Lewisham

The Birds Nest: Great roasts from Deptford's buzzing boozer

The Birds Nest: Great roasts from Deptford's buzzing boozer

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.

Far East Festival comes to Lewisham, this Saturday 6th August

Far East Festival comes to Lewisham, this Saturday 6th August

This Saturday, Mountsfield Park is once again playing host to one of the most exciting looking festivals to come to our borough this year. Far East Festival 2016 - a celebration of culture, food, and arts from the countries of the Far East - has chosen Lewisham to be it's host this year.

Top things to do for parents and kids in Lewisham

Top things to do for parents and kids in Lewisham

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. 

Sparkle Festival returns to Ladywell Fields this Saturday

Sparkle Festival returns to Ladywell Fields this Saturday

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. 

8 Top Places For A Burger In Lewisham

8 Top Places For A Burger In Lewisham

Burger burgers burgers. Once you've caught the bug (we have) you can't stop. Everything on the menu just seems slightly a little bit less enticing than the burger option. We've gathered a bunch of lovely eateries in Lewisham that offer some of the best burgers in town and are well worth a visit...

Fred's: New Crofton Park cafe off to a great start

Fred's: New Crofton Park cafe off to a great start

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 Village Deli: Hearty Breakfasts from Blackheath's finest Delicatessen

The Village Deli: Hearty Breakfasts from Blackheath's finest Delicatessen

Nestled in the centre of Blackheath, The Village Deli has been serving locals for over 30 years. As one of the longest standing local businesses in Blackheath, this delectable delicatessen provides great breakfasts and lunches to all who like hearty food served with a smile.

Deptford Pub The Royal Standard Set to Relaunch

Deptford Pub The Royal Standard Set to Relaunch

The Royal Standard, a long standing pub and hostel in Deptford, is undergoing a transformation and is set to re-emerge as a fully fledged gastropub in a few weeks time...Expect great food, a selection of craft beers, and a creative decor consisting of graffiti art and reclaimed or raw materials.

Your Guide To Summer Festivals In Lewisham

Your Guide To Summer Festivals In 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...

A Weekend Well Spent In Lewisham

A Weekend Well Spent In Lewisham

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.