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Go Bananas this Bank Holiday

The second bank holiday weekend of the month is almost upon us and there are dozens of exciting things to do in and around South London to keep you and all the family entertained. Séance…


The Muppets extravaganza at the O2

The Muppets bring their musical extravaganza to Europe for the first time ever this year and they will be stopping off at the O2. The Muppets’ most sensational, inspirational, celebrational, muppetational, full-length live show is…


Wandsworth Heritage Festival

Explore the history of Wandsworth at the ninth annual Wandsworth Heritage Festival from May 26 to June 10. This year the festival celebrates Wandsworth open spaces and features talks, walks, workshops, and exhibitions. Highlights include…



Need to relax and unwind?

Then maybe a yoga class at Greenwich’s More Yoga studio in Copperas Street could be for you. The Friday 5pm More Restorative and Meditation class combines elements of Yin and traditional Hatha postures which are…













Appeal launched to raise cash for school’s books

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk Britain’s greatest writer, William Shakespeare, showed how much he valued books in his last play, The Tempest. The forlorn sorcerer Prospero, marooned on an island, talks of his library wistfully. “Knowing…





Feeling all hot and sweaty in the face

BY KIRSTY PURNELL kirsty@slpmedia.co.uk Brave men and women assembled in scorching temperatures last weekend to take on the challenge of their lives. They toiled through the four-hour endurance challenge, with faces turning red, sweat hitting the…


Musical youths perform at the Palace

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A musical performance by schoolchildren welcomed world leaders to Buckingham Palace last week for the formal opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). Youngsters from Southbank centre-based Kinetika Bloco…





Staging loneliness in South East London

Next month two very different shows about the effects of loneliness on boys and young men are coming to South East London, but whilst they are set in different countries fifty years apart, together they…




Helen Townrow, MoonWalk London

I  was diagnosed with breast cancer in December 2006. It was such a shock as I was only 31 and there wasn’t any history of anyone in my family having had breast cancer. I discovered…


The Ivy Cafe, Blackheath

BY CHARLIE STONG charlie@slpmedia.co.uk A night at The Ivy used to be the reserve of the rich and famous – A-listers would go there simply to be seen. But with the famous restaurant now branching…