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.

Lena Ashwell: The Inspiration Behind ‘Poppies’

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Poppies, a new musical from Music Box Theatre, is inspired by Lena Ashwell and her concert parties. Poppies focuses on the women who risked their lives to bring music and drama to the men of …

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Lullaby Lane

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28 May, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

28th May, see below for activity times FREE   Join Katie as she returns to her childhood home on Lullaby Lane in search of forgotten friends, much-loved toys and the special gift of music-making her dad gave her. As Katie‚Äôs childhood memories come to life, we meet her neighbours who lived behind the brightly coloured

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Emilia Galotti

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26 April - 14 May

£10 - £14

26th April - 14th May, 7:30pm Saturday matinees 2pm In the searing summer heat of Italy, the simple Emilia Galotti prepares for her wedding. In the Palace, a Prince broods over this beauty he cannot attain. When it is required, will the middle-classes rise up against their masters? Gotthold Ephraim Lessing's Emilia Galotti is a

Myths She-Told

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12 May - 14 May, 9:00 pm

12th - 14th May, 7:30pm 14th May, 2:30pm FREE   "Then let us not give up the fight, hard though it is to endure." Community theatre group WorkSpace Productions bring Greek Myths up to date in a festival at the Crossrail Place Roof Garden. Tradition is retold from the perspective of three eponymous female characters.

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An Interview with Ottisdotter: Emilia Galotti


For the second time, Ottisdotter Productions will revive Emilia Galotti– Gotthold Ephraim Lessing‚Äôs indefensible psychological horror. The play marks the birth of modern European dramatic tragedy and is one of Germany‚Äôs most celebrated texts. …

Bloom Festivals seek Tower Hamlets performers

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Following the success of last year’s Early and Late Bloom Arts Festivals, the Space is looking for local performers to participate in the 2016 festivals at the Crossrail Place Roof Garden.
Located at the¬†top of the Crossrail Place¬†in …