What’s On – October 2023

What’s On – October 2023



Community / Events

Stay in the loop by exploring the upcoming events Waterloo has in store this October. To stay updated , be sure to keep an eye on our events calendar!

Waterloo Climate Action Group

This event brings people together from across the community to discuss local sustainability initiatives and ways to get involved with them. From guerrilla gardeners to energy-saving experts, join us to hear updates from passionate sustainability professionals operating in the Waterloo area and find out how you can take climate action today.

  • Location: The Calder Bookshop & Theatre, 51 The Cut, London, England, SE1 8LF
  • Date: Thursday 05 October 2023
  • Price: Free


Waterloo: Who Knew? 

Join us for a FREE Lettering by Hand Workshop at Greensmiths! This informal workshop is designed to encourage participants to explore something new, without the pressure of creating a perfectly polished piece. This is a perfect after-work activity, offering an enjoyable way to meet new people while learning a new artistic skill. Participants will also be treated to a complimentary drink and light refreshments from the venue host our local independent grocery and bar/café – Greensmiths on Lower Marsh SE1.

  • Location: Greensmiths, 27 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7RG
  • Date: Tuesday 17 October 2023
  • Price: Free


NHS First Aid (life-saving) Training Course

This NHS First Aid Training Course course will teach you essential skills that can help save lives. Whether you’re a parent, a caregiver, or just want to be better prepared for emergencies, this training will give you the knowledge and confidence to respond effectively in critical situations. The session begins at 13:00 and will last 3.5 hours (2.5 hours if LLS) with availability for 7 candidates on a first come first served basis. Don’t miss this chance to become a lifesaver. Email Karol to sign up today.

  • Location: Christian Aid 35-41 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7RL
  • Date: Monday 23 October 2023
  • Price: Free


Black History Month – Social Board/Cards Games Night

In celebration of Black History Month this social games night is all about Black owned games. Draughts Waterloo are bringing more games than you’ve ever heard of but they’re all by Black creators. This will be a fun after work games night!

  • Location: Draughts Waterloo, Arch 16 Leake St, London SE1 7NN
  • Date: Thursday 12 October 2023
  • Price: £15


Edible Marsh – Pumpkin Carving Workshop

Get ready for Halloween and join us for a fun workshop. Come along and carve yourself a friendly or frightful pumpkin to take home.

  • Location: Lower Marsh, London SE1 7AE
  • Date: Thursday 26 October 2023
  • Price: Free


Cyber Security Training

Join us for an informative and engaging Cyber Security Training session hosted by the Cyber Resilience Centre. In an increasingly digital world, the importance of cybersecurity cannot be overstated. This 2 hour event (starting at 13:00) will equip you with valuable knowledge and practical skills to protect yourself and your organization from cyber threats. To register your interest or ask any questions, please contact Karol, our Business Security Manager.

  • Location: Union Jack Club, Sandell St, London SE1 8UJ
  • Date:  Thursday 12th October 2023
  • Price: Free


Waterloo Gardening Club

Want to help make the local area greener? Volunteer to help maintain the area’s planters and pocket parks and contribute to the urban greening of the neighbourhood. Join Frances on Wednesday lunchtime (12:30pm) to get tidying and bulb planting with local workers and residents looking to make a difference on their doorstep.

  • Location: Emma Cons Gardens, The Cut, London SE1 8LN
  • Date: Wednesday 25th October 2023
  • Price: Free


Guy Fawkes It Up 

Get ready for an explosive night of laughter and historical fun as Laughing Mirror Theatre brings you their hilarious comedy, delving into the notorious Gunpowder Plot of 1605. Meet the infamous Guy Fawkes and his bumbling crew as they  attempt to change history with a bang, only to have their plans go hilariously wrong. With a track record of five sell-out Edinburgh Fringe shows and international tours, Laughing Mirror Theatre guarantees a show worth watching. Book your tickets now!

  • Location: Waterloo East Theatre, Brad St, London SE1 8TN
  • Date: from Wednesday 27th October 2023
  • Price: £14


Halloqueen Party at The Glitch

Get ready to slay the night at HalloQueen, the most fabulous Halloween bash in town! Join the glamorous host, Crystal Bollix, and groove to the beats of your favourite Halloween tunes. This dance floor is a safe, diverse space where love is always welcome, so come as you are and leave as a member of the Glitch’s glittery ghoul gang!

  • Location: The Glitch, 134 Lower Marsh London SE1 7AE
  • Date: Saturday 28 October 2023
  • Price: Early birds £8, £12 thereafter


Make the most of Fridays with TfL Off-Peak Friday Fares


Start the weekend early and save on your travel at the same time – TfL is offering cheaper travel all-day on Fridays with off-peak Friday fares until 31 May 2024. Make the most of Fridays and save money on your travel to explore our diverse range of shops, bars and restaurants! This is the perfect opportunity to soak

Welcoming Bruno to the Team!


We are excited to welcome Bruno, a dedicated student of Urban and Environmental Planning at LSBU, to the WeAreWaterloo team on a part-time basis after successfully completing his internship with us. From the start of his internship in February, Bruno’s passion for urban development was clear as he enthusiastically tackled his tasks. During his internship,

New Business: Chocolate Dino Company


Introducing Chocolate Dino Company: A Sweet Escape in the Heart of Waterloo Located at 6 Kennington Rd, London SE1 7BL, Chocolate Dino Company is your new go-to for freshly baked brownies and cookies. Specialising in premium chocolate brownies and giant New York-style cookies made with the finest Belgian chocolate, they promise an indulgent experience with