New extension to the DLR from Beckton to Barking Riverside will be ‘considered’

New extension to the DLR from Beckton to Barking Riverside will be ‘considered’

A new extension to the DLR from Beckton to Barking Riverside will be “considered”, Sadiq Khan’s transport deputy said this week. Plans are already…

Plans for over 1,250 new homes at Millennium Retail Park in Greenwich

Plans for over 1,250 new homes at Millennium Retail Park in Greenwich

Plans have been revealed for over 1,250 new homes in Greenwich including a new high street and public square. The project, called Peninsula Gardens,…

Beauty and the Beast 

Beauty and the Beast 

Michael HollandJul 8, 2024

Greenwich Theatre presents a brand-new musical adaptation of Beauty and the Beast featuring an astonishing cast of actor-musicians and an unforgettable original score by David Haller,…

Greenwich Park and Creekside residents objected to plans for a nearby market to play music

Greenwich Park and Creekside residents objected to plans for a nearby market to play music

South London residents have objected to plans for a nearby market to play music, with some reportedly relying on sleeping pills to block the…

Things to do and see in south London this month

Things to do and see in south London this month

Eliza FrostJul 1, 2024

From free festivals and Sunday music to the history of pirates and queer seas – this is what you need to do and see…

Errol’s Garden is Growing in South London

Errol’s Garden is Growing in South London

Michael HollandJun 27, 2024

“I wish I could have a garden of my own, but all I see out there is concrete and pavement and more concrete…”  Errol…

At Greenwich Market you’ll see the amazing watercolour and calligraphy of artist Monsoon Note

At Greenwich Market you’ll see the amazing watercolour and calligraphy of artist Monsoon Note

Eliza FrostJun 21, 2024

How the inspirational ‘rainforests and lush greenery’ of south India inspires Greenwich artist Neethu Babu Raj “With calligraphy, it’s like the old saying, practise…

Croydon Council has reportedly placed homeless people in Charlton pub

Croydon Council has reportedly placed homeless people in Charlton pub

Homeless people in South London have reportedly been given emergency accommodation at an abandoned pub in Charlton where a cannabis factory was found by…

Greenwich’s Fan Museum’s ‘A Focus on Paris’ exhibition extended to 17th August

Greenwich’s Fan Museum’s ‘A Focus on Paris’ exhibition extended to 17th August

Eliza FrostJun 16, 2024

Mary Kitson of Greenwich’s The Fan Museum transports The Weekender to Paris and explains the craftmanship of fan-making  “There were probably more people involved in the…

A Year in the Life: photographer Hugh Fox exhibits the people and places of the Old Royal Naval College

A Year in the Life: photographer Hugh Fox exhibits the people and places of the Old Royal Naval College

Eliza FrostJun 15, 2024

Photographer Hugh Fox has documented the people and places of the Old Royal Naval College over the last twelve months Capturing the passing of…

Things to do and see in south London this summer June & July

Things to do and see in south London this summer June & July

Eliza FrostJun 8, 2024

Local events round-up including Cockpit Summer Open Studios in Deptford Cockpit Summer Open Studios is an opportunity for the public to meet some of the…

Royal Museums Greenwich partners with Royal Parks for World Oceans Day celebrations 

Royal Museums Greenwich partners with Royal Parks for World Oceans Day celebrations 

Eliza FrostJun 5, 2024

Follow a self-guided trail to learn about the earth, take part in ocean-themed activities and listen to talks on waves and waters as part…