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south east london art rooms
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Events at SELAR / Dates for the diary

SELAR presents: 14/8/16
A day in the death of STAGE DOOR GUY
7.30 £3

​On Sunday August 14th there will be a dramatic final event at South East London Art Rooms before they go on an extended summer holiday. 
Featuring punk blues hero's STAGE DOOR GUY and the question who killed Stage Door guy? will be answered. Support from award winning choir THE LITTLEWOODS and pop sensations MOLLY LIKES TO SING

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 Selar SPEAKEASY 
presents DATING
​Sat July 23rd. 7.30 £3

​A night of spoken word and song dedicated to the joys of dating. We provide some of the finest spoken word and singing talent from across London. Performers contact us on helloselar@gmail.com
we are always on the lookout for new talent

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SELAR CINEMA presents: Student Takeover

Saturday 9th of July 2016
Doors 7.30 Entry £3

Join us on July 9th as we hand over the reigns to the future of Cinema. Perhaps an Oscar winner, maybe a golden raspeberry winner. Students from across London provide us with a night of short films. 

If you are a film maker with a short film you would like to be considered for screening at a future Selar Cinema please do contact us at:
helloselar@gmail.com

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SELAR SPEAKEASY presents: Love and Death

Saturday 25th of June 2016
Doors 7.30 Entry £3

The only true Speakeasy in London Town. Hidden away in the heart of Forest Hill we bring you the very best artists to share their words and thoughts about 'Love' and 'Death'


We are always on the lookout for new artists and performers to collaborate with. Please contact us on helloselar@gmail.com

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SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO

28th of May 2016

YOU MAY HAVE HEARD, WE HAVE A EUROPEAN REFERENDUM COMING UP AND IN CELEBRATION OF THIS SELAR CINEMA PRESENTS SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO. A NIGHT OF FILMS FROM ACROSS EUROPE MADE BY LOCAL SOUTH EAST LONDON FILM MAKERS. WE CAN NEITHER DENY NOR CONFIRM THAT DAVID CAMERON AND BORIS JOHNSON WILL BE IN ATTENDANCE.

Join us at 7.30PM
for SELAR CINEMA NIGHT

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SPEAKEASY - SEX

14th of May 2016

SELAR SPEAKEASY does SEX. Following on from 'Fight' we bring you SEX. Spoken word performers, poets, story tellers, singers and musicians tell us their truth about SEX. We welcome all new performers, please do drop us a line @ helloselar@gmail.com And all this takes place in the Forest Hill's magical little hideaway..South East London Art Rooms...

Join us at 7.30PM
for ANOTHER AMAZING Selar's Speakeasy.

ANIMATION MOVIE NIGHT

30th April 2016, Saturday

Curated by award winning animator 
Karolina Glusiec, 
we dedicate our wonderful Selar cinema 
to the world of animation. 


Local film makers will present their short films 
followed by a Q&A at the end. 

All set in the wonderfully hidden world 
of South East London Art Rooms

GOOD SOUNDS

7th April 2016, Saturday

Join us for a versatile music night,
presented by three amazing London Bands

Please....
Welcome on stage........

Oh Lee Folk Collective!

Phoenix Raven....

And the one and only...
Fabulous....

DAKOTA JIM!!!!!!!!!!!

ART EXHIBITION -
works of our students


DETAILS COMING SOON
like; seriously... soon.


Sex[y], [No] Drugs &
Vegan Sausage Rolls!

2nd April 2016, 

Vegan Food, Animalistic Caberet, and Commumity Spirit.

A pop-up Vegan 'pot luck banquet' with standup comedy to cleanse your palette in between courses; live music; and alarming burlesque, to backdrop the stuffing of your hungry, herbivorous faces. 

Tickets to this trial event are FREE, but due the intimate venue - tickets will be limited! So please do make contact before rocking up with your plants and your forks :)

SPEAKEASY - FIGHT

9th April 2016

Life, love, liberty...
what would you FIGHT for?

Join us at 7.30PM
for ANOTHER AMAZING Selar's Speakeasy.

Dedicated to Hania. To her fight.



ART EXHIBITION



DETAILS COMING SOON
like; seriously... soon.

  1. Stage Door Guy concert - 8th November
    Stage Door Guy concert - 8th November
    Join the cult of STAGE DOOR GUY. Support from FLORENCE FIRTH and 'Harmonica HUGH BARNETT
  2. Christmas end of year SELAR party 20th Dec 7:45PM
    Christmas end of year SELAR party 20th Dec 7:45PM
    See out the year with a harmony group , singing, eating dancing and a live stage performance of Stage Door Guy hit single 'Cocaine for Christmas'
  3. THIS IS A RECORDING - 12th Dec 7.30PM
    THIS IS A RECORDING - 12th Dec 7.30PM
    A live performance from two local space electronic musicians
  4. SELAR Speakeasy- 6th February 7.30 start. HOPE £3
    SELAR Speakeasy- 6th February 7.30 start. HOPE £3
    Following on from 'Fear' SELAR Speakeasy presents HOPE a night of spoken word and song about the nature of hope, where to find it and where to lose it Click the picture to see more info.
  5. SELAR seeks SEINFELD 2016 Comedy Night
    SELAR seeks SEINFELD 2016 Comedy Night
    Click on the picture for more info about our inaugural comedy night: SELAR SEEKS SEINFELD
  6. SELAR Cinema 30th Jan 7PM
    SELAR Cinema 30th Jan 7PM
    Our inaugural film night is called Local Shorts for Local People. Click to find out what it's all about.

