White Horse Road

Half Moon Theatre, White Horse Road

In the late 1980s, in partnership with Tower Hamlets, the company identified a suitable building (the former Limehouse Board of Works) on White Horse Road for a permanent base for Half Moon Young People’s Theatre. Following the acquisition of £1.3m funding to enable building modernisation from London Docklands Development Corporation and European and Social Regeneration funds, the organisation moved into the building in 1994.

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Building photos

Interior photos

Retractable seating installed in 2020

Interviews: core artists


Interviews: building, local area and context

Interior before refurbishment

Interior plans before 2012 refurbishment

Interviews: artistic and community ethos

Brochure covers

Capital Project

In autumn 2014, Half Moon celebrated the completion of its capital refurbishment project, the heritage of its 150 year old home at 43 White Horse Road, and the building’s 20 years as a young people’s theatre with a series of free family events under the banner of #LimehouseLandmark.

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