The Space is a performing arts centre based in a converted church on the Isle of Dogs, East London.  We programme regular arts events and workshops both here and at the Roof Garden in Crossrail Place, Canary Wharf.

Submit a show for our Summer Season


Our programming submissions¬†are open once more for our Summer Season! We’re looking for artists and companies with bold ideas and great stories to tell. Got a great production¬†up your sleeve? We’d love to hear from you.
The Space is a performing …

Coming Soon

Buster Keaton at the Hollywood Canteen… as told by Orson Welles

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15 March - 19 March

£10 - £12

15th-19th March, 7.30pm In 1944, Hollywood‚Äôs most outspoken director met its saddest, silent clown.¬† Nobody overheard their conversation. Until now. In the silent era, nobody matched Vaudevillian Buster Keaton for the inventiveness and scale of his imagination, Without the sentimentality of Chaplin, Keaton brought us epic train crashes, underwater photography, hurricanes and battle scenes - […]

Upcoming Events

One Festival 2016: Programme A

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10 February - 21 February

£10 - £14

10th - 21st February 7:30pm (4pm matinees) Following the success of last year‚Äôs One Festival, the Space is delighted to once more open its doors to new acting, writing and directing talent. The One Festival is a showcase of monologues featuring work from a wide range of theatre professionals. With an exciting blend of work […]

Latest News

The Lighthouse: A Glowing Response!


We’re officially into our last week of Rachael Claye’s beautiful debut play The Lighthouse and we’ve had such an overwhelmingly fantastic response to the show¬†that¬†we wanted to share our highlights!
We’ve received¬†six four-star reviews in total –¬†here are …

New Term for SpaceWorks Theatre Company

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The SpaceWorks Community Theatre Company is looking for children with big ideas who want to have fun creating new theatre.
Register now and receive two free tickets to The Lighthouse.
Each term the Cadets (6-9 years) and Youth …