11 November–9 December 2023   //   Lake Gallery

Annual Open Exhibition 2023

Preview:  Saturday 11 November // 1pm–4pm Exhibition Open:  Wednesday - Sunday // 11am–4pm

Now in its 39th year, 2023’s Annual Open takes place both online and in our Lake Gallery. Each year a winning prize is awarded, generously donated by Breckman & Company. We are very excited to continue this year’s prize of £500 towards

6 April - 23 June 2024   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

Jerwood Survey III

Preview:  Preview 5 April Exhibition Open:  Wednesday - Sunday 11am - 5pm

Jerwood Survey is a major biennial touring exhibition that presents new commissions by 10 early-career artists from across the UK, providing a distinctive snapshot of current concerns and approaches in the visual arts. Established in 2018, it responds to a vital need

30 November–3 December 2023   //   Dilston Gallery

A Pluriversal Volume
LCC MA Sound Arts Postgraduate Show 2023

Preview:  30 November // 1–4pm Exhibition Open:  Thursday - Sunday // 11am–4pm

Rupert Austin | Ilya Gurin-Babayeu | Mingda Bi | Elliot Buchanan | Anqi Deng | Reid Dudley Peirson | Weiqi Feng | Aliya Goldstone | Ben Harrison | Maxine Hayes | Jeremy Kent | Kezheng Li | Peiyang Li | Alberto De

15 July-24 September 2023   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

Tim Spooner

Preview:  14 July // 6-8pm Exhibition Open:  Lake Gallery: Wednesday - Sunday, 11am–5pm // Dilston Gallery: Saturday - Sunday, 11am–5pm

In summer, Southwark Park Galleries will present an extensive installation by multidisciplinary artist Tim Spooner for his largest UK solo exhibition in a visual arts organisation. Spooner has been creating immersive sculptural interventions and performances since 2010, which have been predominantly experienced

9–24 September 2023   //   Lake Gallery

Beyond These Walls There’s Courage
Tara White

Preview:  Friday 8 September // 5–7pm Exhibition Open:  Wednesday – Sunday // 11am–5pm

Beyond These Walls There’s Courage tenderly maps the entangled dynamics between grief, intergenerational relationships, gender and protest. Operating in the overlaps between these frames of experience, Tara White uses the Anjili Ironwood Tree and Saffron Crocuses as botanical motifs to anchor their

18 August – 3 September 2023 // Salter Space   //   Lake Gallery

The Rotherhithe Shed Exhibition

Preview:  Thursday 17 August // 3–5pm Exhibition Open:  Wednesday - Sunday // 11am–5pm

This year our neighbours the London Bubble Theatre are celebrating 10 years of their Older Adults’ Programme including The Rotherhithe Shed, a partnership project with Time & Talents. The Rotherhithe Shed opens its doors twice weekly and provides a fully equipped workshop

A floor to ceiling painting of colourful abstracted body outlines.
16 APRIL – 2 JULY 2023   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

Florence Peake

Preview:  Saturday 15 April // 12-5pm Exhibition Open:  Lake Gallery: Wednesday - Sunday, 11am–5pm // Dilston Gallery: Saturday - Sunday, 11am–5pm

Southwark Park Galleries’ 2023 exhibition programme will launch this spring with a new immersive and performative installation by internationally renowned choreographer and visual artist Florence Peake. Enveloping both our galleries, Peake’s major solo commission will present a body of monumental paintings using

27 May - 2 July 2023 // Salter Space   //   Lake Gallery

You throw shade on doorways
Lewis Greener

Preview:  27 May // 3-5pm Exhibition Open:  Wednesday - Sunday // 11am–5pm

Artist and youth worker Lewis Greener, who was selected as the winner out of 220 artists’ submissions for our 38th Annual Open in 2022, presents a series of recent 35mm photographic works and an 8mm film documenting the rapid and often brutal

15 April–25 May 2023   //   Lake Gallery

Meera Shakti Osborne // department of Unruly histories
With Larena Amin // Kurds Don't Steal

Exhibition Open:  Wednesday - Sunday // 11am–5pm

department of Unruly histories is an artwork produced by Meera Shakti Osborne consisting of a collective sonic and material archive built on post-colonial migration stories in London. In conjunction with an exhibition at Cubitt Artists, ten audio pieces are installed in various

Rescheduled for 2024   //   Dilston Gallery

In the Temple of the Earth
Paul Purgas

Artist and musician Paul Purgas presents a new installation this autumn within Dilston Gallery, informed by his research into the histories of design, sound and spiritual philosophy innate to Modernism’s evolution and development within South Asia. Addressing the context of Dilston Gallery

Topographic map of Southwark Park with the text To Be Here With You on top.
22, 23, 29, 30 April, 2–4pm & 5 May, 11–1pm // Free   //   Lake Gallery

To Be Here With You

To Be Here With You embraces practices of ritual to create a space of shared knowledge, gentle hospitality and open collectivity. Situated at Southwark Park Galleries and engaging with the surrounding park, the project consists of five free workshops. Artists have been

25-26 March 2023   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

Two Fold
RCA MA Print

Preview:  Closing event: Sunday 26 March // 2–5pm Exhibition Open:  Saturday // Sunday // 11am–5pm

The exhibiting artists in Lake Gallery are in the second year of their two-year MA program in Print at the Royal College of Art. Their work reflects the diversity of people and approaches which the course embraces. Print is seen as an

June - October 2023   //   Lake Gallery  //  Garden & Bothy

Family Allotment Club

Get your hands in the soil on Friday mornings! June – October 2023 Join us on Fridays in our beautiful garden. You can expect to grow and harvest food, do some planting, take care of seedlings that you can also grow at home,