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 and we run our own in-house theatre company. Our friend Hubbub provide a cosy café/bar on site and the venue is also available for hire.

When We Dead Awaken

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Book Tickets

12th-30th May, 7:30 pm

“When we dead awaken…. We see that we have never lived.”

Written at the dawn of the 20th century, Ibsen’s final play stares out at us with the feverishness of an artist looking death in the eye and laughing. Les Foules bring a new adaptation to The Space.

Coming Soon

A Doll’s House

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Book Tickets

3rd-13th June, 7:45 pm

Nora and Torvald have all they could possibly want – a wonderful home, beautiful children, and now Torvald’s promotion.

But their seemingly comfortable life is threatened by Nora’s secret, and the man who keeps it. Now, the things she once did to save her husband might destroy them both.

Upcoming Events

Summer Season Launch Night

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Book Tickets

Thursday 23rd April, 2015

Join us for a glass of fizz and the chance to meet some of the visiting companies and productions joining us over the next four months. You’ll be the first to see some exclusive …

By Virtue Fall

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Book Tickets

28th April – 2nd May, 7:30pm
3rd May, 3pm

I’ve come to you Father, in faith, in unwavering faith that you will help me. I don’t expect you to say anything. I only pray that you will show me the way.”

Latest News

An Interview with Vertebra Arts: Birdphobia

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Eirini Dermitzaki is the director and writer of current show Birdphobia, with Mayra Stergiou taking on a movement director and acting role. The duo are also the co-founders of Vertebra Arts theatre company – last seen at the Space with …

Performers wanted for Community Arts Festival

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Bloom – a festival for budding local performers will take place in a beautiful, covered garden at the top of the new Crossrail station in Canary Wharf. Bloom will be split into two halves, opening and closing the Summer Programme at this …