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Eat, Shop and Sing on Holly Grove with Pexmas!

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We are delighted to announce the return of Pexmas’ annual festive outing, this year on 13th December on Holly Grove Park, Peckham with FREE entry for all! Celebrating its third year, Pexmas curates independent and […]

East Dulwich Christmas Cracker – Saturday 6 December

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A joyful day to shop local in East Dulwich with performers popping up between shops along Lordship Lane and a stage of music and performance next to the market on North Cross Road. Extra merriment […]

Everyone deserves a Christmas dinner – please help make this happen

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What makes New Cross food bank different from most food banks, is that it is managed by local community members. Ray Barron-Woolford has been a community activist for more than 40 years and is former chair […]

Southbank Winter Festival – 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 […]

Catford Constitutional Club

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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 […]

Southerden Pastry Store, Peckham

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Peckham’s ‘gentrification’ continues, with the Bellenden Road area becoming more and more upmarket. Estate agents like to call it Bellenden Village to really drive those house prices up, but then most estate agents are, well, […]

Peckham Bazaar, Peckham

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Towards the end of last year, Peckham Bazaar was becoming one of my favourite restaurants. Serving food from the Balkans, the menu was littered with sauces and seasonings I could barely pronounce, let alone come across before; […]

The Old Biscuit Factory

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Built in 1866, Peek Frean biscuit factory gave Bermondsey the nickname ‘Biscuit Town’. Home of the first chocolate biscuit, Marie, in 1875 along with the Garibaldi (1861), Bourbon (1910), and Shortcake (1912). James Peek and George […]

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