Stratford Circus Arts Centre

We believe that access to art brings joy, empowers people, and draws them together. We provide world-class, accessible creative experiences and performances on the doorstep of people in Newham and East London. We believe that access to art brings joy, empowers people, and draws them together.

Stratford Circus Arts Centre is a vibrant place to create and experience art through world-class theatre, dance, music and circus and visual exhibitions and we present work for families, young people and adults. We support national, international and East London artists to create new work that is relevant to local people, connecting artists and audiences to help them find authentic voices.

Find us at...

  • Stratford Circus Arts Centre
  • Theatre Square
  • London
  • E15 1BX

Our family-friendly offer

There is a baby changing facility in one of the accessible toilets on the ground floor. Our café is family friendly and breastfeeding friendly. There is a designated area for buggy parking during family shows. All our family-friendly shows include clear age guidance and other information you might want to know when deciding what's suitable for your child.

We have family discounts for many of our events - check the Ways to Save in each event to find out more. Babies under 12 months are welcome to our family performances and generally do not require a ticket, but will not be allocated a seat. Where this doesn't apply we'll make it clear in the event listings. If your child becomes restless or distressed you're welcome to leave the performance if you need to.


We want everybody to be able to enjoy their experience at Stratford Circus Arts Centre. There are accessible toilets on each floor. All doors are wide and are easily accessible. There is an induction loop available, please ensure your hearing aid is in the T position. We have a limited number of wheelchair spaces available for each performance, if you require a wheelchair space please book through our box office. There are accessible car parks within easy access of the building. The closest is Stratford multi-storey car park (entrance off Great Eastern Road), which has 675 spaces with 38 spaces dedicated for blue badge holders. There are also eight accessible bays on Salway Road within 10 metres of Stratford Circus (behind the Picture House). There are twelve blue badge spaces on Salway Road, 30 metres from our entrance on a first-come, first-served basis. Guide dogs and assistance dogs are welcome.

Our Events


Classic FM
Fun Kids
In Your Area
Age Of Creativity
Circus 250
The List
Get Creative
Arts Award
Theatre Tokens
Where Can We Go
London Theatre

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