VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES: Beckenham Place Mansion

Beckenham Place Mansion has some exciting events coming up and they are looking for lots of volunteers to help make them amazing. If you would like to spend some enjoyable time connecting with your community and helping make projects come to life, please get in touch with them on mansion@beckenhamplacepark.org They hugely appreciate all the work … More VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES: Beckenham Place Mansion

London charity offers respite for vulnerable kids this summer 

This summer, over 100 local London children will be given a helping hand by home-grown charity, Free to Be Kids. The London-based children’s charity will offer respite, support and new experiences outside of the parameters of the school term.  The charity works with schools, local authorities, housing associations, domestic violence refuges and homelessness charities to … More London charity offers respite for vulnerable kids this summer 

BRIXTON URBAN ART FAIR 2017: 1000 art works, 100 artists

This weekend, over 100 artists will display over 1000 pieces of art at London’s largest open-air contemporary arts fair.   Get to meet local artists and see their work as they exhibit using the pavement railings as an open air gallery.  Now in its sixteenth year, the Urban Art Fair is an affordable and credible … More BRIXTON URBAN ART FAIR 2017: 1000 art works, 100 artists

Impactful Street Art? Market Road Gallery, UKs 1st Interactive Art Space

The creative minds at Central Saint Martins, the University of Arts London (UAL) and the space sharer’s at Attic Self Storage have created the first ever street art space designed to respond to community peer-review. Using Attic’s latest state-of-the-art self-storage facility as its 65-metre canvas, artists, art lovers and community can participate in a living … More Impactful Street Art? Market Road Gallery, UKs 1st Interactive Art Space

LOST ICONS TO GO ON EXHIBITION THIS SUMMER

Recovered historical portraits of leading British cultural figures – including Dame Judi Dench, Daniel-Day Lewis, Damon Albarn, Kenneth Branagh, Ronnie Wood and Morrissey – will be exhibited in London from 15-24 June. The photographs, taken by The Douglas Brothers, were lost for over 20 years. Some have never been seen before. They will go on … More LOST ICONS TO GO ON EXHIBITION THIS SUMMER

Pedalling Pembrokeshire

Fancy an abundance of sandy beaches, cycle tracks, historic castles, brewed ale and delicious locally-sourced food this summer? Then take a closer look at Pembrokeshire, one of the UK’s sandiest  destinations. I’m generally up for it when it comes to exploring countryside by bike and foot, so a weekend in Pembrokeshire seemed like the perfect … More Pedalling Pembrokeshire

SOUTH EAST LONDON SUPPERCLUB RAISES FUNDS FOR SYRIAN REFUGEES

Three South East London chefs are uniting to support a synagogue-based charity raising funds to transform a disused caretaker’s flat into a home for a Syrian refugee family.  Pop-up favourites Fowl Mouths, award-winning Pakistani restaurant Masala Wala and Michel Roux Jnr alumnus Jonny Rothfield have joined forces for a charity feast on Sunday 14th May to support Abraham’s Tent.  … More SOUTH EAST LONDON SUPPERCLUB RAISES FUNDS FOR SYRIAN REFUGEES

Dulwich Festival Artists’ Open House

    It’s that time of year again when the wonderful artists, creatives, craftspeople, jewellers, furniture makers even candlestick makers open up their homes to show off their wonderful work.  Yes, it is the Dulwich Festival Open House. From 13-14 and 20-21 May, 11am-6pm, over 250 artists throw open their doors to the public to showcase … More Dulwich Festival Artists’ Open House