Past events

Big Draw Family Workshop Take Over

12 October 2014

11:30am – 3:30pm

Come along for the Big Draw take over as we reveal the artwork created as part of the School Programme.  Working with artists Mark Long and Mark Oliver from Pencil and Help, students have created artwork in response to…

Big Draw: Up close

5 October 2014

11:30am – 3:30pm

Join artists Amy Pennington on our first workshop with Big Draw to explore the hidden world of the Thames.  Step into our lab, complete with petri dishes and jars of lake and river water.  Become a marine biologist…

Pick a Card

28 September 2014

11:30am – 3:30pm

You cannot step twice into the same river exhibition explores the history of the River Thames. Inspired by this exhibition, artist Amy Pennington has created over 50 unique tasks to help explore the world around us.  Drop in, pick a…

A Guided Tour by Patrick Coyle

27 September 2014

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Patrick Coyle expands on his research into property and ownership in relation to the River Thames, presented in the form of a guided walk. Coyle will be leading visitors along the river whilst drawing on a wide range of cultural…

LUX Artists’ Moving Image film screening (SLAM Friday event)

26 September 2014

6:30pm – 8:30pm

As part of SLAM Last Fridays, LUX presents a screening of moving image works from their collection. Expanding upon the broader themes within You cannot step twice into the same river exhibition, the programme considers notions of documentary veracity, narrative…

Teacher’s workshop: Film, stories & animation

23 September 2014

5:00pm – 7:00pm

On Tuesday 23 September, artist Mark Long and Mark Oliver from Pencil and Help will be facilitating a workshop for teachers.  In September – October, Pencil and Help will be delivering free artist led workshops to schools…

Artist Book

21 September 2014

11:30am – 3:30pm

Ever wanted to make an artist book…but don’t know how?  Well here is your chance.Join artist Amy Pennington to learn the many skills and techniques available to make your own book. Mix old envelopes…

Pump House Gallery: Records, Anecdotes and Ghost Stories

20 September 2014–21 September 2014

1:00pm – 3:00pm

To celebrate Open House London 2014 artists Hannah Clayden and Mario D’Agostino give guided tours of the Pump House Gallery based on on-going research into the building’s history. Taking the origins of this grade I listed building…

What’s the Story?

14 September 2014

11:30am – 3:30pm

Work with artist Amy Pennington to explore narrative and storytelling. This workshop invites visitors of all ages to discover how narratives can be created through the recycling of second hand and found material. Drop in for a session of cutting…

Seeing is believing

7 September 2014

11:30am – 3:30pm

Explore the origin of animation and film in this workshop with Amy Pennington.  Stepping back in time, this workshop will explore the magic of flip books and other old fashioned devices.  From zoetropes to thaumatropes, discover the magic…

Private View: An Evening of Performances with Patrick Coyle and Holly Slingsby

3 September 2014

6:30pm – 8:30pm

On the opening night of You cannot step  twice into the same river, Patrick Coyle will present a performance in the form of a walk from the River Thames to the gallery. Created during time spent on-site in Battersea…

Faisal Abdu’Allah Exhibition Film Screening - CANCELLED

2 July 2014

6:30pm – 8:30pm

SADLY WE HAVE HAD TO CANCEL THIS EVENT. APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.Following the success of our Bill Cunningham New York (2010) film screening in May this year  Pump House Gallery will be hosting another film night. This time the…

Sunday Socials with Yemi Awosile

28 June 2014–3 August 2014

12:00pm – 4:00pm

Every Sunday, alongside the exhibition by Faisal Adbu'Allah and participants from Katherine Low Settlement, artist Yemi Awosile will be running free family drop in workshops.This year, Katherine Low Settlement celebrates is 90th anniversary.  Each Sunday, these hands…

OutHouse: IMAGINARIUMS: A Schools Exhibition - Documenting the Demolition

25 June 2014–30 August 2014

10:00am – 1:00pm

LAST CHANCE TO SEEEngineer’s HouseOn the National Grid Gasholder site, entrance on Prince of Wales Drive.The iconic Battersea Gasholders are being dismantled and we are approaching the final days to see them before they…

HOW DO WE TEACH ART? With artist Rosalie Schweiker

15 June 2014

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Pump House Gallery turns its attention to how artists work within pedagogical structures. For this event artist and lecturer Rosalie Schweiker discusses her most recent collaborative projects. Rosalie creates low-key infrastructures that position art in everyday life and defy common…

Making Places: Become an urban planner

8 June 2014

11:00am – 4:00pm

If you could build a city, what would you make?  Would it be bird’s house in the sky or a concrete jungle? Drop in to our family day, filled with a variety of activities to help you…

Constructed Textiles

25 May 2014

12:00pm – 4:00pm

Work with artist Ella Robinson to build sculptural 'garments' using different materials and techniques.  Drill punch holes into boards, sew using twine and experiment with traditional textiles techniques but on a very different scale.Free drop…

Fashionable Creatures

18 May 2014

12:00pm – 4:00pm

Drop in a create a fashionable creatures with artists Justine Formentelli and Anne Kennedy-Levesque of Mini Muse.  Build your own fantastic creature combining lino-printed animal body-parts, collaged fashion accessories and experiment with free machine embroidery.  Mix and…

Make Do and Mend

17 May 2014

12:00pm – 4:00pm

With artist Inma Goodhew from The Old School Club, we are inviting adults to bring in those clothes that you’ve been meaning to update, mend and alter.  From hemlines to up cycled fashion garments,…

Fashionable Weaving

11 May 2014

12:00pm – 4:00pm

Work with artist Zoe Burt and learn the art of weaving.  Use this traditional textiles skill with different materials to create unusual sculptural pieces.  Work with natural and man made materials and explore the different…