Diana Agunbiade-Kolawole


Sat 11 & Sun 12 June, Sat 18 & Sun 19 June 2022 // 1 - 4 pm // Diana Agunbiade-Kolawole

Interested in photography? Are you 13-19 yrs and live in Southwark? Learn how to use a digital camera and take great photos with artist Diana Agunbiade-Kolawole. Diana will encourage you to experiment with your ideas and the camera, and give you professional

A workshop attendee sketch’s a sculpture on a paper covered clipboard

Seniors Art School with photographer Diana Agunbiade-Kolawole

15 & 16 June 2022 // 11 am – 3 pm each day // Free, in person

Seniors Art School presents… Take part in a two-day photography workshop with Artist Associate Diana Agunbiade-Kolawole. Combining technical and creative skills, using Candida Powell-Williams‘ current exhibition at Southwark Park Galleries as a springboard for investigation, Diana will take you on a photographic journey of activities to create your own,

Two people watch as the workshop artist explains a sculptural process.

Sculptural Monuments // Seniors Art School

11 & 12 May 2022 // 11 am – 3 pm each day // Free, In person // Flora Duley

Seniors Art School presents… Exploring themes around Southwark Park, myths and metaphors, and taking Candida Powell-Williams current exhibition as a point of investigation, Artist Associate Flora Duley will take you on a playful journey of sculptural activities over the course of two-days. You

Pre-schooler gardening with his mum in Southwark Park Galleries' Gallery Garden


20 May - October 2022

Get your hands in the soil every Friday morning! Starting 20 May to October 2022 Join us every Friday in our beautiful garden. You can expect to grow and harvest food, do some planting, take care of seedlings that you can also

A person stands watching a set of three projected screens, in a darkened gallery space. There is a slight green light on the concrete walls.

SOUND AND VOICING // Seniors Art School

25 & 26 February 2022 // 11 am – 2 pm each day. Online, on Zoom // Rebecca Lennon

Seniors Art School is back! Take part in two-day writing and voicing workshop with artist Rebecca Lennon. You will do short-form creative writing and collaborate on a vocal composition, creating an original sound piece. Open to all with inquisitive and open minds

A computer animated black boy in a green spacesuit holding a shell up to their ear

The Diamond Dogs Educational Unit

Saturdays 25 Sept, 2, 9 & 23 Oct // 1-4pm each day // Dilston Gallery // Free Writing, Anime and Sound workshops for Young People

Ever been moved by a video game? Interested in game design and writing? Do you love cartoons? Are you 13-19 years old? To coincide with the exhibition ‘Trouble In Outer Heaven: Portable Ops Plus’, this series of workshops draws upon the influence

Pre-schooler gardening with his mum in Southwark Park Galleries' Gallery Garden

Family Allotment Club

Every Friday until 29 October 2021 // Two slots 10-10.45am and 11-11.45am

Join us every between 10am and 12pm in our beautiful garden, to grow together. You can expect to grow and harvest food, do some planting, take care of seedlings that you can also grow at home, have fun exploring bugs and get

Ecology Kids! // Summer Family Workshops

10am-12pm under fives & 1-3pm 6-11yrs // 28 July, 4 August, 11 August, 25 August, 1 September 2021

Book your sessions now 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. Explore nature in Southwark Park and make beautiful artwork. You will look at

Five paintbrushes laid out one above the other made out of natural materials such as twigs and leaves on a white table. Left of the paintbrushes is a gestural painting in black using the paintbrushes on white paper.

Spring has Sprung

Family Activities Pack to do at Home over the Easter Holidays // Abigail Hunt

Take time to observe micro details of nature and learn how to make colourful paintbrushes from natural materials from your garden or local green space. In this activity pack, artist Abigail Hunt shows you how to create easy viewfinders to observe micro


Family Activities Pack to do at Home // Caroline Wendling

Learn how to make beautiful inks from flowers, weeds and other plants foraged from your garden or local park. In this activity pack, artist Caroline Wendling takes you step-by-step on how to identify, gather and make inks. Download ‘How to Make Inks

Virtual Atmospheres // Seniors Art School

Online Zoom Sessions // Starting 16 April 2021, bi-monthly until September // 11am-1pm each session // Flora Duley

Go on a virtual adventure and create together our own atmospheres, distilling everyday happenings and moments into universal, global happenings. All from the comfort of your own home. Join artist Flora Duley in bi-monthly workshops over Zoom. In these sessions, we will

A black silhouette of a tree on a green background.

A Southwark Park Adventure

Family Activity Pack to do at home // Alexa Lowe

Walk among the beautiful trees in your local green space and draw your favourite ones. In this free downloadable activity pack, artist Alexa Lowe takes you on a tree adventure in Southwark Park. The activity pack is brimming full of creative ideas,

Ecology Family Activity Pack

Family Activity Pack on the environment to do at home

This year The Big Draw Festival theme is Climate of Change. Southwark Park Galleries’ location in Southwark Park means we are connected to the local flora and fauna that exists here, some of which is endangered, and pushes us to develop creative

A selection of different colour flowers and leaves laid out on a white cotton napkin.

Sculptures & Nature Colours

Family Activities Pack to do at Home

In this pack artist, Abigail Hunt invites you to build and photograph sculptures using everyday objects, create shadow sculptures and beautiful nature prints. Sculptures & Nature Colours is the fourth and final pack in our series, designed by our wonderful Artist Associates,