10 NIGHTS

7-21 FEB

When Yasser decides to take part in itikaf, sleeping and fasting in the mosque for the last ten nights of Ramadan, he soon regrets his decision. But as he navigates smug worshippers, shared bathrooms, and recurring thoughts of chunky chips, Yasser’s isolation forces him to confront a side of himself he’s been trying to keep hidden. 

OFF THE CHEST: POETRY OPEN MIC NIGHT

22 FEB

The acclaimed poetry night returns to Omnibus Theatre for another captivating evening of contemporary poetry. Championing poets of all backgrounds, this diverse evening of poetry includes an explosive open mic plus two acclaimed feature poets, including Elle Dillon-Reams.

A FAMILY BUSINESS

23-25 FEB

A show about how not to blow up the planet. About diplomats, activists, and a journey to change the world. If nuclear weapons could wipe out all our tomorrows, then why aren’t we all talking about them today?

BRAND NEW MUSICAL: AN IMPROVISED SONDHEIM MUSICAL

23 FEB

Katy Schutte and Lloydie James Lloyd perform a brand new musical inspired by Stephen Sondheim and Jason Robert Brown. The characters, location, music, lyrics and story are created in the moment and inspired by a single audience suggestion. This is a funny, heartfelt, queer-leaning show about the everyday.

SCARLET SUNDAY

28 FEB-17 MAR

Can you truly separate the art from the artist? Art curator Yasmin embarks on a journey delving into the enigmatic life of the late artist Ray Blackwood and uncovers the haunting truth behind the mysterious painting “Scarlet Sunday”. 

The searing drama Scarlet Sunday explores the blurred lines between art and its creators, questioning our complicity in idolising their creations. 

WINDOW TO THE SPIRITS

10 MAR | 14 APR

As featured in Time Out, an open mic evening, curated by The Metaphorest showcasing the London spoken word poetry scene. The night promises good vibes, moving performances and a space for inspiration. 

ENGINE ROOM

11 MAR | 15 APR

Dynamic theatre makers present work for the very first time in front of a live audience. Discover the next generation of theatre before anyone else.

MATERIAL GIRLS

16 MAR | 20 APR

A mixed-bill comedy show starring some of the biggest and brattiest comedians on the circuit. Expect a night of laughs from four comedians who were spoilt as children and a famous headliner!

DELUGE

23-24 MAR

In the wake of a relationship, a woman is sifting through other people’s stories in an attempt to contain the overflow of her thoughts. A captivating and comedic piece of magical realism about how we grieve the things we lose. Blending true stories with fiction, movement, comedy and live music.

YOU'RE SO F**KING CROYDON

23 MAR

Join writer performer Katie Hurley for a work-in-progress of her autobiographical solo show, You’re SO F**KING Croydon!. Mixing music, dance and noughties club culture, Katie explores themes of home, hope and resilience as she questions if where you live shapes who you are and who you are destined to be? 

OVER IT! REVOLUTION

23 MAR

The launch of a new theatre festival shattering stereotypes of 35+ women and enbies on stage. No more knitting and jam-making. We have stories beyond mothers and wives, pensioners and empty nesters. We are the protagonists of our own story.

We’re over it, too. Join the revolution!

WHAT WOULD JARVIS DO?

24 & 30 MAR

Didi and GG are best friends and superfans of Jarvis Cocker, front man of pop group Pulp. When a pair of yellow trousers worn by the man himself come up for sale via their unhinged therapist, they snap them up at auction. But how can they tell if the trousers are authentic? And what if they were never actually owned by Jarvis Cocker?

KAREN

30 MAR

Get ready for a comic emotional rollercoaster as our heroine faces office hell when her ex starts dating her arch-nemesis: Karen. Watch our Protagonist navigate a powder keg of heartbreak and identity crisis, exploding in the ultimate office showdown. A battle of self-discovery that will leave you in stitches! 

COMEDY WRITING & COLLABORATION WORKSHOP

30 MAR

A space for women and gender non-conforming people to discuss comedy and workshop material and ideas in a supportive, collaborative environment. Participants will be asked to bring for discussion material they are working on, or just their favourite jokes from stand-up, TV and film.

THE PINOT PRINCESS

2-14 APR

This dark comedy follows a struggling actor trying to liberate herself and break through gender stereotypes by playing a punk Virgin Mary on stage. This lapsed Catholic questions the labels bestowed by religion and society. Not to mention her disapproving mother. Will speaking her truth lead to her redemption? Or will she fall into yet another large Pinot? 

LOVE STEPS

3-20 APR

Ana’s looking for true love, will it ever happen? Love Steps is a fusion of poetry, dance and music following a black woman’s journey to finding love. Inspired by a true story.

