Sunday, 15 December 2013

£3 Christmas Bazaar

Thanks to everyone who made to over to us and Julia for letting us have a stall.

Thursday, 5 December 2013

Reena Makwana's South London Postcards

I'll have sets of five South London Postcards available for sale with Nest Gallery at the £3 Christmas Bazaar, which you can see above, along with some mini stamped ceramic coasters, zines and cards.

Wednesday, 4 December 2013

Emily & Anne's Stocking Fillers

We'll have zines and temporary tattoos from Emily and Anne at our stall at the £3 Christmas Bazaar. Come fill your stockings!

Arctic and Garden Temporary Tattoos by Emily

Twit Twoo? Zine by Emily

Expectations Zine by Anne

Tina and Amy Zine by Anne and Reena

Strange Animals Zine by Emily and Anne

£3 Christmas Bazaar

On Saturday 14th December, we're going to be at the £3 Christmas Bazaar at The Salvation Army Hall on Nunhead Green. We have stocking fillers from Alice Marwick, Alison Mure, Anna Lincoln, Emily and Anne and myself on sale. Buy something for £3 and draw an addition to our drawn winter landscape.

Over the next few weekends there is a whole host of festive activities in Peckham, which we've listed below if you fancy making a day of it:

Pexmas - Peckham Liberal Club - 7th and 8th December - 10am-6pm

Crafty Fox - Bussey Building - 14th December - 12pm-6pm

Bellenden Road Christmas Market - Bellenden Road - 14th December - 10am-5pm

Vintage Fair at LOIS - 42 Choumert Road - 14th December - 10am-5pm

The Arches Winter Weekend - Blenheim Grove - 14th and 15th December - 11am-6pm

You can find out more about the £3 Christmas Bazaar on their Facebook and Twitter

Friday, 22 November 2013

Alice Marwick's Potato Print Gift Tags

Nest Gallery will be presenting 'A Winter Wonderland' at this year's £3 Christmas Bazaar on Saturday 14th December 2013 at Nunhead's Salvation Army. We'll have a large scale line drawing with items made by our artists pinned up. Pay £3, draw an addition to the landscape and swap it for an item on the board. We'll have cards, zines, calenders, gift tags, ceramics and more for only £3.

Alice Marwick is first up with her contribution and has produced these lovely gift tags which will be available in packs of four. These potato prints are on a whole other level!

Thursday, 25 April 2013

Lucy Porter - Falconry

Lucy Porter debuted her new zine 'Falconry' at DIY Cultures a couple of weekends ago. This beautifully illustrated zine tells the tale of one girl and her owl. If you'd like to purchase 'Falconry' - please drop us as email at and we'll put you in touch with Lucy.

Coffeesmiths - Article

Coffeesmiths are working on a new website at the moment - do check them out. Anna Ridley wrote an article about our show with a short discussion about the distinction between art and craft.

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

The Great Outdoors - Photos

Photos of 'The Great Outdoors' exhibition from the top:

1. Alison Mure

2. Amber James

3. Anna Lincoln

4. Chloe Bonfield

5. Reena Makwana

6. Rhea Evers

7. Rosie Walder

8. The Great Outdoors Postcard Mural

So this is the final post on 'The Great Outdoors' exhibition at the Department of Coffee and Social Affairs. We hope you enjoyed it. Thanks to the artists involved, Anna Ridley - Exhibitions Curators at Coffeesmiths and our sponsors Impress who printed our colour-in postcard sets.

Wednesday, 16 January 2013

Limner - Issue 2

Studio Operative are launching Limner Journal #2 - on Thursday 24th January at Beach London, from 6-9pm.

Limner is a new critical journal of illustration. It's aim is to provide a platform for the exploration, critique and contextualisation of contemporary illustration. Issue #2 takes the form of a 168 page book featuring new writing and illustration from:

Jordan Chatwin, Blaise Larmee, Colin David Stewart, Peter Willis, Penny Klein, Murray O'Grady, Stine Belden Røed, Grace Helmer, Jay Cover, Holly Mills, Reena Makwana, Kai Nodland, Reuben Mwaura, Joe Kessler, Liv Taylor, Eric Timothy Carson, Charlotte Mei, Umberto Eco, Ella Mclean, Florence Shaw, Nick White, Alice Lindsay, Good Press Gallery, Joakim Ojanen, Mike Redmond, Jon Pilkington, Chie Miyazaki, Lisa Wilkens, Rose Blake, Megan Woof, Dan Shapiro and Isabella Toledo.

This is the last week you can pre-order the issue for £8 online for collection on the opening night - have a look on here.

Thursday, 10 January 2013

The Great Outdoors Postcards

From the top:

Alison Mure

Amber James

Anna Lincoln

Chloe Bonfield

Reena Makwana

Rhea Evers

Rosie Walder

We've still got a limited amount of 'The Great Outdoors' postcard sets available to take home, colour-in and post from the Department of Coffee and Social Affairs until the close of our exhibition.

Monday, 24 December 2012

The Great Outdoors Exhibition extension

Thanks to everyone who has supported Nest Gallery this year - our exhibition has been extended for a further week so you will be able to see 'The Great Outdoors' at the Department of Coffee and Social Affairs until Saturday 2nd February 2013 and take home a set of postcards to colour-in from each artist. Have a look on the Coffeesmiths website for details of Christmas Opening Hours.

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Monday, 26 November 2012

Nest Gallery Christmas Fair

Here are a few pictures from our Christmas Fair that happened on Saturday including some handpainted tiles by Rhea Evers. If there is anything you liked but didn't buy, drop us an email at and we can put you in touch with the artist.