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South London Gallery

South London Gallery

Contemporary art space with changing exhibitions. It also has a lovely café and art shop.

Grand Union

Grand Union

The snug at the back of this quirky bar has been the venue of many birthdays and 6 nations parties (watching Wales winning two grand slams there!)

Lucas Gardens

Lucas Gardens

Lucas Gardens is a tranquil spot for whiling away a lazy Sunday.

Ganapati

Ganapati

A fantastic South Indian restaurant at the Peckham end of Bellenden Road.

Peckham Library

Peckham Library

For when you need a mental workout, Peckham Library is open throughout the week, including Sundays!

The Begging Bowl

The Begging Bowl

Thai street food with a tapas approach - a relaxed and friendly buzz, especially on the weekend.

The Melange

The Melange

A handmade chocolate shop and café that serves fantastic hot chocolate!

Peckham Springs

Peckham Springs

Thursday is the new Friday night! Peckham Springs under Peckham Rye Station is a food and drinks venue in an art gallery space.

Petitou

Petitou

A lovely family-friendly café just off Bellenden Road that serves tasty homemade food.

Frank's Cafe

Frank's Cafe

Frank's Café in Peckham is a really cool bar with amazing views of London on the top of a multi-storey car park.

PeckhamPlex

PeckhamPlex

One of the cheapest cinemas in London at only £4.99 a ticket - all day, every day!

The Oval Lounge

The Oval Lounge

Under new management, it is good value for money and we have confidence in taking friends there. They serve excellent light lunches and suppers.

K & K Butchers and Grocers

K & K Butchers and Grocers

On the corner of Choumert Road and Rye Lane there is K&K Butchers, which sells fresh produce, meats, fish, fruits and vegetables.

Canavan's Peckham Pool Club

Canavan's Peckham Pool Club

Where every good night ends...Peckham's pool club open 24/7!

Fentiman Arms

Fentiman Arms

Amazing roast dinners, good red wines and a nice beer garden for when it's warm!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Camberwell, Stockwell, Kennington, Elephant and Castle, Peckham, Herne Hill, Vauxhall, Peckham Rye, Brixton and Bermondsey

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Tiny Gym

Camberwell Leisure Centre
Parent and child pay and play session for under 5's. Our specially adapted setup includes mini apparatus like rings and bars as well as mini beams and rebound equipment. The environment will help develop your child's balance, coordination, motor skills and social skills. Tiny Gym is a free play session so the coaches are on hand to supervise but there is no set structure apart from song time or story time at the end of the session. The sessions are open to anyone and no booking or membership is required. Website

Bessemer Grange Football Class


- We provide additional training and coaching for children in school teams to develop their skills as part of our gifted and talented offer. - Create inter-school sport competitions to provide further competitive opportunities for children. - Deliver an exciting and memorable sports day. Website

Ann Bernadt Baby Massage

Ann Bernadt Children's Centre
Drop in sessions to learn and practise how to massage your baby. Website

Music Club


After a warm up together, each week includes a singing session, a drumming session and a tuned percussion and/or guitar session for every child in a smaller group, before coming back together for whole group singing or playing at the end of the session. This allows children to explore breathing and vocal techniques, rhythm work, instruments (especially percussion), working as a group and individually, listening skills, improvisation and composition. Website

Mulberry Centre Messy Play


Messy Play invites children under 5 with their parents for hand -on sessions involving art, crafts and lots of messy fun, indoors and in the garden. Sessions are coordinated by Loughborough Children's Centre. Website

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SE5 is the postcode district in South East London incorporating the areas of Camberwell, Denmark Hill, Southampton Way Estate, Peckham and is covered by the Lambeth and Southwark local authorities.

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