Plan Your Visit // Keeping you and our team safe

Southwark Park Galleries is reopening on 10 October 2020 with Fani Parali’s ANOYX and DREPAN & THE MINDERS OF THE WARM. Keeping everyone safe during this time is our top priority; therefore we have the following precautions in place for the benefit

We Are Recruiting: Assistant Director // Maternity Cover

Southwark Park Galleries is seeking a fixed term Assistant Director (Maternity Cover) We are looking for an experienced candidate to join our small, passionate gallery team on a fixed-term, maternity cover basis. The Assistant Director’s primary role is to support the Director

From left to right red blending into teal. Summer Holiday // Activity Packs written in slightly wiggly white font in the centre. White straight lines are coming out of the text towards the edges of the graphic.

Free Summer Activity Packs for Families Launch Next Week

While we remain unable to host our art workshops on site this summer, we’re bringing the activities to you at home. Each Saturday a new downloadable activity pack will be available from on our website. Each pack is filled with amazing ideas and exciting

2020 Exhibition Programme

Please note, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, our gallery is temporarily closed until further notice. Thank you for your understanding and continued support, we look forward to welcoming you back soon. We will be updating the programme timetable, all exhibitions &

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

Our New Name

We are thrilled to announce that after 35 year we have officially change our name to Southwark Park Galleries. Both our spaces have also followed suit with a slight name change; Lake Gallery (formerly The Gallery) situated by Southwark Park’s lake and

New Artist Gardener

We are proud to announce that William Evans will start in April as CGP London’s new Artist Gardener, working with local families in weekly gardening sessions as well as local primary school students. Evans is part of ongoing artist duo Crabtree and Evans. We will

Artists announced for Realm

Bermondsey-based artist Hazel Brill joins artists Richard Downes and Mr X in a new collaborative exhibition called Realm, launching on 17th March. Realm is a new way of working with our longstanding partners Outside In and Bethlem Gallery, where we bring 3 artists together to develop a new body of work, following

Seniors Art School Marcia Farquhar

One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Treasure // Seniors Art School

Our Seniors Art School occupied Marcia Farquhar’s piece The Open University – a pop-up lecture theatre located in a skip – to consider the value of objects and ideas. Working with artist Holly Graham, the group produced a short hand-bound publication, with the

Humanifesto Bedfellows

Bedfellows Sex Ed Workshops with Bacon’s College

Following John Walter’s CAPSID exhibition and generously supported by the Wellcome Trust, we programmed a young people’s project with Bedfellows and Bacon’s College, a series of workshops over September and October 2018 looking at debunking sex education through creative writing, discussions and zine-making. The school

#34 Annual Open Exhibition Submission

Exhibition Open:  Friday, 2 - 4pm // Saturday & Sunday 11am - 4pm

Now in its 34th year, the open exists to encourage artists at all stages of their career from across the UK to submit their work as part of a large-scale annual salon show. This year the ‘best in exhibition’ prize will be selected

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

Marcia Farquhar Events Programme : Somethings for the Weekends

During its run, Marcia Farquhar’s Diffikuλt can be experienced in the company of the artist on mostly Fridays & Sundays throughout the exhibition, where she will act as the tour guide of her own relics (excluding 28/30 Sept). The following schedule stipulates the