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

HOW TO MAKE INKS FROM PLANTS

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,

A two-dimensional Adobe Illustrator graphic of seven imagined green creatures under the sea

Boats, Crowns & Creatures

Family Activities Pack to do at Home

In this pack artist, Alexa Lowe invites you to make boats using objects you have at home, funky fashion with discarded clothes and crazy creatures working with recycled materials. Each activity has an Outdoor Play suggestion for the same task using items

Silhouettes of birds flying in white on a dark blue background.

Birds, Nests & Feeders

Family Activity Pack to do at home

In this pack developed by artist Lily Hawkes, you will discover and make artworks inspired by some of the beautiful bird species that live in Southwark Park and celebrate our amazing natural world. You may like to go on a walk in

A blue background with an Illustrator graphic of the back of a postcard in the left hand corner surrounded by closed envelopes in black. Send Me a Postcard // Activity Pack is written above the postcard in a black wavy font.

Send Me a Postcard

Family Activities Pack to do at Home

Create three handsome postcard designs using different techniques, to send to friends and loved ones. During lockdown, artist Lucy Joyce has been making postcards to send to people at a time when it has been impossible to meet up. Do the same and

A watercolour painting by a child of a bird of prey flying over trees and a bat flying out of a cave in the right corner. One of the outcomes from the Family Activity pack 'And Then the Wildlife Came Back'

And Then the Wildlife Came Back

Family Activities Pack to do at Home

Create an artwork inspired by the view from your window at home and imagine what it would look like as the wildlife returns to your street. This pack is full of ideas on how to draw or paint your window view, examples of

Home Interventions // Seniors Art School

Online Zoom Sessions // 16 & 23 October 2020 // 11am - 1pm each day // Flora Duley

Join artist Flora Duley in a two-part workshop over Zoom, from the comfort of your own home. Using domestic spaces as a point of departure for story-telling, you will discuss the art term ‘art interventions’ and look at developing new ideas and

Rows of small black plant pots viewed from above filled with soil and sprouting plants from seed.

Let’s Grow at Home!

Downloadable Family Activity Pack

For the last ten years, Southwark Park Galleries has run a popular gardening project for pre-schoolers and their families. With these sessions ground to a halt, we have put together fun and engaging ideas to grow at home and to create some

COLOUR LAB: A Risograph Print Station // Half-term art workshops for families

19, 20, & 21 February // 10-12pm & 1-3pm each day // Dilston Gallery // Free, donations welcome

Come and explore Risograph printing (a colourful photocopy process that is similar to screen printing) and add to a collective publication, which will be printed at the end of the workshops. These playful sessions (running 19, 20 & 21 February), and programmed

Martians Blast Off! // Half-term art workshops for families

23, 24, & 25 October // 10-12pm & 1-3pm each day // Dilston Gallery // Free, drop-in

These fun workshops led by Fay Nicolson will blow your socks off. Make surreal landscapes and alien characters using collage, drawing 3D techniques and your own bodies! All in response to our Plastique Fantastique exhibition at Dilston Gallery. The morning sessions (10am-12pm)