstart Arts here at Deptford Lounge and an even greater pleasure to get to know Cash the tutor, and David and Ude, her pupils. Since 2011 Cash has strived to develop and deliver visual arts for adults with learning disabilities. ‘We act as a platform for artists with learning disabilities, enabling them to work collaboratively with creative professionals… Read more »