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 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.
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.