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Brockley Max Arts Festival 2017

South London’s Community Festivals continue to grow each year. What started out as small-scale localised events have mushroomed into huge programmes of arts and entertainment spanning two weeks or more and covering wider and wider areas. Following the recent Wandsworth Arts Fringe and the Dulwich Festival comes Brockley Max from 2nd to 10th June. Brockley […]

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More Things We Miss About South London

Our previous post about things we miss in south London proved very popular.  So now it’s time to get all nostalgic again as we look at more of the things that we maybe once enjoyed, but are no longer around. The (Old) Den – New Cross SE14 We start with a football ground – one […]

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South London Blues – Part 3

In the third of our series on blue plaques, we unearth more history on our streets and give you the stories behind the names. Thomas Crapper 1836-1910 On one small street in Anerley we discovered two famous people had occupied houses next to each other, though not quite at the same time. Thomas Crapper was […]

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Things to Do in February in South London

  Stage The Vault Festival takes place in the Vaults beneath Waterloo Station and is an eclectic mix of performance, from cabaret and comedy to dance and drama. The mission is to encourage new and up-and-coming talent and present innovative and challenging productions. Vault has really grown from its birth in 2012 and now hosts […]

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Happy 2015 from South London Blog

From all of us at SLB we wish you a very happy New Year. London is the best city in the world to live and work in and it goes without saying that we especially love our part of the city, south of the river. SLB has grown and grown over the past two years […]

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My Intensive Month of Blogging

I’ll let you into some exciting news, I’m off travelling! I’ll be heading off for New Year in Colombia followed by 4 months around South America taking in Brazil for Rio Carnival, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and finishing with the Inca Trail in Peru. While that’s all very exciting I hope you’ll agree, the reason for […]

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Updates

Here are some updates on stories we carried earlier in the year and beyond. One of the ‘Five Things that South Londoners Miss’ was the Montague Arms pub in New Cross. Well, glad to say that it reopened earlier this year and it’s as weird and wonderful as ever!  Also there’s lots of gigs and […]

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Phase Eight Dena Crystal Necklace

Phase Eight Advent Competition

The SLB are delighted to have teamed up with Phase Eight as part of their Christmas Advent Calender competition. Throughout December, different bloggers will be giving away wonderful gifts from the Phase Eight range – you can see the full list here. The 2nd December is our turn, and we’re giving away this beautiful Dena […]

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