As part of London College of Communication’s ongoing support to our cultural neighbours, we’re featuring a weekly round-up of some of the activities and content provided by the fantastic museums, galleries and cultural venues in our local area.
From online events like Instagram drawing clubs and virtual exhibitions to physical activities like performances and screenings, here’s our guide to what you can get involved in with our Southwark and Lambeth friends and partners both online and in person.
Week starting: 14 September 2020
Not Without My Ghosts: The Artist As Medium at Drawing Room
Until 14 November
“Drawing Room and Hayward Gallery Touring presents ‘Not Without My Ghosts: The Artist As Medium’, a major exhibition of artists and works inspired by mediumistic methodologies and their deep cultural history.
“To make sure we can reopen safely, we are asking visitors to pre-book free timed entry slots for the exhibition.
Happy Birthday South Social Film Festival! with South Social
“South Social Film Festival is turning 5 this September!
“ To celebrate its birthday, we have collected all the awesome videos from our principal filmmakers, Riccardo Sai and Ezequiel Velasquez, in our new channel on YouTube!"
Explore the South Social collection on YouTube.
Restore 20 with Fora
14 – 18 September
"With the challenges of the past few months, it has really highlighted the importance of wellness and keeping mind, body and soul healthy.
"We will be hosting both in-person and online events with a line-up of feel-good workshops, inspiring panel discussions and interactive classes to support all aspects of wellbeing and spark moments of joy."
Find out about Restore 20.
Ann Veronica Janssens: Hot Pink Turquoise at South London Gallery
23 September – 29 November
“Belgian artist Ann Veronica Janssens (b. 1956) has created an extensive body of work over four decades spanning installations, projections, immersive environments and sculptures. At the core of her practice is an interest in light and its impact on our perception and experience.
“This exhibition will be the first major presentation of Janssens’ work in London.”
Learn more about Ann Veronica Janssens: Hot Pink Turquoise.
Crossway and the Mayflower: A 400 Year Voyage! with People’s Company & Crossway URC
19 September, 2- 4pm
“Please join us for a virtually animated coach tour, highlighting the link between Crossway and the first Pilgrim Church.
“It is a real way local residents, new or existing, can learn about the area and its amazing heritage.”
To join FREE ZOOM use Meeting ID: 821 0040 9842 and Passcode: 914370.
Flo Smith Now & Then with Bell House & Kick in the Head Productions
Saturday 19 September, 3-5pm
"It's 1969 and a woman looks back on her life in London. From the Boer War to The Summer of Love, Flo Smith, daughter, sister, wife, mother, widow and grandmother recalls with horror, humour, tears and joy those turbulent times at home and in the world beyond her front door.
"The show is based on the book of the same name written by Christopher Saul and taken from the real-life audio recordings he made of his paternal grandmother."
Discover Flo Smith Now & Then.
Webres 2020: Building in Isolation: With Instigate Unknown and Siobhan Davies Dance Studios
Until 14 September
“We have made this to mark a time in history. In this 6-part documentary you will get to learn about Instigate Unknown, but also better understand the practices, and elements of our lives as artists, that we have been able to identify and appreciate.
“Instigate Unknown is a London based dance company that draws on both hip-hop and contemporary dance forms, with a great interest in creating work with props.”
Learn more about Instigate Unknown.
Knitting for Beginners with Walworth Living Room
Saturday 19 September, 2-3.30pm
“Whether you're new to knitting, or would like a refresher, this class is the perfect way to learn with others from the comfort of home.
“You’ll learn the foundations of knitting and basic techniques all for free! “
Explore Knitting for Beginners.
To suggest an activity organised by a venue local to LCC for inclusion in this weekly feature, please email: Gill Henderson, Cultural and Communities Partnerships Manager: email@example.com.