Music, food and culture as crowds flock to festival for first time post-pandemic

Organised by Lewisham landlord Phoenix Community Housing, the Phoenix Festival returned after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, and was headlined by the Little Mix tribute act LMX.


Get ‘wheely’ creative! at London Transport Museum, 28 May to 5 June 2022

Families can visit London Transport Museum in Covent Garden this May half-term for nine days of imagination, fun and curiosity, choosing from activities including a creative workshop and storytelling.


Grace Jones curates this year’s Meltdown Festival at the Southbank Centre

Grace Jones’ Meltdown will get underway on June 10 with Nightclubbing with No Signal at the Riverside Terrace.


Greenwich + Docklands International showcases a festival of free outdoor arts, theatre and dance

Greenwich + Docklands International Festival (GDIF) organisers have revealed their line-up for the festival of free outdoor arts and theatre.


Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with Bankside’s biggest street party

On June 3, Bankside Open Spaces Trust is throwing their biggest street party since 2019 – it’s all free and you’re invited.


City Chorus sings Mozart Coronation Mass and Handel Zadok the Priest at Southwark Cathedral

A chorus is celebrating its 100th Anniversary with a birthday concert on June 17 at Southwark Cathedral. 


South London rap collective KXR creating a buzz in the industry with new album

The duo are fast becoming masters of live performance, racking up shows at the 02 Academy (Islington), Brixton Jamm, as well as headlining the “lost world show” at the Ritzy on Thursday nights.


Vision & Virtuosity exhibition is at the Saatchi Gallery

Tiffany & Co. presents the Vision & Virtuosity exhibition at Saatchi Gallery, bringing more than 400 objects to London.


Love is Live – the Platinum Edition cabaret at Longfield Hall

From puppetry and story creation, through to making crowns, carnival and art trails, there will be a huge range of activities for people of all ages and backgrounds to get involved in.


Pip & Pop debuts her floral exhibition at the Gallery of Botanical Art in Richmond

When Flowers Dream is inspired by mythologies and folklore and explores themes of consumption, wish fulfilment, and seemingly endless abundance.


Boys choir to hold concert to mark summer solstice

The Trinity Boys Choir Nine, based in Shirley Park, Croydon, is holding a music concert for the solstice in the church of St John the Evangelist in Shirley Church Road, Croydon.


Forewarned before going to the forecourt

Consumers fear the idea of haggling or negotiating at the car dealership, according to car finance specialists Carvine.


Woman-friendly comedy club finally returns after pandemic closure

The Poodle Club, in Sydenham Road, Sydenham, known for its diverse line-up of top comics and its warm atmosphere, reopens on Friday with a season of stand-up, running until June 4. 


Mitcham artist and filmmaker Michael. wins this year’s Jerwood/FVU moving–image Award

He wins £25,000 artist commission and is set to showcase his ground breaking, large-scale moving-image installation cleave to the Black at Jerwood Space in South London from May 7 – July 23. Admission is free.


Sting reinforces why he is widely considered one of the greatest living musicians

Sting could sell out stadiums across the country, but instead the rocker chose the intimate setting of London Palladium to perform hit songs from his illustrious career


Major concert this summer to mark Queen’s Jubilee

The BBC’s “Platinum Party at the Palace” on Saturday, June 4 will feature a huge stage in front of the royal residency.

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