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South London GalleryThis is one of London's most important contemporary art exhibition spaces, having shown artists such as Gilbert and George, Tracey Emin, Mark Quinn and Julian Schnabel under David Thorp's directorship from 1992-2001. The South London Gallery (SLG) can trace its roots as far back as 1868 when South London Working Men's College opened at 91 Blackfriars Road. However it only arrived at this venue on Peckham Road in 1891 when manager William Rossiter bought the freehold of Portland House on the site of what is now Camberwell College of Arts and built a new gallery in the grounds. Since 2001, with Margot Heller at the helm, recent shows have included Chris Burden, Christian Boltanski and the 'mad professor' Keith Tyson who, in 2002, won the Turner Prize on the strength of his SLG show. Every day at 1pm there is a free tour of the current shows. Screenings, performances and talks are presented in the purpose-built Clore Studio, accessed via the Fox Garden at the back of the cafe. And there are free, drop-in family workshops every Sunday from 2-4pm, suitable for children aged 3-12 years.

 

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Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2018Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2018Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2018The annual Bloomberg New Contemporaries exhibition returns to the South London Gallery for the first time in nearly 20 years. An important barometer of contemporary art, the exhibition showcases some of the best new and recent fine art graduates and, for the first time, artists from non-degree awarding courses. 57 diverse and fascinating artists ha2018-12-06T00:00:00+00002019-02-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
South London Gallery, 65-67  Peckham Road      SE5 8UH
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art | PRICING  Free  
DATES  5th December 2018 to 24th February 2019
The annual Bloomberg New Contemporaries exhibition returns to the South London Gallery for the first time in nearly 20 years. An important barometer of contemporary art, the exhibition showcases some of the best new and recent fine art graduates and, for the first time, artists from non-degree awarding courses. 57 diverse and fascinating artists ha... More about this event
 
 

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Kennington Tube Station
 
29 minutes walk
 
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Denmark Hill Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Peckham Rye Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
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Peckham Rye Multistory Car Park
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Bridge Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £39  21% off
30 Borough Road, SE1 | 2 miles from South London Gallery
Located just south of the River Thames, The Bridge Hotel is the perfect accommodation choice for those wishing to explore the many sights and attractions London ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  24% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 2.1 miles from South London Gallery
The H10 London Waterloo is a recently-built hotel providing comfortable and well-lit rooms and an ideally-located base from which to get around central London. The hotel ... More
 
 
 
Days Hotel London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £50  32% off
54 Kennington Road, SE1 | 2.1 miles from South London Gallery
The area where this hotel is located has become the vibrant cultural heart of London, with theatres, concert halls and art galleries lined-up against the South ... More
 
 
 
 
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MOCA London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
113 Bellenden Road, SE15 | 11 minutes from South London Gallery
Founded in 1994 as a project based museum, MOCA - or The Museum of Contemporary Art, London - got its first home, in the Bellenden Renewal ... More
 
 
 
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Copeland Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Copeland Road, SE15 | 14 minutes from South London Gallery
A large, partitioned white-walled gallery space within Copeland Park, home to the Bussey Building, the Copeland Gallery is an ideal space ... More
 
 
 
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Rod Barton Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
41-45 Consort Road, SE15 | 16 minutes from South London Gallery
Rod Barton, one of the heads of Julian Opie's studio, runs this gallery which relocated from a Georgian garage in between Clerkenwell and Islington to south ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nunhead Cemetery
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Linden Grove, SE15 | 26 minutes from South London Gallery
Nunhead Cemetery is a 52 acre Victorian burial ground situated on a hill four miles south of Central London. A ruined Gothic chapel overlooks a large ... More
 
 
 
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Cuming Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
151 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 26 minutes from South London Gallery
The worldwide collection of the Cuming Family accompanies exhibitions on the history of Southwark (from Roman times to the 19th century) in this unique museum. The ... More
 
 
 
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St Mary Magdalen Bermondsey
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
193 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 33 minutes from South London Gallery
The church of St Mary Magdalen in Bermondsey once formed part of Bermondsey Abbey which was founded in the 8th century. While the ... More
 
 
 
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Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2018
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th December 2018 to 24th February 2019
South London Gallery, 65-67 Peckham Road, SE5 | Same location as South London Gallery
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th to 22nd December 2018 - Various Times
South London Gallery, Havil Street, SE5 | 5 minutes from South London Gallery
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London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Saturday 8th December 2018 - 8pm-10pm
South London Gallery, Havil Street, SE5 | 5 minutes from South London Gallery
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Theatre Peckham
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Havil Street, SE5 | 5 minutes from South London Gallery
In the heart of Borough, behind Southwark Town Hall, the Peckham Theatre offers theatre workshops especially aimed at children and young people in the borough. Their ... More
 
