Build Studios
UK's first built environment co-working hub on track to open this October
Build Studios, the first co-working and events space aimed specifically at those working across the built environment will offer members the opportunity to collaborate with others in the sector – to grow their business, meet with clients, pitch for work, develop skills and knowledge, and socialise in a central London setting, just five minutes’ walk from...
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Take your pick from talks, exhibitions, performances, and more, telling the Great Fire's stories big and small
To commemorate 350 years since the Great Fire of London, there will be various events including London's Burning, a festival of arts and ideas produced by Artichoke, from 30th August-4th September. Download the full programme here.
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The capital's largest festival of architecture and design takes place on 17th-18th September
Open House was started in 1992 as a small, not-for-profit organisation to promote public awareness and appreciation of the capital's building design and architecture. The intention was to open up London's splendid buildings to the general public who don't otherwise have access. This was seen as a way of helping the wider community to become...
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wahaca
Having closed temporarily to repair flooding damage, Wahaca Waterloo is back with a bang
Mexican food lovers rejoice! Wahaca Waterloo has re-opened its doors. Seek refuge from the scorching hot weather in the cool, light-filled basement restaurant on the corner of Waterloo Road and The Cut. With delicious, freshly-prepared food and an extensive drinks menu waiting for you, don't waste any time in booking your table at...
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Celebrate the opening of the brand new campus building on The Cut with celebrity DJs, challenges, competitions and taster workshops for all ages!
On Thursday 1st September from 1.00pm-5.00pm, come and be a part of the fun at Lewisham Southwark College’s Southwark Campus. KISS FM street team will be on site whole time, with Dixon Brothers challenges 2.00pm-3.00pm followed by their ‘masterclass’ DJ set 3.00pm-3.30pm....
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fridge
Read our interview with Avabit to find out more about the healthy takeaway located on Baylis Road
Opening hours 7.00am- 3.00pm Contact details and social media: Phone number 0207 803 0735 Email address hello@avabite.co.uk ​Website: avabite.co.uk ​Follow Avabit on Facebook and Twitter @avabitelondon When did you open? October 2014 How many members of staff? ​There are 5 employees.  Tell me a bit about the...
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mr skates
Find out more about Mr & Mrs Skates, who trade every week at the Saturday Flea Market on Lower Marsh.
Name of the business: Mr & Mrs Skates   Why did you decide to set up a market business? We have always been into vintage. I seek out clothes and accessories and Johnny is a record collector and DJ. We previously did boot sales. Johhnny say Lower Marsh Market in passing and enquired about a stall. We have since...
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bermondsey hive
Dale Gibson, an urban beekeeper, will be at this month's Make, Do, and Mend Yourself workshop. Here we find out more about the apiary on Bermondsey Street.
Tell us a bit about Bermondsey Street Bees. First and foremost, we keep healthy, happy bees. We are advocates of the Slow Food movement and are active proponents of sustainable beekeeping in London. Commercially, we specialise in providing exceptional honey for chefs and...
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market
Win a week's worth of lunch vouchers, redeemable at any of our food stalls!
Lower Marsh Market offers a tantalising choice of different foods from around the world every day of the week. With falafel, ravioli, curry, meats and much more, there's something for everyone at Lower Marsh. To win a week's worth of lunch vouchers, take the Lower Marsh Lunch Challenge. How does it work? Simply take a selfie every time you...
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Find out more about the philosophy behind the food stall
Name of the business: ​Bap Gammon Trading days and times: Thursday-Friday 11.30am-2.45pm Why did you decide to start a market business? I'm an all round foodie and love to try all the different foods available across London's markets. The low start-up costs associated with starting a market business give entry level food companies a great opportunity to learn the...
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chanon in front of CTRL HAIR
We spoke to Chanon, the hairdresser behind one of Waterloo's newest businesses
Tell us a bit about yourself I am originally from Seoul, Korea. I came to London in 2002, planning to stay for 10 months initially but 14 years later I am still here, starting a new venture in life with CTRL HAIR. What makes CTRL HAIR unique? The name reflects the ethos, it is very NOW. CTRL HAIR is a truly modern business with...
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An annual week of activities and events that highlight the importance and value of inclusion in the workplace across the UK.
National Inclusion Week is an annual campaign run by Inclusive Employers to raise awareness of the importance of inclusion in the workplace and the business benefits to having an inclusive workforce. This year, the activities will run from 25th September-2nd October and the concept is Everyday Inclusion,...
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With 27 businesses taking part in over 50 events, 20 offers, and 9 competition prizes running throughout July, Waterloo Food Festival 2016 was a roaring success.
Now in its eighth year, the 2016 instalment of the Food Festival was the biggest yet. It kicked off with a street party launch that over 1500 people attended, and ended with a panel discussion of different experts discussing the Future of Food. In between there were various...
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Crussh at 160 Blackfriars Rd are offering 20% off your first order, as well as free delivery for orders over £30
Crussh food is fresh, healthy, tasty, and can be delivered to you! Delivery Crussh will deliver all their products to your office that are sold in-store, plus a selection of platters. These platters are perfect for small or large parties, meetings, conferences, any sort of event! How to order It...
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Sausage
We talk to the couple behind The Sausage to find out more about one of Lower Marsh Market's most memorable stalls
Name of business: The Sausage When do you trade on Lower Marsh Market? Wednesday to Friday 10am-2pm Why did you decide to start a market business? There are countless reasons, here are a few in no particular order a) Working for your own sake, being your own boss, it is all up to you what should be altered,...
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