The Waterloo Festival returns this June with a lineup of thought-provoking arts, heritage and community events ... and there's still time to enter this year's short story competition.
Drinkers at the Globe Tavern in Borough Market can now enjoy a beer produced from hops grown just a few yards away in the Market Hall and flavoured with tea from a nearby trader.
Two decades after Borough Market began its transformation from a declining wholesale fruit and vegetable market to a retail centre for all kinds of food and drink, a new cookbook has been launched.
Several thousand of the ceramic poppies from the World War I centenary art installation that captured the public imagination at the Tower of London in 2014 have been brought to SE1 as the nation prepares to mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day.
The Duke of Sussex pub in Waterloo has added a portrait of the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex - Harry and Meghan - to its sign.
Southwark-based Alexander Technique teacher Peter Nobes has written a book stressing that Alexander is about more than posture.
It's exactly 150 years since Queen Victoria visited Lambeth to lay the foundation stone for the new St Thomas' Hospital on the South Bank of the Thames.
A new book - John Keats and the Medical Imagination - brings together key talks given at Guy's Hospital.
The organisers of the Waterloo Festival are inviting submissions to their writing competition on the theme of 'To Be ... To Become'.
The London Fire Brigade this week held a memorial event to mark the centenary of a fire in Lambeth that resulted in the death of seven firefighters. The tragedy remains the greatest single loss of London firefighters during peacetime.
Eleven swings have been installed outside Tate Modern's Blavatnik Building, as part of a large-scale interactive installation by Danish collective SUPERFLEX.
A local artist has written a guidebook featuring 17 of the public sculptures along the South Bank between St Thomas' Hospital and the National Theatre.
Tuesday marked the 80th anniversary of a confrontation on the streets of Bermondsey between Oswald Mosley's fascist Blackshirts and local Labour and Communist groups.
The eleventh Bermondsey Street Festival took place on Saturday, confirming the event's status as an essential part of the local calendar.
Nearly nine years after she took up residence at Southwark Cathedral, SE1's best-known cat Doorkins Magnificat is the star of a new children's book.
A 1607 document recording the burial of William Shakespeare's brother Edmond - in the church that is now Southwark Cathedral - has gone on show in a new exhibition.
Visitors to Hay's Galleria this summer are invited to pick up and drop off books at a new 'honesty library'.
As the Bermondsey Street Area Partnership celebrates more than 25 years, local people have been invited to share their photographs of the area as it was in 1992, as well as favourite images of the area as it is in 2017.
Catalan human towers drew large crowds to Borough Market during the St George's Day celebration.
A guide to William Blake's Lambeth is one of four titles in a series of pamphlets by local archivist Jon Newman to be published this summer if a crowdfunding campaign is successful.
Customers of the Draft House Tower Bridge bar have raised more than £500 for local charity Dimbleby Cancer Care through weekly pub quizzes.
A large-scale art installation made from corrugated metal has been installed around the high altar of Southwark Cathedral as the latest in a series of artistic responses to the season of Lent.
A new book on the history of Harrods has revealed that not only was the famous Knightsbridge store founded in Borough High Street but it began as a drapers rather than a grocer as widely claimed.
A large celebration at The Union Jack pub has marked a community heroes award being presented to publican, arts promoter and singer Nolia Devlin.
Mayor of Southwark Cllr Kath Whittam visited Borough Market on Tuesday where local school children were selling home-made soup in aid of charity.
For the 14th year, Southwark-based photographer Steve Hollingshead has created a limited edition calendar featuring black and white images taken at quirky London events.
A book has been published. telling the story of the Mary Seacole statue recently installed outside St Thomas' Hospital.
Two hundred years ago this month John Keats left his home in Southwark as he gave up a career in medicine in favour of poetry.
A website devoted to the history of Nelson Square has been launched by its residents.
Local filmmaker and artist Richard Miller has won a competition run by the National Portrait Gallery with his photograph of Al's Cafe in Bermondsey Street.
One of the last surviving elements of the once-extensive Sainsbury's headquarters complex in Stamford Street is being demolished.
A documentary film about the characters who live and work in Bermondsey Street is being released on DVD this weekend.
An open-air exhibition knitting together the history of Waterloo's key shopping streets has opened in Emma Cons Gardens opposite The Old Vic.
Empty shops on Bermondsey Street have been turned into a 1960s-style French high street as scenes for a new movie are filmed.
On Saturday Irene Robinson came to HMS Belfast to finish a 50,000-mile journey across 7 continents in 50 days playing the bagpipes at the world's most famous locations.
The London Fire Brigade has decorated the windows of its Union Street headquarters with historic images of fire engines and firefighters to mark the brigade's 150th anniversary.
