The Camberwell A-Z

As you may of heard, Camberwell Arts Festival is going digital this June. The theme of this year’s festival is the A – Z of Camberwell. In March & April we had an online poll for the public to pick their definitive A – Z. This afternoon we will be releasing these themes through our newsletter, and each day thereafter we are releasing one letter a day on social media. We are asking the public to respond with their artwork (drawing, poetry, dance, theatre etc), which we will be collecting and hosting as an online exhibition during the festival (13 – 21 June).

A quick sample of our first three days

  • A is for Art School
  • B is for Burgess Park
  • C is for Camberwell Fair

We’re interested in getting as broad and diverse range of responses as possible. So we thought we’d reach out and encourage Camberwell service users to respond to the theme’s so we can include their works in our online exhibition.

Our full list of A-Z selected themes are on our website – As I mentioned we’ll be highlighting a new letter every day on our social media channels. You can submit works by responding to our hashtah #CamberwellAtoZ or via our uploader

We’d be delighted to hear from service users and include them in the A – Z!

Feel free to get in touch if you have any questions about the A – Z of Camberwell, or the festival in general.

Shauna Blanchfield

Camberwell Arts Festival 2020
Digital Coordinator


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Camberwell Arts

Take part in a crowdsourced documentary with Ridley Scott and Kevin Macdonald, to be shown at the Sundance Film Festival.

"On July 25, grab your camera or smartphone and film your day. You might record a typical day ⁠— going to work, connecting with family, being with friends. Or maybe something special is happening – it’s your wedding day, you have important news to share, or you’re having a baby. You could show us lockdown in your city, how your world is opening up, or something you’re fighting for. Alternatively, you could choose to film someone you find interesting and spend the day capturing their July 25th.

Submissions are open from July 25 – August 2. After submissions close, a team of researchers and editors will review the clips received. If your footage is used in the final film, we will contact you later in the year."

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Have you been missing The Chateau too? Did you love their Progressive Pride digi-exhibition at CAF20!

Why not tune in to their 2nd birthday mini-series from 27th July. The Chateau are hosting a series of online workshops, events, discussions & parties celebrating queer community & culture in SE London.

If you can, make sure to donate - all proceeds are going to Metro Charity and UK QTIBIPOC Hardship FundSo excited to announce the program for our CHATEAU ONLINE 2nd birthday mini-series 27th - 31st July, in partnership with Southwark LGBT Network, celebrating culture and community in SE London! Tickets now available below, FREE or Pay What U Can/Donation, with all proceeds going to METRO Charity and UK QTIBIPOC Hardship Fund

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Find us

Southwark Carers
3rd Floor, Walworth Methodist Church,
54 Camberwell Road, London, SE5 0EN
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Contact us

020 7708 4497

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Nearest tube – Elephant & Castle underground station (Northern and Bakerloo lines).

Nearest Railway Station – Elephant & Castle

Buses from Elephant and Castle – ask bus driver for Burgess Park. Bus numbers: 12, 171, 148, 176, 68, 484, 42, 40, 45