Battersea Arts Centre

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Artistic director: Tarek Iskander
CEO: Tarek Iskander


Grand Hall - seats 500
Lower Hall - seats 140
Courtyard Theatre - seats 120


Box office: 020 7223 2223


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Lavender Hill
London SW11 5TN

Council: Wandsworth

Region: London

Location map for Battersea Arts Centre


None nearby

Clapham Junction



BAC - Lavender Hill

Day no:
345, 77, 87, 156, G1

Night no:
N77, N345

Access information

Wheelchair access

There is step free access to The Bee's Knees playspace, The Scratch Bar and ground floor public spaces.

The first floor performance spaces can be reached via a lift.

Battersea Arts Centre has a range of toilet facilities available including all-gender toilets, accessible toilets on all floors and baby-change facilities.

Visual assistance

Audio Described Performances:

Audio description gives additional commentary during a performances through headphones, describing things like body language and facial expressions, costume, scenery and action sequences.

This service may be useful for people who are blind or partially sighted.

Touch tours may also be offered alongside these performances.

Current shows


Florencia has an old box full of cassette tapes from her family home in Chile. As she starts listening to them in her room in London, she travels back in time and space.

Previews from: Monday 3 February 2020

Closes: Saturday 22 February 2020

When It Breaks It Burns

In 2015, sixteen lives were changed forever when they occupied their high schools, as part of protests that happened across Brazil. Now, they occupy this space using dance, live music and performance to tell their extraordinary story.

Previews from: Wednesday 19 February 2020

Closes: Saturday 29 February 2020

Upcoming shows


ONE examines the left through the prism of the right, and the walls we build to protect the difference between what we say and who we really are.

Previews from: ... no date announced

Closes: ... no close date announced

The Spirit

A rare UK appearance of one of Europe's most distinctive and radical disabled artists. Combining physical theatre with visual art and live music, Delferiere pushes at the limits of experience in a way that few artists would dare.

Previews from: Thursday 27 February 2020

Closes: Saturday 14 March 2020

Unreal City

A virtual reality experience for two audience members at a time. Discover your new home at our Virtual Reality showroom, with a private viewing of our fully accessible, hi-tech apartments.

Previews from: Monday 2 March 2020

Closes: Saturday 28 March 2020


Adam Lazarus plays The Father in this darkly satirical piece distilled into the figure of a very funny, engaging and deeply troubled man.

Previews from: Tuesday 3 March 2020

Closes: Saturday 28 March 2020

Rich Kids: A History Of Shopping Malls In Tehran

The global gap between rich and poor is growing. As the world decays, the spawn of the powerful dance like everyone is watching.

Previews from: Tuesday 14 April 2020

Closes: Saturday 2 May 2020

Cock Cock.. Who's There?

A trip across three continents, from online platforms like Tinder and Chatroulette to close encounters, Samira takes us on her journey to reclaim power after being raped.

Previews from: Tuesday 14 April 2020

Closes: Saturday 2 May 2020

Neither Here Nor There

When was the last time you made time to talk? Described by audiences as 'inspiring' and 'heartfelt', expect an intimate, refreshing look at the power of speaking and listening in an age of superficial online contact.

Previews from: Monday 4 May 2020

Closes: Saturday 9 May 2020

Life: Live!

Featuring shonky-spectacular, stadium-chic live visuals created with artist Morven Mulgrew, and an album of original music, Life: LIVE! straddles stardom, self-care and redemption in a hilarious, crumbling, musical extravaganza.

Previews from: Tuesday 19 May 2020

Closes: Saturday 30 May 2020

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