Chris Laurence Quartet

MAAD (fka Karamel N22) 4 Coburg Road, London

A chance to hear one of the most accomplished British bands spanning two generations - the 1960’s new music era represented by Chris Laurence and Frank Ricotti and the Loose Tubes era of the 1980’s represented by Martin France and John Paricelli. They will be playing music from their second recording released in 2020; tunes … read more

£5 – £10

Drama – 8-11s

McQueens Theatre 4 Coburg Rd, London

Simone Cornelius teaches foundational performance skills through a mix of fun and challenging exercises. Students also work together to devise end of term performances. The Saturday sessions run continuously throughout the … read more

£2

Music & Writing – Creative Writing 8-14s

McQueens Theatre 4 Coburg Rd, London

Under Paul Lyall's guidance, young writers interrogate meaning, style, and form to create their own response pieces. Students spend time writing individually and as a group. Sessions usually end with a few live readings from students. The Saturday sessions run continuously throughout the academic year. 2022 Autumn term 17th September - 22nd October (6 weeks) … read more

£2

Music & Writing – Singing/Songwriting 10-18s

McQueens Theatre 4 Coburg Rd, London

Our singer-songwriters train with Simone Cornelius. They alternate week-by-week, working on singing technique one week and learning and practicing their songwriting skills the next. This way students can focus on the individual skills and hone them whilst also seeing how they complement each other. The Saturday sessions run continuously throughout the academic year. 2022 Autumn term 17th September - 22nd October (6 … read more

£2

Music & Writing – Digital Music 10-18s

McQueens Theatre 4 Coburg Rd, London

Making use of our on-site fully operational, multi-booth music studio, Tony Mahama instructs budding producers, songwriters and rappers. Students work using Logic Pro X and have access to a wide range of microphones, keyboards, guitars, a turntable and live room. With as much or as little support as they need, students have free reign in the studio. No experience required. … read more

£2

Drama – 16+ Physical Theatre

McQueens Theatre 4 Coburg Rd, London

A chance to explore the actor in movement and a host of supporting skills to enhance your performance training with Steve Medlin. Lessons are in mime, mask, and pantomime blanche, stage combat and acro-balance. Alongside this, students explore highly stylised forms to understand how they fit into the modern world of theatre, TV and film. … read more

£2

Drama – 11-16s

McQueens Theatre 4 Coburg Rd, London

Led by Celia Greenwood, our young actors are guided through the next stage of performance skills and dramaturgy. With a new focus on text analysis, students explore character, action and voice. Students are encouraged to take ownership of their work and newly acquired drama skills by performing monologues and scenes. The Saturday sessions run continuously throughout the academic … read more

£2

Advanced Drama (min. 16s)

McQueens Theatre 4 Coburg Rd, London

Led by acclaimed actor, writer & director Ché Walker. This class is designed for semi-professional actors aged 16+. Our current cohort ranges from ages 17-30. These sessions guide those in the process of applying to drama school, those who have already attended or those who wish to circumvent the drama school path altogether and begin working professionally. Students can also … read more

£2

Drama – Collage Ensemble

McQueens Theatre 4 Coburg Rd, London

A chance to join a company and start to make theatre. Alongside writer/director Ché Walker and movement director/devisor Steve Medlin plus several visiting artists you will develop original work throughout the year and get the chance to perform at our in-house theatre to the public. The academic year will end with a drama showcase to the professional … read more

£2

Liam Noble and Paul Clarvis play ‘West Side Story’

MAAD (fka Karamel N22) 4 Coburg Road, London

A remarkable duo re-enactment of Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story performed by inventive pianist Liam Noble and leading percussionist Paul Clarvis. Paul Clarvis was the favourite drummer of Leonard Bernstein and he performed and recorded with the great master composer many times over the years. In celebration of that time Paul and Liam present the … read more

£5 – £10

Collage Kids: John Row storytelling

MAAD (fka Karamel N22) 4 Coburg Road, London

John Row, is a veteran storyteller of the U.K. festival scene and a familiar figure at Glastonbury Festival Kidz Field and Cambridge Folk Festival, where he has been performing for nearly thirty years. He cut his teeth as a stage performer at the Ipswich Arts Theatre on free Monday night shows where his late wife … read more

Free

Tomorrow’s Warriors presents JAM String Collective

MAAD (fka Karamel N22) 4 Coburg Road, London

Tomorrow’s Warriors presents JAM String Collective. A Contemporary Jazz String trio playing original compositions and arrangements featuring Julia Dos Reis (viola), Annalise Lam (violin), and Miranda Lewis-Brown (cello).   The trio plays their own re-imaginings of works by jazz heavy weights, such as Ornette Coleman, Thelonious Monk, and Kenny Wheeler, as well as their own … read more

£5 – £10

Venues

McQueens is our community theatre, named in honour of 5 supremely talented figures sharing this name, including: Steve, Butterfly and Alexander. The space is fit for live theatre and music, workshops, conferences and film screenings. McQueens is also home to Collage Voices’ drama & music youth programme.

MAAD is a plant-based fast food brand, a favourite amongst vegans London-wide. They run a variety of gigs including rap and hip hop nights, and talks with industry specialists. Formerly known as Karamel, the space still hosts our jazz and world music events.