SELAR Cinema
Local Shorts for Local People
30th Jan  7PM £3

For our inaugural fim night we're celebrating local South East talent. Come down to see some films by people who live right under your nose. 
 
As we're programming based on geography expect an eclectic mix of fiction and documentary, from animation and live action directors. 
 
Strap in people. You're in for a wild ride.
 
doors & bar open: 7PM
screening: 7.30PM
entry: £3 (free for filmmakers)

 
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Cocaine for Christmas - END OF YEAR PARTY!!!

Say goodbye to a fun, chaotic, anarchic and ludicrous 2015, with a night of Christmas fun. 
(FUN FUN FUN)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Featuring the acapella brilliance of THE LITTLEWOODS and a sing out loud version of the Christmas classic "COCAINE FOR CHRISTMAS" by STAGE DOOR GUY - see the video and prepare yourself to experience it in full glory.
 
 
Special guests a plenty.
 
Start: 7:45PM
ENTRY: £5
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This is A Recording
12th December 7.30PM- 10.30PM - free entry!

come and join us for the music performance of two local electronic space artists - Woods & Jason Slater. Expect a mixture of Balearadelic, Space-Rock & Disco and make sure you listen to their stuff online - click here for their soundcloud.
 
 
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SELAR Speakeasy
HOPE
-6TH FEBRUARY
7.30 £3
 

We all need HOPE. Join us at SeLar on Feb 6th as we look for what brings us hope and what or who takes it away. A night of music, spoken word and story. A fabulous line up guaranteed. 
 
e-mail us if you 'd like to perform: helloselar@gmail.com
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MUSIC: Stage Door Guy
8th November 7.30pm
£3

Join the cult of STAGE DOOR GUY
All they ask for is £3 and a tiny piece of your soul

 
FLORENCE FIRTH you ain't heard jazz singing as beautiful as this before
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SELAR seeks Seinfeld comedy night
 Later this Autumn (TBC)

The new home of comedy in Forest Hill opens it's doors with a wonderful line up of London's finest comedians. CONFIRMED acts include 2 of the hottest acts from this years Edinburgh festival both 5 star reviewed CANDY GIGI and DARREN WALSH. We also have the English Comedian of the year finalist 2015 ROBYN PERKINS. Your host for the night is Manchester icon JULIAN DANIEL We have invited JERRY SEINFELD and expect an answer any day soon.....
 
CANDY GIGI:
We may not have Jerry Seinfeld (yet) but we are proud to have booked CANDY GIGI.Winner of the Malcolm Hardee award for comic originality..She is one of the funniest and most exiting comedians on the circuit..we are very very happy to have her play our opening night
 
 
 
 
 
DARREN WALSH:
Fresh from winning Dave's joke of the fringe this year, Darren combines animations, one liners, videos, sound effects, drawings, ad libbing and nonesence
This is what the critics say
‘the most pun you can have with your clothes on’ ★★★★ The Mirror ‘Walsh is all set to become the new ruler of the comedy kingdom’ ★★★★ Broadway Baby ‘A tall guy with a big talent for short jokes’ The Stage ‘He is a genial presence, not manic like Tim Vine, not wonderfully nerdy like Gary Delaney and deadpan like Jimmy Carr, but very much his own mirthmaker’ The Scotsman 'Undoubtedly a Milton Jones in the making' ThreeWeeks
 
 
 
ROBYN PERKINS
We are very lucky indeed to have the brilliant Comedy Knights Fresh comedian of 2015 finalist Robyn Perkins comfirmed for Oct 4th. We still haven't got Jerry Seinfeld but we do have 4 of the best up and coming comedians in London.
* * * * [Four Stars] - Three Weeks
"[Her] material is sharp, insightful, touching, but above all really, really funny." -Three Weeks
"engaging persona"
-Steve Bennett, Chortle
"a likeable, confident American with clear delivery... witty and sharp."
-Julia Chamberlain, Chortle
English Comedian of the Year 2014 FINALIST
Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2014 FINALIST
Funny Women 2014 FINALIST
Comedy Knights New Comedian of the Year 2015 FINALIST (ongoing)
You Must Be Joking 2014 FINALIST
 
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National Poetry Day
- 10th October 7.30 door open FREE ENTRY

We celebrate the National Poetry Day in a Speakeasy style.
During the event we will be hosting performances from the finest emerging spoken word artists. JOE DUGGAN, KAYROND and LILLY DRISCOLL are all performing. We have a specially commisioned piece by Abi Zakarian.
 
 
 
 
 
 
The fabulous KAYROND
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