February 2020
North Devon Art Residency: Proposals deadline
The deadline for the current round of proposals for NDAR is 29 February Applications can be made through the Curator Space website
February 2019
L'Osservatorio/The Observatory call for submissions
Open call for submissions for the exhibition L'Osservatorio/The Observatory on Curator Space
November 2018
The Ghost Tide Day of the Dead Closing Event at Thames-Side Gallery
14:00-17:00 Artist performances from Calum F. Kerr 'Cachalot Whaling (Thames Barrier)' and Joanna McCormick ' Singing Ghost' 14:00-16:30 Papel Picado paper cutting workshop with artist Sarah Doyle. All ages welcome. Materials provided 14:00-15:00 & 15:30-16:30 Charlie Fox 'Ghost Signs Guided Walks' - discover hidden signs created and located around the area by Charlie Fox as part of his new commission for the Ghost Tide 17:00-18:00 Day of the Dead refreshments and music by Slovak folk trio MORENA 18:00-19:30 Screening of short films in the gallery: Chris Boyd, Liane Lang, Brothers Quay, Yun Ting Tsai and Neda Zarfsaz
October 2018
The Ghost Tide at Thames-Side Gallery
We are delighted to have received Arts Council funding for The Ghost Tide exhibition at Thames Side Studios Gallery, Woolwich
October 2018
The Ghost Tide opens at Thames-Side Gallery
The Ghost Tide, curated by Monika Bobinska and Sarah Sparkes, opens at Thames-Side Gallery on Friday 19th October, 6-8.30pm, with a performance by Gen Doy Thames-Side Gallery Harrington Way Warspite Road, Woolwich, London SE18 5NR
June 2018
North Devon Art Residency: Applications
The first round of NDAR is now launched, deadline 31st August Details on NDAR
May 2018
Call Out for The Ghost Tide exhibition
The Ghost Tide curated by Monika Bobinska and Sarah Sparkes invites artists to re-imagine the ghost as a cultural phenomenon, presenting works which explore ghosts from diverse organised and vernacular belief systems.  Full details on the CuratorSpace website. Submission deadline Friday 29 June 2018 Exhibition dates 20 October - 4 November 2018 at Thames-Side Gallery, Woolwich, London SE18 Curator Space Thames-Side Studios
January 2018
London Art Fair: Top Ten Picks
Critic Paul Carey-Kent's Top Ten in January 2018 Paul's Art World
October 2017
Claudio Del Sole website launch
We are delighted to announce the launch of the Claudio Del Sole website, in advance of "L'Osservatorio" (The Observatory), featuring the works of Claudio Del Sole alongside those of James Brooks, D J Roberts and Patrick White at London Art Fair 2018.
August 2017
Art Fair East 2017
CANAL is delighted to be taking part in Art Fair East in Norwich, 30th November - 3rd December 2017.
August 2017
North Devon Art Residency
NDAR will be launching in early 2018. Please contact the gallery if you would like to receive further information about the residency or if you would be interested in a short internship.
March 2017
Artist talk: Saturday 1st April
Professor Reina Lewis will be in conversation with Valentine Schmidt on Saturday 1st April at 4.30pm in response to the exhibition This Heaven. Admission free.
March 2017
Artist talk: Saturday 18th March
The philosopher John Heyderman will be in conversation with artist Bol Marjoram on Saturday 18th March at 4.30pm, in response to the presentation 'What kind of hole am I?' in the Project Space. Admission free.
February 2017
Final performances of Everyone, Merry-Go-Round
Saturday 18th and Saturday 25th January at 3pm and 5pm Performances of Everyone, Merry-Go-Round. Free entry, booking essential via the gallery.
December 2016
Christmas show opening party
The Ghost of Harry Mafuji opens on Thursday 1 December 6-9pm, with a preview party featuring festive drinks and refreshments, live music, a candle-lit vibe and the launch of our new project space and store!
October 2016
Living Like a God
Miroslav Pomichal's solo show Living Like a God is open by appointment only until Saturday 12 November.
October 2016
First Thursdays: Slovak wine tasting and music
Living Like a God is open til 9pm on Thursday 6 October, with an opportunity to hear the rare sounds of the Slovak 'fujara' in the gallery from 7.30pm, courtesy of musicians from the Montana group, and a chance to sample Slovak wines, courtesy of the Slovak Embassy in London.
July 2016
First Thursdays late opening
The gallery is open til 9pm for First Thursdays on Thursday 7 July
June 2016
Queering the Canal!
Canal will be celebrating London Pride week with a one-night art event, with bar, food and music, as well as screenprints, photography, sculpture, paintings and ceramics. Free cocktails 6-6.30pm - an opportunity to sample a specially composed cocktail for QtC! There will also be an opportunity to 'pin' places of gay interest, using Historic England's Pride of Place website, in association with Leeds Beckett University. Admission free, all welcome. 5pm - 10pm.
June 2016
Live painting on Thursdays in June
Phil Ashcroft will be painting live in the window gallery on Referendum Day 23 June 11am -4pm.
June 2016
First Thursdays top 5
April 2016
May Bank Holiday opening times
Please note the gallery is closed Friday 29th and Saturday 30th April.
April 2016
First Thursdays late opening
The gallery will be open until 9pm on Thursday 7 April for First Thursdays - www.firstthursdays.co.uk
March 2016
Artist talk Saturday 19 March 4pm
Adam King will be at Canal from 1-6pm on Saturday 19th March for the last day of the show, to talk informally about the work with visitors. He will be giving a short talk about the exhibition at 4pm. All welcome.
