EVENTS Fringe 2023

The Slaughterhouse Girls Club

The Slaughterhouse Girls Club, Hidden Deptford: A History of The Slaughterhouse Girls Club


September 22, 2023 - September 24, 2023


187 Deptford High Street
187 Deptford High Street
Deptford, SE8 3NT
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A collaboration between Capture Projects, Meet Me at the Albany elders group, Deptford Green School, Lewisham Heritage and The Thames Discovery Programme, funded by Historic England. Working with artists, poets and craftspeople this project has explored the history of the Gut Girls and the School for Domestic Economy, a reform school for the women working in The Foreign Cattle Market, the reform school was created by the Duchess of Albany at the turn of the century. The Slaughterhouse Girls Club laid the ground for The Albany arts centre as we now know it today. With special thanks to Oval Partnerships for the use of their space on Deptford High Street for the exhibition.

Private View: 22nd September 6pm – 9pm
Exhibition Open: Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September 12pm – 6pm