South East London Blog reporter Julie Bird talks to Age Exchange about the growing older adult population and creative ways of working to help reduce loneliness and isolation often experienced by many. Founded in 1983 by Pam Schweitzer MBE, Age Exchange was formed as a response to the growing recognition of the value of reminiscence work with older … More Age Exchange: Creativity and challenges to combat loneliness in older adults
Introducing May’s #SpotlightOn #SELondon Artist Remi, by Marcela Ferreira. To me, one of the many advantages of living in south east London is the art. There is so much of it around. Whether it’s classic paintings at the Dulwich Picture Gallery or modern exhibitions at South London Gallery, it’s accessible to us all and usually … More #SpotlightOn Artist Remi Rough
Does eating food from a sustainable business taste better? Trends report that consumers are more and more looking to spend their money and associate with brands that present ethical sustainable practice and credentials, a way for consumers to also play their part in the process. For Handmade Food in Blackheath, their ethos is all about … More Handmade Food, Blackheath: Restaurant Review
Andrew McIntosh is a British artist whose new body of work re-contextualises derelict buildings in south east London, drawing on his ongoing interest in the political dispute between artists and the inevitable developments of the property market. As a fan of Urban Decay and Derelict Art, one favourite artist being J Bennett Fitts, I was keen … More #SpotlightOn Artist Andrew McIntosh, ‘I Saw This Coming’
Sprout Up is a garden design company that volunteers to help local schools and children’s nurseries have better outdoor spaces so children can freely access nature. However, in the cold light of day, lack of time and funds often means that not enough children are being reached to make a lasting difference. Last year, Sprout … More Support Future Green Spaces – Sprout Up CrowdFunder to Create RHS Hampton Court Flower Show Garden
That’s not all folks! Artist Andy Holden invites you to re-live your childhood love of cartoons and walks us through the ten rules of motion in an animated landscape. We dropped in to see Andy at The Cinema Museum, a unique, historic space devoted to keeping alive the spirit of cinema. By Rosanna Head. Tell … More #SpotlightOn Artist Andy Holden’s Laws of Motion at The Cinema Museum, Kennington, London
2019 is tipped to be the year where ugly fruit and veg is no longer deemed ugly, but invaluable. To ‘through the ages’, where the focus is on enabling oneself to lead a longer, healthier life, ‘as consumers deem health and wellness a holistic, proactive and ongoing pursuit.’* Well, one south London organisation is helping … More Let’s all start cooking a bit more. One organisation’s mission to create a butterfly-effect towards a healthy, sustainable eating experience.