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12-14 September 2019   //   Dilston Gallery

Memorial
Patrick Cole

Exhibition Open:  Thursday // Friday // Saturday // 7-8.30pm

Memorial is a new work conceived by local artist Patrick Cole for Southwark Park Galleries’ Dilston Gallery. The work was developed during Cole’s spring 2019 residency, commissioned by Southwark Park Galleries in celebration of our 35th Anniversary. Memorial has been made possible

18 July - 8 September 2019   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

Dog Show
Contemporary Art. Chosen by Dogs. For Dogs and Humans.

Preview:  Sunday 14 July // 3-6pm Exhibition Open:  Thursday // Friday // Saturday // Sunday // 11am - 5pm

For Dog Show, 15 cultured pooches who live with a variety of artists and curators have been invited to select their top dog-related artworks. With a little help from their human companions, these canine curators have selected artworks in what is believed

dogs heads collage Alexa Lowe

As Happy as a Dog with Two Tails // Summer Workshops for Families

24, 25 & 26 // 31 July, 1 & 2 // 7, 8 & 9 // 14, 15 & 16 // 21, 22 & 23 // 28 & 29 August // 10am-12pm & 1-3pm each day

Enjoy a series of free drop-in art workshops at Dilston Gallery during the summer holidays, with a different artist each week and activities tailored to specific age groups. Take part in an animal cabaret, make doggy dog collages, pose with dog toys/props

Dog Show Brian Catling

Free Dogs Trust Workshops for Families

Friday 30 August // 10-11am & 1-2pm // Dilston Gallery // Free & Drop-In

Join Dogs Trust Education Officer, Kelly Craig, and become dog owners of the future! In this fun workshop, programmed at the tail end of the Dog Show, you will learn how to be safe around dogs and become a responsible dog owner. Enjoy some dog-themed creative activities and take away some useful and

Day for Dogs

Saturday 31 August // 11:00am-4pm // Bothy & Dilston Gallery

For the last weekend of Dog Show, we invite you and your dogs to join us for a fun dog day. Book your canine companion in for a handsome portrait drawing by artist Sally Muir, currently showing in the Royal Academy Summer

8 August - 7 September   //   Garden & Bothy

Queer Pilgrims
Richard Scott

Queer pilgrims, tolerance, the Mayflower, cruising in Stave Hill Ecological Park, Gluck’s opera Iphigénie en Tauride, human sacrifice and the five beastly boys of the Talbot. These are some of the subjects to be explored by poet Richard Scott during his time

Free Queer Poetry Workshops

17 & 31 August // 10am-12pm // Bermondsey Bothy // Richard Scott

Let’s take our sexualities for a walk! Join poet Richard Scott for free queer poetry workshops dealing with journeys, exploration and homo-psychogeography, as he walks from Southwark Park Galleries to Rotherhithe Village, Stave Hill Ecological Park and other evocative sites by the river Thames.

26 September - 10 November 2019   //   Dilston Gallery

Mars Year Zero
Plastique Fantastique

Preview:  Sunday 22 September // 3-6 pm with a performance by Plastique Fantastique at 5:30pm Exhibition Open:  Thursday // Friday // Saturday // Sunday // 11am - 5pm

Not everyone has a choice… Not everyone can stay where they are and face their troubles, or decide to exit – say f*ck it – and leave their troubles behind – jump a new world… Some have a purpose not of their

18 March 2018 - Ongoing   //   Garden & Bothy

Permanent Sculpture Trail: Questions & Answers (after Paul Celan)
Alec Finlay

Exhibition Open:  See park opening times - seasonal.

In spring 2018, CGP London launched a new permanent nest box sculpture trail across the gallery’s home, Southwark Park, by the Scottish artist and poet Alec Finlay. Download the trail map for free here or collect at CGP London // The Gallery. The project

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Bermondsey Bothy

In 2018 we launched our Bermondsey Bothy, a permanent outdoor art workshop and residency site built by Scottish artist Bobby Niven (co-founder, Bothy Project) to host a Residency Programme for artists. This programme provides a unique environment in which we can support their development by providing

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