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Whats on in SE16, London

20 09, 2014

Meet Up September 14

Rotherhithe and Bermondsey have a lot of people who want to see the area flourish. Some are old hands who have been involved with their neighbours and the community for decades. Others are coming to it out of interest, dipping their toes in the water to see if it suits them. On the whole these [...]

17 09, 2014

Waste and Recycling

We all produce a lot of waste. Every year, the average person in the UK produces over 500kg of waste. Much of it is hidden from our eyes by being part of other people's waste - as in packaging put in street bins - or flushed down the toilet. But in Southwark we are asked [...]

11 09, 2014

Open House 2014

London has an amazing mixture of great buildings. We have jewels such as the Tower of London and - some would argue - the Thames Barrier and less exalted but nonetheless entrancing structures such as the Dr Johnson's House and Brockwell Lido. What strikes the observer is how diverse in age, size, style and context these [...]

5 09, 2014

Getting Together – 18 September

Bringing SE16 together and creating a sense of pride in the area is part of the goal of I Live in SE16. That goal is reflected in the SE16Hour which meets each week on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm on Twitter. We chat about what's current in Bermondsey and Rotherhithe and have fun with quizzes and [...]

21 08, 2014

Totally Thames – September 14 Festival

Do you remember the Thames Festival of past years? Well that was an annual week in mid-September of river-focused frivolities. It all ended with a massive firework extravaganza on the final night with a riverside parade of amazing artistic creations all alight in the growing dusk of a September evening. Building on the success of [...]

9 08, 2014

Ships, Clocks and Stars

In SE16, we are privileged to be located so close to the greatest maritime museum in the UK: the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. They have just opened a new show Ships, Clocks and Stars celebrating the Quest for Longitude. To mark the 300th anniversary of the passing of the Longitude Act in July 1714, this [...]

17 07, 2014

Meeting up makes sense

This website I Live in SE16 is a collaboration between some friends who want to make things better for everyone in SE16. We are very aware that providing information and signposting for residents, business people and visitors is not enough to make our community more dynamic. Alongside the website of course is our Facebook page the Instagram [...]

16 07, 2014

Grow Local

Last Sunday Time and Talents and New Leaf held a Planting Day for Adams Gardens estate in Rotherhithe. The idea was to plant up a couple of neglected patches of land with the help of residents from the estate. The project also planted uo a series of balcony boxes with both edible and ornamental plants [...]

11 07, 2014

First SE16Hour TweetUp

The date was set, the venue chosen, the invitations issued. Last night we discovered the people behind the Twitter handles! Some old friends, some new faces. Lots of chatter, discussion and exchange about life in Bermondsey and Rotherhithe. Some folk had their pies, others stuck to crisps and peanuts. But we met, we talked and [...]

10 07, 2014

Our Big Gig: Lights Camera Action

Our Big Gig: Lights Camera Action is a FREE Saturday of workshops for 16-24 yr olds interested in a career in the Creative Arts. Professional workshop facilitators will lead workshops in dance, poetry, song writing and DJ-ing skills. It's being held on Saturday 12 July 14:00-22:00 at the renowned TriSpace Gallery (http://trispacegallery.com/) at The Biscuit Factory, Drummond Road, Bermondsey [...]