A multidisciplinary team of students at Florida International University has created a virtual reality experience based on Bankside in the age of William Shakespeare.
The historic chapel at St Thomas' Hospital has been officially reopened and blessed after eight months of restoration work.
For the fifth year Southwark Cathedral is hosting a contemporary art installation during the season of Lent.
Key documents relating to William Shakespeare's life in London are part of a new exhibition at Somerset House to mark the 400th anniversary of the Bard's death.
The portico of Henry Wood Hall in Trinity Church Square was turned into the entrance of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on Saturday.
Four sculptures on the South Bank are among 41 post-war works of public art to be included on the national heritage list.
A group of local artists are appealing for people to share their memories of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre as they prepare a film and model of the building before it is demolished.
The 400th anniversary year of William Shakespeare's death opens with the anniversary of the death - also in 1616 - of his friend Philip Henslowe.
For the 13th year Southwark-based photographer Steve Hollingshead has created a limited edition calendar featuring images of London events.
Architects NBBJ have come up with a concept for a series of ice rinks above the River Thames on the South Bank, inspired by the frost fairs once held on the river.
A previously unknown portrait of Edward VI, only son of Henry VIII, has been discovered hidden in the art collection of Guy's and St Thomas' Charity.
Roupell Street, Whittlesey Street and Theed Street were closed this week whilst scenes for a new movie were filmed.
A 15th-century copy of the Agincourt Song, heard in Borough High Street 600 years ago, is on display at the Tower of London.
Politicians and diplomats gathered at the Soviet War Memorial in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park to observe Remembrance Sunday.
A thousand primary school pupils from Southwark and Lewisham took part in a semi-staged musical performance this week to celebrate the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt.
A scrap of wasteland at the junction of Lower Marsh and Leake Street has been turned into a small garden in a £90,000 project.
A life-sized mosasaurus burst through the South Bank riverside path on Monday to promote the Blu-ray and DVD release of the new Jurassic World movie.
A new garden in the ruins of Winchester Palace was inaugurated last week.
16 members of local acapella group Borough Market Choir have been picked to take part in Adele Thomas's production of Aeschylus' The Oresteia at Shakespeare's Globe.
The Bermondsey Street Festival continued its extraordinary run of bright, sunny days for the ninth annual event last Saturday.
Crowds lined bridges over the Thames on Wednesday lunchtime to see a flotilla of historic vessels to mark the Queen becoming Britain's longest-reigning monarch.
Hundreds of people - many waving Colombian flags - lined the banks of the Thames on Sunday night to watch the flagship of the Colombian navy pass through Tower Bridge.
A colourful new mural in an alleyway off Borough High Street has been officially unveiled by Neil Coyle MP and Captain Ian McNaught of Trinity House.
An embroidered triptych depicting City and Southwark landmarks - which took 4,000 hours over four years for four men in two prisons and one former prisoner to make - has been unveiled at Glaziers Hall.
The sun shone on the Waterloo Carnival parade as it made its way through the streets on Friday lunchtime.
Great Suffolk Street was closed to motor traffic for five hours on Saturday with the aim of making space for people to use the road space in new and creative ways.
Newly elected Bermondsey & Old Southwark MP Neil Coyle joined more than 200 local residents at a fun filled event on Peabody's Blackfriars Estate.
Gavin Tiffin, head of hospitality at Guy's and St Thomas', will this summer cycle 2,000 miles from London to Russia to raise money for charities linked to the hospitals.
Liz Browse of St Thomas' Hospital has been named the bank nurse of the year at the Nursing Standard Nurse Awards, following more than 40 years of service.
A new movie based on the long-running TV drama Spooks was released on Friday - and it makes use of lots of SE1 filming locations.
Items found during a recent archaeological dig at the Harper Road mosque have gone on display at the Museum of London.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has introduced regular monthly open days at the Lambeth Palace Garden.
Students at the City of London Academy in Lynton Road have created a giant chicken skeleton which is on display in the school's atrium.
The bleak brick walls of the Greenwood Theatre at the corner of Snowsfields and Weston Street have been transformed by the creation of a new 'pocket park' designed by Dame Zandra Rhodes and Joe Swift.
The St George in Southwark Festival made a comeback this year with a day of celebrations centred on St George the Martyr church in Borough High Street.
An ecumenical twinning agreement between Southwark and Rouen cathedrals has been reaffirmed by a new generation with a signing ceremony at Southwark Cathedral.
The second in a series of three sculptures to be exhibited in Bermondsey Square has been unveiled.
