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Africa Live Festival @ The Elephant and The Nun 2014

This weekend sees the return of the Elephant & Nun, a quirky arts festival in Southwark involving local artists and the community. A host of different areas will be taking over Burgess Park in Camberwell, south London, including the Global Local Stage, The Village Hall Experience, The Aylesbury Live, Plug In To Perform, Kinetika Bloco parade, Rumble in the Jumble, Irvin’s Funfair and Burgess BMX. 144 more words


Alf Collins and Gaumont: south-east London's cinematic past

This is a guest post for Silent London by Tony Fletcher, film historian at the Cinema Museum, about director-actor Alf Collins. Some of Collins’ Gaumont films will be shown… 979 more words

Silent Film

black, white and a hint of chocolate

I remember my father turning our bathroom in to a photographic darkroom, not really understanding what was happening, and not being allowed in. A few years later it was my turn to stand in the dark bathroom to transfer the film from the camera to the spool ready for developing the images, eyes wide open – as if that would help! 489 more words


Silk Road, Camberwell

There seems to be little point in crafting an introduction to this restaurant as it has, in recent years, become the worst kept secret in south London.  952 more words


The Beautiful South

I’ve been in London for 12 years, and spent most of those in complete ignorance of South London. I wasn’t disrespectful of it, I just didn’t have much of a reason to go there. 605 more words

General Things

Finally in London :) Show Build-up

I arrived to London on July 1st, 5 hours trip from Amman, and finally got to meet Jonathan, Chika, Matt and Terry in person, along with London based students, and see the MA space at Camberwell. 118 more words