Sun 22 Oct. Our Plastic World

Sunday 22nd October 2017


Black HIstory Re-enactment Walk



Nothing to do during the long Summer holidays? Are you between 7 and 16 years of age?
The Parish Church of St. Mary Newington in Kennington Park Road (nearest tube Kennington) invites you to a Music Summer School from the 11th to the 17th August 2014. With guidance from three experienced performers and teachers, you will be able to take part in a creative music and drama project, based on themes from the Bible.There will be performances on the Friday afternoon and the Sunday morning, and there will be an outing midweek for Ten-Pin Bowling.

Children of any faith or none are equally welcome.

Course Fee

£50 Concessions £20

For more information please contact David Powell on 07973 715 034
or e-mail

Write to the Elephant: the starring role

According to the official site, “STARS is the theme for 2012’s National Poetry Day”.

So far, no stars have been mentioned for our Write to the Elephant event on October 4th.

In case the star at the heart of Write to the Elephant is not obvious, we hereby make it plain:

a star is shown

Black History Revelations Walk

The eminent grassroots African- Carribbean Historian Steve Martin is staging one of his walks in association with us On October 7th 11am & 3pm. The theme is ‘Revolution’ and in between Steve informing us of the effect and impact these characters had on our lives we will also encounter them along the way – brought to life by actors. Come and join us on this revelatory walk through the streets of Londons oldest borough to hear what these people have to say…….

Its free but Places are going fast. We meet outside the Cuming Museum
Walworth Rd and start prompt at 11am & 3pm.

To book visit

Write to the Elephant

To celebrate National Poetry Day on October 4th, NEON is putting on a special Elephantine poetry reading: Write to the Elephant. People are invited to write poems during their journeys towards Elephant & Castle and bring them to the event for readings, friendly discussion and networking.

To galvanize passing poets into action, various poetical methods are suggested, some of them newly devised for the occasion. The evening will be hosted by Paul Taylor, who will also offer a performance of trombone poetry, including music specially created for this event. Poems may also be submitted for publishing on the NEON Review site.

Write to the Elephant will be at 7:30pm on Thursday October 4th, upstairs at:
The Ship
68 Borough Road

free admission

tubes: Borough / Elephant & Castle
buses: 35, 40, 133, 343, C10

Morley Gallery exhibition


Wednesday 22 August


Crossway United Reformed Church, 100 New Kent Road

A group of architecture students from London Metropolitan University has spent the past year working in and around Elephant & Castle trying to gain an understanding of the people and area and looking at Lend Lease’s proposals for the Heygate Estate. The group has produced a collection of projects which aimed to critique the developer’s masterplan proposals.

Info & map from SE1 Direct

Walworth Road Petrol Station

Southwark Council and Lendlease is offering to let this 0.12Ha brownfield site, located along Walworth Road and within Elephant and Castle Regeneration Area, to interested parties who will provide A1 and B1 uses with ancillary A3 and D1 creative galleries/studio uses.

Their vision for the site is a scheme providing flexible easy-to-let temporary accommodation that will generate early regeneration benefits for the community in the form of business, training and employment opportunities.

For more information and a full brief, contact: Farhad Nakendo on 0207 525 5359 /

Closing date for delivery of expressions of interest: noon 28 June 2012.

St Georges Circus Living

Discovered this interesting wordpress site St George’s Circus Living. Latest post has details of an exhibition at the Elephant and Castle shopping centre that finishes today. Catch it while you can.

The Castle Event