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THE SHELTER TARGETED BY THE NAZIS THE SHELTER TARGETED BY THE NAZIS
20 Aug 14 - Two sisters escaped almost certain death at the beginning of the Second World War when their dad moved them at the last minute from sleeping under a doomed railway bridge, where more than a hundred people are said to have perished...

THE GOOD LIFE DOWN ON THE FARM THE GOOD LIFE DOWN ON THE FARM
13 Aug 14 - One of the first ever city farms sprung up in a redundant docklands nearly thirty years ago when one woman wanted somewhere to graze goats and grow vegetables...


ALL HANDS TO THE PUMP FOR THE CAMBERWELL FIRE STATION CREW ALL HANDS TO THE PUMP FOR THE CAMBERWELL FIRE STATION CREW
06 Aug 14 - One of the first purpose built fire stations in the country was part of a shift in fire-fighting from insurance company mercenaries to well-respected professionals as London’s Metropolitan Fire Service was established.....

THE SCANDINAVIAN SEAFARER’S SANCTUARY THE SCANDINAVIAN SEAFARER’S SANCTUARY
16 Jul 14 - A lone Finn arrived in England in 1882 ready to save the Sailors bringing tar and timber to England from a life of debauchery and destitution, writes Amelia Burr.....


NO CURE FOR AMOUR NO CURE FOR AMOUR
30 May 14 - TAKE ONE Joan Collins, a dash of Joan Crawford and a drizzle of Joan Rivers, put into a cocktail shaker then pour into one dress on one stage and you have Meow Meow in Feline Intimate...

BLEAK AND BRILLIANT BLEAK AND BRILLIANT
30 May 14 - BRACE YOURSELF I said to my other half as we found our seats. You are in for just over an hour of bleak monologue from a wounded First World War soldier...


THE FLYING ROAST GOOSE THE FLYING ROAST GOOSE
30 May 14 - THE STORY of Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation in the 1940s as told through the eyes of a Cantonese chef and her pet goose...

MAGIC OF MATILDA MAGIC OF MATILDA
21 Nov 13 - MATILDA THE Musical has been out for two years now and I didn’t fancy it when it first burst on to the stage; it’s Roald Dahl, it’s for kids, I said to anyone who asked and was bothered enough to listen to my rant. ..


GRAY FRINGES GRAY FRINGES
17 Oct 13 - MY IMMEDIATE reaction upon walking into the space of the interactive, physical, multi media piece that is Poise Performance’s Dorian Gray was: ‘Where are the seats?’ The thought of standing for over an hour overwhelmed my maligned feet and - even worse - the thought that this might also be a ‘promenade’ piece, soon dissipated...

MONSTERS IN THE WARDROBE MONSTERS IN THE WARDROBE
03 Apr 13 - AS CHILDREN we all had monsters living under our beds, and always needed the landing light on when climbing the stairs, writes Michael Holland... ..


Theatre & Listings

NO CURE FOR AMOUR NO CURE FOR AMOUR
30 May 14 - TAKE ONE Joan Collins, a dash of Joan Crawford and a drizzle of Joan Rivers, put into a cocktail shaker then pour into one dress on one stage and you have Meow Meow in Feline Intimate.


BLEAK AND BRILLIANT BLEAK AND BRILLIANT
BRACE YOURSELF I said to my other half as we found our ...
THE FLYING ROAST GOOSE THE FLYING ROAST GOOSE
THE STORY of Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation i...


Galleries & Listings

GOLDEN LEGACY TOWER BRIDGE GOLDEN LEGACY TOWER BRIDGE
06 Dec 12 - A new exhibition celebrates Tower Bridge’s part in this momentous year.


TRIUMPHANT GOLD TRIUMPHANT GOLD
A SPECTACULAR display of 2...
IN THE LINE OF DUTY IN THE LINE OF DUTY
The Narrators’ Line exhibition brings together the work...


Cinema & Listings

BLACK SWAN BLACK SWAN
21 Jan 11 - NINA (Natalie Portman) is a New York ballerina, whose perfectionist traits and hard work look like they’re about to reap rewards for her when the ballet director (Cassel) announces he’s casting for a new production of Swan Lake.


BEAUTY QUEEN SHOW AT YOUNG VIC BEAUTY QUEEN SHOW AT YOUNG VIC
Martin McDonagh’s 14 year old play is given a well des...
JENNIFER'S BODY: Released 4th Novemeber JENNIFER'S BODY: Released 4th Novemeber
SEXING UP the likes of Transformers and How To Lose Fri...


History & Museum Listings

THE SHELTER TARGETED BY THE NAZIS THE SHELTER TARGETED BY THE NAZIS
20 Aug 14 - Two sisters escaped almost certain death at the beginning of the Second World War when their dad moved them at the last minute from sleeping under a doomed railway bridge, where more than a hundred people are said to have perished.


THE GOOD LIFE DOWN ON THE FARM THE GOOD LIFE DOWN ON THE FARM
One of the first ever city farms sprung up in a redunda...
ALL HANDS TO THE PUMP FOR THE CAMBERWELL FIRE STATION CREW ALL HANDS TO THE PUMP FOR THE CAMBERWELL FIRE STATION CREW
One of the first purpose built fire stations in the cou...


Blue Plaques

THE SHELTER TARGETED BY THE NAZIS THE SHELTER TARGETED BY THE NAZIS
20 Aug 14 - Two sisters escaped almost certain death at the beginning of the Second World War when their dad moved them at the last minute from sleeping under a doomed railway bridge, where more than a hundred people are said to have perished.


ALL HANDS TO THE PUMP FOR THE CAMBERWELL FIRE STATION CREW ALL HANDS TO THE PUMP FOR THE CAMBERWELL FIRE STATION CREW
One of the first purpose built fire stations in the cou...
THE SCANDINAVIAN SEAFARER’S SANCTUARY THE SCANDINAVIAN SEAFARER’S SANCTUARY
A lone Finn arrived in England in 1882 ready to save th...


Arts Events

ART WITH A PULSE ART WITH A PULSE
06 Jul 11 - THE KINESIS of studio production is transposed to the gallery space, in ‘Pulsed’, a multi-disciplinary group show, bringing together six UK based artists: Ross Chisholm, Paul Housley, Simon Keenleyside, Jess MacNeil, Michael Samuels and Matthew Sawyer.


CHOIR PREPARES FOR LAUNCH CHOIR PREPARES FOR LAUNCH
The Mike King Choir is a new London-based vocal collect...
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ENTERTAINING AT RIPLEY ENTERTAINING AT RIPLEY
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