What’s on(line) in Southwark and Lambeth: 25 May 2020
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 online activities and content provided by the fantastic museums, galleries and cultural venues in our local area.
From Instagram drawing clubs to virtual exhibitions, artist profiles, video demonstrations, film screenings, performances and more, here’s our guide to what you can get involved in with our Southwark and Lambeth friends and partners – all from the comfort of your own home.
Week starting: 25 May 2020
Rock Paper Scissors with The Drawing Room
“For week three of our ROCK PAPER SCISSORS family activity sheets, Amy Rose Barnes asks you to look closely at natural shapes to draw your own patterns.
“Start with just one leaf and see where it takes you.
“We’ve had some fantastic drawings sent in so feel free to take a look at the ROCK PAPER SCISSORS online exhibition to see what other families have been getting up to during this time!
Wednesdays at 7pm
“Kids driving you nuts? Thinking of revising your marriage vows? Have no fear, we have the perfect antidote to the stuck indoors blues.
“Join your John and Mike for a rip-roaring session of Lockdown Bingo. You choose the numbers and we draw them in a madcap live-streamed event on Facebook.”
Find out more about Lockdown Bingo.
Konnie Huq shares writing tips for Southwark’s Festival of Words
26 May, 2-3pm
“Southwark Council Libraries Festival of Words provides a platform for new and emerging authors to be seen and heard.
“The Festival of Words starts with the popular Konnie Huq, well known Blue Peter Presenter and children's author sharing her writing tips”
Find out more about Konnie Huq's writing tips.
Virtual Dragon Café
Mondays at 3pm
“The Dragon Café space is ever-changing and no two Mondays are the same; each month we have a different creative theme and we regularly welcome guest curators to programme elements of the month’s activities.
“All of our activities are free to all.”
Find out more about Virtual Dragon Café.
Sunday Cineclub with South Social Film Festival
Sundays at 6pm
“South Social Film Festival is partnering with MUBI, to bring you a weekly splurge of awesome films.
“Fantastic directors, famous stars and unforgettable stories debate.
“Keep an eye on our social media to find out which film we are showing this week.”
Find out more about Sunday Cineclub.
Graphic Design graduate Annie Nicholson has given a new look to the College plinth, marking 125 years of LCC’s contributions to the London art scene.
Healthy food map launched to show best local restaurants as part of Where Walworth Eats campaign.
To celebrate Elmer the Elephant’s 30th birthday, International students from the ‘Certificate in Higher Education: Preparation for Design Media and Screen’, course at London College of Communication, UAL, created an Elmer elephant in collaboration with the artist, Donna Newman.
London College of Communication is taking part in Creative Elephant – a collaboration between Elephant and Castle institutions aiming to demonstrate the amount of talent and number of hidden gems based in the area.