Creative Elephant

Happening over five days in around the Elephant and Castle, Creative Elephant sheds a spotlight on the wealth of creative talent and venues that thrive in this corner of South London. From exciting new choreography to cutting edge club nights, radical theatre to radio shows, Creative Elephant features the rising stars of tomorrow across art, dance, design, music, screen, and theatre. Thirteen venues and over twenty events, prepare to be amazed.


Siobhan Davies Dance: Open Choreography

Performance Evening

Friday 21 June 7pm

An evening celebrating exciting contemporary

choreographers. Booking essential.

Booking essential here

Siobhan Davies Dance

85 St George's Road



Louie Louie / Mercato Metropolitano

Thursday 20th June 5 - 11pm

A live broadcast of chats & music with local

protagonists shaping the cultural, social,

commercial and political scene in E&C. Free and open to all.

More information here

Mercato Metropolitano

42 Newington Causeway



Southwark Playhouse

What Was Left: 19, 21, 22 June

The Sandman: 20, 22 June

Afterglow: 19, 20, 21, 22 June

Booking essential.

Southwark Playhouse

77 - 85 Newington




Art Academy: Curiosity

Friday 21 - Sunday 23 June 10am - 6pm

An exhibition by Art Academy London first year

students. Free and open to all.

More information here

Newington Gallery

155 Walworth Road

SE17 1RS


LCC Degree Shows 2019: Show 2

Launch Night: Wednesday 19 June 6 - 9pm

Thursday 20 June 11am - 7pm

Friday 21 June 10.30am - 7pm

Saturday 22 June 11am - 4pm

Free and open to all.

More information here

London College of Communication

Elephant and Castle



LCC Studio

Thursday 20 June 7pm

Silver Road presents sound art performances from

Anastasia Freygang, Sholto Dobie and Brigitte

Hart. Free and open to all.

Booking essential here

LCC Studio

Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre



Draper Hall: Sound it off a PRO!

Friday 21 June 3 - 5pm

A chance to sound off creative ideas to seasoned

professionals. Free, booking essential

Booking essential here

Draper Hall

Hampton Street

SE17 3AN


Hotel Elephant

Friday 21 June 6 - 9pm

An evening to meet other local creatives while

viewing Hotel Elephant members’ exhibition. Free and open to all.

More information here

Hotel Elephant

5 Spare Street

SE17 3EP


Corsica Studios

Algorave Elephant: Thursday 20 June

7.30pm - 1am

Fractal: Friday 21 June 10pm - 6am

Booking essential.

Corsica Studios

5 Elephant Road

SE17 1LB


Superarts Academy

Street Dance class: Thursday 20 June

6.30 - 8pm

Street Dance class: Saturday 21 June

2.30- 3.30pm

Yoga class: Sunday 22 June

11am - 12.30pm

Booking essential.

Booking essential here

Superarts Academy Dance & Theatre Studios

64 Larcom Street

SE17 1NQ


The Drawing Room: Modern Nature

Wednesday 19 - Sunday 23 June

11am - 6pm

An exhibition exploring our interaction with plants

in relation to social change, personal well-being

and scientific research. Free and open to all.

More information here

The Drawing Room

1-27 Rodney Place

SE17 1PP


ASC Gallery and Turps Banana Gallery:

Ken Kiff Man Painting

Wednesday 19 - Saturday 22 June

12 - 5pm

A painting show of the late Ken Kiffs work.

Free and open to all.

More information here

ASC Gallery / Turps Banana gallery

Taplow House

Thurlow Street

SE17 2UQ


Blue Elephant: Ironing Out

Sunday 23 June 7pm

Monday 24 June 8pm

Experience a story told through shadow theatre

and music. Dialogue in English & Arabic.

Booking essential.

Booking essential here

Blue Elephant Theatre 59a Bethwin Road



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