The Camberwell Society

Society for those living, working or interested in Camberwell

What's on: February and March

Trumpeter Mark Kavuma at Jazz at the Crypt: Photo by Daniel Devlin / @susakpress


Art South London Gallery Fire station gallery to 27 February -Shut the Club Down, dance music and nightlife culture in 1990s Peckham and Camberwell. Main gallery to 20 February New Contemporaries exhibition of emerging and early career artists. The Bower Brunswick Park. Spring exhibition by Rosa-Johan Uddoh inspired by Una Marson The cafe remains open daily. Blue Shop Cottage regular shows by local artists.

Books Carnegie library Winter Fair Saturday 5February Author event by Friends of Carnegie Library for LGBT history month with writer Paul Burston. 8 Feb at 7.30pm. Bookable through Eventbrite. Wriggle and Rhyme children’s session Wednesdays 10.30 to 11am Check first at 02079266050 or email

Cabaret evening at Longfield Hall, live music, dance, comedy, aerial circus and more. 7pm 11th March, 50 Knatchbull

Camberwell Talks First Monday of the month 7 to 9pm. Anna Doble broadcaster and Jamie Upton record shop manager on music , memory and the value of vinyl 7 February Camberwell Arms. Russell Occomore musician and impresario 7 March, Crypt St Giles Church. Designers Keith and Mark of Mini Moderns 4 April Camberwell Arms

Cinema Whirled cinema. The White Crow, Rudolf Nureyev’s escape to the west, to 2nd Feb, Whirled docs: QT8 the first eight documentaries of Tarentino, 8pm 3rd Feb; Audrey: More than an icon, life story of Audrey Hepburn, 3rd March 8pm. 60 seat cinema under railway arch off Coldharbour Lane in Hardess St. See

Exercise Burgess Sports Tennis, BMX, rugby, cricket, and sports camps. Burgess P|ark Skate welcoming roller-skating group, all levels from beginners. Butterfly Tennis Club Community tennis coaching after school and saturdays. 24a Camberwell Grove Camberwell Leisure Centre Swimming, gym, exercise classes, supervised gym sessions for 11 to 15 years. Longfield Hall Capoeira,choir, dance, drama, yoga, zumba. Soca Ruskin Park by bandstand Tuesdays and Thursdays 12 noon. Zen yoga. Yoga, acupuncture and sound healing

Music Jazzlive at The Crypt, at the heart of the community for the last 26 years. Live jazz every Friday in the Crypt of St Giles Church, Camberwell Church Street. Great food and reasonably priced drinks

Theatre Blue Elephant Theatre are now streaming a performance of Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain Theatre Peckham The Poetry Foyer (last Thursday of each month from 27 January) and Incubate (a monthly performance event and open mic event, every third Wednesday from 16 February).Theatre Peckham Academy has a range of classes each week for children aged 3 to 16. 221 Havil St, London, SE5 7SB visit or call 020 7708 5401.

Walks the Society’s website has Camberwell tree walks and the black history walk. Others can be found on Southwark’s website and Go Jauntly www.,
What's on: February and March
Trumpeter Mark Kavuma at Jazz at the ...
St Giles Churchyard Tree Trail
St Giles Churchyard Tree Trail This trail through St Giles Churchyard, a beautiful green space in the heart of the Camberwell community, ...
Lucas Gardens Tree Trail
This 30-45 minute trail through Lucas Gardens – our second tree walk in the series – visits around 30 remarkable trees in the park. ...
Downloadable tree maps
Click on the links below for our downloadable detailed tree mapsLucas gardends tree mapBrunswick Park tree mapSt Giles churchyard tree ...
Camberwell Black History Walk
Follow the inspiring stories of some of Camberwell's finest....
AGM May 17
FROM THE CAMBERWELL QUARTERLYAnnual General MeetingThe Annual General Meeting of the Camberwell Society will be held at 7.00pm on 17 May ...
Camberwell Church Tree Walk
During the course of this 35-40 minute walk you will be guided through five parks and gardens close to St Giles Church in the centre of ...
The Annual General Meeting of The Camberwell Society will be held at 7.00pm on 11 May 2022 at the United Reform Church, Love Walk, ...