Big changes are underway at the Baylis Road end of the street.
Drills, diggers and all sorts of other heavy duty equipment are now being utilised outside La Barca in Lower Marsh. The Lower Marsh Regeneration Project moved to the Eastern end of the street in late February, necessitating that end of the road's closure to traffic, the relocation of Lower Marsh Market up the street and the erection of rather a lot of fencing. Pavements...
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Imagine a high street full of your wildest dreams!
That’s the premise behind FantasyHighStreet - a new art initiative which will land in Lower Marsh this summer. The Fantasy Café project – a pre-cursor to the FantasyHighStreet launch later this year – will see one of Waterloo’s coffee shops or restaurants taken over by an artist for a three-day stint from July 4th. Its launch will coincide with Independents’ Day – a national...
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Art of international repute now calls Waterloo home.
Hidden away amongst the market stalls and hustle and bustle of Lower Marsh is the gorgeous new art gallery Man...
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Writer Anna Robinson is relaunching a poetry plus cake event in Lower Marsh.
A popular poetry event is returning to SE1 after a six-year absence.   Poetry Parlourran from 2006-2007 in the old Crockatt and Powell bookshop in Lower Marsh.   The long hiatus will be officially ended on Saturday, March 16th when Waterloo wordsmith Anna Robinson relaunches the event at Café del Marsh.   Anna, a Waterloo resident for 32 years, said: “It’s...
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With a new manager and a new layout, Waterloo’s street market is definitely going places.
Do not fear – despite the metal fences, diggers, hard hats and fluorescent jackets Lower Marsh is still open for business. Contractors on the Lower Marsh Regeneration Project – a seven-figure facelift for the iconic Waterloo street – have now moved down to the Cubana end of the road. The works mean that all of the market stalls have been...
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Mod mania is coming to the Marsh!
One of Waterloo’s best-known characters is planning a 60s invasion into Lower Marsh. Bob Morris is on a mission to bring a taste of mod culture to London’s scooter capital. The part-social entrepreneur, part-motor mechanic and part-music promoter is plotting the next Scoot the Thames from his unofficial lair in Café Del Marsh. Scoot The Thames is a ride-out of scooter enthusiasts which takes in...
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Cheese or death?
That’s the choice Lower Marsh’s very own Dark Knights of Cholesterol have been offering unsuspecting Waterloo-ites. The self-styled knights – Gianalberto Keifner (left) and Ian Willingham (right) – have been on an 18 month personal crusade to introduce Londoners to the finest cheeses from the UK and Northern Italy. Their unique blend of fromage-based chicanery has already won them legions of fans, including HRH The...
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Lower Marsh has fallen into the festive spirit with model Christmas trees now sprouting from shops and stalls.
Throughout December the wooden trees will be popping up in select locations on the street, with the shops housing them encouraged to offer giveaways or discounts on selected calendar days. The scheme is the brainchild of the Assemble...
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Photographer Ion Paciu tells us about his passion for passers-by.
Most people would feel quite self-conscious at the thought of approaching a complete stranger and asking them to pose for a photograph. Luckily London photographer Ion Paciu is made of stern stuff. The freelance photographer has stopped hundreds of people in Waterloo for his project People I Didn’t Know – an epic artistic work which aims to teach Londoners to use...
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Candlelight, classical music and a cabinet with a very special second use all add to the secretly seductive feel of Waterloo’s 1901 Arts Club.
We say “secretly” as despite offering three floors of sumptuous fin-de-siècle elegance the club remains something of a local enigma - bizarrely still relatively unknown or misunderstood by the general Waterloo populace. This is all the more surprising when you consider just what a gem the...
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WeAreWaterloo.co.uk spoke to the newest business to call Lower Marsh home.
It’s not just the road and pavements which are getting a new look on Lower Marsh.   The former Casse Croute café is currently being transformed by a collective of artists and designers called Assemble...
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Fishmongers, bakers and cake-makers – Lower Marsh Market wants YOU.
On Monday, October 15th a new management company took over the historic Waterloo street market. Lower Marsh Market Ltd – a new arm of business improvement district Waterloo Quarter – will run the market for the benefit of the local business community, with all proceeds from pitch fees being ploughed back into the area. Although currently a predominantly...
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Manager Gerald Armin tells us all about his Brad Street venue.
From appearing in some of the biggest music videos of the 1980s to becoming an Olivier Award-winning theatre producer to clearing sewers – it’s fair to say Gerald Armin has seen most sides of the world of showbiz. The one-time actor turned theatre owner/manager appeared in many iconic videos of the 80’s with groups such as Wham, Adam Ant and Duran Duran. He has also won...
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H10 London Waterloo hotel manager Jorge Gil de Gomez tells us about the new Spanish flavours wowing diners at his Three O Two Restaurant.
Fine cuisine and entertaining is in the blood of Jorge Gil de Gomez, manager of the H10 London Waterloo hotel. Childhood visits to hotels and restaurants with his businessman father instilled a love of travel and all things gastronomic in him at the age of just eight. Now after a career which has...
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Morley College has more than 2,000 courses for adults on offer this academic year.
Bollywood dance, a crash course in drawing, clothes making for beginners and therapeutic yoga are among hundreds of adult-education courses being held by Morley College this Autumn. There is still time to sign up to the courses, which also include languages, jewellery making, photography, writing and fashion lessons. All of the classes take place at ...
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