At the start of October, Aquum on Clapham High Street re-launched following an extensive refurbishment. ...
As many of you may have read Fabric has been closed down in Farringdon. Fabric ...
Despite having heard good things about their food, until recently I’d only briefly popped into ...
As London’s population expanded in Victorian times the need for clean water was paramount and the passing of the Metropolis Water Act in 1852 made provision for this. Various private companies developed the infrastructure and in 1875 The Southwark & Vauxhall Water Company constructed the Nunhead covered reservoirs next to Nunhead Cemetery. Thames Water took […]
South London dog owners, listen up! Tailor-made dog food company tails.com, who are based in Richmond, are hosting a social dog walk in their local area on the 5th October. It’s a great opportunity to socialise with your dog, meeting like minded dog owners and their four legged friends. Meet on Richmond Green (Corner of […]
This Saturday 24th September sees Brockley Market celebrate its 5th birthday. The success of the market is a visible sign of the revitalisation of the area, along with adjacent areas such as Crofton Park, Honor Oak and Ladywell. The transformation of the old East London tube line into part of the London Overground network put […]
The Paralympics are in full swing in Rio and many of us are enjoying the terrific sport on offer. However, a major sporting event wouldn’t be complete without a crisis or two, so before the start there was a doping scandal, a financial meltdown and a row about categorisation of athletes. Once the Games start […]
We were invited along to the ‘Home of Cricket’ aka Lord’s Cricket Ground. Obviously it’s not in south London, but the event was to celebrate the return of the One Day Cup Final to the ground on Saturday 17th September, when I am happy to say south London’s finest, Surrey, are playing against Warwickshire. It […]
We were invited to afternoon tea at the InterContinental Hotel, next to the O2 Arena in Greenwich. The hotel is relatively new and adds a new dimension to the area. It’s a very impressive building and the interior is of an extremely high quality. The hotel has taken influence from the area and has implemented […]
Last week we were in Clapham for the much anticipated re-launch of Esca based on Clapham High Street. Previously serving as a delicatessen for 12 years, the establishment had been closed for four months for a makeover. It’s now a restaurant and bar that’s going to be a great addition to Clapham. The interior, designed […]
Earlier this year we went to the Jerwood Painting Fellowships Exhibition at Jerwood Space in Union Street, Borough – a brilliant exhibition by up-and-coming artists. From 14th September – 23rd October the gallery features entries from another competition – Jerwood Drawing Prize 2016. Jerwood Drawing Prize is the largest and longest running annual open exhibition […]
Author Paul Breen has once again brought fiction to the streets of South London in the form of a second novel, to be released this autumn. Paul’s first work, entitled The Charlton Men was featured in an interview for South London Blog back in October 2014 . That work of fiction was set in the […]
SW4 has been welcoming some the worlds very best DJ’s and live electronic acts for 12 years and has established itself as one of Europe’s best electronic music festivals. After a 2015 that raised the bar to another level by unveiling a massive 10,000 capacity indoor main stage, the largest ever on Clapham Common, it’s […]