March 2017

Secrets of Bloomsbury

Discovering the secrets of Bloomsbury

Posted on March 31, 2017

Alana Pryce, is head of press and media at October Gallery, central London gallery known for exhibiting contemporary, international, avant-garde works. She also loves walking in London and has walked miles in Bloomsbury, Fitzrovia and beyond.
In this interview she shares her top secrets of Bloomsbury to visit on your trip to London or over the lunchtime, if you work nearby.

Old Paradise Yard

Discover the creative hidden gem of South London

Posted on March 24, 2017

Old Paradise Yard is an entrepreneurial hub hidden in back streets of Waterloo. It’s an example of inspiring modern architecture and creative use of space in South London. Find out about its presence and past as well as what its residents think of the place and where else they recommend to go in the area.

Mosaics in the rail tunnel on Carlisle Road

Southbank Mosaics: In the footsteps of William Blake

Posted on March 17, 2017

In today’s post David Tootill, director and founder of Southbank Mosaics, social enterprise that works with young people in trouble with the law, shares about the walk in the footsteps of William Blake, English poet, painter, and printmaker, who lived in Lambeth. Southbank Mosaics has turned some of his works into mosaics that you can see in South London.

one of the sketches from the Shadow Street

Deborah Mason: Courtenay Street’s very own artist in residence

Posted on March 10, 2017

Are you wonder what artist in residence on Courtenay Street may be doing? Read the interview with Deborah Mason, artist living on Courtenay Street, who engaged with local community to get to know it better and produced some art works specifically about the street.

red bike frame

Your place to go in South London: Courtenay Street

Posted on March 3, 2017

Short walk before or after work? A different place to take your friends on a weekend walk? Courtenay Street in Kennington is your answer. It attracts because of its distinctive architecture and atmosphere. Located near Vauxhall and Waterloo stations is also place to see for those visiting London.

Welcome to Walk & Talk. I’m Joanna and I love strolling in London. Here, I share with you about the best walks in different parts of the capital. Happy walking!

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