Carnaval del Pueblo, Laura X Carle 23 Jul 2016
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Plaza Latina 2016

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Plaza Latina, 2016. Photo Credit: Zoe Tynan-Campbell. London’s best Latin festival, bringing exotic, authentic vibes to Elephant and Castle. – Carnaval del Pueblo For the seventh year running, Carnaval del Pueblo threw street celebration Plaza Latina, bringing Latin America to East Street this year. Nursery Row Park became a Latin Barrio for [...]

Opportunity Area


Where do we stand – as artists working in an area undergoing dramatic change, in a place where the process of regeneration is so problematic and contested? We wanted to ask: 1. What is the role of art versus the role of activism? Can they coexist or do they threaten/contradict each other? 2. What [...]

Largactyl Shuffle

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CoolTan Arts Largactyl Shuffle Midnight Walk, 21 June 2014. Photo credit: Matthew Mckenzie. CoolTan Arts organise a monthly walk, the Largactyl Shuffle, open to all. The walks are prepared by the Largactyl Shuffle volunteer group, who research a new theme for every excursion, bringing together the route with content drawn from the surroundings. Subjects are varied, [...]

The Mobile Meadow

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The Mobile Meadow Seedling Walk. Photo credit-Gorm-Ashurst In March 2014, The Mobile Gardeners invited the public to plant up wild flowers around Elephant and Castle. The main sites were outdoors at Siobhan Davies Dance, Charlotte Sharman Primary School and Wansey Street Pocket Park. In March volunteers gathered to sprinkle and sow wild flower seedlings in containers [...]

Flashing Bodies Action Seven: ‘Quiet Revolution’

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Flashing Bodies Action Seven QR5 'Quiet Revolution'. Image: Completely Naked. There may not be anything we can do to stop it; but we still have our voice and we can work together as a pressure group. Let's not make it easy for them! Completely Naked made a public call to create the [...]


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Haystack, 2008. Image: Tom Wolseley. At the coming of the season, Tom Wolseley conceived and executed Haystack I. Over two days with the help of volunteers, Wolseley cut and gathered with a traditional scythe the recently grown tall grasses of Nursery Row Park meadow. The grasses were pilled high and assembled into a [...]

Ambient Jam workshops with Entelechy Arts

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Memory and Place, Ambient Jam. Image credit: Pari Naderi. The Ambient Jam multi-sensory workshops provided a creative space, blending improvisation, social dance and live movement. They were designed to be accessible to all generations and abilities. Homebound older people, their families and their carers were especially welcome. Ambient Jam is a collaborative project [...]

Spare Street

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Image: Andrew Dawes, Zoda Architects Ltd. Our mission is to establish Spare Street as a destination which celebrates and encourages Creative Enterprise and Artistic production in Southwark. A key part of this was Hotel Elephant naming this new street - which quite literally puts it on the map! – Reuben Powell, director, Hotel [...]

Beating The Bounds of The Elephant

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Beating the Bounds #3. Photo credit: Jake May. Elephant & Castle doesn’t exist as a political ward, yet it exists in the imagination of people who live and work in the area. ... Beating the Bounds is an ancient English custom in which a priest and members of the community, armed with [...]

Motion 2: Here Comes Everybody

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Window Concert on Arnside Street, August 2012. Image: Nela Milic and syz.y.gy. People seemed to have disappeared from these council’s, developers’ and even arts’ projects on regeneration. So, I engaged with people by opening the ground floor window of the space I was working in. – Nela Milic syz.y.gy, a housing cooperative group off [...]