Our programme of exhibitions, workshops, talks and events takes place in real life and online. We hope you’ll find lots to explore.

All of our work is driven by one purpose – to bring together our local communities and artists for a more connected society.

Exhibitions

All Exhibitions
Pink and yellow digital collage of Sound System Library desiged by Yes Make

Small Island Vibes: Library Sound System

4–7 August 2022

We believe that libraries and sound systems are important social spaces for learning and joy as well as activism and protection. For our 2022 Summer Programme Yes Make have created a temporary structure, on Peckham Square. The structure holds a free access Library that includes poetry, fiction and art texts as well as a sound […]

Pride of Peckham exhibition

The Pride of Peckham with Azarra Amoy

Monday 14 February - Monday 14 March 2022

Peckham Platform is delighted to partner with Maximus and artist Azarra Amoy for The Pride of Peckham Mega Banner which will be on display until March 14 and return throughout the year.

Digital Tapestry

October - December 2020

This video artwork was developed by young people working with video artist Eva Grace Bor. It is the result of a Peckham Platform programme that invited artist Meera Shakti Osborne and producer A.G. to run workshop sessions with our Youth Platform group.

Events

All Events

Placemaking/Changemaking

This event is now finished.

Placemaking/Changemaking is an evening of talks, workshops, food and art. The event included discussions with Peckham locals, designers and architects reflecting on how we as community members can make meaningful changes to the spaces we live in and belong to. Placemaking/Changemaking is an exploration of the spatial history and potential futures of Peckham with guests […]

Sunday’s Small Island Vibes: Choir, Community and Sunday Supper

7 August 2022

Bring your Sunday’s best and join us between 3pm–6pm for an afternoon of performances from Peckham Rye Voices and Stratford East Singers. The Library Sound System is activated by Gemi Magic Sound System playing Old Time Sumtin’. We say farewell to the week with Sunday Supper. Caribbean cooking is provided by Rock Steady Rum Lounge. […]

Lilac and fuchsia digital collage of studio portraits. A woman dancing and a person sitting. dancing i

Friday’s Small Island Vibes: Art and Social Practice

5 August 2022

Join us between 12pm–6pm for a day of music and portraits with photographer Nigel R. Glasgow. Nigel joins us from his pop up studio, so stop by to share your stories, memories and tell us about what you would like for the future of the Square. The Library Sound System hosts a reading group that […]

Projects

All Projects
Architectural drawing of the new Peckham Platform space

Successful Award – Arts Council England’s Capital Investment

Tuesday 10 May 2022

We are pleased to receive £380,000 from Arts Council England’s Capital Investment Programme to enable us to establish a new home on Peckham Square.

Yuh Figet Yuhself

November 2019 - April 2020

The project takes its title from a conversation that Bennett had with an older friend. Speaking out of tone, the artist was met with the reply “Yuh Figet Yuhself!”. The statement was made in jest but served as a reminder that she had literally and figuratively forgotten herself.

Sewn Together 'Yoruba-Civilisation',2019 Embroidery on Velvet Zuleika Lebow

Sewn Together

30 September – 16 December 2021

Working with the Peckham Platform Learning team and in collaboration with Barbara Majek, participants meet via Zoom to develop new skills, create collaborative work and receive support for individual development. 

Artists

Meet the socially engaged artists working with our communities in Peckham

All Artists