artsdepot is a multi-award winning cultural hub voted Best Age Friendly Welcome at the 2018 Fantastic For Families Awards, Best Family Venue 2017 at the Family Arts Festival Awards, and Best Independent Cultural Venue at the Dot London Awards 2016. Our venue incorporates a 395 seat theatre, 148 seat studio theatre, Creation Space (research lab), gallery, drama, dance and art studios, free children’s playspace, café and bar.
2016/17 was our busiest year yet, we presented 527 events and welcomed 154,000 visits. We supported 22 artist residencies and provided 244 subsidised theatre tickets and free lunches for socially isolated people aged 75+. As well as presenting an impactful and broad creative programme, encouraging artistic innovation and supporting artist development, we also engaged with people of all ages through our extensive participation programme. 11,477 children and young people took part in creative learning and performance opportunities delivered by artsdepot and its partners over the year, 130 schools benefitted from group booking discounts. Over the year we received £300k of public funding from Arts Council England representing 15% of income, we also paid £303k to the government in taxes.
We are host to undergraduate performing arts college London Studio Centre, who have a suite of studios and facilities both on and adjacent to our site.
The Arts Depot Trust Ltd: Reg Charity 1083893 | Company reg 03536243 | VAT reg GB766 1995 79
Arts Depot Productions Ltd: Company reg 05247364 | VAT reg GB843 8978 68