Stratford Circus Arts Centre is a vibrant, high quality performing arts centre, dedicated to providing artistic excellence and accessible experiences. The centre boasts a 300-seat auditorium, 90-seat studio theatre, a large airy studio, a boardroom and meeting rooms.
Driven by artistic excellence and the diverse communities of east London, Stratford Circus Art Centre's mission is to inspire and develop local talent in collaboration with the best artists in the United Kingdom and internationally.
Woven into the cultural tapestry of London and predominantly serving East London, the venue is conveniently located in Stratford, adjacent to Stratford City and the Olympic site in the London Borough of Newham.
Stratford Circus curates a visionary, artistic programme of theatre, dance, music, circus, comedy, and literature, along with the Circlets children's theatre programme, and is a destination venue for local families. Stratford Circus is committed to remaining a safe and accessible community-centric venue at a time of great transformation in east London.
The Greater London Authority (GLA) is a strategic authority with a London wide role to design a better future for the capital.
Culture is an essential part of London life as well as to our economy - creating jobs, regenerating our environment and enhancing our quality of life and is a key reason why people visit - 7 out of 10 tourists cite culture as a reason for their stay. The Mayor and Greater London Authority play a key role in giving support, encouraging a climate of innovation, diversity and experimentation; and supporting policies and initiatives that make culture accessible to more Londoners. We work across London's culture sector to deliver policy and action in the following: