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.

An Interview with Room39: Cats, Selfies, and The Scattered Mind of the Incurable Dreamer

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Room39 is presenting their new production Cats, Selfies, and The Scattered Mind of the Incurable Dreamer at the Space for the first time. We caught up with two of the creators Anna Soboleva and Petra Pandora Freimund.
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27 September - 8 October

We are! And we want to be! And we want us all to be! We don’t want them! We only want us! So come and listen! Because we are what we are! And you must be what we are! So you are not them! Listen to us! This play is our word! What's a manifesto

Upcoming Events

Cats, Selfies and the Scattered Mind of the Incurable Dreamer

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24 August - 28 August

The Full Moon Cafe. A junction hidden in the middle of virtual highway. A point where space, time and two strangers come together. An innocent encounter that crumbles, lost in the maze of the information age. The Internet. A modern symbol of duality, bombarding us information. Sometimes it spreads fear, sometimes it brings hope and sometimes


AshWeb Book Tickets

25 August

FREE   Based on a true story,¬†Ash¬†explores the¬†life of George Crozier and his journey from his first to his last cigarette. Set against a backdrop of the tobacco industry‚Äôs¬†ever-changing advertisements, this humorous and sensitive production uses¬†object manipulation, movement and live music to explore the highs and lows of a¬†life-long love affair with¬†smoking.¬†Up¬†until the last puff,

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Buy your Space20 raffle tickets!


We’re approaching the end of our Space20 celebrations, marking 20 years of the Space. Tickets will be available soon for the final Space20 gala event, at which we’ll be drawing a raffle!
We have some great prizes available and hope to …

Call for Submissions – The One Festival 2017

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The Space is looking for proposals for the One Festival, a showcase of solo performances. Now in its 5th year, the One Festival has become an annual highlight at the East London venue.
With an exciting blend of …