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Scone With the Wind at Brixton Village

Brixton on a sunny Saturday morning is something that can’t really be described. It has to be seen, smelt, tasted and heard to really understand it. As you step off the tube and wander towards Brixton Village you’re confronted by TFL workers embracing and laughing as they take over from each other on shifts, 90s R’n’B  blaring out of an enormous butchers where queues of people are lining up for chops, gospel music and shouting as preachers attempt to inspire those  ...

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Eats and Drinks, London, Pubs, South

Pub Pondering: The Kings Arms, Waterloo

Whenever I stroll through the terrace lined streets of Waterloo by the railway, I seem to block out the screeching of the tracks and instead feast upon the rows and rows of little station cottages. I find them industrially romantic, each boasting a different colour door to inspire some beauty in the Georgian two-up-two down pattern.   Nestled here amongst the smoke scarred bricks and mortar lies The Kings Arms. You’ll know it because come 5.30 on a weekday, folk are spilling out  ...

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Culture, Eats and Drinks, Eats and Drinks, Events, Lifestyle, London, Pubs, Restaurants and bars, South, Theatre, West-End

One way to spend a weekend in London

There are worst ways to spend a weekend than this. STEP ONE: SATURDAY LUNCHTIME. Head to your nearest excellent North London boozer for pints of guest ale and pork scratchings made on site. They are THE WORST THINGS YOU CAN PUT INTO YOUR BODY (bar blue WKD perhaps) but they taste oh so fucking good. MMMMM COME TO ME SALTY PORK FAT. STEP TWO: SATURDAY NIGHT Grab your mates, jump on the tube and head to the Southbank for cocktails and LOLZ (fyi, the Concrete Bar by the Hayward Gallery at the  ...

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Culture, Events, London, Music, South, Theatre

Festival of Neighbourhood Finale at The Southbank Centre

All Summer the wonderful Southbank Centre has been running a Festival of Neighbourhood, crammed to the hilt and teeming with events, performances and workshops all linked by the theme of neighbourhood, bringing the folk and communities of London closer together. Choirs, bake sales, crafting, gardening, country dancing- you name it.  The Southbank Centre is such a beacon in the Arts world, celebrating what it is to be human and express oneself through art and community at all times, with so  ...

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