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 

Suspicion, passion and seduction: Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes 

Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes will leave senses seduced and hearts broken in an intoxicating rollercoaster ride of romance, macabre, suspicion and passion. Based on the Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale and the film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, this story is one of obsession and one girls dream to be the greatest dancer … More Suspicion, passion and seduction: Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes 

Living the fermentation good life in Crystal Palace @4hundredrabbits 🐇

Last night we got to experience @4hundredrabbits in Crystal Palace, one of South East London Journals top reviewed pizza joints. The pizza here is DELICIOUS!!! We went for the Ibérico chorizo and ground aged Hereford beef. 🐄 The seasonal local toppings in these two pizzas compliment each other: a cheesy, tomato, meaty, chilli infused taste explosion on … More Living the fermentation good life in Crystal Palace @4hundredrabbits 🐇

Donate a coat and help #WrapUpLondon this winter 

Donate a coat at one of eight tube stations* between 7-9 November and help a fellow Londoner stave of the cold this winter.  London’s biggest annual winter coat drive is back. Now in its sixth year, Wrap Up London – brought to you by Hands On London (registered charity 1140291) and William Blair, returns with … More Donate a coat and help #WrapUpLondon this winter 

PROJECT DIRT: RESOURCING COMMUNITIES FOR GOOD

I recently came across Project Dirt on Twitter, you may have heard of them, they are the UK’s most active network connecting and resourcing community groups and projects.  So I dropped them a line to find out more. James Baker, Community Manager told me:  “Project Dirt is useful for a variety of different people doing … More PROJECT DIRT: RESOURCING COMMUNITIES FOR GOOD

Celebrate London Fire Brigade’s 150 birthday: Clapham Village Fete

This year London Fire Brigade celebrate their 150 birthday. This year one of ‘England’s busiest fire and rescue services and one of the largest organisations in the world’ celebrates  150 years. This September 3rd, Lambeth Fire Brigade @firelambeth invite you to Clapham Village Fete to join them for a day of fun, frolics, music, food … More Celebrate London Fire Brigade’s 150 birthday: Clapham Village Fete

David Hockney’s new exhibition: ’82 Portraits and 1 Still Life’

The first thing that greets you entering the Sackler Wing in Burlington House is the electric hues Hockney engaged to bring to life his new collection:  ‘82 Portraits and 1 Still-life.‘ We booked our tickets to the Royal Academy as soon as we the heard news of the show, a great comeback following his return … More David Hockney’s new exhibition: ’82 Portraits and 1 Still Life’

Tempting Failure: Embrace The Unexpected

This Sunday join Tempting Failure’s internationally renowned artist Ernst Fischer as he takes you on a ‘Alice through the looking glass’ style adventure that will offer ‘surreal encounters with the negligible, the lost and discarded – with art and rubbish, objects and people – in the streets of Herne Hill, South-East London.’ Be bold, be brave … More Tempting Failure: Embrace The Unexpected

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