A theatrical exhibition by the Turner Prize winning artist and cultural activist This large-scale exhibition will debut recent work and include selected highlights from Lubaina Himid’s influential career. Taking inspiration from her interest in theatre, the exhibition will unfold in a sequence of scenes designed to place visitors centre-stage and backstage. Initially trained in theatre design, […]
If you want a good laugh then come to LOLipops Comedy Night Southwark at The White Hart. A night of stand-up and sketch comedy with an eclectic mix of the finest acts of the UK comedy scene! A veritable comedy selection box containing newer acts and professional acts trying new material. So come along and […]
QUIZ NIGHT 1ST & 3RD WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH Prove yourself the Brain of Southwark, if not quite London, in our friendly-natured Quiz Evenings. Always great entertainment, and a good test for the old grey matter… Its a guaranteed good night out! Booking advised.
Based in the renowned Borough Market, Bread Ahead has become a destination for Londoners and food fanatics across the globe. The Bakery School opened in February 2014 and is designed to show the public just how easy baking good bread can be, and is the ideal place to experience artisan baking first hand. Whether you’re […]
Slip through the entrance on Union St which doubles as an art gallery, to The School House, run by The Gentlemen Baristas; a fully covered conservatory with 20 tables and a courtyard complete with a water feature and living wall awaits you, complete with 10-15 tables. Come rain or shine, this is the place to […]
DIGITAL EDITIONS TO HELP PRIMARY SCHOOL CHILDREN DISCOVER MARKET PRODUCE Desperate for something to keep your kids informed and entertained? We have a good option for you, and one that carries the additional benefit of potentially leading to a half-decent lunch. The Market Explorers series is designed to help primary school children discover more about […]
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Surrealism is not a style – but a state of mind. It aims to subvert reality. To find the uncanny in the everyday. To tap into our unconscious desires and bring dreams to life. And for many artists around the world, it has been a way to challenge authority and imagine a new world. Previous stories […]
Drawing on the Surrealism Beyond Borders exhibition, this workshop invites participants to bring their dreams to life through collage. Every Wednesday’s a sensory play area, which uses a mixture of projection, sound and shadow, will be set up for under 5’s to help them to create their own unique artworks.
LEON new seasonal menu is sure to put a spring in our step and make us feel Sunny Inside. It’ll give us the tools we need to tend to our gut gardens and watch our microflora bloom. LEON’s breakfast just got brighter. They have the Smoked Salmon & Avocado pot which gives you high protein […]
Spring is in the air and to mark the change in seasons, Brindisa are launching their new menu today bursting with lighter, fresher flavours. You’ll still find all our classic favourite tapas alongside new dishes such as: Arroz Meloso, a creamy rice with spring peas, asparagus and ajillo Tabla de conservas, a selection of artisan […]
From Monday 28th March 2022 The Real Greek will be launching a new main menu. They have reviewed all their recipes and introduced new dishes, such as Kalamari Souvlaki Wrap served with Taramasalata and cucumber ribbons, Greek Slaw – Thinly shredded cabbage, carrot, red and green peppers with a Greek yoghurt and mayonnaise dressing; Potatoes […]
Giuseppe’s Ristorante & Pizzeria have launched their new spring menu; starter, main and glass of wine (house wine – red or white) all for £26. Available Tuesday to Saturday until 3pm. This Easter Holidays Kids Eat Free! Free child’s pizza or pasta with each adult meal, purchased during the school holidays.
