In SE16 we have an amazingly creative community. All sorts of cultural and artistic activities flourish across Bermondsey, Rotherhithe, Surrey Quays and Canada Water. Below we have collected together a range of articles from the website that tell the story of many of those creative ventures. If you know of more arts and culture that should be included here please let us know. Just write to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will make every effort to include new aspects of the arts in SE16.
In February 2016, we ran the SEE16 Community Arts Festival. Over 30 events were held over the long weekend in seventeen venues. Hundreds of people filled the seats at concerts, plays and gigs. Loads of children of all ages got stuck in making music or art themselves. We had a great time and hope to repeat the festival in 2017.
We are delighted to have another guest post from Polina Liu - local and a personal trainer – introduces us to some of the dance options in SE16 It is that time of the year again party season approaching, [...]
The origins of London Bubble lie not in Rotherhithe but in Kentish Town! London Arts set up the company to tour theatre around the outer boroughs, delivering Ibsen and Shakespeare in drafty church halls. By the [...]
How do we build a school culture that welcomes diversity and supports the identity of every pupil and staff member? In Rotherhithe, we have a prominent advocate for inclusion and an inspiring leader for greater [...]
London is full of statues to long forgotten generals and field-marshals. It's not very often that an ordinary lad from a poor background gets to be memorialized in our streets. And even more unusual is [...]
Buy a shipping container, fill it with ten Brompton folding bikes and set up your business in an active boatyard - and do it all on Boxing Day 2011! "Not a bad way to make [...]
We have a unique gallery in Southwark Park, one organisation with two complementary spaces. One the Cafe Gallery is at the heart of the park whilst the second - Dilston Grove - sits on the [...]
We all love a good picture but Paul Bridge is out to persuade us that great photographs are worth printing and putting on display. ‘Too often today people see photography as disposable,’ says Paul. ‘But [...]
The music scene in SE16 has recently been enhanced with the opening of the Sands Films Studio as a World Music venue. The person behind this transformation is Eleanor Thorn who as TunedIn.London has been [...]