What's On

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Spit & Polish

19th February-»

After a month off, Spit & Polish returns on 19 Feb with another fantastic line-up - Headlining is Matt Abbott, who in 2016 shared a stage with names ranging from Sleaford Mods to Sara Pascoe to Ken Loach, as well as starring in the Nationwide ad campaign. Joining him are Young Poet Laureate for London 2015-6, Selina Nwulu, 2010 London and UK Poetry Slam champion, Keith Jarrett and one of the most powerful voices of young feminism, Megan Beech. This is guaranteed to be a superb night full of intelligence and humour!


Gathering Dust

21st February-»25th February

Charlie, a foreign correspondent, returns home after being kidnapped whilst reporting on a war torn country. Battling with the reality of staying safe with the people she loves or returning to the dangers of front line reporting, Charlie must decide whether to risk everything for her calling or give in to the needs of those she holds most dear. What is the price of telling truths to the world? And if the worst happens, how do you survive?



27th February-»2nd March

Stephanie doesn't make plans. Which is probably why at 24 she finds herself back at home with her mum, single and unable to fit into her jeans. Without really knowing why, Steph takes us through what she feels are the most significant parts of her life so far. Decibels is a one woman show written and performed by Elaine Fellows for anyone that has ever took a step back from their life and thought "what the hell am I doing?"


Feelings Of An Almost Human Nature

27th February-»1st March

‘Feelings Of An Almost Human Nature is a one-act play about self-expression and a feminist reading of language-gender norms. It explores the social and self-imposition of personal barriers which obstruct communication. The play comprises of three monologues which confront and warp these restrictions. The piece is often funny, slightly partisan but mostly just a bit pissed off’


The Anomaly

14th March-»16th March

A 60 minute Magic and Telepathy Show! Meet ‘The Anomaly’ – They are able to communicate with their minds & play with yours. She can see with her ears and he likes taking death-defying risks. Together they take you on an adventure so unforgettable, you’ll even forget to forget it. The magic is all brand new and so unfathomable it will keep you up at night for years after the show


Spit and Polish

19th March-»

Headlining in March is the so called ‘Queen of British performance poetry’ Francesca Beard, whose one-woman show ‘A Lie,’ has been wowing audiences across the UK. Joining her are the multi-talented poet and musician, Joshua Idehen, the Young Poet Laureate for London 2014 - 2015, Aisling Fahey and Vogon poetry slam champion of 2015, Robin Lamboll. Expect to be startled, inspired, impressed and amused


A BME Showcase

21st March-»23rd March

The showcase is comprised of a selection of short plays/pieces, which feature BME writers and/or predominantly BME casts and/or production teams. Our aim is to try to raise awareness and change the lack of representation of BME groups both in at a university level and in the wider industry