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Eid festival in Dulwich Park

Southwark is presenting its first ever Eid festival, this Saturday 12 September, from 12 to 5pm in Dulwich Park. Eid is the Arabic word for celebration. The celebration at the end of the holy month of Ramadan is called Eid Ul Fitr, and this is what we will be celebrating on the 12 September. So [...]

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Urban Green Fair comes to Brockwell Park

It’s the fourth Urban Green Fair in Brockwell Park this Saturday, 5th September (although, somewhat poignantly, it seems to be marked this morning by the emergence of ugly great litter bins everywhere). The event runs from 11am to 7pm, and features workshops, features, children’s activities, food, fun and lots of stuff about practical, cost-effective energy [...]

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Events in SE1

The excellent people at London SE1 have produced their monthly what’s on guide for the London SE1 area – well worth downloading the PDF and having a browse.

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Stockwell Festival line-up announced

Those nice people at the Stockwell Partnership have sent us details of the Stockwell Festival & Expo on Saturday 25th September in Larkhall Park, 1.00pm-6.00 pm. The theme of the festival is Cohesion, Creativity and Wellbeing Event highlights include: On the Pineapple Stage, local street dancers Dance Starz, Stockwell Good Neighbours choir, acrobatic cheerleaders Fyer [...]

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Last week’s round up

We were away for most of last week and we’re just catching up. Here’s what we missed last week: Blackfriars station is closing for two months from 20 November (though trains will still run through it) as part of the Thameslink upgrade works. And there’s also asuggestion from LibDem Simon Hughes that the station should [...]

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Southwark & Lambeth Archaeological Society dates

SE1 has the info on Southwark & Lambeth Archaeological Society and its forthcoming lecture dates. Some really interesting looking things in there.

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The Forest Hill Promenade

Now, that’s the spirit. The Forest Hill Society has decided to make the best of the fact that the South Circular is currently sitting in a sewer. Forest Hill Society: Forest Hill Promenade: We could moan. We could fret. OR we could organise a PARTY! London Road is quiet and (virtually) car free for perhaps [...]

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Royals hit Brixton Market

Well, we didn’t get the invite, but it looks like the visit of Charles and Camilla to Brixton today went with a bang. Our picture is from Lambeth Council’s flickr stream, and there’s also some nice video from the BBC here. Highlights of the visit seemed to have included Camilla buying a mango with some [...]

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Lambeth Country Show breaks records

Lambeth Country Show breaks records

How was it for you? We’ve uploaded some pics to Flickr here (you can see the slideshow below), and here’s some good news: it was the best-attended show ever: SOUTH LONDON PRESS TODAY | NEWS | Record attendance at Lambeth Country Show | 2010: “RECORD crowds enjoyed the blazing sun at South London’s biggest free [...]

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Lambeth Country Show: only 48 hours away

We love the Lambeth Country Show. We really, really love it. And it’s on this Saturday. A few things to take note of: The full music line-up with timings is available here. Note that these timings are at best – ahem – provisional, but we’re certainly going to try and make it to Alabama 3′s [...]

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