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Elefest Returns!

Annual arts festival Elefest returns to Elephant & Castle this month, bringing with it another programme full of live music, exhibitions, talks and performances. Now in its 13th year, the festival is a firm favourite amongst many Londoners. Naturally, we couldn’t miss the chance to catch up with founder Rob Wray to find out what you can expect from this year’s events!

ElefestNellieSlogan Image: Elefest

We spoke to you ahead of last year’s event, but how will Elefest 2015 be different from previous years?

This year we decided to have a …

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Feeling a bit gloomy now summer’s coming to an end? Don’t fret; the fun never stops in the capital and there’s still a bunch of great events going on in September. We’ve taken a look at what’s on the cards and picked the best of the bunch to keep you occupied this month!

Jamie Ritblat, adding first spade of concrete to plinthImage: Nell Gwynn Accommodation

Totally Thames
Across the River Thames
1-30 September

Did you know the River Thames stretches for 42 miles through London? That means there’s loads of space …

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August is upon us and with the days already getting shorter (sob), it’s time to get out there and make the most of the weather! However, with so much going on in the capital, it can be difficult to know where to start. So, we’ve done the hard work for you and picked some of our favourite events hitting the capital over the next month.

CanalsideImage: Prudential RideLondon

RideLondon
1-2 August
Across London, see event timetable

A legacy of London 2012, RideLondon is exactly what it says on the tin …

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With the big day fast approaching, we imagine your Christmas presents are beautifully wrapped under the tree, you’ve just baked your final batch of mince pies and you’re feeling smug that you sent your handmade Christmas cards to your entire address book weeks ago… No? Us neither. But worry not; the answer to your Christmas woes can be found south of the river in Elephant & Castle.  

Plaza Latina in Nursery Row Park

From today, bring the little ones down to Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre for festive face painting by …

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Get ready for a Christmas market with a twist! If you’re already sick of tepid mulled wine, dry turkey and stale minced pies, you should get yourself down to London’s first Latin American Christmas Market.

Plaza Latina, which is sponsored by Delancey, is open for business in Nursery Row Park (by East Street, Southwark) on the 7th, 14th and 21st of December between 12pm and 6pm.

Plaza LatinaImage: Twitter

The market will sell traditional, authentic Christmas food from Latin America …

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