Stratford Circus Arts Centre

Stratford Circus Arts Centre

Charity information

Stratford Circus Arts Centre

Based in the heart of Stratford, our work is influenced by our strong relationships with diverse communities in London Borough Newham and beyond, and we respond to that environment using creativity as a tool for improving social outcomes.

Our aim is to ensure that everyone has access to exceptional cultural learning opportunities.

Founded 2011

  • Mission statement

    We believe that access to art brings joy, empowers people, and draws them together.

    Stratford Circus Arts Centre is a vibrant place to create and experience art through world-class theatre, dance, music and circus and
    visual exhibitions and we present work for families, young people and adults.

    We support national, international and East London artists to create new work that is relevant to local people, connecting artists and audiences to help them find authentic voices.

    We provide world-class, accessible creative experiences and performances on the doorstep of people in Newham and East London.

    Our creative learning programme works with local schools and community organisations to introduce local people to artistic experiences through workshops and bespoke creative learning projects.

    We a a founding partner of the East London Cultural Education Alliance, delivering outstanding creative opportunities for children and young people across East London.

    Due to our reputation as an inclusive community space, over 125,000 people visit us each year a year and we had 60,000 engagements in our artistic and creative learning programme.

    Stratford Circus Arts Centre is a National Portfolio Organisation of Arts Council England and a registered charity.

  • Aims

    Stratford Circus Arts Centre aims to:

    • To advance and further public education in the understanding and appreciation of the arts, culture and heritage, in particular providing a centre to promote artistic education.
  • Overview

    Established: November 2011

    Registered Charity Number: 1145183

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 17

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 6

    Phone number: 020 8279 1090

    Address: Theatre Square E15 1BX

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