Find out where in Brixton, you can relax on hammocks, stroke the ponies and see typical South London landscape in this interview with my colleague Abs. She lives in Waterloo, works in Brixton and loves walking in London. In the interview she shares about gems of Brixton to be found on foot, her favourite places in the City and tells you why it’s worth signing up with a dentist in Guy’s and St. Thomas’ hospital 😉
This walk along rail arches leading from Vauxhall to Waterloo station is less intense than most of my walks, yet it provides a good insight into industrial history and contemporary culture of the area.
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.
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.
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.
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.