Situated within the London borough of Southwark and the setting of Muriel Spark’s ‘The Ballad of Peckham Rye’, Peckham is a valued area of South London and this blog will keep you up to speed on some of the fun and interesting things you can do there in August 2019!
24th August 2019
133 Rye Lane, London, SE15 4ST
Explore Peckham’s Rooftop Bar with their Carnival Party, featuring an open air dance floor to dance until the sun goes down and delicious Caribbean street food! Tickets are only £5 on the door after 5pm and you can spend the beautiful summer evening jamming out to the best of Regge, Hip-Hop and Garage music. Make sure to head over to their Facebook page to keep updated on the special line-up to be announced soon!
LEVELSIX, Floor 6, Peckham Town Centre Car Park, 95a Rye Lane, Peckham, SE15 4ST
This is a yoga and wellbeing fitness studio that provides a welcoming atmosphere, perfect to get in shape this summer. There is also a cafe located inside to catch up with old friends and perhaps encourage them to attend a class with you! Step out of your comfort zone this year and try out one of their unique treatments including Acupuncture and Existential Psychotherapy. If you bring your South London Club card along, you can get an intro offer of 14 days for £30, 2 weeks of unlimited yoga, 14 calendar days, activates on your first class!
95a Rye Lane, Peckham, SE15 4ST
Dubbed ‘London’s most successful independent cinema’, Peckhamplex is a fantastically cheap way to enjoy all the summer blockbuster hits! All tickets are sold at just £4.99, which is half the price of most chain cinemas, giving you a sweet reward for supporting this independent cinema. Catch new releases like Spider-Man: Far From Home and The Lion King, perfect for an affordable family activity!
Hailed as the Oxford Street of South London, Rye Lane is a great way to soak up the summer sun this year. The street is jam-packed with shops selling cheap veggies and mouth-watering chicken, as well as quaint cafes and buzzing bars! The Peckhamplex is also along this street, so after you watch your film, you can tuck into food from the likes of Taco Queen, selling delicious Mexican eats.
Blenheim Grove, Peckham, SE15 4QL
This local brewery is serving fresh and exciting new flavours for the summer season that are a must try! Having humble beginnings in a shed, Ian Stewert grew his business to provide Peckham locals with the most refreshing beers, inspired by the travels and journeys of the company’s dedicated team. Come in and try their newest summer flavour: Strawberry and Cucumber Sour!
Brick Brewery SE15
Thursday, 29 August 2019 7:30 pm, Saturday, 31 August 2019 8:30 pm
Mountview, 120 Peckham Hill St, SE15 5JT
Celebrate Peckham’s young and promising actors in this upcoming musical: Fight Like A Girl. It tells the story of the rise of women’s boxing, inspired by real athlete Nicola Adams who was the first woman to win an Olympic Gold Medal for boxing. Through a story that challenges stereotypes and highly resonates with the gender issues we still face today, Peckham audiences will be in for an inspiring performance!
British Youth Music Theatre - BYMT
31st August 2019
Peckham Levels, 95A Rye Lane, London, SE15 4ST
This August, young people in Peckham have the chance to show off their talents and creations at this market. The entry is free, all you need to do secure your stall by the 24th August or come and support what these locals have to offer. Whether you knit, bake, paint or tinker, this unique selling opportunity is a must visit.
65-67 Peckham Rd
Visiting this gallery is a great way to get in touch with the local art of South London. With an airy and crisp design, this year you can discover a true Peckham Rye gem and enjoy the professional exhibitions held here. Currently, the exhibition of Liz Johnson Artur: If You Know The Beginning, The End Is No Trouble is being held until 1st September 2019 and is the artist’s first solo show in the UK! This event has been described capturing the ‘richness and complexity of Black British life’.
South London Gallery
A, Bussey Building, 133 Rye Lane, Peckham
This Peckham nightclub is a hot scene to dance until dawn this summer! There are a heap of events to choose from to suit any musical or cultural taste, with the monthly South London Soul Train, the next one happening on 3rd August. If the 70s is your favourite decade, make sure to check out the Disco Freaks Chic Special on 9th August too!
CLF Art Cafe, Block A, Bussey Building
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