Piece of Work

A new show from James Rowland featuring his captivating mix of theatre, comedy and music. From Land’s End to Llandudno, Ipswich to Inverness, James has been touring his storytelling theatre shows for half his adult life. This tour was different though. Returning home after his first stint away he received a letter that exploded his […]

All Roads

Final two weeks 22nd – 26th March Theatre Peckham BOOK 30th March – 1st April Bernie Grant Arts Centre BOOK “All that is needed are two persuasive, engaging performers to tell the story, and Kudzai Mangombe as Chantel and Tristan Waterson as Matthew work beautifully together…concise, authentic and thought-provoking”   The Stage ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ – If only […]

Unlocking Canons House

A specially commissioned play as part of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and National Lottery Community Fund restoration of Canons House, Mitcham. For two weekends only, the play written by Mitcham playwright Daniel Ward will take you on a journey through the house to understand it’s history, the people who’ve passed through the house & […]

Learning to Fly

A new show by James Rowland UK Tour 2023/24   ***** ‘A riveting, remarkable hour of theatre’ The Guardian (full review)  **** ‘He delivers his story with grace and self-deprecating humour’ The Times (full review) ****’Very funny, disarmingly honest and surprisingly tender’ The Scotsman (full review)   A new show by acclaimed writer, storyteller and […]

Movement Mornings

Every Monday at Vestry Hall “I have severe arthritis in my hands. Since I’ve been doing the exercises, they have really helped ease the pain” “I left the class last week with the springiest spring in my step!” Day: Every Monday Time: 10:30 to 11:15, followed by free tea and coffee Fee: FREE! Group: anyone […]

Going for a Song – over 55s singing group

Starting back on January 18th 2023 – Please note – a new venue for the Mitcham group Mitcham Group: Our Mitcham Going for a Song group meets each Wednesday at 1pm in Mitcham Parish Centre, Church Path, Mitcham CR4 3BN at Wimbledon Group: Our Wimbledon Going for a Song group meets each Wednesday at 2.45pm in […]

Many Voices Women’s Group at CARAS

The Many Voices Women’s Group is an evolution of our Many Voices work with young EAL speakers. Delivered in partnership with CARAS in Tooting, we work with newly arrived women from a range of countries to build language, independence and employability skills, and aid integration into British life and culture, supporting participants to take positive steps […]


Leap! school holiday camps bring 8-12 year olds from across Merton together to make friends, have fun and get creative! This Easter, we’re partnering with Green Arts Centre to deliver four days of Music and Drama. Led by our expert facilitators, your child will have the opportunity to develop their creative skills, learn more about […]

Feelgood Fridays

People living with dementia and their carers are invited to come together to move, dance and share a new hobby where you’ll keep fit & have fun. Join these fun and informal sessions led by a professional dance artist, Annie Pownall. Improve your flexibility, stamina and strength, whilst enjoying moving to different types of music, […]

Employability Skills Workshops

Workshops for EAL students focusing on employability skills, positive wellbeing & confidence Delivering workshops at St Mark’s Academy in Mitcham & CARAS (Community Action for Refugees & Asylum Seekers) in Tooting, supporting vulnerable EAL young people facing the additional challenges of finding meaningful employment post-pandemic. The aim of these workshops is to support the young […]

Many Voices

This is a regular, closed project for young refugees and asylum seekers aged 11-18 delivered at St Mark’s Academy in Mitcham, Rutlish School in Merton Park and Sutton & District Training. By giving space for self-expression through improvisation, movement and devising we support integration,  increase self-confidence, reduce isolation and engender a sense of belonging as […]

Merton Young Carers workshops

A weekly workshop in partnership with Carers Support Merton At the end of 2020 we piloted a programme supporting young carers in the local area. Led by our experienced facilitator these sessions foster new connections and friendships through creative activities including creative writing. Throughout Covid filmmaking proved to be a successful medium and over 202 […]

Creative Arts Group

Attic’s Creative Arts Group is a free Saturday workshop for young people aged 10-14 to boost confidence and skills through a range of arts activities including film making, drama and creative writing. The sessions allow members to express their creative ideas and help them to navigate this challenging point in their young lives, giving them […]


A new poem by Jeremiah ‘SugarJ’ Brown As part of our response to the current crisis, we commissioned this new poem by acclaimed poet Jeremiah ‘SugarJ’ Brown filmed by Tom Shkolnik. (If you require subtitles we have an alternative version here) Alongside this film, we are printing posters of the text to distribute across our […]

Wellbeing Workshops

Over the past year we have been working with local community partners to provide creative workshops to young people facing adverse challenges. We have been working with Bromley and Croydon Women’s Aid, supporting their young mothers with confidence boosting sessions that allow them to make friends and relax, gaining respite from their everyday lives. This […]

