The Vegetable Nannies invite you to join them in their Allotment for a bit of gardening and childcare. They love nothing more than proudly showing off their allotment cherubs. Come and get stuck into the daily duties of feeding, bathing and caring for the baby fruits and vegetables. Audiences are encouraged to befriend, feed and comfort all manner of earthen toddlers, such as Barbara the downhill-racing watermelon, Jessica, the Sweet-Potato beauty queen & David, the talented little Marrow whose ambition is to become a stage actor. Part of London Bridge Open Kitchen 2018, performances are FREE. Come to the Allotment at the Tooley Street entrance of London Bridge station to meet these legendary legumes on Saturday 30 June: 1215-1300hrs 1400-1445hrs 1545-1630hrs Or watch out for the Vegetable Nannies as they take their young vegetables out of the ground for a day trip. So, if you see an old pram brimming with some beautiful bouncing baby vegetables, come over and say hello. 1300-1345hrs 1445-1530hrs 1630-1715hrs In association with Plunge Boom.
Sunday 22 April 6pm – 8pm free dance class and performance with Dickson Mbi and Bim Malcomson The Scoop at London Bridge City, Queen’s Walk, London SE1 2DB FREE Team London Bridge invite you to join world-renowned dancer Dickson Mbi and teacher Bim Malcomson to learn and perform Pina Bausch’s iconic dance work the Nelken Line. You don’t need to be a trained dancer, we are looking for everyone who likes to move, is happy to walk and learn gestural phrases for the arms. Watch the dance here. Learn the dance here www.pinabausch.org/en/projects/the-nelken-line We will be filming everyone dancing on location at the Riverside to create a short film for the internet. Please Note: Don’t bring bags or valuables with you. Dress for changeable weather and wear comfortable shoes. Tell your friends! Book Eventbrite at: https://thenelkenline_hive.eventbrite.co.uk For further Information: email@example.com With thanks to Potters Fields Park Management Trust, London Bridge City, King’s College London – Guy’s Campus and Network Rail.
The biggest Polish Festival in the United Kingdom, annually held in Potters Fields Park by Tower Bridge. Bringing a taste of Poland to London’s South bank this family friendly festival will introduce London residents and visitors to traditional and contemporary Polish music, arts and cuisine. The festival will combine a variety of attractions for children and adults, including face painting, giant bubble shows, Polish national dances and live music including prominent Polish musicians. Click here for more information
Find out more about the Leather Industry in the Bermondsey Street area Thursday 15 February at 6.30pm In 1730 Queen Anne granted a royal charter and 100 years later, tanneries and other leather work covered our area. By 1980, it had all gone. Jennie Howells, local historian will be sharing this history with us on Thursday 15 February at The Hive (Team London Bridge), 1 Melior Place, London SE1 3SZ. Drinks from 6.30pm, talk at 7pm. To book your FREE place, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. This event is organised by BSAP (Bermondsey Street Area Partnership).
Whether you are new to the area or are just keen to learn more about the neighbourhood, our FREE guided walking tour of London Bridge provides a fascinating insight into this historically rich part of London. This particular tour is a repeat of a popular route which looks at the story of London Bridge and the history of Southwark and the river. Meeting at 5.50pm for a 6pm departure, the walk will start at The Scoop at More London (next to City Hall) and lass for approx 90 mins. Our ace Blue Badge Guide Alan Read will take you to see many of the local highlights, explaining their significance and place in history as you go along. Remember to dress for changeable weather (umbrellas always useful!) and wear some sensible walking shoes. Places are limited so please book your free ticket on Eventbrite here.
Join Olga and the Hot Yoga Society team as they celebrate the summer solstice at a free, outside class at Potters Fields Park on the Thames. The 60min yoga class starts at 6pm and will be followed by a 15 minute Mindolistic (mindfulness meditation) session. The class is completely free – Book your place here. If you have any questions please contact email@example.com. Please bring a mat unless you prefer to practice barefoot on the grass.
This guided walking tour provides a fascinating insight into this historically rich part of London, looking at the story of London Bridge area and its connectivity to the Romans and the river. The Blue Badge Guide will take us to see many of the local highlights, explaining their significance and place in history as we go along. Meeting at 12:55pm for a 13:00pm departure, the walk will start at The Scoop at More London and last for approximately 50 mins – a perfect fit for your lunch break. Places are limited, please book here. This is an event that is part of the Londinium festival, by City of London. Travel back to Roman London through a spectacular variety of themed events and activities, as the City celebrates its Roman heritage during the Londinium festival. More information here.
Are you interested in some free, gentle exercise with a small, friendly group of people? Next ‘stroll’ is Thursday June 1st A circular walk past the 5 prison sites of old Southwark Meet 12:30 at John Harvard library Lasts approx. 45 mins at an easy pace – all on level ground with no steps and minimum road crossing. HOurBank run a monthly Walking Group in Borough on the first Thursday of each month around the Borough/London Bridge area passing some points of local interest along the way. An HOurBank member who has been trained by Walk for Health, Ramblers Association, will be leading most of the walks. For more information please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 020 7732 0007
BP BIG SCREENS 2017 | Turandot Friday 14 July at 7.30pm with Pre-Performance Screening from 7pm Go beyond the famous aria ‘Nessun dorma’ in The Royal Opera’s famously spectacular production of Puccini’s final masterpiece, which will transport you to legendary China in all its pageantry and savagery, with disguised identities, puzzles and ritual executions. Princess Turandot subjects her suitors to cryptic riddles only to execute them when they fail to answer correctly. Will our hero Calaf solve the riddles and win the Princess? Come and find out at our BP Summer Big Screen. As a guidance all BP Big Screens are rated 12A due to being live relays Claim your FREE Digital Programme and find out more about your nearest BP Big Screenwww.roh.org.uk/bpbigscreens Don’t miss out on this fantastic screening as part of the London Bridge City Summer Festival
BP Big Screens 2017 | The Dream/Symphonic Variations/Marguerite and Armand Wednesday 7 June at 7.30pm with Pre-Performance Screening from 7pm at The Scoop The Royal Ballet brings its celebrations of 70 years at the Royal Opera House to a close with a mixed programme of three of the greatest works by its Founder Choreographer Frederick Ashton. The Dream is an enchanting dance adaptation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the breathtaking abstract work on the beauty of pure movement. Symphonic Variations is Ashton’s first masterpiece, and Marguerite and Armand, inspired by the celebrated dance partnership of Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev, is a tragic love story of great lyrical beauty. As a guidance all BP Big Screens are rated 12A due to being live relays Claim your FREE Digital Programme and find out more about your nearest BP Big Screen www.roh.org.uk/bpbigscreens Don’t miss out on this fantastic screening as part of the London Bridge City Summer Festival.