A collage of overlapping landscapes such as forests, fields, and snowy mountains
Saturday 7 May 2022   //   Garden & Bothy

For us, to share // Recipe Book Launch

Exhibition Open:  2–5pm

For us, to share invites you to join our celebration; collect a recipe book, listen and add to a cooking playlist, and share your recipes and stories of home. Working with students from the Bosco Centre in Rotherhithe, over a series of

  //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery  //  Garden & Bothy

Autumn Gathering // Sunday 31 October, 11am – 5pm

Join us in Southwark Park this Sunday, 31 October, for the last chance to see our Autumn exhibitions, live performances, an exhibition tour and the launch our new annual artists’ flag commission. All events are free and open to all, no booking required. Refreshments will

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

4-6 & 11-14 August // 11am-5pm   //   Garden & Bothy

Wampanoag Power
Habib Hajallie

The narrative of the pilgrims’ arrival and settlement from the UK to the United States is a historical retelling that omits the enslavement and brutality inflicted upon the native Wampanoag population in Massachusetts. Through the lens of racial empowerment, artist Habib Hajallie

17 June -11 July 2021   //   Garden & Bothy

The Noise of the Mayflower
Radio Anti

Exhibition Open:  Bothy Installation: open 2-4 & 9-11 July 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

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.
  //   Garden & Bothy

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

Radio Anti at CGP Bermondsey Bothy
October 2018   //   Garden & Bothy

Radio Anti residency research online

Radio Anti were the first commissioned artists-in-residence in our recently launched Bermondsey Bothy. During their residency, Radio Anti (Matt De Kersaint Giraudeau and Ross Jardine) researched allegory, metaphor and other literary devices within the immigration process for asylum seekers, working with young refugees