Battersea Arts Centre

176 Lavender Hill,
London, SW11 5TF

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Located in the south-west London district of Battersea. Battersea Town Hall opened on 15th November 1893. Initially the building contained two large halls, that were used for concerts, dances, political meetings and social events. Films were screened from 1908.

In 1950, there were screenings of two Russian films "Lenin in October" and "The Youth of the Wild". In 1974, it was re-named Battersea Arts Centre, and stage productions were the main programming. The main hall now seats 200, studio 1 seats 70 and studio 2 seats 75.

Contributed by Ken Roe
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