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 »

Duty Manager Position


Vacancy We are seeking an experienced Duty Manager at the Albany and Deptford Lounge.  Working within a small team you will have excellent communication and customer service skills to deliver high quality experiences for the audiences at performances and events. You will facilitate venue hire operations, ensure that events run smoothly and the venue is a safe and welcoming environment for all visitors. Contract: Casual; flexible shifts including evenings and weekends Salary: From £9.15… Read more »

Hothouse Associate Artist


TITLE:                                    Associate Artist, Hothouse TIMESCALE:                        February 2016- March 2017 FIXED FEE:                           £4000 inclusive of expenses                                                 Hothouse is looking to appoint an Associate artist to join the Hothouse Creative Team for the Hothouse project throughout 2016. Hothouse will culminate with a performance of Give Me Back My Broken Night by Uninvited Guests which the artist will collaborate with the company on. We are looking for someone who is energetic, willing to… Read more »

Evaluator- Hothouse


TITLE: Evaluator, Hothouse

TIMESCALE: January 2016- March 2017

FIXED FEE: £3500                

INTRODUCTION Hothouse is looking to appoint a freelance Evaluator to produce an independent creative evaluation of the Hothouse project throughout 2016. What is ‘Hothouse’? Hothouse is an artist led development project for and at Deptford Lounge, starting in December 2015 and running for 16 months. Funded by Arts Council England and run in [partnership between the Albany… Read more »

Arts Marketing Freelancer Required


Our sister venue The Albany is looking for an experienced Arts Marketing Freelancer to support marketing, planning and delivery for the Spring 2016 Season. This would be for up to 20 days freelance support between November 2015 and January 2016. Full details are on the Albany’s website, www.thealbany.org.uk Express your interest by sending a CV and covering letter to: vacancies@thealbany.org.uk by 5pm on 16 October 2015. To arrange an informal conversation about… Read more »

Walk The Talk


Family Services UK are holding regular monthly walks in the Lewisham area and beyond. Each walk will be one of 3 types –A Historical walk, A Nutritional-based walk or A Storytelling walk, with guest speakers on each walk. The all-weather walks will be held on the last Monday of each month, starting 23rd March 2015, until 22nd February 2016 (excluding December 2015) The walks are free and open to all, especially those who may find… Read more »

A Visit from the Mayor of Lewisham


On the Friday 13 March, The Mayor of Lewisham came to visit all the apprentices at both the Albany and its sister venue, the Deptford Lounge. Our apprentices, Simone Gayle (Community Arts Apprentice) and Kavon Everett (Cultural Venue Operations Apprentice) let us know how the visit all went: The Mayor, Steve Bullock, came to get a feel of what each of our job roles entails and to get a feel of who we are as… Read more »

Anita Strasser: Deptford High Street


As part of our upcoming installation, Bring the Happy, we will be exhibiting a collection from local photographer, Anita Strasser. Here’s her take on Deptford and how people and place have inspired her work. I’ve lived in many different countries and have always tried to make myself at home as much as possible by finding a place for myself in the local community. Coming from a village in the Austrian Alps,… Read more »

What’s the story….?


In September, we welcome AmpersandMedia launching their twice monthly news reading group (Papers at the Lounge) followed shortly after by Storylines which will use the headlines discussed that morning to develop a theatre piece which will be performed that evening in the Lounge. From choosing the headline, to shaping the staging – everyone can get involved. Artistic director and man of long hair, Mark Stevenson talks stories, newspapers & shampoo… How did the Storylines concept… Read more »

Into/Out of…Vuong10


  Into/Out Of is a new platform for dance making and engagement; in an exchange of skills for space its about bringing, making and performing into & out of spaces, engaging people and the place. The inaugural project is Vuong 10 and this August choreographers Nina Kov (Place Prize 2012) and Catarina Carvalho (Wayne McGregor | Random Dance) come together to lead a 3-day intensive workshop at the Lounge, in conjunction with Into/Out… Read more »