At the time December felt depressing, with even the imminent arrival of a ‘normal’ Christmas in doubt. Looking back now it was a period of relative freedom bookended by two lockdowns.
There was much excitement when Rudie’s Jerk Shack announced it was setting up home in Brixton Village, not least from me. Ever-changing operating restrictions in late 2020 played havoc with the opening but this finally happened last month.
As quirky brand names go, Cake or Death must surely take the prize. Is it a choice? Not sure. If another reason were needed to give Veganuary a try, this east London vegan bakery could well be it.
A new film festival is celebrating South London’s community of creatives and film-makers. The South London Film Festival is set to open next Sunday at 7pm and will showcase some of the best short films made this year.
Shops around Kensington and Chelsea, closed because of the second nationwide lockdown, have been transformed into a pop-up gallery.
A Clapham photographer’s Covid-inspired snaps of people sitting on a Clapham Common bench have bagged him a three-month slot for his latest exhibition – Covid Tales From Tom’s Bench.
Migration Museum A new immersive exhibition by the Migration Museum has opened, exploring 400 years of emigration from Britain, from the Mayflower to the present day.
An intimate portrait of the residents of an estate embroiled in a controversial redevelopment will be live-streamed to highlight stereotypes of urban decay.
This month, in dedication to Black History Month, an artist will debut his inaugural collection of paintings with an exclusive exhibition display at Gallery@OXO, OXO Tower Wharf on October 21-25.
The hardest thing about ice skating is trying not to picture yourself falling over and a passing diva slicing off your fingers. There are a lot of aspiring Tonya Hardings on the rink at the Tower of London, but thankfully, the marshals seem to keep them in check.
7 Hours on Earth, set in Graveney School in Tooting and crewed by determined students, re-works Shakespeare’s classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream into a wildly entertaining school caper with a twist of science fiction.
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