What's on
Fani Parali Short-clawed, Long-clawed, 2020
10 October - 15 November 2020   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

Fani Parali

Exhibition Open:  Thursday // Friday // Saturday // Sunday // 11am - 5pm

Exhibition: THE MINDERS OF THE WARM 10 October – 15 November 2020 Lake Gallery // Thursday – Sunday, 11am – 5pm (changing to 4pm on 25 October) No booking require but we are limiting capacity to allow for safe social distancing. Performances:

A magazine cutting with the title 'The British Empire' in blue print, in the left-hand corner and a 1823 painted scene of men in Barbados pushing barrels of sugar and rum on the shore, ready to be shipped to England. In the left-hand corner, a paragraph in small print reads: 'Barrels of sugar and rum, brought in carts from the remote plantations to the nearest beach, are rolled in dinghies and rowed out to lighters moored in the shallow water. These small boats took their cargoes round the coast to the island's two ports, where deep-draught merchantmen awaited them. There, the barrels were stowed for the last leg of their journey to England, where the agents of the plantation-owners sold the contents'.
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Read // To Us It Just Looks Like A Lemon
Holly Graham

To Us It Just Looks Like A Lemon is a collection of reflections on the Mayflower and other colonial strategies, and is the outcome of Holly Graham‘s residency at Southwark Park Galleries in 2019. Pulling together her ongoing research into histories and legacies

Plan Your Visit // Keeping you and our team safe

Southwark Park Galleries is reopening on 10 October 2020 with Fani Parali’s ANOYX and DREPAN & THE MINDERS OF THE WARM. Keeping everyone safe during this time is our top priority; therefore we have the following precautions in place for the benefit

Home Interventions // Seniors Art School

Online Zoom Sessions // 16 & 23 October 2020 // 11am - 1pm each day // Flora Duley

Join artist Flora Duley in a two-part workshop over Zoom, from the comfort of your own home. Using domestic spaces as a point of departure for story-telling, you will discuss the art term ‘art interventions’ and look at developing new ideas and

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Listen // Woman Peeling Turnips; A Portrait of my Father

Richard Scott’s ‘Woman Peeling Turnips; A Portrait of my Father’ is the result of the poet’s residency at Southwark Park Galleries in August 2019, Queer Pilgrims. This new text forms a poetic investigation into ekphrasis*, father-figures and the violence of creation. Using Chardin’s 1738

Summer Activity Packs for Families 2020

Four Downloadable Packs filled with amazing ideas and exciting activities

While we remain unable to host our art workshops on site, we brought the activities to you at home. Our series of family activity packs, designed by our wonderful Artist Associates, are for families to make art together. The tasks in these

An arrangement of three of Anne Ryan's vibrant 'cut-outs' on a white shelf. These cut-outs are colourful three-dimensional paintings made out of card. The paintings depict various figures indulging in different activities and scenarios.

Podcast // Lockdown Elevenses with Anne Ryan

In this episode, we catch up with artist Anne Ryan. Anne talks about an artist priest, mosh pits and leaving her balcony garden to be managed by wildlife. Lockdown Elevenses is where we catch up with the brilliant artists in our upcoming

Black and white public park sign directing onwards in every direction by Marcia Farquhar
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Permanent Artworks
Marcia Farquhar // Alec Finlay // Bobby Niven

We have three permanent artworks in Southwark Park: Marcia Farquhar’s outdoors sculpture at Lake Gallery’s entrance ‘Onwards’ (2018), Alec Finlay’s nest box sculpture trail across the gallery’s park surrounding and Bobby Niven’s Bermondsey Bothy that hosts our Residency Programme in our Garden.

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