“It was only in the Theatre
that I lived”
Oscar Wilde

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Discover the Langdon
Down Centre and
Normansfield Theatre.

The Langdon Down Centre was established in 1868 by Victorian physician, Dr John Langdon Down, as a family home and place of care and education for those with learning difficulties. Today the Langdon Down Centre is home to the Normansfield Theatre and its many events and classes, the Langdon Down Museum of Learning Disability, the national office of the Down’s Syndrome Association and Down Syndrome International.

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Open Days

Returning Soon

Refurbishments are underway. We will soon be open to the public for open days. 

Coming Soon

Richmond Opera ‘Semele’

April 2024

Richmond Opera proudly presents Handel’s Semele

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Rose Opera ‘Tosca’

May 2024

Rose Opera presents Puccini’s timeless masterpiece, Tosca

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Unlock the Artist within you

11 week course: Thursdays 10am – 1pm & 2pm – 4.30pm

This carefully constructed creative course for three 11 week term classes based on the student’s individual progression in drawing and painting. The course is designed…

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Yoga with Melinda Szepesi

Saturday 9am-10am

Advance your yoga practice

Join us every Saturday at 9am for an hour of creative yoga flow. We will be working on strength, drills, flowing effortlessly on our mat and much more. 

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