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
If you are looking to keep that summer vibe channelled through your cooking, check out this recipe of Fresh Asparagus and Sautéed Scallops, courtesy of Vincent Chen Head Chef at Royal China. Recipe – Serves 2 Ingredients Asparagus – 8 stalks sliced into 4 pieces each Carrot – 1 medium sized, chopped into an elegant design Baby mushrooms … More A delicious simple to make summer recipe: Sautéed Scallops and Fresh Asparagus
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
The Bridge House Penge is situated just outside of one of London’s iconic green spaces, Crystal Palace Park. The pub is a south east London hot spot where customers can grab a drink and a bite to eat from the classic pub menu or enjoy a Sunday roast with all the trimmings. S.E.L.B tells you more… … More Restaurant Review – The Bridge House, Penge
What do you do to help make the community greener? Recycle packaging and food scraps, use a compost or even a wormery? You may carry a reusable coffee cup, or offer those that do money off a cuppa? We’d love to know. It is always good to see individuals and local businesses moving towards a … More What do you do to help build a more sustainable, greener environment? A Spotlight On: Norwood Collective and the south London #LocalGreenHeroes
In 2017, Hatch Enterprise, a charity that supports social enterprise in South London opened 55 East: a co-working space set up as an affordable hub for the community on East Street. After a successful crowdfunding campaign, it has now launched three spaces: 55 East Studio, an affordable co-working and training space; 55 East Lounge, events and … More Look Local – 55 East: A Social Enterprise Hub, East Street, Walworth.
“‘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 Cafe Review – Archie Parker a #Pawsitively Tasty Spot, Forest Hill