The Rebellious Women of Wimbledon – audio version

Following huge demand from audiences for this show, we commissioned an audio version which can be listen to online. Written by Beth Flintoff, The Rebellious Women of Wimbledon toured south London in October 2018. Full details here The programme, featuring a specially commissioned article by Dr Alexandra Hughes Johnson, can be read here: Rebellious Women Programme

Staying in for a Song

Day: Every Wednesday Time: 2:00 – 3:00pm Group: anyone aged 55+ (but we won’t turn anyone away who wants to join!) Sign Up: Please complete this form Our weekly singing group, Going for a Song, are staying in to sing instead. Led by our skilled Musical Director, Christopher Killerby, each session begins with time for […]

Creative workshops with Avanti CIC

A pilot series of workshops with The AVANTI Mental Well-Being CIC We are piloting a series of creative workshops to improve the wellbeing and mental health of adults in and around Pollards Hill and East Mitcham. Using singing and drama these workshops are to increase confidence, offer a space for creative expression and support good […]

Clarion Chance Encounters

A new pilot project currently being delivered online with Clarion Housing. Chance Encounters is a project working with Clarion Housing residents to develop a toolkit to inspire moments of connection amongst communities. Working with elder residents in Morden, Attic artists are developing a box of resources around the themes of connection, community and creativity to […]

The Last Noël

Attic and Arts at the Old Fire Station present A new play with songs by Chris Bush Planning to tour late 2021/22 “Chris Bush’s beautifully crafted show is comforting and uplifting with just enough kick for those who find festive theatre too saccharine” ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The Guardian “It feels as if this one comes straight from the […]

Leap! Creative Arts Summer Camp 2019

We were delighted to run our Leap! programme in an extended form this year.  Over two weeks in the Summer holidays we ran a series of free filmmaking and creative arts summer camps in partnership with WCTT Young Actors Company.  The participants worked alongside a professional filmmaker and drama director to devise and shoot an original short film. Over the course of […]

Pollards Oak

A short play about Pollards Hill commissioned for our Elders group written by Fiona Branson. Inspired by the creative workshops she had run with the Elder’s group, Fiona has created an original piece incorporating the history, concerns and experiences of the New Horizon’s Lunch Club. It will be performed to the group in a script […]

The Rebellious Women of Wimbledon

The run of this show has now finished. Listen to an audio version here ‘Welcome everyone. Do take a seat, and enjoy the refreshments. We’re here tonight to talk about the cause of women. Quite simply, we’re here to change the world.’ Centring on the remarkable story of Wimbledon resident Rose Lamartine Yates, this new […]

Creative Networking Event

After a hiatus we are delighted to announce we will be holding our next our Merton Creative Networking Event on 8th May at 7pm at Mitcham Library. We are looking to build on our last event and bring together creative organisations and people living or working in the London Borough of Merton as well as […]

Elders Drama Workshop

A free weekly drama workshop for older people. Do you like playing games and getting active? Do you like telling stories? Ever fancied performing? Why not come along and give it a try? The group is led by actor and director Fiona Branson. Pollards Hill – The group meets Thursday 1pm – 2pm at New […]

A Stocking Full of Plays

Join us for a festive evening of new Christmas plays around the fire in New Wimbledon Theatre’s Piano Bar. We’ll be presenting a stocking full of plays that interrogate the Christmas experience – the sacred, profane and plain silly. Christmas themed plays by Clare O’Flaherty, Louise Monaghan, Harri Dhillon, and Adam Thorn performed by Oliver […]

The Death of Ivan Ilyich

I’m Ivan and I’ve just died. In life I had everything, but what did I leave behind? Meet Ivan. Seasoned bureaucrat, witty raconteur, distant father. He’s here tonight to share an experience like no other. The strange and eventful history of his own, completely unexpected death. Following the success of Great Expectations at Merton Arts […]

Q & A With Jessica Hynes

As part of London Libraries festival, Attic Artistic Director Jonathan Humphreys will be hosting a live interview with Jessica Hynes at Wimbledon Library delighted to present. The interview will explore about Jessica’s remarkable career and give the audience an opportunity to ask questions.

Small Things

A short film made with the community at Love Wimbledon’s Autumn Art Market. We asked people to take a moment to reflect on the small things that make us feel alive. This project was made in September 2017, inspired by the themes of The Death of Ivan Ilyich.  

Creative Networking event

Attic Theatre Company in association with Baseless Fabric and Merton Council are delighted to invite creatives based in the London Borough of Merton for a creative networking event at Merton Arts Space. Whether you are an artist or creative, or run an organisation, school or college who want to engage with your local creative community, […]