This weekend DeptfordX opens, a ten-day free festival of visual arts focused on new work by emerging local artists. Every year, DeptfordX throws open its doors to contributions from independent contemporary artists in its long-running un-curated fringe festival. This year, platform artists Shawanda Corbett, Georgia Lucas-Going, David Steans, NT and Laura Yuile and Special Project … More DeptfordX – A Living Visual Arts Festival
September’s #SpotlightOn is bought to you by Marcela from @SESussed… ‘When South East London Blog got in touch about working together I jumped at the chance. I was already a big fan of Rosanna’s work and her blog was hugely informative, especially when I first started writing about the area myself. So I am thrilled to … More September #SpotlightOn: Peckhamite Abstract Artist Katrina Adams
highlight.nation Don’t Look Back in Anger is a special exhibition at London Bridge’s @underdog_gallery SE1 on Friday 13th July that celebrates 90s British life through music and art. For one night only, visitors will be transported back to the last years of the 20th century, in an interactive evening of retro nostalgia. Highlight Nation is a … More Don’t Look Back In Anger – Let’s celebrate the 90’s
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….
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….
What happens when artists and medics mix? Camberwell, home to a world-renowned art school and three major medical institutions – including the UK’s first purpose-built hospital for mental health – is the place to find out. This year’s Camberwell Arts Festival due to take place 16-24 June explores the theme of All’s Well – the motto … More ART TO MAKE YOU FEEL BETTER: 2018 CAMBERWELL ARTS FEST ‘ALL’S WELL’