Multiple concrete cultural buildings in a line, lit with small street lights on a black trestle table.⠀
Saturday 10 July 2021   //   Dilston Gallery  //  Garden & Bothy

Bedwyr Williams’ Second Jab: Architecture Competition & Performance Event Afternoon

Exhibition Open:  2pm-6pm

Bedwyr Williams’ Second Jab: Architecture Competition & Performance Event Afternoon Saturday 10 July, 2pm-6pm (please note you may have a short wait to view the exhibition if galleries are at capacity) Architecture Competition Display // Dilston Gallery Patio Drop-in, no booking required

17 June -11 July 2021 // 11am-5pm   //   Garden & Bothy

The Noise of the Mayflower
Radio Anti

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

The Noise of the Mayflower is a piece of aural research about the Mayflower crossing in 1620, an event whose historical ‘signals’ are still heard today in discussions about colonialism and national identity. But what about noise? Can we still hear the

Pre-schooler gardening with his mum in Southwark Park Galleries' Gallery Garden
Every Friday until October 2021 // Two slots 10-10.45am and 11-11.45am   //   Garden & Bothy

Family Allotment Club

Our popular Allotment Club for families with pre-schoolers is back and after so long, we cannot wait to get our hands back in the soil! Join us every between 10am and 12pm in our beautiful garden, to grow together. You can expect

Launched 29 June 2018   //   Garden & Bothy

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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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

Thurs 10 Oct // 11am-2pm   //   Garden & Bothy

Stir to Fully Incorporate // Free Workshop
Holly Graham

A free oral history workshop led by artist Holly Graham, exploring local food-manufacturing heritage, and its impact further-afield. With a focus on favoured sweet treats, this three-hour session will include recipe-recording, story-telling, and a visit to Peek Freans Museum, which houses a

Research assembled in the Bermondsey Bothy, Southwark Park Galleries (2019). Image courtesy of the artist.
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To Us It Just Looks Like A Lemon Research Online
Holly Graham

Holly Graham’s research for the commissioned project To Us It Just Looks Like A Lemon is now online, including audio documentation and recordings of interviews, threads of research generated and a reading list of the texts Holly used as part of her research. During her

4 September - 5 October   //   Garden & Bothy

To Us It Just Looks Like a Lemon
Holly Graham

Drawing on recent research within her practice, and considering narratives surrounding the Mayflower’s journey across the Atlantic, artist Holly Graham will use her month at Southwark Park Galleries to explore how we can use food to trace migratory routes. Referred to as

18-20 October // 11am-5pm   //   Garden & Bothy

Art Licks Weekend // Nomadic Vitrine
Sherie Sitauze

As part of the Art Licks Weekend 2019, Nomadic Vitrine curated by Andrew Gillespie presents Creatura Albus (White Creature), c. 1270AD, earlier or after, 2019 by artist Sherie Sitauze, in Southwark Park Galleries’ Bermondsey Bothy. Referring to the Venda people of southern

Saturday 31 August 2019 // 11am - 5pm   //   Dilston Gallery  //  Garden & Bothy

Day for Dogs

For the penultimate weekend of Dog Show, we invite you and your dogs to join us for a fun dog day. Artist Sally Muir, currently showing in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2019,  will be doing live dog portraits in our Bermondsey

Richard Scott Free Queer Poetry Workshops
17 & 31 August 2019 // 10am-12pm // Bermondsey Bothy   //   Garden & Bothy

Free Queer Poetry Workshops
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.

8 August - 7 September 2019   //   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