Battersea Arts Centre cancels performances following fire

Battersea Arts Centre has cancelled tonight’s (13 March) performances after a fire at the venue.

The venue took to Twitter to confirm that no one was in the building during the fire, confirming that everyone is safe.

London Fire Brigade said crews were called to the Grade II listed Victorian building, formerly Battersea town hall, just before 4.15pm.

Eight vehicles and 58 staff attended the scene.

He added: “The cause of the fire remains unknown and the situation is very much ongoing.”

A later series of Tweets from Battersea Arts Centre read: “Thank you to everyone for the kind words & well wishes. Everyone is out. Everyone is safe. 1/2”

“We will not be running any performances this evening. If you’ve bought tickets for any show we’ll be in contact about refunds or exchanges.”

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Battersea Arts Centre cancels performances following fire

Battersea Arts Centre has cancelled tonight’s (13 March) performances after a fire at the venue.

The venue took to Twitter to confirm that no one was in the building during the fire, confirming that everyone is safe.

London Fire Brigade said crews were called to the Grade II listed Victorian building, formerly Battersea town hall, just before 4.15pm.

Eight vehicles and 58 staff attended the scene.

He added: “The cause of the fire remains unknown and the situation is very much ongoing.”

A later series of Tweets from Battersea Arts Centre read: “Thank you to everyone for the kind words & well wishes. Everyone is out. Everyone is safe. 1/2”

“We will not be running any performances this evening. If you’ve bought tickets for any show we’ll be in contact about refunds or exchanges.”

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