Tuesday, 23 May 2017

People are hijacking Theresa May's campaign in the most British way possible [TWEETS] | The Canary

People are hijacking Theresa May's campaign in the most British way possible [TWEETS] | The Canary
... The posters appeared in Camden, Soho, Southwark, Kennington, Kentish Town and Peckham, according to onlookers. That’s a fair amount of ground for one person to cover. So perhaps it’s not the work of one lone individual; but the beginning of a “strong and stable my arse” craze that’s about to sweep through the capital and beyond. ...

Monday, 22 May 2017

Caribbean cricket fans in London - a history | The Voice Online

Caribbean cricket fans in London - a history | The Voice Online

... THE KENNINGTON OVAL will become the fourth cricket ground to host its 100th Test match when England take on South Africa in July. ...

London's Old Street station in lockdown after body found | Daily Mail Online

London's Old Street station in lockdown after body found | Daily Mail Online
... The tragic discovery caused travel chaos on a large chunk of the Northern Line with services affected between Kennington and Camden Town via Bank. ...

Saturday, 20 May 2017

What Happened To The Teams That Competed In The First Ever FA Cup? | Londonist

What Happened To The Teams That Competed In The First Ever FA Cup? | Londonist
... The brainchild of the FA's secretary Charles Alcock, the debut FA Cup was ultimately won by London side Wanderers in a match at the Kennington Oval. It's doubtful the play itself would have been recognisable as the beautiful game we enjoy today. This was a sport of low tactics, and no goalkeepers... or even crossbars. ...

SU celebrates 150 years of ministry :: Inspire Magazine

SU celebrates 150 years of ministry :: Inspire Magazine
... For SU England and Wales, where SU began, staff, volunteers and supporters will gather on 2 June for a day of prayer and celebration at St Mark’s Church in Kennington. During the afternoon participants will visit sites around London for prayer and praise including a prayer walk in Islington where the ministry began. ...

Friday, 19 May 2017

Bar news | Hayman's gins set to move to new distillery in London

Bar news | Hayman's gins set to move to new distillery in London
... James Burrough’s original distillery in Cale Street in Chelsea became famous for its Beefeater gin. Its success led to the distillery moving to a larger site in Lambeth and then to Kennington where it continues to be made to this day – now part of drinks group Pernod Ricard. ...

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Southwark residents urged to join campaign for change to noisy Heathrow flight paths - Southwark News

Southwark residents urged to join campaign for change to noisy Heathrow flight paths - Southwark News
... After months of running her Plane Hell campaign, Southwark Community Action Network has got on board, and Bridget has received support from residents in Camberwell, Kennington and Peckham. ...

Director Daisy Evans talks to the News about her Silent Opera project at the Vaults Theatre - Southwark News

Director Daisy Evans talks to the News about her Silent Opera project at the Vaults Theatre - Southwark News
... Opera lover and director extraordinaire Daisy Evans was born in West London, but as soon as she was old enough she moved to the Beautiful South, where she still resides in Kennington. ...

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

General Election 2017: Is pollution in London an issue? - BBC News

General Election 2017: Is pollution in London an issue? - BBC News
... This group in Kennington is part of a growing movement where schoolchildren and parents are trying to get the air in London cleaned up. I have filmed groups in north London, in Soho and in Kennington. ... Well these children in Kennington managed to get Labour, the Liberal Democrats, the Greens and the Women's Equality Party to attend their event and get them to sign up to a Clean Air Pledge. ...

Counter Bar and Brasserie Vauxhall, London | RestaurantNewsRelease.com

Counter Bar and Brasserie Vauxhall, London | RestaurantNewsRelease.com
... Counter’s head chef Mahrez Loukal trained under Alain Ducasse, became head chef at Michelin-starred Chez Bruce, and returned last year to London after four years as executive chef for three brasseries, including La Rotonde de la Villette, in Paris. His experience in French cuisine and knowledge of where to source the freshest local British ingredients, including from local artisans like the Kennington Bakery, shine through in the delicious and modern cooking at Counter. ...

New homes in south London: former squats in Kennington get a boost with Georgian-style townhouses and Northern line extension | Homes and Property

New homes in south London: former squats in Kennington get a boost with Georgian-style townhouses and Northern line extension | Homes and Property
Taking the place of a derelict terrace near Kennington Park; a new scheme is launching with flats, houses, gardens and parking spaces. ... Kennington seems stuck in time while dramatic change takes place all around it, especially in Vauxhall and Elephant & Castle. ... The Northern line Tube extension from Kennington to Battersea Power Station is causing people to look at the area with fresh eyes and not just cricket fans who want to be near the Kia Oval. Listed, recently refurbished Kennington Park now boasts a pretty flower garden and new green space leading to St Agnes Place a low-rise scheme of 58 Georgian-style houses and flats. ...

