South London Gallery


One of London's most important contemporary art exhibition spaces, having shown artists such as Gilbert and George, Tracey Emin, Mark Quinn and Julian Schnabel. The South London Gallery has a reputation for having its finger on the pulse of contemporary art and as a vital platform for young artists and curators. Active education and outreach programmes, debates, seminars, and talks by key figures.

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Venue Details & Map

South London Gallery

65 Peckham Road
+44 (0)20 7703 6120
Public transport:
Walk down Camberwell New Rd to Camberwell Green. From there continue down Peckham Rd on which the gallery is sited.By bus: Bus stop 20m from gallery.
Yelp Reviews

4.5 out of 5 based on 9 reviews

Top 5 reviews of South London Gallery

5.0 out of 5 3 July 2016
by Elaine M.

South London Gallery has been on my radar for some time but I hadn't yet been able to make a visit. After seeing reviews of the current exhibition: a wonderful collaboration of Latin American Art - 'Under the Same Sun' - I decided now was the time to seek out this gallery.

Happy to report I was not disappointed and I have completely fallen in love with yet another charming, architecturally...more

5.0 out of 5 26 July 2015
by Alex S.


I love the SLG (acronymn, if I may?). The building itself is lovely and a little creaky and has nice touches (see: lighting choices). It's a large building, but fairly small exhibition space: currently (July 2015) there are two artists being showcased across three rooms. However, the quality is extremely high and it's well worth your...more

4.0 out of 5 17 July 2015
by Meike B.

If you live in West London, a trip to the South London Gallery is a bit of a trek. The directions on the website say it's a 10 minute walk from Peckham Rye station. That's probably about right, but it felt much further - mind you, a good opportunity to taste a different flavour of London.

The current installation by Thomas Hirschorn is well worth the visit, and I'm glad I made it just in...more

3.0 out of 5 17 April 2011
by Ashley V.

Was in the area for a different event and they weren't quite ready so suggested I walk around to the other galleries in the area. And this was one of them. There is a show currently on that involves one large room.

And I'm not sure if the gallery has other rooms or exhibits that go on at the same time. Mostly because the gallery guard at the moment did not either hear me or want to answer my...more

5.0 out of 5 17 January 2011
by NunheadNeil

Strange how great things can be right under your nose but you just don't get around to checking them out as often as you should do. Well for this resident of Nunhead the South London Gallery is a case in point; it's no more than a very leisurely 15 minute stroll from door to door but this Sunday was my first visit in an age.

Thanks to some gentle prompting from B we decided to keep it local...more

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