What’s On


Apr 2018

Haven't Stopped Dancing Yet!

Sat 28 Apr - Sun 29 Apr
The Stanley Hall

 

We are extremely excited to be hosting  the disco-tastic ‘Haven’t Stopped Dancing Yet!’ to Stanley Halls!

A fabulous night of 70s & 80s soul, funk and disco, for people who remember the tunes first time round & still want to party & everyone else who loves a good boogie.

Haven’t Stopped Dancing Yet features vinyl DJs, dance line-ups, prizes for the best outfits and free retro sweets and ice pops.

Everyone loves HSDY including Prima & Stella magazines, Time Out, BBC Radio London, BBC Radio 4, and the South London Blog who describe it as “Mamma Mia collides with Saturday Night Fever in a glorious mash-up”.

It’s going to be a night to remember!

£15 in advance ( £18 door )

*10% of profits from this event will be donated to Cancer Research UK

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May 2018

Seun Kuti and Egypt 80

Fri 4 May
The Stanley Hall

The youngest son of the Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti is as incensed by injustice and inspired by greatness as his father ever was. Now, with his mighty new album Struggle Sounds, the Lagos-based scion honours the revolutionaries who’ve gone before and rallies the torchbearers to come.

Leave Em Laughing

Sun 6 May
Up Above

   

South Norwood’s monthly comedy night Leave ‘Em Laughing is back this May with another fantastic line up of acclaimed comedians! Harriet KemsleyJoe SutherlandMike Shephard, Abigoliah Schamaun and Paul Duncan McGarrity  will all be live delivering the latest material for a night of laughs and good times to be had by all!

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Ceilidh at The Halls: Pigeon English with Ben Moss Calling

Fri 11 May
The Stanley Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Three young heads bursting with new ideas. Six strong hands steeped in the traditions of English Ceilidh and so far beyond. Pigeon English draw the strands of their many influences together to bring something new and exciting in ceilidh dancing.

Ben Moss, talented singer and multi-instrumentalist, is one of the country’s leading young folk dancers and callers.  Dancing morris since 10, Ben has performed with Great Western,  Seven Champions Molly Dancers and Hammersmith Morris Men – and is also a dance graduate of Trinity Laban!
Tom Fairbairn has been honing his craft playing dance music for over 15 years, with bands as diverse as Fosbrooks, Whapweasel and Boka Halat. A dynamic fiddle player (both large and small!) and arranger, Tom has been striving to respect tradition but develop it in giant steps as well as small increments!
Sam McEvoy, one of the most exciting multi-percussionists working in the UK today, has been playing on the English scene as part of MoonDance and Pigeon English alongside his regular work with original bands and artists such as Penniless Cove and Cable Street Collective. Obsessed with traditional music from his home of Shetland, and beyond, his grooves will make you move!
All are welcome to another exciting edition of South Norwood’s monthly Ceilidh at Stanley Halls. This month we have Pigeon English with Ben Moss Calling! With authentic wooden sprung floors, and the Stanley Halls Bar open throughout; expect a night of laughs, great music, and good times to be had by all!

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General Admission: £12
Under 15’s: £6

New You - Premier Film Screening

Fri 18 May
The Stanley Hall

Janine is a mid twenties waitress working and living in St John’s Wood, London, set in the modern day. She is a bored of life, a dreamer and wants nothing more than the be famous. Her idol is a very successful model Taylor and decides to follow in her footsteps.

Scouted by a well known agent Greg and signing for his agency, One Way To Hell Management, she impresses on shoots and quickly moves up modelling ladder. This brings competition with Taylor because they are both signed to the same agency.

Janine’s rise to fame also distances herself from her best friend Darcy. So much so she is in danger of isolating herself with nothing to fall back on if her new life were to end, and her biggest in security were to catch up – an eating disorder.

 

Director: Neilson Black

Genre: Comedy

Running Length: 1 hour 26 mins

Doors: 7pm

Start Time: 8pm

Admission: FREE

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TRUNK XL Fundraising Extravaganza

Sat 19 May
The Stanley Hall

Come and join us for a fun night of entertainment with Singers, Dancers, Bands and Comedy, at our Fundraising Extravaganza – TRUNK XL – at Stanley Halls!

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Funds raised will go to MindGarden SL, an intercultural Language & Environment Learning Centre for disadvantaged children and young people in Sri Lanka, to learn English in a fun and interesting way as well as become more aware of their responsibilities for their environment – including the majestic elephants.

It’s going to be a night of variety – something for everyone – with Sri Lankan food available to purchase, and a Market Hall for you to browse and buy some goodies!

For regular updates on our fundraising events, connect with us on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/cometotrunk/

  • Free Parking will be available at Harris Academy (next door) for this event

Family Cinema at the Halls - The Incredibles

Sun 20 May
The Stanley Hall

 

In this lauded Pixar animated film, married superheroes Mr. Incredible (Craig T. Nelson) and Elastigirl (Holly Hunter) are forced to assume mundane lives as Bob and Helen Parr after all super-powered activities have been banned by the government. While Mr. Incredible loves his wife and kids, he longs to return to a life of adventure, and he gets a chance when summoned to an island to battle an out-of-control robot. Soon, Mr. Incredible is in trouble, and it’s up to his family to save him.

