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People, Places and Perspectives: Fanni Sutus

Photography degree students from the University of Arts London (UAL) London College of Communication (LCC) took part in a creative project to showcase the essence of Elephant & Castle. We spoke to one of the photographers, Fanni Sutus, about her images and inspiration. Headshot credit: Mon Levchenkova www.monlev.com What’s your name? And a little about you as a person (background, …

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The animals went in two by two

London Zoo is certainly the place to visit today to see wild and wonderful creatures in the capital, but in the 1800s Walworth was home to the only zoo in the UK to have giraffes as its residents. The new piece of public artwork at Walworth Square, produced by London-based artist Kerry Lemon, celebrates the animals that once called this …

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Enough Eateries to Feed an Elephant

Looking for places to eat near Elephant and Castle? This area boasts eclectic tastes and authenticity, meaning you’ll find the right eateries and restaurants for whatever mood you find yourself in. Here are some of our top picks. Chee McA local favourite for some of London’s most popular KoFC (Korean Fried Chicken). If you take a short walk down Walworth …

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Bringing Burns Night to London

If you like drinking, eating and dancing, then you’ll love celebrating Burns Night on 25 January. This annual Scottish tradition celebrates poet and songwriter Robert Burns, who strongly endorsed food, fun and frivolity. Here are the five best ways to celebrate in London… 1. Go to a ceilidhGet into the Scottish spirit by going to a traditional ceilidh – Burns …

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Choreographer Siobhan Davies keeps Elephant and Castle dancing

When pioneering choreographer Siobhan Davies CBE built a dance studio in Elephant and Castle in 2006, it was the fulfilment of a dream. Photographs by Peter Cook A dancer and choreographer with the London Contemporary Dance Theatre for 15 years, Davies decided to set up her own company in 1988. The result was the Siobhan Davies Dance Company, which has …

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How to kick start your 2019

January is the month when many of us make plans and resolutions to live a healthier life, but it is important to look after yourself throughout the year. No matter what your resolutions, we suggest some of the best ways to kick-start 2019 in a happy and healthy way. Southwark Council believes there are  five simple ways to improve wellbeing: …

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Elephant Park welcomes Mercato Metropolitano with MM Factory

Mercato Metropolitano (MM) is coming to Elephant Park. The MM Factory will open in summer, on Walworth Square and Sayer Street, and will be the first of its kind. It will offer the local community a unique and sustainable dining experience, as well as being a supportive social hub centred on a love of food. In addition to its signature …