History

Wednesday Picture: Slogging it in South London

Drifting in and out of my reverie came the police sirens woo-wooing down Landor ...

Wednesday Picture: John Hinde’s South London Postcards

As a new exhibition opens, featuring the photography behind Britain’s most recognisable postcards from ...

A wander through Camberwell’s theatrical history

SE5 once thronged with music halls and attracted big-name celebrities to live locally, says ...

Wednesday Picture: The Fat Cat of Southwark

As you may know, we love a good street cat story (you may remember ...

Wednesday Picture: Inside the House of Dreams,
East Dulwich

Among Wright’s more unsettling domestic artworks is a large ape-like figurine, wearing his late ...

Wednesday picture: Vauxhall then and now

Gabriel Gbadamosi is an award-winning Irish-Nigerian poet, playwright, critic, BBC radio presenter and author. ...

Pinboard extra: Cilla Black singing, “They’ve taken London Bridge Away!”

We loved Travis Elborough’s brilliantly bizarre Wednesday Picture story yesterday about the sale, in the ...