Come behind the scenes and enjoy five unique performances in hidden spaces across our building. You'll find poets, dancers, projection artists who will be sharing pieces that respond to the unusual architecture and history of this important building in the South Norwood community.
Visit the graves of local legends including inventor and philanthropist William F Stanley, William Walker, the diver who saved Winchester Cathedral and toilet humour A lister Thomas Crapper.
The Beats & Eats crew brings their mini-festival vibe to Stanley Arts in memory of Croydon’s greatest composer, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor.
In this fun, open, inclusive and safe space, come and join theatre company Zoo Co as they get you and your small humans playing together, giving you ideas of how to entertain and teach life skills as you play, create stories and become different characters.
Explore different sounds, styles, instruments, melodies and lyrics, getting those creative juices flowing and sharing all the starting points needed in music making - from folk to pop to rap and hip hop in this free workshop for families.
Join children’s book illustrator, Salvatore Rubbino, for this free workshop and make a magnificent magic lantern to entertain all your friends and family! Celebrate Bonfire Night with fantastic firework drawings and project these onto the wall for your very own ‘film' screening.