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August 2016

Three Photographers: Wild in the City

Thu 4 Aug - Fri 2 Sep, 10am - 6pm, Free Event
This summer, come along to Omnibus to see the Visual Arts Department's exhibition of photographs of life in and around Clapham and central London. Photographs by Robert Connolly, Ejiro Evwierhoma… Find out more »

Mule

Omnibus at Edinburgh Fringe

3 - 29 August (excl. Wed 17 Aug), 1.30pm

How does the seemingly innocent adventure of a summer spent in the party capital of the world spiral out of control and end with two young women locked up in a notoriously hard-core South American prison?

Inspired by the real events of the Peru Two, Mule explores the murky, hedonistic world of drug smuggling.

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September 2016

Clapham Village Fete

Sat 3 September, 12 noon - 6pm

In celebration of 150 years of the London Fire Brigade, be transported back to the 19th century and experience the re-creation of Clapham circa 1866.

Learn about local history with installations from Clapham Society and an interactive Fire Engine Display. Battle it out in the Egg and Spoon Race, try your hand at the Coconut Shy, get creative at our Arts and Craft Stalls, say hello to some furry faces from Vauxhall City Farm and much more, all topped off with some of the best food and drink Clapham has to offer!

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Camilla George Quartet

Sun 4 September, 7:30 pm

Inspired by artists such as Kenny Kirkland, Wynton Marsalis and Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts, join the Camilla George Quartet for a night of traditional jazz with a twist of calypso and modern edge. Their debut EP ‘Lunacity’ has been praised for its “fresh” sound, and they’re currently working on their latest album, a celebration of jazz from its African roots to its modern conception.

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Bow Wow Shop (Orpheus Special)

Mon 5 September, 7:30 pm

What is it about the story of Orpheus, and his pursuit of his dead wife Eurydice into the underworld, that has so inspired generations of artists and composers?

At our Bow Wow Shop Michael Glover’s guests will share their passion for the poet.

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The Jamie Leeming Project feat. Emily Dankworth

Sun 11 September, 7:30 pm

London based jazz guitarist Jamie Leeming presents an exciting mix of jazz, pop, folk and melodic guitar. Following his recently released EP ‘Heartsong’, he is joined by some of the UK’s brightest young talent, blending melodic and original guitar with pure vocals. Featuring Emily Dankworth, Liam Dunachie and special guest Ben Cox.

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Engine Room

Thu 15 September, 7:30 pm
An inspirational night of new performances from theatre-makers working across art forms and between genres. We are programming for the next Engine Room on January 19. If you're a theatremaker… Find out more »

Omniwrite

Fri 16 September, 7:30 pm
Omniwrite profiles the newest of new writing for performance. An audience sees 20 minutes of three pieces of new drama, hot off the pen, performed in public for the very… Find out more »

Lauren Kinsella Ensemble

Sun 18 September, 7:30 pm

Omnibus presents Irish vocalist and composer Lauren Kinsella and her ensemble, as the Jazz FM Vocalist of the Year continues her Autumn tour. Having been commissioned by Marsden Jazz Festival, Kinsella’s new music features Tom Challenger on sax, Dan Nicholls on piano, Conor Chaplin on bass and Simon Roth on drums.

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64 Squares

Wed 21 - Fri 23 Sep, 7.30pm

‘You might have noticed there are four of me. Don’t worry. You’ll get used to it. I have.’ A one man show performed by three actors and a drummer. Welcome…

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The Owl & The Pussycat’s Treasury of Nonsense

Sun 25 Sep, 11am & 2.30pm

The Owl is a poet, intent on writing his greatest masterpiece yet, but he shares his den with the Pussycat who likes telling stories too, and she has a quite a different approach!

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Ashley Henry Trio

Sun 25 September, 7:30 pm

Mixing contemporary originals and standards, the Ashley Henry Trio have attracted acclaim for recent performances at Cheltenham Jazz Festival and the Chopin International Festival in Warsaw. Expect a night of music which seamlessly blends traditional jazz and modern hip-hop influences.

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So, This is What Happened…

Thu 29 September, 7:30 pm

Six storytellers each have ten-minutes to tell their extraordinary story. They’re poignant, funny, life affirming, cathartic and true. You could be a part of it if you have a story…

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October 2016

Monkey Toast Comedy Showcase

Sat 1 October, 7:30 pm

Monkey Toast is proud to present a showcase of some of London’s finest improv troupes.

