Things to do in South London this September

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The final pre-Christmas bank holiday has gone, the weather has taken a turn for the worse but fear not, we’re hear to brighten up your September with a whole heap of exciting things to entertain you. The only thing you should be worried about is how you’re going to fit it all in!

On Blackheath

The first year for this music and food festival, which is to be held on Blackheath Common. The line up includes Massive Attack, Frank Turner, Slow Club and Jagwar Ma. Gizzi Erskine is leading the foody side of the festival so you can expect plenty of yummy dishes and demos from top chefs. 13 & 14 September 2014 – Blackheath, London SE3 0UA


Pop Up Screens

The trend for al fresco cinema shows no signs of waning, so if you haven’t experienced the joys of outdoor screenings yet there’s no time like the present! Pop Up Screens have some great cult films throughout September at the Manor House Gardens in Lewisham and the East Greenwich Pleasaunce.  As well as enjoying movies such as the Goonies and Fight Club you can take advantage of the fully stocked bar and fill yourself up on Burgers and Pop Corn.

Chacho Rib Club –

A converted metal yard in Vauxhall is the home for this pop up Argentinian feast, where 50 guests at a time will be hosted.  You’ll eat around communal tables and will be served three courses from the custom built parilla grill and a welcome cocktail is included in your ticket. This pop up runs until September 28th and tickets must be bought in advance.

The Pickled Fork Presents… Schnitzel Subs & Sundaes

The Pickled Fork pop up dining are taking over Brixton’s cornercopia for one night this September. Bringing a unique menu of schnitzels (chicken, beef or aubergine) and sundaes (iced coffee, banoffee pie or eton mess) you’ll be able to dine for less than £15. Book online, 2nd September.

Thames Festival

Throughout September the Totally Thames Festival will be celebrating London’s River with over 100 different events.  The highlight of the festival looks set to be the fire garden at Battersea Power Station which takes place on the 5th and 6th September in which the façade of the Power Station will be transformed with a spectacular display of fire and light created by internationally renowned French artists, Carabosse.

Craig Charles @ Brixton Jamm –

Fans of Craig Charles’ 6 Music funk and soul show should get themselves down to the Brixton Jamm on the 13th September.  Bringing his Funk and Soul Club to Brixton with a live performance from hotly tipped Harleighblu. Tickets are £10 in advance.

More London Free Film

All summer More London have been running their free festival. This month it’s time for the free film screenings which run three times a week for four weeks. Films start at 7.30pm but get there early as it’s first come first served seating at the scoop. Films include Mandela, Philomena and Life of Pi.


2 Responses to Things to do in South London this September

  1. Mark & Romi September 2, 2014 at 9:19 am #

    Thanks so much for the mention of our pop up. It’s very kind you chose to write about us. Thank you!

    • Natalie De Luca September 15, 2014 at 1:19 pm #

      You’re welcome! We love a good pop up, hope it’s going well!

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