The Northcote Road Summer Fete

The Northcote Road Summer Fete is coming on Sunday 7th July from 11am-5pm. What’s summer without a summer fete and where better to hold it than on Battersea’s favourite shopping street? Expect a pop up market, food and drink, a children’s dance stage, community ping pong tables, the Wimbledon Men’s Final on the big screen, […]

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Design Museum – Lesser Known Architecture

The Design Museum in Shad Thames is well worth a visit and is currently helping to celebrate the London Festival of Architecture.  Go and check out the small free display Lesser Known Architecture which celebrates extraordinary London architecture. The 10 buildings which make up the display have been nominated by leading architecture critics.  Lesser Known […]

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South London Frock Swap

With the motto “One woman’s trash is another woman’s treasure” in mind, Frock Swappers have come up with an initiative to help people both get rid of those unwanted garments that have been hiding at the back of the wardrobe and in turn go home with something to update said wardrobe, perfect!  A simple concept with […]

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Rich Walker-Smith – Zoola Live

For our first South Londoners profile we catch up with Richard Walker-Smith, founder of Zoola Live.  Having grown up in Beckhenham, South East London, Rich chose South London as the part of town to start hosting his brand of parties.  South London Blog caught up with him to find out which areas he tips for […]

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Peckham – Where To Go

Courtesy of The Big Noise Festival the South London Blog brings you a list of the top places to go in Peckham, how many can you tick off the list? 1. Bar Story http://www.barstory.co.uk/bar_story/Bar_Story.html Delicious pizzas and great selection of wines and beers 2. Peckham Plex www.peckhamplex.com New and classic films screened every day – most […]

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The Big Noise Festival 2013

Over the past year or so Peckham seems to have been growing in popularity and there seem to be new events and venues springing up all the time.  With Franks bar and the re-vamp of the now trendy Bellenden Road it’s certainly starting to rival Brixton as a place for young 20-30 somethings to live and party.  So now, as […]

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Art in South London

When people think about art in South London the Tate Modern is often the first place that springs to mind, and it is a great gallery. However there is so much more to the South London art scene than this iconic building, and it’s not just art in galleries it’s all around us. Street Art […]

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Five Things To Do in Dulwich Village

The closest you’ll get to a real village in South London, Dulwich Village is full of quaint charm, green space and local favourites.  Perfect for a stroll, a bit of window shopping topped off with coffee and a cake.  If you’re wondering where to start in Dulwich Village, here’s a pick of 5 places I recommend for […]

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Furniture Shopping in Crystal Palace

  Thanks to the London Design Guide I headed to Crystal Palace and found some unexpected delights.  As I’ve recently moved to ‘home owner’ status shopping for furniture has become a necessity and it doesn’t all have to be Ikea!  Crystal Palace is full of quirky vintage, antique and modern furniture stores.  It’s actually worth it just […]

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