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The Subject Index: Peckham’s Growing History

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Nestled in the vibrant neighborhood of Peckham lies Peckham Platform, a gallery whose current exhibition, The Subject Index, aims to provide the public with a history of the South London town. The exhibit is a collaboration […]

East Dulwich – missed but not forgotten

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One of the most difficult realities of life is that change is the only constant. Moving to a new city or country is really hard. When I was growing up I saw people from all […]

Talks at St Faith’s, Red Post Hill

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The next talks by local residents to local residents about their work and their interests is on 25 February. The speakers give a presentation and then we all ask questions and get some answers. There […]

Award ceremonies, ten a penny for us all eh!?

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If I was going to get an invite to the Costa Book Award ceremony it would be my first. Therefore you can imagine my thrill at opening the envelope and finding my invitation. The invite […]

Spending Some Time with Time: a trip to the Clockworks Museum

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London has many advantages; the sprawling metropolis holds many of the United Kingdom’s finest museums, galleries, schools, and cultural centers. Very few cities and even countries could match the vast resources such a sprawl can […]

My Valentines Brownies

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Pardon my language, but these are some damn good brownies! The South-East Cakery (based in East Dulwich), run by Maria, offers some well needed sweet relief in the form of marvellous, miniature brownies. I had […]

Churchill’s Iceman – an unsung hero and a true eccentric

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The name of Geoffrey Pyke does not mean anything to most people today, but when he died 1948 The Times wrote in its obituary that he was “one of the most original figures of the […]

What Is Urban? at Brixton East Gallery

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South London Women Artists are pleased to announce an upcoming group exhibition at Brixton East Gallery, whose location, planted in the middle of 2 roads with a train line rumbling overhead, inspired the theme Urban.  […]

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