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Shapa Begum

About Shapa Begum

Hi, I’m Shapa Begum, Blog Editor. Born and raised in East Dulwich, I love what I do here at Dulwich OnView, I’m absolutely passionate about south London and reaching out to local communities – you can read about my favourite Dulwich spots on Time Out London and Completely London blog. My role goes beyond editing, I write, review, participate in conferences/events, attend local happenings and oversee the marketing. There’s no rest for the wicked! When not working, I love to read, write, visit museums and spend time with my loved ones.

Former JAG’s pupil to perform at the Blue Elephant Theatre

Jesse Dupré, a fellow South Londoner and a former pupil of James Allen Girls School, Dulwich, is returning to Southwark in a revamped version of the much-loved fringe show, Oyster Boy. Jesse is one-fifth of […]

Catford Constitutional Club

I’m a fan of Antic pubs. The Royal Albert was my stalwart local during my four years in New Cross, and I could while away hours in there with friends, sipping on pints and playing Shithead. I frequent […]

The fascinating world of the Robot Zoo

How do chameleons change colour? What makes grasshoppers leap so high? How do bats see at night? Enter the fascinating world of the Robot Zoo and discover the mechanisms that give animals their amazing abilities. […]

Thai cookery lesson with Deethechef from The Begging Bowl

I really like spicy food, coconut and rice, so it was a perfect match when I had a cookery lesson with Deethechef who runs Cooking Happy cookery classes and also cooks at The Begging Bowl […]

A new contemporary art gallery in Eltham – and it’s in a shiny red container

Leafy Eltham is famous for it’s old royal palace, but now there’s a new architectural talk of the town – the SE9 Container Gallery. When you think of shipping containers, art isn’t the first thing that […]

A community fridge in Brixton

A community fridge has been launched in Brixton where you can donate spare food to those in need. The fridge is London’s first community fridge, bought and paid for by the community through a crowdfunding campaign. […]

Self Defence for Women – learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has been a part of my life for the 5 years, I came across it one day whilst I was working out in my local gym. As I walked out of the […]

It just takes five minutes a day

Life in a big city like London has become all about efficiency, speed and results. Multi-tasking is an essential skill nowadays. There doesn’t seem to be any time left for stillness or simple moments of […]

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