 

Certificate: U

Running time: 120 minutes

Tickets £3

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Cinema at The Halls - The Greatest Showman (PG)

Sun 20 May
The Stanley Hall

 

 

 

Inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

Certificate: PG

Running Time: 105 minutes

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2 for Wine Offer (2 tickets + 1 bottle of Wine) : £20
General Admission : £6
Concessions: £4

 

Cinema at The Halls - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (12A)

Sat 26 May
The Stanley Hall

Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game’s jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that you don’t just play Jumanji – you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they’ll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves – or they’ll be stuck in the game forever.

Certificate: 12A
Running Time: 119 minutes
Screening Time: 3.00 PM

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2 for Wine Offer (2 tickets + 1 bottle of Wine) : £20
Family 4 Ticket: Admits 4 Up to two adults permitted on this ticket £17
General Admission : £6
Concessions: £4

 

 

 

Family Cinema at The Halls: Paddington 2

Wed 30 May
The Stanley Hall

 

Settled in with the Brown family, Paddington the bear is a popular member of the community who spreads joy and marmalade wherever he goes. One fine day, he spots a pop-up book in an antique shop — the perfect present for his beloved aunt’s 100th birthday. When a thief steals the prized book, Paddington embarks on an epic quest to unmask the culprit before Aunt Lucy’s big celebration.

Certificate: PG

Running time: 101 minutes

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Tickets: £3
Children under 2 are admitted for FREE and don’t need tickets so arrive nice and early to get your seats!

Jun 2018

Ceilidh at the Halls: Climax Ceilidh Band with Rachel Drazek Calling

Fri 8 Jun
The Stanley Hall

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Led by pipes, flute and sax with blistering guitar solos and monster keyboard grooves, Climax Ceilidh Band bring you Celtic music with a difference. Wild reels, stomping slip-jigs, haunting hornpipes; these are beautiful tunes played to make the blood race and the heart soar.

Fresh from festivals & clubs across the UK and Europe, the band will steam through some great new material whilst maintaining all that is best from the traditional repertoire, with their very own dance caller, Rachel Drazek, on hand to help things get kicked off for those who like to hoedown.

General Admission: £12
Under 15’s: £6

Family Cinema at the Halls - Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Sun 17 Jun
The Stanley Hall

While truant from school, young siblings Jeremy and Jemima meet the beautiful Truly Scrumptious (Sally Ann Howes), who falls for their widowed father, Caractacus Potts (Dick Van Dyke), and his various oddball inventions, including the family’s noisy rebuilt car, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. One day at the beach, Caractacus tells Truly and the children a fanciful fable about the villainous Baron Bomburst (Gert Frobe) and his evil designs on the Potts family car.

Certificate: U

Running time: 146 minute

Tickets £3

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Cinema at The Halls - Darkest Hour (PG)

Sun 17 Jun
The Stanley Hall

 

 

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins at the precipice of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill (Academy Award nominee Gary Oldman) must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.

Certificate: PG

Running Time: 112 minutes

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2 for Wine Offer (2 tickets + 1 bottle of Wine) : £20
General Admission : £6
Concessions: £4

Jul 2018

Ceilidh at The Halls: Banter Ceilidh Band

Fri 13 Jul
The Stanley Hall

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The Banter Ceiilidh band will be in full force for the Stanley Halls July edition of Ceilidh at the Halls!

Simon Care on melodeon,
Nina Zella on keyboards and vocals
Tim Walker on drums, percussion, brass and dance calling.

They are rooted in English traditional music but incorporate influences of pop, jazz, soul and big band sounds.
Although just three people, they create a huge sound and have been described as the world’s smallest big band.
Banter brings songs that are barking social comment with pop beats, irony and ridiculously danceable tunes! With authentic wooden sprung floors, and the Stanley Halls Bar open throughout; expect a night of laughs, great music, and good times to be had by all!

General Admission: £!2
Under 15’s: £6

South London Comic and Zine Fair

Sat 14 Jul
The Stanley Hall

 

South London Comic and Zine Fair returns to Stanley Halls for a second year! We will once again host a cornucopia of London’s most talented zine and alternative comic creators and throw a spotlight the capital’s most exciting micro publishers.

There will be over 30 artists and independent publishers selling their comics, zines, prints and DIY art. Plus we’ll have our famous communal table, this year co-ordinated by top comics blog Broken Frontier! This is an open invitation to all budding comics creators and zinesters to sell their work free of charge on the day.

The fair will be open from 12 noon to 6pm. There will be a kids drawing area and a bar open all day.

Family Cinema at the Halls - Coco (PG)

Sun 15 Jul
The Stanley Hall

 

Despite his family’s generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history.

Certificate: PG

Running time: 105 minutes

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Tickets: £3
Children under 2 are admitted for FREE and don’t need tickets so arrive nice and early to get your seats!

Sep 2018

Don't Go into the Cellar Present: A Pandemonium of Poe

Wed 26 Sep
The Assembly Room

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Be chilled by an evening’s eerie entertainment, with this original theatrical anthology of a selection of Poe’s finest feats of fear-filled fiction! Be guided by the sinister Dr Trevellyan as he leads you into the deepest recesses of the human psyche. Along the way you will encounter such stark terror as may shatter the senses! But will you emerge from the shadows alive… ?

Classic tales from Gothic Horror’s most famous author. Presented as a one-man show, the audience is invited to a symposium on obsession. A claustrophobic atmosphere prevails in a  production which features a delightful twist in the tale!