Located next to Myatt Fields at Camberwell, Longfield Hall, “exists to meet the changing needs of our local community.”
Built by the Minet family in 1889, the hall is Grade II listed and run by the Longfield Hall Trust, a group of local community volunteers.
They have a varied program of RashDash theatre, classical music and contemporary dance coming up in April and May – scroll down to see what’s on:
Oh Mother – RashDash Performance Friday, April 29, 3:30 p.m. Free REGISTER HERE RashDash opens their rehearsal to an audience with a preview of their new production ‘Oh Mother’. RashDash rehearsed their new production ‘Oh Mother’ at Longfield Hall. The production will take place at the Soho and Tabacco Factory theaters, but they are sharing their work in progress with a live audience! Come many and be among the first to see this new production. Suitable for 18+Free theater workshop for adults Tuesday, April 19, 1:45 p.m. REGISTER HERE Join RashDash for an afternoon acting workshop – suitable for anyone 18+. They offer a free afternoon theater workshop exploring the themes of the play. If you’re interested in how theater is made, or just love song, dance, and spoken word, come along.
Emma Jüngling – Classical music concert Friday, May 6, 7 p.m. Tickets £14 / £12 BOOK HEREClassical music that is accessible and full of surprises, breaking the clichés commonly found around opera. The program will range from favorite opera arias to classic Debussy songs. It may even be necessary to make a small detour to the musical and the cabaret! This is the first of what we hope will be a series of classical music concerts led by Emma Jüngling which will bring more talented and professional classical artists to Longfield Hall.
Irreverse – London Butoh Dance Co. & Ghost Mind Friday, May 20, 7:30 p.m. Tickets £12 / £10 BOOK HERE London Butoh Dance Company is a collective of ten artists, performers and co-creators of the movement. Irreverse is an exploration of shared somatic experience. The collective suffering that binds us in an oppressive realization. It captures the taboo of adolescence, forbidden thoughts, rituals and desires. An experience full of confusion, transformation and evolution. [It’s scary.] There is no guide, and wikihow does not help!ghost spirit Piano/horns by Pete Robson and Stuart Wilding on percussion. This is combined with a background of found sounds collected around the planet. Ghost Mind is basically a three-person duo, with the third member being the titular “Ghost”. Operating time 60 minutes Suitable for age 16+
NEW! Kung Fu for Kids with Wushu London Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. For children from 5 to 10 years old BOOK HERE Lessons are fun, full of variation and with a strong emphasis on play. This keeps children engaged and allows them to learn the basic striking, kicking and clinch techniques of Kung Fu they can then develop further in our Chinese Kickboxing classes for 10-14 year olds or our Kung Fu and Kickboxing classes for adults.
Dance and yoga classes Monday from 12:30 p.m. to 1:40 p.m. Join Regina Ulloa for a combination of contemporary dance, meditation and breathwork that brings invaluable health benefits and allows you to find the language of your soul. No mats required, just comfortable clothes and socks. Information and reservations: email@example.com
Latin dance training for 50+ with Madeleine Wednesdays at 1 p.m. from April 27 We are delighted to have Madeleine back! Fun and easy-to-follow dance lessons include lots of rhythms and a fusion of different styles of music, from merengue, salsa, cha cha, rock ‘n roll, flamenco, Asian dance to tango. Helps improve your mobility, posture, coordination and energy level. Choreography focusing on balance, range of motion and coordination. Come ready to sweat and get ready to leave feeling great and feeling strong! Classes only take place at quarter time. Price: €4 per session
Voice of Longfield Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. New members are always welcome to our friendly and inclusive community choir. Singing is great for improving posture, breathing, and generally increasing happiness levels! The choir is led by local soprano Hannah Boxall and sings a wide range of repertoire. Come and try or contact Catherine for more information. The next session after Easter is Wednesday April 20. Membership is free.
Lo-Fi Improvised Music Workshops Saturday April 9, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free A monthly improvised music workshop for anyone ages 16 and up interested in exploring sound and making music in a group setting. Musicians of all levels welcome. For more information and to reserve a place, contact Stuart Wilding (firstname.lastname@example.org) 07817963214.
Join Sholto and Valerija for an evening of classical singing at Longfield Hall. This event is organized by Sholto and Valerija and is not a Longfield Hall production. It looks like a wonderful evening of music and song! Welcome everyone. Tickets £15 / £5
Lambeth becomes Latin concert Lambeth Wind Orchestra Saturday May 7, 7:30 p.m. BOOK HERE All Saints Church, Lovelace Road SE21 Join the Lambeth Wind Orchestra and the Grafton Dance Center for a Latin flavored evening featuring music from Revueltas, Piazzolla, Gershwin and Bernstein.
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