Summertime is finally upon is! Take advantage of the warm and sunny weather while you can this summer and check out these South London summer festivals. This is the place to find out about the delicious food and incredible music this summer has in store!
It’s that time of year again folks! The late great saint Nicholas is making his final preparations to come and issue blessings upon the world and shower us all with gifts and good cheer. The spirit of Christmas is always present early in London with a tour de force of decorations, lights, carol singers and shoppers traipsing all over to find the perfect gifts. Possibly the most joyful and good will event to get you in the Christmas spirit are the local markets that get put on in areas to celebrate Christmas on a local level. South London is great at hosting these festive markets, and it’s our job to let you know about the different markets happening across the area. Here’s the round up of the different Christmas markets happening this year in South London.
Markets may seem like a lost pleasure in this day and age of instant internet shopping, but there is still something special about meandering around the many stalls on offer and finding something truly unique. Whether it evokes happy memories of your childhood, you want to find a new trinket or you want some yummy food, South London has a market that is perfect for you.
“We gonna rock down to Electric Avenue and then we’ll take it higher” sang Eddy Grant in his 1982 hit single. The song - his response to the 1981 Brixton riots - centred on one of the area’s most famous streets and home to part of Brixton Markets. Brixton Markets now comprises of the street market down Electric Avenue, Pope’s Road and Brixton Station Road plus the arcades of Brixton Village, Market Row and Reliance Arcade.