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Our future in Dalston
25
Apr 2017

Our future in Dalston

Hackney Council has announced that it intends to develop several publicly-owned sites around Arcola, creating a new ‘Dalston Quarter’. They are running a public consultation,..

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Beautiful: Not The Carole King Musical
21
Apr 2017

Beautiful: Not The Carole King Musical

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” So, apparently, said George Bernard Shaw, the playwright and critic..

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10
Apr 2017

Writer Naylah Ahmed on her new play Ready Or Not

Naylah Ahmed, writer of Kali Theatre’s upcoming production Ready Or Not, talks about the themes of loss, guilt and fear. Playing at Arcola from 11..

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31
Jan 2017

WORDS, WORDS, WORDS: Kitty Hunter Blair on translating The Lower Depths

Kitty Hunter Blair and Jeremy Brooks’ translation of The Lower Depths was first performed  by the Royal Shakespeare Company on 29 June 1972. 100 years after..

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09
Nov 2016

MISPLACED CHILD: A new photography exhibition at the cafe of Arcola

New exhibition at the Arcola cafe that aims to raise awareness of children affected by Syrian war ‘MISPLACED CHILD‘: AN ARTIST’S CAMPAIGN TO RAISE AWARENESS..

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27
Oct 2016

Angel has been postponed

We regret to inform you that, due to unforeseen circumstances, the advertised production of Angel (21 November – 17 December) has been postponed. The producers,..

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En Route: Callisto: A Queer Epic
26
Sep 2016

En Route: Callisto: A Queer Epic

3 fantastic new plays are transferring from the Edinburgh Fringe to Arcola Theatre next month, as part of our EH to E8 season. Artistic director..

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21
Sep 2016

Arcola launches Jeannie’s Theatre Conversations

Arcola is introducing a series of Saturday afternoon post-show discussions, chaired by Jeannie Farr. Jeannie has been an active member of Arcola’s community, including as a volunteer..

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Join one of Arcola’s critically acclaimed Community Performance Companies
12
Sep 2016

Join one of Arcola’s critically acclaimed Community Performance Companies

We are looking for new members to join, take part and perform as part of our Community Performance Programme. Arcola run groups target specifically at..

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19
May 2016

Arcola to participate in Dalston Children’s Festival

Arcola Creative Engagement are pleased to be involved with the 2016 Dalston Children’s Festival. Launching this coming Saturday 28th May, with a second Saturday of..

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