My personal guide: East Dulwich

South London lover Graeme Claridge is a newish arrival to SE22. He talks us through four recent discoveries

24 Mar 2015

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Don’t miss: Ice Skate Vauxhall

For the first time ever Vauxhall’s famous park will host a vast rink – with a whole host of seasonal activities for non-skaters too

21 Oct 2014

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Free Sunday? Cycle the Thames Path

There’s nothing like a country break to recharge the lungs and return to find London even more thrilling than you remembered

03 Oct 2014

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Free weekend? Explore secret Camberwell

Photographer and SE5 resident Tom Leighton shares his guide to “secret” Camberwell with us – the best but not best-known places locally to shop, eat, drink, listen or just hang around

24 Sep 2014

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Where are south London’s quietest spots?

Writer Siobhan Wall has discovered some perfect places on her global quest to find peace and quiet time in some of the world’s busiest cities

23 Sep 2014

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Free Weekend: is bread-making really that difficult?

Thought baking an impossible task? Newbie Sarah Fox tackles her fears head on

17 Sep 2014

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Free Weekend: Have a French holiday (without leaving south London)

With more French people living in here than in Bordeaux, Nantes and Strasbourg, London is technically France’s sixth biggest city. No surprise, then, that south London’s annual celebration of Bastille Day is in its sixth year. And where better to hold an event dedicated to a country with such a

12 Jul 2013

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Free Saturday Morning? Fill your boots at
Bermondsey’s Spa Terminus

Part of their strategy to avoid the Borough Market-fication is their policy of no hot food sales After tasting a bottle of the rather good beer in Camberwell’s new restaurant/bar, the Cool Cat’s Cafe, we enquired as to its provenance. “It’s brewed in Bermondsey,” the owner told us. “Oh? Tell

21 Jun 2013

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Free Weekend? Head for the (Surrey) Hills

I love Peckham, but you don’t have to travel far to find yourself in rolling countryside with nary a Morley’s Chicken Shop in sight Short-break expert – and southeast Londoner – Kate Chappell edits The Weekenders, a lovely website stuffed with ideas for the perfect short break. We asked for

14 Jun 2013

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Free Saturday? Crystal Palace will keep you busy

A guide for those south Londoners that have yet to make it to the top of the hill

07 Jun 2013

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