Articles tagged South London

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Remembering My Friend, Ingrid Beazley

It’s 2010 and I’m cuddled up on a large armchair in Cafe Nero, East Dulwich, waiting for the late Ingrid Beazley. I was in my final year at university and as part of my course […]

Transmitter-Ville

A pulsing beacon welcoming jet age travellers home, a transmitter radiating esoteric messages, a mighty H.G.Wellsian Martian fighting machine, defiantly astride a tall green hill, or even a whiff of exotic Gallic flavour come to […]

South London Street Art

This article was originally written in 2008, when there was a street art festival under the Waterloo train arches and soon followed a Tate exhibition with talks about this new emerging phenomena in art. My younger […]

My history of Peckham

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?

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 […]

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 […]

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 Little Love For South London

As an artist and designer I have always loved the vibrancy of life in South London. I graduated from Camberwell School of Art and went on to become a freelance textile designer in the home […]

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