Open Stage is Open to All

Open Stage is Open to All

Michael HollandApr 19, 2024

Out of the Open Book Project at Goldsmiths University came Open Stage, a vehicle for the project’s creative members to write, direct and produce…

Interview with the owner of Deptford and Peckham’s Taca Tacos

Interview with the owner of Deptford and Peckham’s Taca Tacos

Eliza FrostApr 17, 2024

What was the inspiration for Taca Tacos? Thorne Addyman: My mum’s parents are from California, and we spent most school summer holidays visiting them…

Babur of Brockley Rise

Babur of Brockley Rise

Michael HollandApr 14, 2024

Fine dining at its best There’s a shining star on the block and that star is shining in the kitchen of Babur, a restaurant…

The Illustrations of Alvin Cheng

The Illustrations of Alvin Cheng

Michael HollandApr 13, 2024

Alvin Cheng is a self-taught illustrator living in London who focuses on urban sketching. Cheng stresses the relationship between creativity, craft and well being, especially relating…

Events to go to in south London for the rest of April

Events to go to in south London for the rest of April

Eliza FrostApr 12, 2024

Things to do in south London – from free lunch time concerts to a gardening club Spot’s Birthday at Blackheath the perfect way to…

Homeless London families marched on government offices and served housing secretary Michael Gove an ‘eviction notice’ 

Homeless London families marched on government offices and served housing secretary Michael Gove an ‘eviction notice’ 

Homeless London families marched on government offices and served housing secretary Michael Gove an eviction notice. Around 80 protesters from campaign group Housing Action Southwark…

The lowdown on Blackheath Halls

The lowdown on Blackheath Halls

Eliza FrostApr 10, 2024

Gemma Okell, director of Blackheath Halls, tells us about bringing art to the community and the theatre’s ‘incredible legacy’ Director Gemma Okell is a “life-long arts…

Patients have ‘queued outside a South London GP surgery for over an hour in an attempt to see a doctor’

Patients have ‘queued outside a South London GP surgery for over an hour in an attempt to see a doctor’

Patients have claimed they queued outside a South London GP surgery for over an hour in an attempt to see a doctor. Around 40…

Olympic Hip Hop at Sadler’s Wells

Olympic Hip Hop at Sadler’s Wells

Michael HollandApr 10, 2024

Created and emceed by UK hip hop maker and Breakin’ Convention Artistic Director Jonzi D, Breakin’ Convention Festival returns to Sadler’s Wells to celebrate…

New Cross and Deptford Free Film Festival

New Cross and Deptford Free Film Festival

Eliza FrostApr 4, 2024

For film buffs and blockbuster lovers, here is our top picks for this year’s film fest With 14 films showing across 11 venues in SE8…

Three South London councils paying outside organisations £10,000 per week or more to look after children in their care

Three South London councils paying outside organisations £10,000 per week or more to look after children in their care

Three South London councils are paying outside organisations £10,000 per week or more to look after children in their care. There were at least…

From Millwall to Milan

From Millwall to Milan

Michael HollandApr 1, 2024

Ever wished that you were somewhere else? Ever wished that you were somebody else?  Then Body 115 is for you. Escaping the rain, a…