Steve Burden – known for murals and paintings that investigate dystopian themes and ideas associated with British housing estates – talks to South East London Blog Editor and Founder Rosanna Head about what drives his work and processes, delving deeper into how his practice explores, and works, to support the under-representation of those from lower … More #SpotlightOn Artist Steve Burden
We’ve been a little slack on the artist #SpotlightOn features recently, if anything we are nothing but honest, so we are coming back with vengeance with Darren Hayman, south east London based painter – ‘he paints things…..’ and his current exhibition at the Blue Belle Cafe in Maple Road in Penge launches this Friday until … More #SpotlightOn Artist Darren Hayman
SE London Blog’s Cooks up a Storm with the Catford Cookbook, Claire Foster When better than a cold and wet January day to delve into the local Catford Cookbook – a collection of 100 recipes inspired by local people and small independent shops in SE6. Brought to life by the award-winning team at House of … More Shop, Cook and Eat SE6
2021 is set to be a year of discovery with international travel and cuisine, as research reveals a third of Brits think they have become more adventurous as a result of Covid-19… … More Has lockdown made you more adventurous?
RACHEL RILEY IS CALLING ON SOUTHWARK TO NOMINATE THEIR LOCKDOWN LEGENDS FOR A 2020 NATIONAL LOTTERY AWARD Countdown star, Rachel Riley, is searching for Southwark lockdown legends as part of the 2020 National Lottery Awards, as time is running out to enter. This year the annual search for the UK’s most popular National Lottery funded projects … More National Lottery Award: Nominate Southwark’s Lockdown Legends
Wondering where to go for a break of visit this summer but maybe restricted in choice? Rough Guides has come up with the UK’s best inclusive attractions celebrated in the new Accessible Britain. Rosanna Head As UK attractions begin to reopen and lockdown restrictions ease, many are keen to start safely exploring our shores. Available … More ‘Accessible Britain’ – Free to Download Guide -Post Lockdown- For People of All Abilities
The inaugural Deptford Literature Festival kicks off this Saturday 14th March featuring 17 events over the day; 14 of which are free to attend. The one-day festival features local writers and artists celebrating Deptford’s literary heritage and looks to its future. Rosanna Head There will be a host of talented writers, artists and organisations who … More #SpotlightOn local author Anna Sayburn-Lane
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
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….
Daily meditation, world-class yoga, nourishment and holistic therapies, Kali Yoga, Italy is the perfect retreat to escape modern life, re-balance and submerse in daily practice. Who goes there? Anyone and everyone, male and female with a desire to revitalise, and a curiosity to explore yoga and meditation as a way to get to know … More Kaliyoga Italy, a perfect balance of zen and hippy to rejuvenate mind, body and soul.