Camberwell Open House 2018

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23 Jun 2018

11am to 4.30pm

Camberwell College of Arts will once again open its doors to local families and the local community for Open House 2018. Visitors are invited to see our graduating students’ work in the Summer Shows, explore our new buildings and facilities, and take part in free, fun art and design workshops.
Following a major redevelopment of Camberwell College of Arts, this event offers a great opportunity for visitors to experience our new facilities.

Workshops this year include:
  • Ceramics
  • The Darkroom Experience
  • T Shirt and Bag Screenprinting
  • Stop Motion Animation
  • Letterpress
  • Facepainting
  • Monoprinting
  • Badge and Sticker Making
  • Craft Table
  • Guided Tours
  • and a special 'Meet the Collection' workshop in our brand new library! 
Run by Camberwell College of Arts’ talented students, staff and alumni, workshops are suitable for everyone, with no experience necessary, and all materials provided, so why not come along and try something new?
Open House 2018 is supported by CRAFT (Camberwell Research Academic Fellowship Trust), and UAL Widening Participation. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Further information & Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open House?
Open House is a fun, free annual event at Camberwell College of Arts – a chance to see the work of our graduating students at our Summer Shows, our new building and facilities, and take part in some fantastic creative workshops designed with young people and families in mind.
Where is Open House?
Open House takes place at our Peckham Road site.
When is Open House?
Open House is on Saturday 23 June 2018, 11am – 4.30pm.  Last entry is at 4pm. 

Does it cost anything?
Entrance and all workshops and activities are free, with materials provided.
What is there to do on the day?
A whole range of activities and workshops are available on the day, including The Darkroom Experience, T Shirt Screenprinting, Stop Motion Animation, Letterpress, Facepainting and Badge Making. Further activities will be announced on our website.
Do I need to book?
You do not need to book, and workshops will be booked on the day on a first-come, first-served basis. 
How do I get to Camberwell College of Arts?
By train: We are within walking distance of Peckham Rye Station, which is just a 12 minute train ride from the city.
By bus: We are on major bus routes, including the 12, 36, 171, 345 and 436, with many more buses stopping at nearby Camberwell Green.
By underground: Northern Line to Oval and then take the 36 or 436 bus.
By bike: There are bike racks at the College
By car: We are on the A202 south from Victoria Station if you're driving here. Unfortunately public parking is not available on the College site. Pay and display parking is available nearby.
Is there somewhere I can leave a pushchair?
Yes, room to leave pushchairs will be available, at the owner’s risk.  
Who runs the workshops?
Our workshops are run by the College’s experienced staff, students and alumni. 
Is food available?
Our canteen will be open, selling food and drinks at reasonable prices. 

Is the College accessible for people with a disability?
Most of our buildings are accessible for those with limited mobility or wheelchair users. The newer parts of the College are fully accessible, however our older, Victorian buildings have more limited access. If you are concerned at all about accessibility, please contact us on 020 7514 6301 or via email
Can my children come alone?
Unfortunately we cannot allow any children under 16 admittance to Open House without a responsible adult. To avoid disappointment, please ensure children are accompanied to the event. Children must be supervised by a responsible adult at all times.

Will the event be photographed?
Yes, the event will be photographed and filmed. Please notify the photographer if you, or your children, do not wish to be photographed.
I would like more information, where can I get it?
More information is available via our social media channels:

Twitter: @CamberwellUAL #OpenHouse2018
Facebook: /CamberwellUAL 
Instagram: /CamberwellUAL

If you have a specific question, please email or call 0207 514 6301

Photograph: Eva Clifford, Open House 2017

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