An article by Lucie Greene in last week's Sunday Times quotes a squatter as he defends tactics to take over disused buildings and vacant lots: "We see it as recycling empty buildings. You do it with glass and plastic, so why shouldn’t we do it with property?"
Frank’s Campari Bar is a new pop-up in Peckham open Thursdays to Sundays until 30th September. Positioned on the 7th floor of a multi-story car park, the terrace sits alongside Bold Tendencies III, a new group show by the Hannah Barry gallery. We went last night and had insane views of the city skyline, cult Campari cocktails from Negronis to Americanos and piles of lip-smacking antipasti like lamb, hummous and gazpacho.
I admire anyone who has the ability to find a space designed for one purpose but see its potential for another. If you do too, then go to Peckham Rye Station, cross the road and head left toward the cinema - the car park's behind the cinema and you'll find this smashing, dashing bar on the tippy-top floor.