Peckham Coal Line – Crowdfunding for a societal urban link

  South London’s home to a few disused alleyways and ageing railway sidepaths, often the subject of curiosity and waste. So when Louise from registered charity The Peckham Coal Line got in touch about a plan for a new elevated urban park built on a disused railway coal sidings in Peckers – we wanted to know more. … More Peckham Coal Line – Crowdfunding for a societal urban link

Ovalhouse Presents Unique #BrixtonCity 11th – 14th August

We love to hear about community initiatives so when details of Ovalhouse’s #BrixtonCity Festival dropped into our inbox we just had to share the news with you. Ovalhouse, a lively theatre and arts centre on the Kennington Oval, presents Brixton City Festival from 11th – 14th August, a celebration of Brixton with new artist commissions showcasing exciting … More Ovalhouse Presents Unique #BrixtonCity 11th – 14th August

Contemporary art and design to celebrate 21st Dulwich Festival

I’m excited to announce Herne Hill based Cavaliero Finn curates two shows for local art & design lovers to mark the 21st Dulwich Festival. Contemporary art and design lovers alike should head to Herne Hill and the sumptuous Belair House in Dulwich on the weekend of May 10th and 11th where two exhibitions curated by contemporary art and … More Contemporary art and design to celebrate 21st Dulwich Festival

Lambeth’s Big Idea

Lambeth’s Community Root’s team is helping Capita with ‘The Big Business Idea‘. Taking place November 21 2013 at The Piano House Brixton, The Big Business Idea is an event for those who live in Lambeth Borough, aged 17-27 years, who have an idea to pitch and put forward as a business.  The day event will present a selection of … More Lambeth’s Big Idea

If you never did, you should. These things are fun and fun is good

There is simply so much to do this weekend, you have no excuse to stay in. One of the many reasons I love Herne Hill is that there is always something to do nearby, and this weekend is no exception. Here is a myriad selection of events taking place this weekend: Crafty Fox Market at … More If you never did, you should. These things are fun and fun is good

People of Lambeth: Support Brixton Market and say hi to Levi Roots, Mayor of Lambeth and others

The Brixton Market team are at it again.  Feeding the community delectable food and drink.  Oh it’s a hard life living in Lambeth. The  International Food Market, opening Saturday October 5 on Brixton Station Road, is a celebration of community, food and culture, where you can experience some of the best street food Brixton and beyond has to … More People of Lambeth: Support Brixton Market and say hi to Levi Roots, Mayor of Lambeth and others

HAVE YOUR SAY IN NAMING LAMBETH POUND – DEADLINE FRIDAY 20 SEPTEMBER

Lambeth Council has asked Love Herne Hill to share their online poll with you.  The poll is collecting votes on the name of the borough-wide community currency and ends this Friday 20 September. Right now the paper votes are neck and neck, but the online poll is trending in favour of Lambeth Pounds.  Who knows how … More HAVE YOUR SAY IN NAMING LAMBETH POUND – DEADLINE FRIDAY 20 SEPTEMBER

Learn about Lambeth Borough and trace the history of your Herne Hill house

This September, Lambeth Heritage Festival takes place.  A programme of free events and activities all about the history and heritage of the borough, and its communities led by Lambeth Archives. On Wednesday 4th September, 8pm at Carnegie Library, Alan Piper of the Brixton Society and Len Reilly of Lambeth Archives will tell the story of … More Learn about Lambeth Borough and trace the history of your Herne Hill house

Brixton Market’s new website: built with the community and ‘wired’ audience in mind

Brixton. It’s South London’s trendy hub for the eater-outers, the dance all-nighters and especially the market-goers. But the markets aren’t a new thing – they’ve been around for decades. Traders started out by selling fruit and veg. But now they sell everything from clothes and furniture, to foods from around the world. This August 2013 … More Brixton Market’s new website: built with the community and ‘wired’ audience in mind