Style icon Alexander McQueen might be hard to beat as one of Lewisham’s most fashionable exports, but a creative team of volunteers have come pretty close in designing and hosting one of South London’s top community fashion events...
The colours and smells you experience in Vietnam are exhilarating and captivating, especially the bustling streets of Saigon where street vendors sell their fresh food daily amongst the hustle and bustle of the city. Going to one of Saigon Streat’s pop-up events will give you such an authentic Vietnamese dining experience that you could be fast mistaken that you are actually in Ho Chi Minh City...
The Birds Nest pub in Deptford is a Lewisham institution. Positioned between a roundabout and a yard, on the corner of the Deptford Greenwich border, the pub is famed for hosting live music five nights a week - everything from Dire Straits playing there back in the day to chilled reggae vibes on a Sunday afternoon.
Having a child is a life-changing event, but it doesn’t mean that you have to forego the things that you enjoyed before becoming a parent. Be it fitness, meeting friends, pursuing hobbies, eating out or just enjoying a pint on a Sunday, we’ve scoured the borough for some of the most parent-friendly places and businesses across Lewisham.
This Saturday marks For Jimmy’s third Sparkle festival taking place on Ladywell Fields. Expect hip-shaking live music, delicious fresh food, and lots of activities for kids and adults alike as this lovely festival brings together families and communities from across Lewisham for an all day long celebration.
Brockley’s new kid on the block, Fred’s, has delivered an overwhelmingly successful start to its career in Crofton Park...Taking over from the much loved Pat-a-cakes earlier this year, Fred’s was set up by a team of friends who came together with a shared ambition to create something unique and community driven.
For Jimmy, a reputable charity organisation based in Lewisham, have been shortlisted for the opportunity to build a new, innovative community hub for Lewisham. The competition, set up by 'Building Better Communities', will provide funding to the winner for their project. See what For Jimmy have in mind for the hub, and vote to see their ambitions become a reality!