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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409 – Shhh it’s a secret!

Don’t tell anyone but… there’s this great restaurant situated above the Clapham North, and it’s all hush hush.  If you weren’t looking for it it’s not immediately obvious and the candlelit diners you see if you glance up could be mistaken for an extension of the pub.  It’s a completely different vibe though and it’s worth booking […]

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5 Things To Do In Herne Hill

  Over the years Herne Hill has grown an increasingly village type feel with a regular market, good local pubs, cafes and a pedestrianised central point.  If you’ve been meaning to explore Herne Hill then why wait? Here’s my top 5 suggestions of things to do in Herne Hill- Brockwell Park – Admittedly this could provide […]

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Top 5 Songs About South London

Let’s face it London’s amazing, it’s no wonder so many great songwriters have found their inspiration in this great city.  South London itself has been the subject of many a good tune, some you may not even have realised were written about places just around the corner. Get listening and see if you can identify […]

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Brixton Restaurant – Upstairs

Upstairs restaurant in Brixton is a hidden gem.  Its transformation from a derelict flat into an upmarket French restaurant is remarkable and all part of the charm.  From the moment you press the buzzer on a discreet door on a street off Acre lane you know you’re in for something special.  After a short climb […]

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