Step inside London’s iconic open-air Globe Theatre and experience a summer of epic live theatre including the ★★★★ ‘absurdly funny, smart and stylish’ (Evening Standard) Much Ado About Nothing, a startlingly relevant production of Julius Caesar and a bold new perspective on Henry VIII. Much Ado About Nothing: Shakespeare’s much-loved comedy of games, pranks and […]
Five live stages, three nights a week, all under one roof. A live odyssey through music’s greatest decades. Join this festival of fantastic live performances from some of London’s hottest musicians, playing on beautifully constructed stages. With a New Orleans twist, enjoy themed food and cocktails served all night long. Every Thursday – Saturday, 7pm-11.30pm […]
In celebration of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, our delightful Queen’s Tea will be served between 4th May until the 5th July 2022 and is priced at £34.50 per person. Savory CUCUMBER AND CREAM CHEESE served on white bread SCOTTISH SMOKED SALMON citrus-spiked dill cream cheese served on farmhouse bread CORONATION CHICKEN served on a brioche […]
ZESTIVAL is back at The Bridge – Welcome to their packed programme of live DJ sets, sound baths, talks, and creative workshops. If you’re looking for activities to keep you entertained, then look no further! From Monday 16 to Sunday 22 May, join the fun, for wellbeing-boosting, and inspiring events that are Zestival at The […]
Tate presents a rare chance to experience two of Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirror Rooms. These immersive installations will transport you into Kusama’s unique vision of endless reflections. Infinity Mirrored Room – Filled with the Brilliance of Life is one of Kusama’s largest installations to date and was made for her 2012 retrospective at Tate Modern. […]
In celebration of Her Royal Highness The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, London’s first Corgi Café will be coming to The Refinery Bankside! If you have a Corgi (or just love them) then don’t miss the chance to treat your Corgi to a right royal day out, meet lots of fellow Corgis, Corgi owners & dog lovers […]
It’s time to say, “hello Brew-TEA-full!” to our gorgeous gin afternoon tea. The perfect treat for the Jubilee weekend (2nd – 5th June), join us to raise a glass of something gin-credible to Her Majesty’s 70 years on the throne. Available all weekend at selected bars & restaurants, you’ll kick things off with a classic […]
On 3 June 2022, Bankside Open Spaces Trust is throwing their biggest street party since 2019 – it’s all free and you’re invited! To help locals celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, the Trust is filling their award-winning parks and surrounding streets with live music, dance, kids’ sports and games, delicious food, and much, much more! Visitors can expect […]
We’re delighted to announce the comeback of our much loved mini music festival – SUMMER SOUNDS! And what better day to start than a Jubilee weekend. Starting on 4th of June. Every Saturday 5pm – 8pm. We promise some banging live music, cold beer and good vibes.
A special Choral Evensong celebrating the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen Join us at Southwark Cathedral on Pentecost Sunday for a special Choral Evensong, in Thanksgiving for the reign of Her Majesty The Queen, Elizabeth II. The cathedral will be hosting a special choral evensong where community leaders will be gathering in thankfulness […]
Did someone say bottomless roast? To celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, we’re bringing you a royal treat on Sunday 5th June between 12-4pm. Your reigning favourites; meat, crispy roast potatoes, stuffing, gravy…oh my! All the ruling classic Sunday roast favourites, but better, because it’s bottomless! The ultimate regal upgrade option is here, for one day […]
Celebrate World Gin Day, on the 11th June, with a Rabot Breeze at Rabot 1745 Hotel Chocolat
City Chorus sings Mozart Coronation Mass and Handel Zadok the Priest. City Chorus is celebrating its 100th Anniversary with a special birthday concert on 17th June 2022. The concert was originally planned in 2020. They will perform Mozart’s Coronation Mass and Ave Verum Corpus, and Handel’s anthems My Heart is Inditing and Zadok the Priest, […]
Delicate and evocative plaster sculptures inspired by the natural world. Bringing together many works rarely exhibited before in the UK, this survey exhibition will highlight the abstract sculptures of Slovak artist Maria Bartuszová. Bartuszová worked in relative isolation over three decades in Košice, the second-largest city in Slovakia. Her artistic life was constrained by the […]
A career-spanning survey of a pivotal figure in modern art. ‘With an apple, I will astonish Paris’, Cezanne once claimed. Leaving his native Aix-en-Provence for the French capital in his 20s, this is precisely what he did. Cezanne’s still lifes, landscapes and paintings of bathers were to give licence to generations of artists to break […]
Explore a forest of towering woven sculptures. In the 1960s and 70s, the Polish artist Magdalena Abakanowicz created radical sculptures from woven fibre. They were soft not hard; ambiguous and organic; towering works that hung from the ceiling and pioneered a new form of installation. They became known as the Abakans. This exhibition presents a […]