Free Jam Jar Lanterns Workshop for Families

Monday 20 November, 10am - 12noon

Illuminate Bermondsey & Rotherhithe is a free annual festival for local residents. Come and make your own lantern at Illuminate Bermondsey & Rotherhithe artist-led workshop and then bring your illuminated artwork to The Blue Market Place at 5 pm on Friday, November

Green Shoots! Free Creative Summer Family Workshops

2 - 31 August 2023 // Abigail Hunt, Anne Ogazi

Enjoy a series of free art workshops at Dilston Gallery during the summer holidays, with different activities each week and tailored to specific age groups. Discover our local flora and fauna, make eco-friendly artworks and become ecology buffs! Workshops are held at

Seniors Art School // Botanical Drawing

Wednesday 19 & Thursday 20 July, 11am - 3pm each day // With Queer Botany

We are proud to announce Queer Botany will host a botanical drawing session focusing on queerness and nature as part of our Seniors Art School 2023 season. Led by designer and illustrator Edward Luke Thrush, the workshops will create a space for

A colourful floor to ceiling painting covers the walls of a gallery space, in one corner the unstretched canvas drapes onto the floor.

Seniors Art School presents…Factual Actual: Ensemble // The Workshop

Wednesday 10 & Thursday 11 May 2023 // Florence Peake // 11am – 3pm // Dilston Gallery

Southwark Park Galleries’ 2023 exhibition programme has launched this spring with a new immersive and performative installation by internationally renowned choreographer and visual artist Florence Peake. We are proud to announce that Florence Peake will open the Seniors Art School 2023 season

Seniors Art School presents … CUTS AND FOLDS: INFINITE PATTERNS

6 - 27 October 2023 // With sculptor Flora Duley

‘Music is liquid architecture; architecture is frozen music’ – Goethe Join Artist Associate Flora Duley in this series of digital workshops on Zoom as part of our popular Seniors Art School. Using just paper and cardboard, you will be introduced to proportion

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

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,

Wreath-Making Workshop with L’Appartement

Saturday 26 November 2022 // 11am - 1pm // £30 per person, with limited places available

Join us at our Dilston Gallery with L’Appartement plant studio to create your own personalised wreath to take home for the festive season. L’Appartement will teach you about the history of wreaths, then step by step you will learn how to create

Florence Peake: Reckonings and Imaginings // Free Workshops

Tuesday 22, Thursday 24, Friday 25 November 2022 // 11am - 12.30pm // DILSTON GALLERY // Florence Peake

Be part of a collective new body of work by leading artist Florence Peake. Book via Eventbrite Southwark Park Galleries is commissioning Florence Peake to create a new body of interdisciplinary performance, live sound and visual art works. This work will re-interpret

Extra session: Family Allotment Club on Friday afternoon!

28 October 2022 // Alexa Lowe, Laura Dee Milnes

Let’s celebrate the end of the growing season with an extra afternoon!  Join us on Friday 28th October 2022 in our beautiful garden to celebrate another successful season of our popular Allotment Club with Community Gardener Anne Gumuschian and Artist Associates Alexa


Friday 30 September & 7, 14, 21 October 2022 // Flora Duley

Take part in a series of online workshops exploring Southwark Parks online archives led by Associate Artist Flora Duley. You will research Collective Histories of a place and use this as inspiration for a series of postcard paintings and drawings that you

Seniors Art School presents… Virtual Atmospheres Celebration Event!

23 September 2022 // Flora Duley

Join us on Friday 23rd September, 3-5pm, for an afternoon of tea and cakes to celebrate Virtual Atmospheres! Virtual Atmospheres was a digital adventure throughout 2021, where a community of artists across London came together to create. From April to September, Artist