College Lodge

College Lodge (Dulwich Park) now open for Classes, Workshops and Parties !!

In 2010 Whippersnappers were awarded a 15 year lease  for College Lodge from Southwark Council. Whippersnappers have since raised £215,000 from the Aiming High Southwark and Lambeth  Capital funding programme to convert the building into a fully accessible Community Arts centre. Southwark Council have paid for all the exterior renovation of this beautiful Mock Tutor Victorian Park Keepers Lodge.

The building was officially opened on April 2nd 2011 by The Mayors of Southwark and Lambeth.Sarah & sunflower


  •  Whippersnapper Multi Sensory Baby and Toddler Music Session (term-time only) Zany and zestful music classes with African drumming, props, costumes, bubbles and makaton signing, specialising in lots of inter-active play and funky fun for everyone. Wed 9.30am &Fri 9.30am and  Thurs 10.30am  £6.50 drop in / £5.50 booked by the term.(Free for children with additional needs living in Lambeth or Southwark)
  • Whippersnappers Fairyland Sat 29th July to Wed 23rd Aug.To book tickets visit
  • Whippersnappers winter Wonderland Sat Dec 2nd to Sun 24th Dec 2017. To book tickets visit
  • Art and Drama Thgerapy for children with disability* BBC Children in Need are funding a Whippersnappers  after school  Buddy Club  which provides  Drama and Art therapy sessions for children with disability aged 8 – 12 years. Children can be referred by school, social workers or their parent/carer. This project runs until March 2018.
  • Whippersnappers Seniors Club  (term-time only)
  • Soundwave music classes for adults with learning disabilities. Thursdays term time only. To register email :
  • Art & Drama Therapy Private Practice for children and adults (Please email for more info.
  • Independant Living skills for 12 – 19 year olds. Currently seeking funding to continue these sessions.
  • Birthday Party Bookings (weekends & day-time only)An intimate venue for Private Parties – Arts and Crafts Parties, Musical Parties, Picnic Garden Parties – entertainment inc. Parties run for 2 hours with an additional 1hr to set-up and 1hr clearing up. click here for more info

Here are some pictures from our fantastic launch event this April 2011.