Featured

A series of articles featuring people, places and/or organisations around the borough.

Family Fireworks for 2020

As locals, who have grown up and lived in South London all our lives, We are really saddened to hear that all of our best-loved local organised fireworks displays have quite rightly been cancelled due to COVID-19. We also hear that it's the same for … [Read more...]

Winter at Greenwich Peninsula

This year Greenwich Peninsula brings an Enchanted Forest to SE10 with a line-up of events guaranteed to get everyone into the festive spirit.  From winter craft and kids workshops and classic film screenings to intimate and cosy jazz … [Read more...]

Greenwich Christmas

It's that time of year again for the spectacular that is The Greenwich lantern parade and the switching on of the Greenwich Market Christmas lights! Photo Credit: Greenwich Market Children from local Primary schools will parade their … [Read more...]

Let’s talk about breasts

Boobs, jugs, melons, hooters, pillows, gazongas, knockers, fun bags, honkers, and baps. Lung protectors, beach umbrellas, traffic stoppers! We all have them. Some are small enough to fit in a champagne glass, and some need what a friend affectionately … [Read more...]

Start A September Do Over

January isn’t the only time to feel like you can get a fresh start. September is just as good of a month to begin again, even if you haven’t attended school for years now. The start of the school year gives the feel that you can try harder, be a bit … [Read more...]

Are You Ready for Room on the Broom?

The witch and her cat are travelling on their broomstick when they pick up some hitch-hikers – a friendly dog, a beautiful green bird and a frantic frog. But this broomstick’s not meant for five and – CRACK – it snaps in two... just as the hungry … [Read more...]

Become an Urban Birder

Ever walked around Greenwich Park and the surrounding streets and been amazed by the array of beautiful birds in the air? I know I have. Now, The Royal Parks charity has enlisted the help of The Urban Birder, David Lindo, to inspire a new generation of … [Read more...]

Royal Arsenal Riverside and Kidbrooke Village Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee weekend

Jubilee festivities will be in full swing at Royal Arsenal Riverside (Woolwich) and Kidbrooke Village (near Blackheath) on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 June, and everyone in the community is invited to come down to enjoy food, live music, and … [Read more...]

Mums Night Out!

Has it been a while since you got together with just the girls? Of course, that's a rhetorical question. For me, it's been about 16 months since we were together as a gang! So with the new relaxation of the social distancing rules, break out the dry … [Read more...]

Do you need a Career Kick?

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2021, Design District joined forces with SheSays London, part of a global community of over 70,000 creative women, to host an online Q&A with Alessandra Lariu and founding director of Roz Barr Architects, … [Read more...]

Who Wants Better Sleep?

Did you know March it's National Bed Month? I didn't! so I'm planning on taking full advantage this weekend with a lie- in this Sunday as its Mothering Sunday (hint hint). And I know you do... Organised by The Sleep Council, the aim is to remind us … [Read more...]

What is Birth Without Fear

During this time of uncertainty, it is crucial to have coping and handling mechanisms at your disposal for giving birth. The trusted and robustly evaluated Swedish Birth Without Fear Method, is now finally available in the UK … [Read more...]

Complaints and Unspoken Requests

We are now facing new lockdown measures that are bringing us all home again. This, I am no doubt will also bring complaints to our marital lives.  It is essential to understand that below the surface of such complaints, are feelings and needs … [Read more...]

Best Winter BBQ Guide

I'm a sucker for a BBQ and even more so in Winter and Autumn when you can curl up under blankets and sit out under the stars and eat al fresco keeping warm with comfort food. Take a look below at our top dishes for a winter BBQ and quirky English take on … [Read more...]

Summer 2022 Bucket List

What is a bucket list? Well, it's a list of experiences you'd like to achieve in a lifetime or in this case, across the summer. We love these types of lists as it gives you a helping hand in overcoming that inevitable teen or kid boredom that often … [Read more...]

Parents Pandemic Guide

So it happened. From today schools, nurseries and universities will close their doors until further notice. Every email I've received over the last few days from other organisations is the same and quite rightly so. Closed until further notice! We … [Read more...]

Putting Arts at the Heart of Education

The arts are uniquely valuable in life and in the development of our children. The study and exploration of art, drama, music and design help to hone skills that test beliefs, build knowledge and develop confidence. They offer practical, creative … [Read more...]

Greenwich Theatre Half Term

From well-known favourites to brand new shows, the school holidays at Greenwich Theatre are always packed with shows for families, and this half-term is no exception. Launching the programme on Sunday 16 February with a tale by Michael Morpurgo, … [Read more...]

Christmas at the Unicorn Theatre

This Christmas, the Unicorn Theatre is presenting spectacular family theatre for all ages. Oscar Wilde’s The Canterville Ghost is a frighteningly funny and delightfully spooky retelling of the comic novel for everyone aged 7 and over. With … [Read more...]

A Greenwich Christmas Cracker

With the festive season almost upon us (did you catch the John Lewis advert yet)? Our lovely Borough has been busy decking its halls for its annual Christmas celebrations. We hear that not only can you create and take part in spectacular parades of … [Read more...]

Greenwich Theatre Presents Sleeping Beauty

Recognised annually as one of the best in the country - the Greenwich Theatre pantomime is even more special this year as it represents a cornerstone in the theatre’s 50th anniversary celebrations - and Andrew Pollard – the dame of dames – can’t wait to … [Read more...]