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65 Peckham Road, SE5 8UH
 
 
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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. Improvements in 2010 saw the gallery double in size as well as the addition of a cafe, gardens, a flat for a programme of artist residencies, and an edication and events studio.

 

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Denmark Hill Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
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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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  39% 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 £56  38% 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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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £58  34% off
Bermondsey Square, SE1 | 31 minutes from South London Gallery
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Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 1.9 miles from South London Gallery
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 30 minutes from South London Gallery
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48-50 Newington Causeway, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 36 minutes from South London Gallery
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South London Gallery, 65-67 Peckham Road, SE5 | Same location as 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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White Bear Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
138 Kennington Park Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 29 minutes from South London Gallery
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
65-67 Peckham Road, SE5 | Same location as South London Gallery
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
113 Bellenden Road, SE15 | 11 minutes from South London Gallery
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Rod Barton Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
41-45 Consort Road, SE15 | 16 minutes from South London Gallery
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Spray Rose
London > Shopping > Catalogue and Mail Order
69 East Dulwich Grove, SE22 | 21 minutes from South London Gallery
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Hope and Greenwood
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
20 Northcross Road, SE22 | 23 minutes from South London Gallery
Excellent ice cream in the summer and a delicious-looking Christmas window in the winter are the kind of thing that make this candy shop a special ... More
 
 
 
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Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
149 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 24 minutes from South London Gallery
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London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
67 Peckham Road, SE5 | Same location as South London Gallery
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
149 Southampton Way, Camberwell, London SE5 | 7 minutes from South London Gallery
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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
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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
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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
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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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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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Peckham Rye Common
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Peckham Rye, SE15 | 21 minutes from South London Gallery
Peckham Rye combines the Park and Common providing a large green space for sports, sun bathing, families and ducks. Notable aspects include ornamental gardens - ... More
 
 
 
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The Phoenix Denmark Hill
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Windsor Walk, Denmark Hill, SE5 | 10 minutes from South London Gallery
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31 Peckham Rye, SE15 | 18 minutes from South London Gallery
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91 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 21 minutes from South London Gallery
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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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South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 31 minutes from South London Gallery
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Gallery Road, SE21 | 2 miles from South London Gallery
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