A Black man talking expressively at the top of the stairs in a new estate, black and white filter

Before I Go

15 – 27 July

Follow Ajani, a young boy who tragically dies and gets stuck in limbo and forced to undergo overcoming and acceptance in order to be revived into the living world.

A Black woman looking down at a body of water in a public pool, about to dip her toes in.

How I Learned to Swim

24 – 26 July, 2 – 14 September

Jamie can’t swim. Bit awkward when you’re 30. Fuelled by guilt and a need to mend her broken family, Jamie is taking on her biggest fear. The ocean.

Brixton House is a new south London venue in the heart of Brixton. We are a home of creativity and expression for everyone. 

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Make our House your home. From £5 a month you get priority booking and discounts on tickets, invitations to special events, and other opportunities to engage with our work.

our story

Our story begins in the 1930s when graduates of Christ Church Oxford established a space for young people. Decades later Brixton House (formerly Ovalhouse Theatre) has an established international reputation for pioneering new, innovative, and experimental work.  

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We are passionate about our work and dedicated to building a community and workplace where people thrive. Find out more about the team and opportunities at Brixton House.

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