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Horniman Museum: a Budget Afternoon

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The wonderful thing about museums in London is, for most of them, entry is free. Visitors are only required to pay for entrance to special exhibits, and for their coffee at the cafe. The same […]

Good-for-you Treats at Elephant and Castle

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In one of the repurposed shipping containers of Elephant and Castle’s The Artworks is the cutest healthy cafe you can find. Cupcakes and Shhht offers pastries, drinks, “freakshakes,” breakfast and even a vegan burger. Everything […]

An Off-Day at Brixton Market

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At 1.45pm on a Tuesday, Senzala Creperie is busy. Tables are filled with regulars and visitors to this Brixton Market gem. Look up from your triangle pocket of melted cheese and roasted veggies, your crepe topped […]

My history of Peckham

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Peckham Weeklies is a multi-disciplinary, multi-generation weekly forum of Peckham residents. They got together in autumn 2014 to help brainstorm ideas for the new station square and ended up becoming a weekly focus group continuing […]

Why does a butterfly represent Camberwell?

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Why does a butterfly represent Camberwell, including at the entrances to Burgess Park and the shopping parade, Butterfly Walk? Until the 19th century most of Camberwell was open fields, the Camberwell Beauty was first seen in the locality in […]

A community fridge in Brixton

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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. […]

Peckham Salvage Yard

Peckham Salvage Yard March 4

Come hunt for personal treasures, rummage for bargains, and refresh your living space with unique finds at our big yard of salvaged olde things. I started Hackney Flea Market as a pop-up event in the […]

Southbank Festive Special – in pictures

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Southbank is good at anytime of the year, but during winter it transforms into a true wonderland and is absolutely stunning. There are many little stalls scattered around the area selling everything from food, hand-crafted pressies, Christmas jumpers, […]

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