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Messiaen’s ‘Quartet for the End of Time’

Sun 2 October, 7:30 pm

Explore one of the most influential works of the 20th century chamber repertoire, with Yelian He (cello), Jospeh Shiner (clarinet), Michael Foyle (violin) and Maksim Stsura (piano). Composed after his capture at Verdun and subsequent incarceration as a Prisoner of War, ‘Quartet for the End of Time’ is often considered Messiaen’s masterpiece.

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Dante Quartet

Sun 9 October, 4:00 pm

The award-winning Dante Quartet present an evening programme featuring four talented chamber and orchestral musicians. This taster concert features pieces by Sally Beamish, Mendelssohn and Beethoven, performed by Krysia Osotowicz and Oscar Perks on violin, Yuko Inoue on viola and Richard Jenkinson on cello.

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Perception Festival: Voyage

Thu 13 - Sun 16 Oct

Moving on form last season’s Perception festival, which explored aspects of the mind, this season Omnibus delves into the theme of Voyage. How does identity reform itself as we relocate…

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Jesse Sebastian Flamenco

Sun 16 October, 4:00 pm

Immerse yourself in a traditional tablao-style Flamenco show, and enjoy the spontaneous interaction between musician and dancer which means that each performance is unique and alive. Influenced by the rich geography of Seville and Cadiz, Jesse Sebastian returns to Omnibus, accompanied by Pablo Dominguez and Jesus Olmedo.

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Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain

Wed 19 - Sat 22 Oct, 7.30pm

It’s 1942 and a horde of Yankee servicemen have just arrived in England – where the locals speak a strange dialect, boil all their food, and talk endlessly about the weather.…

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A Pocketful Of Grimms

Sun 23 Oct, 11am & 2.30pm

Retelling the tales of Hansel and Gretel, Rumpelstiltskin, the original Beauty and the Beast, and more.

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The Dream Factory

Tue 25 Oct, 11am & 2.30pm

Have you ever wondered where dreams come from? Or how they get into your head? House of Stray Cats is delighted to present a new sensory puppet show for curious children and dreamers of all ages.

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3 Stories From Radio 4

Thu 27 October, 7:30 pm

Join Radio 4 writer John Osborne for a special evening of stories, written and performed for Radio 4. Here he presents three funny and heart warming tales, which also promise to be a positive masterclass in how to keep an audience captivated.

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Monkey Toast & Friends

Fri 28 October, 7:30 pm

Our regular Friday night comedy is served up with a heavy dose of unpredictability but always promises to create plenty of mayhem and fun to kick off the week. Special…

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Séance Fiction

Sat 29 October, 9:00 pm

Step onto the comedy ghost-train this Halloween and take a ride in the unknown. A voice is calling from beyond the grave! Who is it? We don’t know. What does it want? We don’t know.

Like Derek Acorah or Psychic Sally, we’re making it up as we go along in… Séance Fiction.

Starring Suki Webster, Michael Orton-Toliver, David Reed, Alison Thea-Skot and Phil Whelans.

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Baltika

Sun 30 October, 7:30 pm

Inspired by the traditional roots of Eastern European music, Baltika is a London based group exploring Balkan, Gypsy, Klezmer and Baltic musical traditions. Trumpet, clarinet, saxophone, trombone, accordion, guitar, double bass and percussion all take to the Omnibus stage for an eclectic evening of raucous energy.

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November 2016

The Man Who Would Be King

Tue 1 Nov - Wed 2 Nov, 7.30pm

A tale of greed, adventure and ruin inspired by Rudyard Kipling’s classic mercenary yarn.

This is the story of Peachy Carnehan and Daniel Dravot; soldiers-for-hire amid the shifting borders of the Middle East. Tired of the mercenary life, Peachy and Daniel have come up with a plan; head to Northern Afghanistan, enslave the natives, and install themselves as kings.

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The Trials of Galileo

Thu 3 November, 7:30 pm

The Trials of Galileo focuses on the events surrounding Galileo’s heresy trial in 1633. In this reprimand by Pope Urban is Galileo’s tragedy, a mistaken belief that if he supplied the church with proof, he would enlighten the world while escaping persecution. He understood the science better than any man alive, but never grasped the politics. Until it was too late.

