Here’s some ABBA trivia for you: Did you know that London’s Met Police declined ABBA’s request to shoot the video for ‘Super Trouper’ in Piccadilly Circus? In a ten year career, ABBA only toured for three months in total. Jim Henson’s Creature Shop created puppets of the band members. The very clever teams at the Southbank Centre and Entertainment Exhibitions … More Love ABBA? Then the Super Troupers exhibition at London’s Southbank Centre may just blow your mind….
There is something to be said for an escape from London for a weekend retreat. So when The Vineyard Hotel, the UK’s wine hotel, invited me for a wine-focused night away I jumped at the chance – wine, delicious food and spa – it was hard to say no. The hotel The Vineyard is … More The Vineyard Hotel, Berkshire
Here at @SELondonBlog we’re all about community and culture and try to do a damn good job to celebrate the creative passionate individuals that make it even more brilliant to live here… We’ve met a few Shona Chambers @spaceat61, Featured in 15s Maya and Helen and we’ve still hundreds more to meet, so when we stumbled … More Step up and say hello to @SESussed
First Aid Box (FAB) in Herne Hill – little sister to Shrub and Shutter – packs a mighty fine punch into the world of signature cocktails and food residencies. We ventured down to meet the guys last month, Chris and Dave, owners of Salts of the Earth drink consultancy opened this place following the opening … More Doctors orders this summer: First Aid Box, Herne Hill
Ever wondered why it’s called Four Hundred Rabbits? It is all to do with fermentation. A process revered by the Aztecs who worshipped a goddess of alcohol and a god that discovered fermentation. The two (so folklore has it) ‘got it on’ one night and created offspring, otherwise known as the 400 rabbit gods. And there … More 400 Rabbits Gets All Up In My Grill
“‘The Weekend’ – a perfect time to kick back from the week, enjoy a spot of light activity and indulge in brunch at your favourite local spot….” I often walk Daisy, a very friendly Labrador who lives locally and we’ve decided to explore dog friendly venues in #SELondon. We enjoyed a visit to The Archie … More Archie Parker a #Pawsitively Tasty Spot, Forest Hill
Crystal Palace Festival brings Stereo MC’s, Rodney P, Polarbear and more to free park event Acts confirmed for Crystal Palace Park on 16 June include: Stereo MC’s, Strong Asian Mothers, Rodney P & Skitz, Fowokan, Polarbear, Croydon SDA Gospel Choir and much more all being announced on the festival website at crystalpalacefestival.org. Festival director … More ‘If you make sure you’re connected, the writing’s on the wall’: Crystal Palace Festival is almost here….
Once upon a time, there was a mystical Great North Wood….
There once was a mystical time when south east London was covered in dense green forest. Today, as you wander these glorious green wooded havens of south-east London, do you wonder who and what may have walked before you in the Great North Wood? … More Once upon a time, there was a mystical Great North Wood….
There’s a new market in Myatt’s Fields. Every Sunday the Market aims to bring quality food to local people, and celebrate South London’s finest makers and traders while also playing a big role to help sustain the local economy. Myatt’s Fields and the Loughborough Junction area is a food desert – an area with very … More A new Sunday mooch: A New Market At Myatt’s Fields