As the capital city, London sees the forefront of modern art being pushed further everyday thanks to overflowing community of culture and creativity, and no venue represents that better than Battersea Arts Centre.
Housed in a beautiful old town hall, Battersea Arts cultivates creation, explores local heritage and puts on exemplary shows almost every day. Visitors can even pop along to watch early versions of shows and give their feedback, a process known as Scratch, and then can relax at the Scratch Bar as well.
A shining example of how to further the boundaries of what art can encompass, Battersea Arts Centre sees over 100'000 people a year enter through their doors, working with over 400 artists and 5000 young people from the local community to keep on creating.
Battersea Arts Centre is a 8-10 minute walk from Clapham Junction station. There are direct trains from Waterloo and Victoria, and Clapham Junction is on the Overground route from East London.
The closest Underground stations to Battersea Arts Centre are Clapham Common (Northern line) and Stockwell (Victoria line) These stations are approximately a 15-20 minute bus journey away. The 345 bus departs from outside both stations and stops outside Battersea Arts Centre.
Routes 345, 77, 87 and 156 stop on Lavender Hill outside Battersea Arts Centre. The night buses N77 and N345 also stop outside Battersea Arts Centre. Alternatively you can get a bus to Clapham Junction.
Most roads around Battersea Arts Centre have residential and restricted parking between the hours of 8am and 6:30pm, Monday to Saturday.