February 2016
Exhibition opening Thurs 18 February
Storm Field opens Thursday 18th February 6-8pm. All welcome for the show plus rural refreshments.
January 2016
Geometra: top ten shows
November 2015
Exhibition opening Sat 14 November
The End opens on Saturday 14th November 6-8pm for drinks and refreshments.
October 2015
Exhibition tour on Saturday 31st October
There will be a tour of California Dreaming with the artist at 3pm on Saturday 31 October. All welcome, free admission.
October 2015
California Dreaming opening Saturday 10 October
California Dreaming, an exhibition of new paintings by Eleanor Moreton, opens on Saturday 10 October 5-8pm. The show will also be open for First Thursdays on Thursday 8 October 6-9pm.
July 2015
Mark Stephenson presents Amsterdam on Wednesday 29th July (doors 7.30pm, show 8pm) Time Out recommended Edinburgh preview show from a young standup breaking new ground in comedy - bleak, uplifting and meticulous in its struggle to understand the modern world. 'Definitely a talent to watch' Time Out 'an exhilarating new voice on the comedy circuit' Spoonfed Admission free with voluntary audience contribution.
July 2015
Old Jewish Jokes/New Jewish Jokes
Ivor Dembina presents a double-bill of his two Edinburgh shows at the gallery on Sunday 26 July. Shows start: 6pm. Doors open 5.30pm. Admission free with voluntary audience contribution. Show information: www.oldjewishjokes.co.uk and www.newjewishjokes.co.uk or 07722 832635
May 2015
The Preview
Delighted to announce a season of Edinburgh Preview shows, all priced £5, live in the gallery. Weekend of 19th and 26th June, with shows starting at 4pm, 6pm and 8pm.
March 2015
Next exhibition: Rae Hicks
Delighted to present 'Fast Dream', a solo show by Goldsmiths graduate Rae Hicks. PV: Thursday 19th March 6-9pm. Show 20th March - 18th April.
February 2015

February 2015
ALT CAB coverage in The Londonist
February/March 2015
ALT CAB live programme
Sunday 1 March: An evening with Simon Munnery features the acclaimed show for an audience of eight persons only - 'La Concepta'. The second part of the evening features excerpts from 'Alan Parker Urban Warrior' and 'The League Against Tedium', as well as Munnery in conversation about alternative comedy and the legendary Cluub Zarathustra
February/March 2015
ALT CAB live programme
Sat 21 February: 'Routine' live installation curated by Ivor Dembina, in collaboration with four other 'alternative' comics -Bob Boyton, Claire Dowie, Mr Nasty, Teatro de Existentiale. Free admission. Viewable between 2.30-3.15pm and 4.00-4.45pm.
November 2014
Art Rabbit Art Trail and Print
Canal is taking part in Art Rabbit's art trail weekend to celebrate the relaunch of the Art Rabbit website. The lucky winner of the art trail will have the opportunity of choosing one of four limited edition prints, including Adam King's Pond Dippers - www.artrabbit.com
October 2014
The ritual of The Cult
Last week of Enclosures - check out the Cult of Rammellzee in action at the Saatchi Gallery - www.thecultoframmellzee
November 2014
First Thursdays and Art Rabbit relaunch in November
The gallery will be open until 9pm on Thursday 6th November for First Thursdays - www.firstthursdays.co.uk. First Thursdays coincides with the opening of our exhibition I apologize for the crudity of this model 6pm-9pm, and with the launch of the new ArtRabbit website
October 2014
First Thursday late opening
The gallery will be open until 9pm on Thursday 2nd October for First Thursdays - www.firstthursdays.co.uk. First Thursdays coincides with the opening of our exhibition Enclosures 6pm-9pm.
September 2014
Haggerston: The East End Gem!
Check out the Evening Standard 10th September - Spotlight on Haggerston calls it 'An East End gem with its own Riviera just waiting to be discovered'! https://d3llm9uqwxjhoi.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/binder1_23.pdf
August 2014
Summer gallery hours
The gallery will be open by appointment only from 18th - 31st August.
August 2014
First Thursday late opening
The gallery will be open until 9pm on Thursday 4th August for First Thursdays - www.firstthursdays.co.uk
June 2014
Haggerston Art Crawl
July's late opening First Thursday sees the launch of the Haggerston Riviera with a six-venue art crawl on the canal, with free cocktails for those who successfully complete the crawl, and performances by dance duo Marquez & Zangs on the way! Pick up your 'loyalty card' from any of the participating venues - Barbican Arts Group Trust, Canal, Ditto Press, Proud Archivist, Rose Lipman building, Southgate Studios. Runs from 6-9pm on Thursday 3rd July
June 2014
First Thursday late opening
The gallery will be open until 9pm on Thursday 5th June for First Thursdays - www.firstthursdays.co.uk
March 2014
First Thursday late opening
The gallery will be open until 9pm on 6th March for First Thursdays - www.firstthursdays.co.uk
January 2014
Mothra vs Godzilla cocktails
The 'Mothra' and the 'Godzilla' cocktail will be served at the opening reception for Alex Pearl's solo show on Saturday 1st February 4-6pm, and there will be light works on the canal for one evening only.
December 2013
London Sacred Harp Singers
The London Sacred Harp Singers will perform at the gallery on Thursday 5 December 2013, 6-9pm A rare opportunity to witness the 19th century 'shape note' mode of singing live, in association with Beth Atkinson's installation The Score and the Loop.
November 2013
Vivian, Cape Town: Part II
LAURA MORRISON 22 November - 13 December 2013 Part II of Laura Morrison's exhibition continues at Furnished Space by appointment.