Ever wondered who came up with the first bus timetables?
Or when the first buses were introduced?
MA Camberwell art students Ellie Collins, Maria Ignatyeva & Léonie Cronin, go back in time to explore the unsung hero “Kitty”; the horse who launched Thomas Tilling omnibus services.
Hop aboard the Kitty bus at quarter past or quarter to the hour and clippity clop around Peckham Town Square; Take a peek into our Kitty box to admire the beautiful horse and feed her a sugar-lump;Then travel into the future and consult our resident Astrologer to find out if you are could be a future Peckham Hero!
‘On the Hoof’ is part of Peckham Heroes, currently showing at Peckham Space until March 26th 2011. Celebrated artist Jessica Voorsanger has transformed Peckham Space into a drop in karaoke bar dedicated to celebrity and historical personalities that have a connection with Peckham. You can find out more about the exhibition at www.peckhamspace.com
This event is also part of South London Art Map Last Fridays, a late night opening of all galleries in South London on the last Friday of every month. The South London Art Map is a one-stop resource for the visual arts in South London from Bankside to Greenwich. www.southlondonartmap.com