BLACK SWANS

23 APR-11 MAY

Two sisters face a difficult decision: how to best care for their elderly mother as her health declines. Rosie, a humanoid care robot, seems like the perfect solution. But soon they will have to reckon with the unforeseen consequences of bringing an artificial intelligence into their lives.

WORMHOLES

23 JUL–10 AUG

A domestic abuse survivor, imprisoned by recollections of the past that she can’t make sense of – and tormented by paths not taken – finds herself in a secure mental facility being questioned by police. But what is her crime? A gripping, relevant tale about the effects of coercion in relationships

MATERIAL GIRLS COMEDY

THIRD SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH

A mixed bill comedy show starring some of the biggest and brattiest comedians on the circuit. Expect a night of laughs from four comedians who were spoilt as children and a famous headliner! 

JAZZ IN THE PRESENT TENSE

15 MAR | 19 APR

The award winning pianist/poet Robert Mitchell plays solo. A meeting of many worlds in the service of a singular voice. Acoustic, Electric (samples, drone), poetry, Classical, Jazz, Improv, left hand only, original pieces and those by some legends of music.

THE LAST FEW

PREVIEW NIGHT: 7 FEB
1 FEB-5 MAR

By law the bulk of fish caught in Cuban waters must be handed to the state for distribution amongst the people. However, some of the poorest in Havana are brave enough to provide for their families by venturing out to sea using nothing more than inner tubes from trucks and tractors as makeshift fishing rafts. Photography by Sarah Louise Ramsay.

To register your interest contact memberships@omnibus-clapham.org. 

A grid made up of six photographs. The first image is of bare feet walking through water. The second image is of the top of a female swimmers head. She has on a black swimming hat a black swimming suit. The third image is of a lifebuoy ring in the water surrounded by trees. The fourth image is the side view of a female swimmer taken from above. She is wearing a silver swimming hat. The fifth image shows two women in winter coats, holding cups and conversing while sitting on a bench. The final image is of the side profile of a female swimmer. The is looking off to the left of the frame. She holds up swimming gloves to her ears.

WILD WATER WOMEN

5 MAR

Why women swim – by the women that swim.

Cold water swimming be it in oceans, lakes, ponds or rivers has long been recognised for its physical health benefits. My motivation however was to understand and represent the powerful mental benefits and incredible sense of empowerment that cold water women experience. The images are a journey through a typical ‘meet’ early on mornings on Hampstead Heath in North London. Photography by Sarah Louise Ramsay.

To register your interest contact memberships@omnibus-clapham.org

Omnibus Theatre Online: Young People

Stop by our Omnibus Theatre Online: Young People hub to download two new activity packs each week for your young person to polish up on their drama skills and have some creative fun in the process.

TIGER: LIVESTREAM

13 MAR

Tiger is back! But this time, you can access the performance from the comfort of your own home! Purchase a ticket and you will receive a link on 13 March available to watch at any point within a month. Happy streaming!

Struggling to make rent, Ali and Oli advertise for a flatmate and a mysterious stranger called Tiger arrives: they’re the strangest person you could meet, but to Alice, Tiger makes perfect sense. Blurring the lines between comedy and tragedy, the real and the imaginary, this moving new play explores the mysteries of grief: how we befriend it, get lost in it, and find a way to live with it.

LIFE DRAWING

WEDNESDAYS AND FRIDAYS

Whether you’re the next Tracey Emin or if you haven’t picked up a pencil since school, our life drawing class is for anyone who wants to have a relaxed, fun alternative night out.

CLAPHAM COMMON BOOK CLUB

FIRST THURSDAY EVERY MONTH
6:30PM

Find new books, authors and maybe some friends at this friendly and welcoming monthly book club, which takes place in our café-bar. Please contact Rhiannon Croker below for more information about the club and the current books being read. Free to join!

LINO PRINTING

SELECTED SATURDAYS

Our lino workshops include an introduction to lino printing, etching your own lino stamp and printing your stamp onto paper.

FILM CLUB

MONTHLY

Film Club presents diverse films from internationally acclaimed and award-winning directors on a large screen in a friendly community setting.

THEATRE CLUB: A FAMILY BUSINESS

25 FEB

Do you like watching theatre, but wish you had someone to talk with about what you see? Come to Theatre Club! It’s a very informal – no membership required – conversation space similar to book groups: people see a show, then meet to chat about it. Free to ticket holders. 

THEATRE CLUB: SCARLET SUNDAY

12 MAR

Do you like watching theatre, but wish you had someone to talk with about what you see? Come to Theatre Club! It’s a very informal – no membership required – conversation space similar to book groups: people see a show, then meet to chat about it. Free to ticket holders.