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The Garden Consort

Sun 6 November, 7:30 pm

Hailing from the Royal Opera House and comprising four singers and a pianist, The Garden Consort presents a scintillating selection of vocal gems from across the musical spectrum. From Grand Opera to the West End and Broadway, including Verdi, Puccini, Mozart, Strauss, Hammerstein, Sullivan and Romberg.

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Bow Wow Shop (Edward Lear Special)

Mon 7 November, 7:30 pm

This is the second of our multi-faceted events showcasing artistic responses to the work of Edward Lear.

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Mule

Tue 8 - Sat 19 Nov (excl. Sun 13 & Mon 14), 7.30pm

How does the seemingly innocent adventure of a summer spent in the party capital of the world spiral out of control and end locked up in a notoriously hard core South American prison?

Inspired by the real events of the Peru Two, Mule explores the murky, hedonistic world of drug smuggling and its apparent female-isation.

Written & directed by award-winning Omnibus Associate Kat Woods.

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Albee Vector The Sound Collector

Sun 13 Nov, 11am & 2pm

An interactive tale of love, adventure and a sound-hoover called Mustard!

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Bahla

EFG London Jazz Festival

Sun 13 November, 7:30 pm

Bahla creates a vivid picture of the past, present and future of Jewish identity, channelled through the rich traditions of jazz. Venezuelan pianist Joseph Costi and English guitarist Tal Janes join forces with Greg Gottlieb and Ben Brown to form the band, drawing on classical Hebraic approaches and jazz interpretation.

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Luftabbamic

EFG London Jazz Festival

Sun 20 November, 7:30 pm

What happens when you put together two Kenny Wheeler Prize winners and one of Europe’s best touring drummers? New jazz heights in the shape of Rob Luft, Misha Mullov-Abbado and Marc Michel. Join Luftabbamic for an evening of jazz standards alongside original arrangements and compositions.

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So, This Is What Happened…

Thu 24 November, 7:30 pm

Our regular evening when ordinary people tell their extraordinary stories.

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Monkey Toast & Friends

Fri 25 November, 7:30 pm

If you like your comedy unpredictable, you’ll love this regular night of mayhem and fun. And you never know who might turn up as a special guest.

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Rautio Piano Trio with TV Presenter Dallas Campbell

Sun 27 November, 4:00 pm

The pleasure of finding things out: an evening of science & music. TV science presenter Dallas Campbell (City in the Sky, Supersized Earth), teams up with the Rautio Piano Trio in a special programme, re-enacting famous scenes from historic TV documentaries such as The Ascent of Man (Bronowski) alongside the music of Shostakovich, Bernstein, Philip Glass and Michael Nyman, as performed by the Trio.

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December 2016

Otto & The Robin

Thu 1 - Sun 18 Dec (excl. 5 & 12 Dec),
11am & 1.30pm (School Days) / 2pm (Weekends)

You are invited to the Piddle under Puddle annual Christmas party! Everyone will be there. Well nearly everyone… Otto would like to go, but he’s just too shy. Then one day a robin flies in through Otto’s window and changes his life forever.

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Otto & The Robin

Thu 1 - Sun 18 Dec (excl. 5 & 12 Dec),
11am & 1.30pm (School Days) / 2pm (Weekends)

*Please note the Saturday 3rd December 2pm show will be a relaxed performance. Please let us know at the time of booking if a wheelchair space is required. You are…

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Otto & The Robin

Thu 1 - Sun 18 Dec (excl. 5 & 12 Dec),
11am & 1.30pm (School Days) / 2pm (Weekends)

*Please note the Saturday 3rd December 2pm show will be a relaxed performance. Please let us know at the time of booking if a wheelchair space is required. You are…

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Raphaela Papadakis

Sun 4 December, 7:30 pm

Omnibus is thrilled to welcome the world-class British soprano Raphaela Papadakis for an exclusive recital. Raphaela is establishing herself as one of the brightest operatic talents of her generation. Her professional debut at Garsington Opera in 2014 was singled out by the Financial Times as the “most attractive solo performance” of the show.

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So, This Is What Happened…

Thu 15 December, 7:30 pm

Our regular evening when ordinary people tell their extraordinary stories.

A night of revelations and inspiration, through the simple power of storytelling. Come and hear what’s happening around you.

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