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Memories: Festival of Britain at Battersea Park

In 1951 Battersea Park hosted the Festival Pleasure Gardens, one of the major exhibitions of the Festival of Britain. Judith Taylor (nee Reid) joined the Festival of Britain project in 1949 and worked as Personal Secretary […]

Map of peckham ghosts, hauntings and odd happenings

London SE15 is full of strange stories and odd happenings. Peckham Literary Festival have put together a cool map for your enjoyment, check it out here…

The old waiting room in Peckham

The old waiting room at Peckham Rye Station is being restored so it can be opened to the public by autumn. We wrote an article back in 2010 about the restoration project. Now, after 6 years, […]

Peckham Festival – Celebrating Creative And Cultural Peckham

Get ready for the inaugural Peckham Festival! The four day event, running from September 8.-11., will celebrate all that Peckham has to offer – culture, art, music, food, theatre, film and entrepreneurialism to name but […]

The community of Peckham wants its lido back

The once loved Peckham Lido has been buried underground for almost 30 years. We now want to bring it back, better than ever, for the whole community to enjoy. Buried beneath the grass, in an […]

Marc Gooderham – capturing an alternative view of London

I have always lived and worked in London, currently residing in Brockley. The city’s urban landscape has always been an obsession for me. As a cityscape painter I try to capture an alternative view of […]

20 Sites n Years

Each spring since 1973, artist Tom Phillips walks a nine mile circle taking photographs in 20 specific places. These photographs are taken from the same spot in the same direction with the same framing. The […]

The real Jurassic Park

Crystal Palace Park is definitely one of the most interesting parks I’ve been to in London. With different attractions like dinosaurs, a maze, the National Sports Centre, and it’s own form of ruins, it’s easy […]

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