The Camberwell Society

Society for those living, working or interested in Camberwell

Members and others living in and around Camberwell may like to visit or contact some of the following. Kindly note the Camberwell Society cannot be held responsible for any views or activities of these organisations.

Burgess Park, Friends of
Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month from 7-9pm. Membership is free. Community Sports Centre, 106, Coburg Road, SE5 0JV

Camberwell Arts Festival
A week of local arts events in Summer

Camberwell Community Council
Community councils are part of the council's decision making process and are a focal point for discussion on local matters. Local Councillors elected to represent the area sit on the community councils and take decisions relating to key areas

Camberwell Leisure Centre
Information about Camberwell Leisure Centre

Camberwell Guide
Information about history, places, and traders in Camberwell. Published by the South London Guide.

Carnegie Library Library, Friends of
Information on the library

Cuming Museum
A collection of local interest. 155-157 Walworth Road, SE17 1RS. Phone 020 7525 2163.

Nore: following a fire in 2013 the museum is currently closed for visitors, but reearch enquiries are welcomed.

Dulwich Picture Gallery
College Road, SE21 7AD. Phone 020 8693 5254.

Dulwich Society
The community society for Dulwich

Friends of Dog Kennel Hill Wood
The Friends of Dog Kennel Hill Wood are a group of people whose main aims are to protect and improve Dog Kennel Hill park and Dog Kennel Hill wood - officially known as Dog Kennel Hill Open Space - with particular emphasis on wildlife conservation.

Gay Camberwell
A resource for gay people and their friends in the Camberwell area, including a calendar of events, bar and restaurant reviews, a directory of services, a blog and a message board. Currently this organisation seems to be defunct. If any member knows of an alternative site please let us know.

Groundwork London (formerly Groundwork Southwark and Lambeth)
Charity which since its formation in 1995 has completed more than 150 environmental projects in Southwark and brought in more than £10 million in funding. Address: 18-21, Morley Street, SE1 7QZ. Phone: 020 7922 1230. E-mail address: Contact: Stephen Menzies, Area Manager.

Herne Hill Society
The community society for Herne Hill

Live jazz music every Friday night at St Giles’ Church Crypt, Camberwell Church Street, SE5. Admission £8. Cheap food and bar.

King’s College Hospital

Local NHS A&E hospital and national centre of excellence

Lettsom Gardens Association
Manages Lettsom Gardens

London Gardens Online
The London Parks & Gardens Trust (LPGT) is an independent charitable trust established in 1994. Its aims are to increase knowledge and appreciation of historic parks and gardens in London and it seeks to conserve London’s green spaces for the education and enjoyment of the public. It has an excellent database

Local Greens
This is a delivery service for for fresh local vegetables

Minet Conservation Association
Supports the Minet Conservation area

Nunhead Cemetery, Friends of
Supports Nunhead Cemetary

Peckham Society
Amenity Society for Peckham

Ruskin Park, Friends of
Contact Doug Gillies. Phone 020 7703 5018.

SE5 Forum
Local organisation that works to improve Camberwell for all members of our diverse community.

South London Gallery
The South London Fine Art Gallery opened on 4 May 1891 and was founded as a "gallery for the people of south London open to the public free, and on Sundays". It showed a changing programme of fine and applied arts exhibitions and began to collect works of art including many relating to the local area.

South London Guide
Directory and information about history, places, and traders throughout south London.

Southwark News and Southwark Weekender
Local independent newspapers for the London Borough of Southwark.

South London Press
Local independent newspaper for South London

St Giles Trust
Charity helping people facing severe disadvantage to find jobs, homes and the right support they need. We help them to become positive contributors to local communities and wider society.

Wilson’s Residents Association
Local amenity organisation covering Grace’s Mews, Grace’s Road, Wilson Road, Dagmar Road, Maude Road and Vestry Road. Currently they do not have a website.