Broadcaster Jonathan Dimbleby is taking on an endurance challenge this summer in celebration of the charity founded in honour of his father, Richard, who died 50 years ago this year.
A new artwork has been unveiled at Guy's Hospital in honour of those who have donated organs and helped save the lives of others.
Southwark Cathedral's churchyard was taken over by a BBC film crew on Thursday shooting scenes for a new adaptation of John Le Carré's 'The Night Manager'.
Southwark mayor Cllr Sunil Chopra this week presided at the unveiling of a new sundial on The Queen's Walk alongside Potters Fields Park.
The graffiti tunnel under Waterloo Station was taken over by female artists on Sunday to celebrate International Women's Day
Just in time for St Valentine's Day, Cyclehoop has teamed up with Hackney-based artist Graham McLoughlin and the British Heart Foundation to place 14 heart-shaped cycle stands across Central London.
A giant statue of Shaun the Sheep has been installed on the South Bank to mark the launch of the latest Aardman Animations movie.
Southwark Council has published a new profile of the residents of Borough, Bankside and Walworth based on information from the 2011 census.
Parliament celebrated its 750th birthday on Monday with a metre-long cake created by the National Bakery School at London South Bank University.
60 recycled fruit juice drums have been installed in the streets of Waterloo as part of a project make the area greener and increase local biodiversity.
This year's Nativity scene at Southwark Cathedral is rather different to usual: the figures have no faces, arms or legs.
If you're in need of a last-minute Christmas gift - or simply a way of keeping track of the coming year on your own wall - then two 2015 calendars featuring local images are now available.
A striking black and white photograph of London Bridge Station seen from The Shard is one of dozens of images featured in a new exhibition at Waterloo Station.
The front room of William Blake's house in Hercules Road, Lambeth, has been recreated for a new exhibition at Oxford's Ashmolean Museum.
Blackfriars Settlement is looking for volunteers to work with older people.
The achievements of a Blackfriars Road resident were recognised at the fifth annual Peabody Volunteer Awards held at City Hall last month.
With white walls and minimalist displays, for one day only Borough Market adopted the design aesthetic of a well-known electronics and computer company with its 'Real' Apple Store.
An American author has published a book of children's stories including a tale inspired by Elephant & Castle tube station.
A sculpture inspired by a science-fiction film has been installed in Bermondsey Square.
Good weather drew thousands of people to Bermondsey Street Festival on Saturday.
Bankside Open Spaces Trust has been awarded a special Champion of Champions certificate by London/Britain in Bloom for the second year running.
The Queensborough Community Centre on the Scovell Estate has marked its 30th anniversary with a party.
The Bermondsey Project is celebrating five years at the Crosse & Blackwell factory in Willow Walk.
A restaurant and bar at County Hall on the South Bank has installed a division bell which gives MPs an eight-minute warning to make their way across the river to vote in the lobbies of the Palace of Westminster.
The centenary of foreign secretary George Brown, born on 2 September 1914 just a month into the First World War, falls this year.
A watercolour of Blackfriars Railway Bridge is one of two Thames-related paintings to be displayed on posters at river piers and tube stations around London.
A Lambeth councillor has raised more than £1,000 for the Garden Museum with a 78-mile walk round the Capital Ring orbital footpath ... and now the museum's boss plans to swim the Thames from Oxford to London.
Six young people trained by a Kennington-based charity were employed as marshals on a film set in Waterloo last month.
As the Gibbon's Rent garden celebrates its second anniversary, a new book exchange cabinet has been added to the green oasis just yards away from the bustle of Tooley Street.
Anna Robinson's second poetry collection Into the Woods has been launched with a party in Lower Marsh.
The Dog and Pot sign opposite Southwark Station in Blackfriars Road is featured in a new exhibition at the Charles Dickens Museum.
Great British Bake Off finalist Kimberley Wilson and Konditor & Cook founder Gerhard Jenne this week judged Waterloo's very own cake competition.
Competitors in the Port of London Challenge assembled near the National Theatre on Thursday evening to set off on a 4.4 mile race up the Thames.
Bus passengers in Southwark Street could be forgiven for being confused by the new bus stop flags installed this week by Transport for London.
Passengers on bus route 100 between Elephant & Castle and Shadwell enjoyed free rides on a 66-year-old vintage RT bus on Saturday.
A World War I warship permanently moored on the River Thames has been given a startling new livery as part of the commemorations of the centenary of the start of the conflict.
Waterloo resident and community activist Veronica Planton has been remembered with an exhibition of her paintings, drawings and sketches.
Photographer Chloe Dewe Mathews has brought together pictures of Southwark's black majority churches in an exhibition at Tate Modern called Sunday Service.