Sunday, 14 May 2017

Three Cheers Pub Co announce eighth site | The Caterer

Three Cheers Pub Co announce eighth site | The Caterer
... The existing portfolio within the group includes the Abbeville, Avalon and Stonehouse in Clapham; the Bollingbroke and the Lathchmere in Battersea; the Tommyfield in Kennington and the Rosedale in Dulwich. ...

Friday, 12 May 2017

Booking now open for Psychology4Students 2017 | BPS Beta Site

Booking now open for Psychology4Students 2017 | BPS Beta Site
... The first event will be held at the Nottingham Conference Centre on 21 November, with the second at The Kia Oval, home of Surrey County Cricket Club, in Kennington, South London on 5 December. ...

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Thursday, 11 May 2017

Elderly pedestrian dies of injuries five months after collision with cyclist in Chelsea - Get West London

Elderly pedestrian dies of injuries five months after collision with cyclist in Chelsea - Get West London
... Detectives from the Met’s Roads and Transport Policing Command are not naming the victim, but say he lived alone in Kennington and that they are still trying to trace next of kin, more than six months after the accident. ...

Honoured - hero George who stood on grenade to save brothers in arms - Southwark News

Honoured - hero George who stood on grenade to save brothers in arms - Southwark News
... Nearly 100 years to the day since his death, tributes have been paid to perhaps the bravest man to have ever come from Kennington.
A memorial service to celebrate the achievements of World War One hero and Victoria Cross recipient Corporal George Jarratt, was held at Kennington Park on May 5, in which a ceremonial paving stone was unveiled in his honour.
George was born in Kennington on July 20, 1891, and lived in White Hart Street. ... News of the violence, and the bravery George displayed, quickly became public knowledge back in Britain, and among his old friends and family in Kennington. ... Speaking after the ceremony last week at the Civilian War Memorial Path in Kennington Park, George’s grandson Terry Harwood told of how he had grown up hearing the story from their grandmother Gertrude.
Terry and his two brothers were raised in Romford by George’s daughter Joyce, who was also born in Kennington. The 69-year-old told the News: “As children we were aware of our grandfather because we had his Victoria Cross at home. I remember it well.” ...

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

The curse of Grand Designs? Owners of nine-storey water tower that featured in TV show knock £2million off the asking price | Daily Mail Online

The curse of Grand Designs? Owners of nine-storey water tower that featured in TV show knock £2million off the asking price | Daily Mail Online
... The converted Victorian water tower, on the site of the former Lambeth workhouse in Kennington, south London, is now on the market for £4.75million. In April, the asking price was a reported £6.5million.
... The converted Victorian water tower, on the site of the former Lambeth workhouse in Kennington, south London, is now on sale for £4.75million
The converted Victorian water tower, on the site of the former Lambeth workhouse in Kennington, south London, is now on sale for £4.75million
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Monday, 8 May 2017

Archivist Ale: Royal Oak’s tribute to Stephen Humphrey [4 May 2017]

Archivist Ale: Royal Oak’s tribute to Stephen Humphrey [4 May 2017]

Saturday, 6 May 2017

Out There On Fried Meat Ridge Rd review - Entertainment Focus

Out There On Fried Meat Ridge Rd review - Entertainment Focus
... The show’s debut in the West End follows a successful run at the White Bear Theatre in Kennington, but its success across the pond has already spawned two sequels. This is the only aspect of the play which isn’t surprising: funny, ingenious and wonderfully heart-warming, Out There On Fried Meat Ridge Rd. is one of the best shows I’ve seen all year. ...

Friday, 5 May 2017

London is the place to bee: why bees in our capital are thriving | Metro News


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London is the place to bee: why bees in our capital are thriving | Metro News
... ‘In fact, London has a higher density of honey bees than anywhere else in the country’, says Tristam Sutton, apiary manager and beekeeping association trustee, speaking from Walworth Garden at Kennington, south London. ... 




Tuesday, 2 May 2017

QPR news: Prince’s Trust sets up west London base at Loftus Road to help more youngsters | London Evening Standard

QPR news: Prince’s Trust sets up west London base at Loftus Road to help more youngsters | London Evening Standard
... Four members of staff from The Prince’s Trust will work at the Championship club’s Loftus Road home to help support disadvantaged people in the area aged 13 to 30. The trust already has a centre in Poplar serving east London and another in Kennington for the south of the capital. ...

Six FREE things to do in London this week

Six FREE things to do in London this week
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Cheap Cuts

London’s annual free documentary festival returns with a weekend of films spanning mental health, race, migration and the people who make those sand sculptures on the South Bank. The Cinema Museum. Tube: Kennington. Fri May 5-Sun May 7. ...