Summer Arts 2016

Five, week-long creative arts courses for 8 to 19 year olds

£5 per course.

Free for Lewisham Homes residents, bursaries available on request.


Choose from three great courses:

Week 1: Monday 1 – Friday 5 August, 10am – 3pm

Love2Dance Street Arts: Street Dance and Circus

With Upswing. At the Albany. For ages 8 to 12

Learn street dance, acrobatics, pop and lock, breakdancing, and circus skills! Led by professional artists, a chance to learn new skills and develop existing ones working towards a performance for friends and family at the end of the week.



Digi.Art: Creative Coding and Multimedia Arts

With Call and Response. At Deptford Lounge. For ages 13 to 19

Learn to use digital technologies for making art and for creativity. The group will work with visual arts, computer code, film and digital music. Over five days they’ll produce an art installation or music event that will be shown to the public at the Call and Response gallery in Deptford.



100 Years From Now: Theatre

With Bernadette Russell / White Rabbit. At Deptford Lounge. Ages 13 to 19

One week to make a theatre show inspired by the future of Deptford. Learn theatre making, drama and performance skills and be part of creating a show that answers the question, what do we want the world to be like 100 years from now? Includes an end of week showcase for friends and family.

Part of Hothouse at Deptford Lounge.



Week 2: Monday 8 – Friday 12 August, 10am – 3pm

Performing the Future: Sound, Illustration and Text

With Uninvited Guests, Sam Steer and Duncan Speakman.

At Deptford Lounge. Ages 13 to 19

Work with theatre makers, a sound artist and an illustrator to create site-specific theatre about the future. This will include drawing, electronic music, science fiction writing and devised performance. A chance to work with new digital technologies, exploring outdoor and walking performances using digital and live experiences to create something unique.

Part of Hothouse at Deptford Lounge.



Week 3: Monday 15 – Friday 19 August, 10am – 3pm

The Street Canvas: Street Art and Graffiti

With Emergency Exit Arts. At the Albany. Ages 13 to 19

Join Emergency Exit Arts (EEA), one of the leading lights in outdoor arts, for a week of colour, surprise and visual art. Work with two artists across the week to explore visual transformation in public spaces. The street will be your canvas to draw upon and draw ideas from. No previous experience needed.



To book your place for any of the weeks: 

Download the booking form here and fill it in in CAPITAL LETTERS then email it to, return by hand or post to:

Summer Arts at The Albany,

Douglas Way,

Deptford, SE8 4AG

on, or by Friday 22 July.

Advance booking is essential. If you have questions about the courses, get in touch:

call 07984 355826 and ask for Zaylie or email


Tweet about the courses using #SummerArts2016 @TheAlbanySE8.


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