 
 
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Bussey Building
London > Entertainment >
133 Rye Lane, SE15 | 12 minutes from South London Gallery
Once an industrial powerhouse, one of the premier cricket bat makers in the country and an air raid shelter during the Second World War, the historic ... More
 
 
 
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Peckham Levels
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Levels 1 to 6 Peckham Town Centre Car Park, 95A Rye Lane, SE15 | 12 minutes from South London Gallery
Previously a disused car park, ... More
 
 
 
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Brick House Bakery East Dulwich
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
1 Zenoria Street, SE22 | 19 minutes from South London Gallery
Famous for its crusty, chewy, slow fermented sourdough, Brick House Bakery supplies bread to top London restaurants including Duck Soup, Salon, Brunswick House, La Fromagerie, Frank's ... More
 
 
 
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JoJo Maman Bebe, Dulwich
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6 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 19 minutes from South London Gallery
JoJo Maman Bébé is a one-stop solution for pregnancy and beyond and offers a wide range of stylish maternity wear, adorable babywear and quirky, original children's ... More
 
 
 
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Spray Rose
London > Shopping > Catalogue and Mail Order
69 East Dulwich Grove, SE22 | 21 minutes from South London Gallery
Based in sleepy Dulwich, London’s number one mail order florist offers a comprehensive service across the city, the country and the world! And you won’t find ... More
 
 
 
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No. 67 Café and Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
67 Peckham Road, SE5 | Same location as South London Gallery
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Cool Cats' Cafe
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
149 Southampton Way, Camberwell, London SE5 | 7 minutes from South London Gallery
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Caravaggio restaurant
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
47 Camberwell Church Street, SE5 | 8 minutes from South London Gallery
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 miles from South London Gallery
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 29 minutes from South London Gallery
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 32 minutes from South London Gallery
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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South London Gallery gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Burgess Park BMX Track
London > Leisure >
Burgess Park, Albany Road, Southwark, London SE5 | 15 minutes from South London Gallery
A legacy of the 2012 London Olympics, the state of the art £1.1m Burgess Park BMX Track opened to the public in August 2013, a year ... More
 
 
 
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Ruskin Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Denmark Hill, SE5 | 15 minutes from South London Gallery
John Ruskin, the famous artist, writer and social campaigner, is the person after whom Ruskin Park is named. Ruskin lived near to the park which is ... More
 
 
 
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Goose Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
East Dulwich, SE22 | 17 minutes from South London Gallery
Goose Green, the triangle of grass at the northern end of Lordship Lane which links St John's Church to the East Dulwich high street, was once ... More
 
 
 
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The Phoenix Denmark Hill
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Windsor Walk, Denmark Hill, SE5 | 10 minutes from South London Gallery
Above the platforms of Denmark Hill station The Phoenix provides the perfect place for real ales and craft beers in a ... More
 
 
 
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Prince of Peckham
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Clayton Road, SE15 | 12 minutes from South London Gallery
Serving wholesome Caribbean food from Street Feast regulars White Men Can't Jerk along with beer and rum cocktails in a good old fashioned pub ... More
 
 
 
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The Rye Hotel
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
31 Peckham Rye, SE15 | 18 minutes from South London Gallery
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South London Gallery clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Bussey Rooftop Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Fifth Floor Roof, Unit B, Bussey Building, 133 Rye Lane, SE15 | 12 minutes from South London Gallery
Parallel to the famous Frank's Cafe, five storeys upon the roof of the Bussey Building, the Bussey Rooftop Bar sits ... More
 
 
 
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Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 30 minutes from South London Gallery
A superbly designed two-room club and arts venue that captures the feeling of an illegal party in a squatted industrial space - while still being clean, ... More
 
 
 
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Champagne + Fromage
London > Nightlife > Bars
10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9 | 31 minutes from South London Gallery
Expanding from their Covent Garden shop into Brixton, Champagne & Fromage, the venture owned by French Bubbles founders, Maud Fierobe and Stefano Frigerio, can be found ... More
 
 
 
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 1.9 miles from South London Gallery
This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
 
 
 
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Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gallery Road, SE21 | 2 miles from South London Gallery
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ... More
 
 
 
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The Biscuit Factory
London > Business > Venue Hire
Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 30 minutes from South London Gallery
Peek Frean & Co made biscuits here in Bermondsey for 123 years, from 1866 until 1989 when the factory closed. Home to baked goods like the ... More
 
 
 
 

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