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Keen to retain best takeaway title

A Japanese restaurant will be fighting to keep the title of South London’s Best Takeaway and earn £5,000 as the shortlist for the 2017 British Takeaway Awards is revealed. Bermondsey’s Poppy Hana will be going…


Christmas Parties

By LILY HESS Winter is on its way and that means one thing – Christmas! And what better way to harness the Christmas spirit than to hold a Christmas party to remember. The South London…



Charity comedy night

Household names from comedy and music came together for an event at New Wimbledon Theatre in aid of a children’s cancer charity and for a fellow comedian whose wife has been diagnosed with cancer. The night was…


Festival of Indian music in Wimbledon

A unique festival of exotic world music is to return to ​Merton Art Space in Wimbledon Library on November 4 at 6.30pm. Saudha, the society of poetry and Indian music, one of the leading Indian classical music promoters in this…






Josie takes centre stage

From EastEnders to the West End, actress Josie Lawrence speaks to Talk of the Town’s Calum Fraser about life in the entertainment industry and taking on the lead role in Mother Courage and Her Children….


In the footsteps of ‘Tuff Gong’

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk Had he lived, Bob Marley would have been 72 now, perhaps enjoying a smoke in his Hope Road home in Kingston. Instead, he is probably enjoying the high life with Marvin Gaye,…





Skate park opens gates to the public

Free coaching sessions and a skate competition marked the official opening of Charlton Park Skate Park on Saturday. Brownies and scouts were among the residents who couldn’t wait to try out the Royal Borough of…


Talk of the town art with Djofry Makumbu

An art student has won a year-long residency for his animated film about street life. Djofry Makumbu, 21, a recent graduate from Goldsmiths, University of London, has been awarded the ALUMNO/SPACE award. He was introduced…


Steps travel in Time

BY NEWS REPORTER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Pop superstars Steps are the first headline act to be announced for Greenwich Music Time 2018. The Brit Award winning band will bring their live show to London’s six-day riverside music…



A feast of Halloween events

By Shujaul Azam shuz@slpmedia.co.uk From Lego to pumpkin carving and  face painting to Thriller Yoga there is something for all the family this half term and Halloween at Circus West Village, Battersea Power Station. The…




Fine dining in a South Bank igloo

BY LILY HESS It doesn’t snow much in central London, but this winter people in the capital can experience the warmth of an igloo without travelling to northern Canada. They can also taste  an Alpine…