Philomena Wednesday June15 2pm – 4.30pm

Philomena Wednesday June15 2pm – 4.30pm

Wednesday 15th June, 2-4.30pm: South London Cares Film Club for over 60s – Join our film club for a matinee screening of the Philomena, featuring Steve Coogan and Judi Dench. It tells the amazing story of an Irish woman’s search for her lost son, who was taken away from her in her teens. Settle in for […]

Mambista October

Mambista October

The next Mambista on October 23rd marks our first birthday!!!   In the last year we’ve hosted some amazing bands; I’ve played lashings of luscious tunes; we’ve reconnected with old friends and made lots of new ones – so for our big day we have booked a big band. Here To Havana is an Afro […]

Lambeth Open – 3rd & 4th Oct 2015

Lambeth Open – 3rd & 4th Oct 2015

On Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th October 2015, Artists and Makers will be exhibiting their work to the public via the Lambeth Open. And The Portico Gallery will be hosting this fabulous event as the main venue in West Norwood. And as a bonus, Sunday 4th October will also be FEAST day in West Norwood – so even […]

Picturehouse Cinema for West Norwood….

Picturehouse Cinema for West Norwood….

Picturehouse Cinemas and Lambeth Council present the proposal for a new joint public library and cinema on the site of Nettlefold Hall, West Norwood. Please come along to our informal exhibition at The Portico Gallery, 23a Knights Hill, SE27 0HS on Thurs 23 April, 6-9pm and Sat 25 April 9.30am-3.30pm We are now working on […]

FEAST Film Nights – Sat 31st Jan – Australia Night!

FEAST Film Nights – Sat 31st Jan – Australia Night!

To celebrate Australia Day…the Portico is hosting an Australia Night! Wake in Fright (18) is a thriller about a sensitive teacher who has his world shaken by the harsh Aussie desert.  AKA Outback: Gary Bond and Donald Pleasance star. Screening:
 Saturday 31st January.  Doors open 7.30pm.  Screening 8.00pm. (Cert: 18) Tickets: £4 on the door

Mambista Jan 2015

Mambista Jan 2015

  Friday 23 January with your post-Xmas, pre-Brazil Carnaval, Samba and Pagode Party featuring Grupo So Kem Eh, live on stage.   Whether you’ve already been Mambista’d, or plan to give it a go when the stars are perfectly aligned, we hope you had the most festive of festive seasons. The first two Mambista sessions […]

Art Installation

Art Installation

  From December 5th The Portico Gallery will be exhibiting a string installation in the main hall by Louisa Loizeau. A word from the artist: “My pieces are influenced by the surrounding architecture; therefore I have generally tried to findas varied and unusual locations as possible. I am interested in the effect that light and […]

MAMBISTA 24 OCTOBER

MAMBISTA 24 OCTOBER

Friday 24th October 19.00 – 23.00With Son Caribe Trio Playing funky, Cuban roots rhythms + DJ: Gerry Lyseight (Mambo Inn, Mango Landin’, Planet Mambo / BBC London 94.9) Spinning a superior selection of Latin, African and Jazz from far and wide. Mambista is a new monthly live music and dj night at the Portico Gallery. […]

Wake up to West Norwood

Wake up to  West Norwood

Our Happening has happened! Update 5th August: Well we had a fantastic day here on Sunday. Thank you all so much for making it such a great day. We will leave this page up  for a few more days as a big thank you to all the people who made it happen. West Norwood is […]

Job Fair

Job Fair

On the 4th of March 2014 we hosted a Job Fair in the main hall. This event was put on by Lambeth Council and seemed to be very successful.  With the versatility of the main hall and its unique ‘walls on wheels’ we can quickly go from an empty space for Yoga and the like […]