Our Vision: Arts for Life

Our Vision

To promote well-being through Arts for Life.

The Arts are good for you. Engagement in arts activity (as participant or spectator) is proven to
be beneficial for personal health and wellbeing, social cohesion, and community development.

Our Mission

To engage, inspire and create.

We focus on high-quality arts activities that touch the lives of as many people as possible, of all ages and backgrounds.

Our Five Aims

Our Ten Objectives

To create a dynamic and varied high quality programme of exceptional professional and
community productions, events and activities.

To welcome everyone regardless of social background or access requirements and through
what we do and how we do it promote wellbeing, community cohesion and active citizenship.

To develop relevant inclusive projects for and in partnership with marginalised and vulnerable
groups

To support local community and amateur groups through offering affordable rates for the hire
of our spaces, encouraging these groups to engage with the wider programme.

To establish the Albany as a creative hub and artistic incubator for emerging talent.

To provide opportunities for local people to engage with the theatre as volunteers, supporting
individual growth and development.

To be a Centre of Excellence for vocational training.

To make a positive contribution to the protection of the environment.

To grow our organisational capacity and financial resilience to establish and maintain the
Albany in its redeveloped building.

To raise our profile.

Our Five Values

Our five values have been developed by our staff and volunteers to reflect what is important to us and the culture we want to nurture Creativity, inclusion, community.

What's On?

AAAAA (FiveA)
The Turville Militant Pacifists
Judy & Liza - 10th Anniversary Tour
Homeward Hie (CVFolk)
A Midsummer Night’s Dream & Macbeth: A Shakespeare Double Bill
NDFA National Drama Festival 2021
Romeo & Juliette
Joe Zalias and his Horrible Stunts for Kids Tour
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
A Perfect Likeness
All Above Board
Loop
Pulp Friction
Bernie Marsden - Whitesnake
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
Queens Greatest Hits Performed By The Bohemians
Be Bop A Lula
Swan Lake
Ian & Vincent - Ballroom Boys Act Two
Karl Loxley- Classical Voices
The World Famous Elvis Show 2021
Emily Atack Has Left The Group
By the Waters of Liverpool
Not: Lady Chatterley's Lover
Clinton Baptiste Goes Stratospheric!
Macbeth
Darkside Pink Floyd
That'll Be The Day - 35th Anniversary
Strictly Sherlock
Legends of Swing with Down for the Count Swing Orchestra
Fairytale of New York
The Mersey Beatles 2021
A Christmas Carol
ACDC Experience
The Legends of American Country Show
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Special Kinda Madness
80s Live
So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs?
Giovanni - This is Me
Neil Jones - Gingerland
Ireland the Show
Jive Talkin'
Patti Boulaye - Aretha and Me
Big Girls Don't Cry
Rapunzel
Cloudbusting - The Music of Kate Bush
Vincent Simone - Tango Passions

Latest News

Join us this festive season as we invite you to delve into Charles Dickens’ timeless Christmas classic as it jumps from page to stage brimming with heart-warming merriment and Victorian charm.
From one exciting announcement to another, The Albany is overjoyed to have received a further grant from the government's Culture Recovery Fund that will provide vital support as they begin to reopen, recover, and rejuvenate! #HereForCulture
The Albany has got its sun hat at the ready as a new season of sizzling summer events is announced as part of Coventry’s diverse cultural offering for 2021.
Coventry’s Albany Theatre Trust has secured its long-term future that will see exciting new creative spaces developed for the benefit of all in its community.
Please see here for any updates regarding building closure, event cancellations, postponed shows, and what to do next.
Whilst many public performances have been postponed due to the pandemic, we want to keep our venue flourishing and endeavour to become a new home to many of Coventry's community and social groups.

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