Lower Marsh-based business, Lucky 23, bring a splash of colour to Lower Marsh
Lower Marsh is in the throes of significant development at the moment, as three new hotels were consented by Lambeth Council last year. Although the BID has no influence over the planning process other than presenting members’ concerns to Lambeth, when development occurs WeAreWaterloo works with developers to try and ensure disruption is controlled...
A Lifetime in Art will be on display 24 June-September 2018 at 12-23 in The Three Stags.
The Three Stags will be transformed into a living, breathing art show and sustainability installation. A Lifetime in Art provides an excellent platform for the public to debate and discuss sustainability and other key issues concerning the British public today. One installation will focus on the topic of ocean plastics and the...
Visit Planets to feel magic, the mystic and jollity through engagement with dance, poetry, music, film, theatre, science, fashion, art, and design.
Morley's former Director of Music, Gustav Holst, composed the orchestral piece The Planets a century ago. This year, the Festival of Arts and Culture includes two performances of Holst's orchestral suite as well as a exhibitions inspired by the solar system. As The Planets associated...
The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be played in Russia 14 June-15 July. Luckily, you wont need to leave Waterloo to see the games live!
With the World Cup tournament starting in a week, it's good to start planning where to watch all the games. The 2018 FIFA World Cup, held between 14 June-15 July, will be the 21st FIFA World Cup. 32 men's national teams will play 64 matches at 12 venues in 11 Russian cities, with the final...
During London Festival of Architecture and Waterloo Food Month, the LFA Community Pavilion at Granby Place will act as a space for existing groups to congregate and individuals to form new connections.
As part of this year's London Festival of Architecture (LFA), Collective Works have co-designed a pavilion with Ongéan for Granby Place, which will act as an inclusive temporary space that will be used for a range of activities and...
Free Training at Waterloo Summer School, 2 July – 13 July 2018
After the success of last year’s Summer School, WeAreWaterloo is running another programme of training sessions for members that you and your staff can access absolutely free.  Classes take place in the area and are aimed at local businesses who want to develop skills in their staff but don’t have much of a training budget or the capacity to train staff in-...
The Waterloo Festival is an annual celebration of the arts, based in and around St John's Waterloo, in the heart of London.
The Waterloo Festival is an annual summer festival of arts and inspiration, held in and around St John's Waterloo. It celebrates arts, music, ideas and new talent in a beautiful setting in the beating heart of London. The theme for 2018 is "Transforming Minds". Festival Diary Thursday 7 June, 6pm,...
Introducing Lower Marsh legend, Jane Gibberd
To celebrate Local and Community History Month, we sat down with former Lower Marsh book shop owner (now Coleman Coffee Roasters) Jane Gibberd. Still trading, Jane can be found selling books on Lower Marsh Market on Saturdays. Find out what it was like to work on Lower Marsh in the ’70s, which celebs were regulars and why kindness has a home in Waterloo… “When we first...
To celebrate The Old Vic’s 200th birthday, they are throwing one heck of a celebration, all entirely free.
You are cordially invited to attend The Old Vic's free Street Party and Open House on Saturday 12th May. Suitable for all ages, enjoy a special day of fun and entertainment – the more, the merrier. 12noon – Join the procession festivities begin on the South Bank outside the National Theatre. From there we will be led to...
Former intern Lina Valle gains full-time employment at WeAreWaterloo
We would like to shine a light on our BID Support Officer, and LSBU graduate, Lina Valle, who has successfully gained employment at the BID following an internship.  Lina Valle completed a three-month long graduate internship with WeAreWaterloo in March last year, before going on to work with Lower Marsh Market Manager, Carole Powell, on...
Our latest Business Matters Breakfast was centred around the changing PR landscape and offered tips on securing media coverage, and growing your social channels
On Wednesday 18 April, WeAreWaterloo hosted a Business Matters Breakfast, exclusively for members led by full service creative communications agency, Gung Ho at The Union Jack Club, SE1. Attendees were given key tips on how to enhance their social following and amplify...
Our Business Plan for 2018/19 is now available to view
We are pleased to announce our Business Plan is online and available for all to view.  Please click here to download a copy. 
Follow this informative infographic, provided by BID member MindMover to ensure your business is ready for the changes to the GDPR in May
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years. GDPR is being introduced from 25th May 2018 to keep pace with the modern digital landscape. The GDPR is more extensive than the current Data Protection Act (DPA) and will...
New awards celebrate Southwark as a great place to do business
The London borough of Southwark’s first awards to celebrate the area’s 18,000 businesses are open for entries after a sparkling launch at The Shard. Over 140 guests gathered at the Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, for the opening event (Thursday, 7th February) of the inaugural Southwark Business Excellence Awards in association with Lewisham Southwark College. Business...
VAULT Festival is proud to present the offer of partnership to local businesses only
Join VAULT Festival in supporting HeForShe Arts Week. VAULT Festival is proud to be a Signature Partner of UN Women’s HeForShe Arts Week, and on the 9th March is are throwing a party with ThisIsWired, the live music specialists behind some of London’s most exciting gigs. The party is at 10.30pm - 3am at The Vaults on Leake Street, Waterloo. Catch...

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