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London Dungeon launches the twisted tale of the Body Snatchers

The treacherous trio were notorious for stealing and snatching bodies to sell them to various hospitals around London, including St Thomas’ Hospital and King’s College.

  

Christopher Walker reviews Shakespeare in the Squares production of The Tempest

Shakespeare in the Squares is a not-for-profit touring theatre company that stages a Shakespeare play in London garden squares for one night in each venue every summer, writes Christopher Walker.

  

Pets Corner Q&A

With the weather starting to warm up, I’m worried about my guinea pigs getting too hot. What can I do to stop them overheating?

  

Second Summer of Love a nostalgic trip through the early 1990s

Second Summer of Love is a new solo show, written and performed by Emmy Happisburgh, and directed by Peter Bramley.

  

The Royal Albert Pub – A traditional pub with a hipster vibe

The Royal Albert in New Cross is a splendid Victorian building that stood out in the local area.

  

South Bank University trio earn industry accolades inventing new plastic products

All three Product Design students received ‘highly commended’ awards at the Design Innovation in Plastics (DIP) awards

  

Royal Observatory Greenwich’s Astronomy Photographer of the Year shortlist revealed

The annual competition is run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich, in association with BBC Sky at Night Magazine.  

  

Get your pet in shape for summer

For many of us, summer is the season of jetting off on holiday, planning exciting outdoor adventures, and making the

  

6 tips to stop your tools being nicked

Research by property maintenance solution provider, Help me Fix, has revealed that on average, 81 tradesmen per day will have tools stolen, incurring a cost of £1,705 – that’s a total cost of £137,438 per day

  

‘Enough is enough’: 20,000 signatures urge Government to take action on ovarian cancer

The Target Ovarian Cancer campaign group marched to Number 10 Downing Street following research that revealed that four out of five women could not name the key symptom of ovarian cancer – persistent bloating.

  

The Store – dining with a contemporary edge

The Store has brought a contemporary edge to a well-established dining area, embracing industrial chic with touches of urban living thrown in for good measure.

  

James Haddrell speaks on the survival of musical theatre after lockdown

A topic I come back to year after year, and a subject that remains close to our hearts at Greenwich Theatre, is the likely origin of the next big musical.

  

‘The clack, clack, clack noise makes tummy flip’

It was one of the star attractions of the capital – a magnet for excitable youngsters for two decades since its opening as part of the Festival of Britain in 1951, writes Yann Tear.

  

Food for thought as samosa is sent into space

The Rainbow Collective Film Club from Peckham have been announced as winners at the Into Film Awards, which honours the best young film-makers and use of film in education across the UK.

  

Celebrating Uncle George, A Windrush Pioneer at The Albany Theatre, Deptford

Uncle George is one of the Windrush Pioneers who will be honoured on Thursday 14 July 2022 at The Albany Theatre, Deptford, London.

  

This week 10, 20, 30 years ago

30 Years Ago – Wandsworth council came under fire for giving its top officers a pay rise of more than 10 per cent while offering a rise of less than four per cent to its rank and file workers.

  

Pet’s Corner Q&A

My pet canary has red and slightly swollen eyes. What’s the best course of action to take? Can I clean them myself, or could it be something more serious?

  

Ukraine tennis star helps out in Wimbledon British Red Cross shop

Ukrainian former tennis player Olga Savchuk visited the British Red Cross Wimbledon shop on Sunday 26 June in support of the charity’s Ukraine crisis appea

  

‘No way to treat Londoners’: mayor of London blasts Government over TfL funding deal

A letter from Grant Shapps, transport secretary, sent to the mayor last Friday said that negotiations between the government and TfL needed a “reset of the relationship”.

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