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A small child raises her hands to the air to touch lots of pieces of coloured tissue paper above her. Behind other children are playing. To the right of the picture going out of the shot a woman is crouching down and smiling.

Image: Children in a workshop with artist Mónica Rivas Velasquez Photo Credit: Zoe Tynan-Campbell

Family Space is a free, monthly make and play workshop for families with children aged 5-12 years old.

Led by an artist and supported by the SLG Art and Play Team, these workshops are experimental, exploratory and fun.

Workshops take place on the last Saturday of every month from 11am – 1pm. 

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The workshop is free and drop-in any time from 11am-1pm. No booking required. Places are available on a first come, first served basis.


The room is likely to be noisy.
The activity is not seated. Chairs are available upon request.
Ear plugs, ear defenders, magnifying glasses and wheelchairs are all available.

Get Creative Online

Can’t make it to SLG? Try out one of our online workshops and get creative in your own home.

Supported by Southwark Council’s Neighbourhoods Fund 



Until October 2023, our free family workshops took place on the last Sunday of every month. Thank you to everyone who joined us for one of our regular Sunday Spot sessions and we hope to see you at Family Space soon!

<p>Family Space with artist Shona Coyne, South London Gallery, 2023.</p>

Family Space with artist Shona Coyne, South London Gallery, 2023.