News from the Kennington Association

The Blue Elephant Theatre and Ovalhouse offers benefit KA members and South London residents
respectively. Also, a local cat is missing…

1. Blue Elephant Theatre show offer for tomorrow (19th April)

Blue Elephant Theatre has a family show, The Butterfly Lovers. There are still tickets for Saturday 19th. The shows are at 2pm and 5pm.

2. All Sewn up course begins next week (22nd April)

Are you interested in clothes making or soft furnishings? Do you know
somebody that might be? ‘All Sewn Up’ are running Soft Furnishing
and Clothes Making courses starting next week on Tuesday 22 April.

Please find attached the information including a poster, enrolment
form, timetable and information sheets related to courses.

See attached the poster with all the contact details so interested
people can contact the office for enquiries.

3. Beaconsfield and Space Station Sixty Five present a Curators’
Conversation (25th April)

Friday 25 April from 6pm. Free. All welcome to join the conversation.
This event starts at Space Station Sixty-Five, Building One, 373
Kennington Road, London, SE11 4PS and will finish at Beaconsfield, 22
Newport Street, London SE11 6AY

Beaconsfield and Space Station Sixty Five co-organise a special event
linking concurrent exhibitions by Finnish artists as part of SLAM
Fridays late night openings.

6pm: starting at Space Station Sixty-Five with Northern Souls, the
curators of Beaconsfield will join the curators of Space Station
Sixty-Five and guest curators of Northern Souls in an informal

7pm: the group will be led on a short walk by performance artist Heidi
Kilpeläinen to view Arkhipelagos at Beaconsfield and continue
discussion about the Finnish art scene over a drink. Free.

This event accompanies current exhibition IC-98: Arkhipelagos (4 April
–7 June 2014). Following their debut UK show in 2012, Finnish-duo
IC-98 return to Beaconsfield on a grand scale with a two-part work in
their signature medium – pencil-drawn animation:

Curated by Minna Haukka and Arto Korhonen for Space Station Sixty-Five
the group exhibition Northern Souls (21 March – 10 May 2014) presents
a wide array of Finnish contemporary artists focusing on minorities
and the experience of the outsider:

0207 582 6465 /

4. Ovalhouse Neighbours Nights (May 23rd and May 27th)

Would you like to try a night out at the theatre for free? Never gone
to the theatre, but fancy trying it – or have been and enjoyed it, but
never discovered this local venue?

**Ovalhouse, on Kennington Oval, are inviting you to come and see a
show absolutely free at one of their special Neighbours Nights next

The shows on offer are:

Friday 23 May 7.30pm
O NO! by Jamie Wood: a funny, psychedelic show about Yoko Ono
Tuesday 27 May 7.30pm
TEN WOMEN a stage full of women explore the sexist images of female
bodies used in advertising and there’s a lovely theatre bar + garden to linger in before and
after the show too.

To qualify for tickets all you need to do is live in south London.
Send an email with your postcode to with the
date you’d like to attend and the number of tickets you’d like
(maximum 4 per booking)

5. A cat named Bernie is missing

Bernie has been missing since Wed 9th April from Kennington/Elephant
and Castle, SE17. He is tabby/white, has a bushy tail and has a
beauty spot’ above his mouth. He was wearing a blue collar with his
name on it. If you’ve seen him, please email us at and we’ll get in touch to let the
owner know. A photo can be seen here:

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