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Thank you to Peabody’s for sponsoring the Camberwell Arts Festival 2019 launch event - The Art of the Party!

Putting the ART into PARTY
15 June 2019, 11.00 - 17.00

Join us on Camberwell Green for an extraordinary celebration of community creativity, with a feast, workshops and activities, an arts market and dog show.
Everything from the décor to the dancing will be artist-designed AND IT’S ALL FREE!


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Made in Camberwell Arts Market

Browse and buy from over 50 local makers, offering an exciting array of art,
design and creative talent for all tastes and budgets.

The summer edition of Made in Camberwell Arts Market is bursting locally produced, handmade art and design for savvy shoppers to peruse showcasing 25 years of creativity in Camberwell.

There are also eight community stalls so come down, sign up and get more involved in making Camberwell shine in London.

the big feast

Combining all of your favourite Camberwell cuisines, we’ll be serving dishes donated by local restaurants from 12 noon, and entertaining while you eat:

12.00 - 13.00: Community singing and drumming with Camberwell Choir School

13.00 - 14.00: Enchanting baroque and medieval music from Camberwell Recorder Players

14.00 - 14.30: Dance performance from Theatre Peckham

14.30 - 15.00 & 16.00 - 16.30 Blue Elephant Theatre party games for all

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Bookable workshops

10.00 - 11.00 Camberwell Choir School: singing and music making for 0-3 yr olds

11.00 - 12.00 Camberwell Choir School: singing and music making for 4–6 yr olds

13.00 - 14.00 Learn African Dancing

14.30 - 15.30 Learn African Drumming

15.30 - 16.30 What does your Camberwell look like? with artist Kimbal Bumstead

Drop in activities - all day

  • Join The Remakery to transform waste into fun and functional everyday objects

  • Make salt dough sculptures in a caring inclusive environment with Sensory Art Space

  • Share experiences about where you live with Our Camberwell’s giant blackboard

  • Unleash your inner abstract artist with The Spray Paint booth and the Robotic Arm

  • Emoji Balloons with Frog Morris are back by popular demand


the dog show

It's Pawty Time! Camberwell Arts Festival is celebrating its 25th Anniversary with a pawty themed dog show on Camberwell Green. Register by 13.30 for parade at 14.00

  • Best Fetch: No previous experience necessary! Have a go!

  • Best Party Trick: Paw, roll over, bark a Beyonce song!

  • Musical Sit: Classic kids' party game, but for doggos!

  • Best Junior Handler: Youngsters take their furry friend around the ring!

  • Dog Like Owner (fancy dress optional): Colour co-ordinate to impress the judge! 

  • Fun Agility Course: Three gentle tests: slalom, jump and the tunnel!


A huge thank you The Remakery for the bespoke tables, and to all the donors to the Big Feast

The Pigeonhole, Mike & Ollie, Falafel & Sharwarma, Pizza Organica, Fernando's, Daily Goods, The Hill Bakery, Sophocles, Mono,
Morrisons - Butterfly Walk, Latin House, I Go Chop, Co Op - Denmark Hill, Caravaggio, Caffe Pronto, Reem, TFC Supermarket