The eleventh annual Waterloo Carnival procession took to the streets on Friday lunchtime.
Decorated benches in the shape of an open book have appeared around Bankside and London Bridge as part of a London-wide initiative by the National Literacy Trust.
Residents, businesses and organisations in Bermondsey are invited to enter this year's competition to celebrate gardening prowess.
Bermondsey & Old Southwark MP Simon Hughes took up a challenge from a local coach this weekend and enjoyed a game of tennis at Tanner Street Park.
A 'book bin' for unwanted books has been installed at the Leathermarket JMB offices in Leathermarket Street, Bermondsey.
Students from the under-16 girls' basketball team at the City of London Academy have been celebrating today after winning the London School of Basketball's Community Basketball League finals earlier this month.
Volunteers from across the borough were honoured for their exceptional work for the community at the Southwark Civic Awards held last week.
Maria Moruzzi was uncharacteristically lost for words on Friday when Borough Market trustees, staff and traders descended on Maria's Market Cafe to celebrate her 50-year association with the market.
Former England footballer John Barnes visited Southwark Underground Station on Tuesday to launch a partnership between Transport for London and football website ESPNFC to bring live World Cup updates to tube passengers this summer.
Drummers and buglers from the Royal Marines Band Service visited the City of London Academy in Bermondsey last week.
The Saturday morning farmers' market in Bermondsey Square is inviting new traders to join the regular stalls.
Two delftware cats probably made in Southwark more than three centuries ago are among the lots in Bonhams Fine British Pottery sale on Wednesday 21 May.
Playwright Nell Dunn joined John Constable at the Boot & Flogger for the launch of his book Spark in the Dark.
The Horses and dray from Harvey's Brewery in Lewes, Sussex, have visited the Royal Oak in Southwark.
Borough Market has introduced free wireless internet access for shoppers.
The Queen's row barge Gloriana startled those out for a Sunday afternoon stroll on the South Bank when it made its way down the Thames as part of the Tudor Pull.
A pupil at St Joseph's Catholic Primary School in the Borough has been named as one of the winners of this year's Fourth Plinth School Awards.
Gerhard Jenne, founder of the cake shop, has published a recipe book 'Konditor & Cook: Deservedly Legendary Baking' featuring some of his popular cakes.
Bankside Open Spaces Trust and Sumner Buildings residents held a garden party last Saturday to launch their new food garden and celebrate the 24 food growing projects which form part of 'Edible Bankside'.
The organisers of the Waterloo Festival have teamed up with the British Film Institute to launch this year's film score composition competition.
Actress Lesley Sharp - currently appearing at the National Theatre on the South Bank - led a Q&A session with GCSE drama pupils at the Globe Academy this week.
Architectural historian and broadcaster Dan Cruickshank last week visited the Kirkaldy Testing Museum in Southwark Street.
For the second year running Bankside Open Spaces Trust and the City Bridge Trust are offering individuals and community organisations small grants to help kick-start or sustain local gardening and greening projects.
Children from a number of SE1 schools enjoyed free visits to South Bank attractions this week as part of an initiative by Merlin Entertainments.
Globe Academy pupil Samuel Japhet-Mathias has been recognised as one of Europe's top 40 basketball players in his age group.
A new weekend market launched in Waterloo's Lower Marsh on Saturday.
Southwark Cathedral's programme of events to mark the centenary of the start of World War I began last week with the launch of a reprint of a key book.
This week Shakespeare's Globe hosted a performance by Southwark school pupils to celebrate the 450th anniversary of the birth of the Bard.
A 14th-century jug found during excavations at the Wheatsheaf pub in Borough Market has now gone on display.
Eagled-eyed passers-by will have noticed a flash of colour against the grey February skies on Tooley Street this week as Southwark Council shows its support for LGBT History Month.
The long-awaited new Foyles Bookshop at Waterloo Station opened its doors on Saturday morning.
The organisers of a one-day event that will see Southwark Street and Blackfriars Road closed to motor traffic have appealed for local residents to get involved.
Hundreds of street homeless people across the country are being denied the basic human rights of access to shelter, drinking water, sanitation and food, according to a coalition of housing and human rights groups.
Hiver - a honey beer - has been created by a Bermondsey resident and is available at a number of local bars.
A London filmmaker has produced a short video showing how London has changed over the past eight and half decades.
Patients and pupils at Evelina London Children's Hospital and its school had an early Christmas treat when the stars of the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing popped in for a visit.
Simon Hughes MP was so impressed with Walworth Academy's social enterprise project he has invited pupils to sell their wares at the House of Commons.
Visitors to Shad Thames on Wednesday found the street covered in gold 'cobbles'.
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