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Children round a table working together to make things with coloured materials

Art Block, 2018. Photo: Andy Stagg

Art Block is a free space based on Sceaux Gardens Estate for local children and families to make things, be creative, and play.


Each year, children have a chance to work with artists to transform Art Block into a fun, welcoming and creative space for everyone to enjoy.



Opening hours

Term Time 

Wed – Fri, 3.30–5.30pm 

Sat, 2–5pm 

School Holidays 

Sat 2–5pm 



  • Art Block is wheelchair and push-chair accessible. 
  • Baby changing facilities are available in our gender-neutral toilet. 
  • Period products and nappies are available on request. 
  • There are ear defenders and a wheelchair available to use in the space if needed. 
  • Art Block is an actively inclusive space and welcomes people from all backgrounds, genders, sexual orientations and abilities.  

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Art Block is supported by Freelands Foundation, with additional funds from Cathy Wills Charitable Trust, Southwark Council’s Cleaner Greener Safer Fund and Charterhouse in Southwark. Art Block is part of our Residents’ Programme, Open Plan.

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