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...
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.
The festival season is nearly upon us! As the weather slowly but surely brightens up, the season of festivals is approaching, and we've got a fair share of great local festivals happening all across Lewisham this summer. From week long endeavours spanning various locations, to street art festivals taking over the high streets, there's something for everyone to check out...
The London Borough of Lewisham has all the ingredients to make up a perfect weekend, especially now that the sun is gracing us with its presence more frequently. From rising out of bed on Saturday morning, to crawling back in as mundane Monday begins to rear its ugly head, Lewisham has everything you need to relax, explore, hangout and soak up London’s summer vibes.
Throughout December the council are offering 3 free parking days to residents, which will mean free parking in all of the Car Parks that they manage (quite a few!). We thought we’d let you know about these days and which Car Parks are included in advance, so you can prepare for your Christmas shop in style by saving money on your parking as well as on your shopping with your Lewisham Card!
The festive season is fast approaching! As the excitement and sentiments begin to boil up, there is an inevitable dread inside us caused by the one downfall of this generally stress-free time: The Christmas shop. But we at The Lewisham Card are here to make it easier for you! We've hand-picked the best christmas gift ideas from local independent businesses near you.
Get ready for Christmas and attend your wonderful local Christmas Markets and Fairs in Lewisham. There are Christmas Markets and Fairs in Ladywell, Blackheath, Forest Hill , Sydenham and Grove Park to choose from. You will find everything from mulled wine to a good old mince pie to hand crafted gifts made by people locally. There will also be fantastic festive carol singers to enjoy too.
What do Goblins, Vampires, masquerades, and an infinite supply of Pumpkins have in common? Yes friends, Halloween is upon us! The strangest of our annual celebrations, linking us with our fears of the occult and our wonder of the supernatural. We dress up and roam the streets under the moonlight, seeking to frighten our fellow citizens out of their wits, then politely ask for their candy.An obscure tradition. But a tradition none the less. If you're left wondering what to do on Halloween this year in Lewisham, look no further. We’ve picked out a few exciting things to do to get your spooks in our Borough that will make you wish you hadn’t left home.