Clapham-raised musician and rapper Ed Accura is releasing his second film tackling the topic of why so many black people don’t swim.
Liz West’s Hundreds and Thousands will cover the glass on The Tide – a walkway on Greenwich peninsular that has a view of the Thames.
A Wimbledon author is hoping to encourage kids to try gardening with her debut children’s book about a green-fingered guinea pi
Music lovers will flock to Crystal Palace Park this summer as festivals return. Wireless Festival is set to take place in the park from September 10-12. Run by Festival Republic, the first release of tickets have already sold out.
Peep Show actor Paul Clayton, from Shortlands, has published his second page-turning novel – a psychological thriller called The Hoax. It tells the story of a struggling mum of three whose youngest son goes missing, and is returned by a fairy godmother-like character Cora.
Brixton’s soul, jazz and funk festival Cross the Tracks is returning to Brockwell Park this summer for the second time. Acts taking the stage on September 5 include Nu jazz collective The Cinematic Orchestra, R&B superstars En Vogue, everyone’s favourite disco family Sister Sledge featuring Kathy Sledge.
The London College of Communication is celebrating this year’s photojournalism postgraduates by showcasing their work online. The students at the Elephant and Castle- based university suffered from the pandemic by not being able to get out to take photos easily.
The Lambeth Country Show will be held online this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and uncertainty over future restrictions. The annual event which celebrates the best of the city and the countryside was also cancelled in 2020, but no virtual replacement was organised.
A 21-year-old singer from Eltham has wowed judges on the blind auditions of ITV’s talent show The Voice. Nathan Smoker sang Tom Odell’s powerful song Can’t Pretend causing judges Olly Murs and Anne-Marie to turn around almost immediately.
Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust, ‘Living in Greenwich: tales through time’ is a major exhibition that explores the history and heritage of Greenwich
A photographer has started a project documenting the Covid vaccine roll-out after being moved by seeing people receive their jabs. Jason Ashwood, 51, from Beckenham, began volunteering as a Covid marshall at Paxton Green Group Practice in Alleyn Park, Norwood where his wife works as the lead nurse.
An iconic West End club where everyone from the The Rolling Stones to the Sleaford Mods has played will trial technology designed to keep people Covid-secure when it is able to reopen, writes Julia Gregory.