What’s On Waterloo – July 2023

What’s On Waterloo – July 2023



Community / Events

As the summer heats up, we are delighted to bring you the latest updates and exciting news. July is set to be a month like no other in Waterloo, so join us as we dive into what’s on! For more information on What’s On in the local area – keep an eye on our events calendar!


Lower Marsh Lates… at the movies! (Little Shop of Horrors)

Get ready Waterloo, because Lower Marsh Lates is back with a sensational lineup of outdoor screenings! Lower Marsh Lates is here to bring you the ultimate summer entertainment experience this July, showing ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ on the big screen. Treat yourself to some fantastic street food courtesy of our amazing traders, grab a drink from any of the Marsh’s finest indie bars,  grab a blanket or lawn chair and join us at Lower Marsh for an evening of fun under the stars!

  • Location: Lower Marsh, London, SE1 7, United Kingdom
  • Date: Thursday 27 July 2023
  • Price: Free


Jazz at St John’s Waterloo 

Mark your calendar for an afternoon filled with sensational jazz music! Get ready for an incredible band line-up curated by the exceptionally talented saxophone player, Samuel Toulson. But the day doesn’t end there! Following this set, there will be an open jam session. Whether you’re an accomplished musician or simply enjoy the vibrant energy of live music, St John’s Church Garden is waiting to welcome you. What a stunning place to present an afternoon of jazz, blues and grooves!

  • Location: St Johns Church, Waterloo Rd, London SE1 8TY
  • Date: Sunday 16 July 2023
  • Price: Free


Dykes on Mics – Pride Afterparty

Get ready for a night of fabulous fun and celebration at The Glitch! No matter what your plans are for Pride, make sure you save some energy for the ultimate karaoke party at The Glitch. The incredible host for the evening will be none other than the fabulous Alotta Nerve, who will guide us through a night of laughter, music and unapologetic pride.

  • Location: The Glitch, 134 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7AE
  • Date: Saturday 1 July 2023 
  • Price: from £8


Waterloo Carnival

Step right up and mark your calendars for this classic Waterloo community event! WaW is a proud sponsor of this long-standing community event, which kicks off with our area’s young people parading the streets in magnificent costumes. The Carnival procession commences from Oasis Academy Johanna, processes along Lower Marsh, Westminster Bridge Road and Baylis Road, and culminates on the Millennium Green. After the parade, the excitement continues at the Millenium Green and Lower Marsh, where activities, drop-in workshops and live entertainment awaits. Join us on Friday, 14 July 2023, for a day filled with unforgettable moment.

  • Location: Millennium Green, Baylis Rd, London SE1 7AA
  • Date: Friday 14 July 2023
  • Price: Free

Help to Grow – LSBU Business School

Join expert speakers on Wednesday 5 July for a morning of networking and business support at LSBU Business School, Southwark campus. Help to Grow offers small to medium-sized enterprises the opportunity to upskill and develop viable and sustainable business plans for the post-pandemic economy. Open to all businesses operating in London and the surrounding areas, this is your opportunity to drop in and find out more about how Help to Grow, the 90% government-funded CPD programme, could support your business growth!

  • Location:103 Borough Rd, London SE1 0AA
  • Date: Wednesday 5 July 2023
  • Price: Free


Community Improvement Districts: What have we learnt?

Power to Change invites you to join this webinar led by Dr Julian Dobson to explore the final learning report on Community Improvement Districts. Discover the essential role played by community-led organisations in revitalising high streets. These organisations prioritise what matters to local people, they offer skills development, create jobs, employ overwhelmingly from the local area, and incubate and support new start-up businesses. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and be inspired by their impactful work.

  • Location: Online Webinar
  • Date: Thursday 6 July 2023
  • Price: Free


‘Mog the Forgetful Cat’ at The Old Vic

Don’t miss this delightful production of ‘Mog the Forgetful Cat’ as Judith Kerr’s warm-hearted children’s book is bought to life! Get ready for a lively and enchanting adventure filled with songs, live music and a menagerie of creatures little and large. This show will warm your heart, ignite your imagination and create fun-filled memories to last a lifetime. Be sure to grab your tickets before they’re gone!

  • Location: The Old Vic, 103 The Cut, London SE1 8NB
  • Date: 11-29 July 2023
  • Price: £12 Children, £18 Adults


Get a £5k Grant to Help You Reduce Waste


Calling Southwark’s High Street Businesses! Thanks to Southwark Council’s Southwark Pioneer Fund, high street businesses can now apply for grants of up to £5,000 to implement waste reduction ideas that benefit both the environment and their business. Plus, market projects involving groups of traders can apply for grants of up to £10,000. Successful applicants will

WAW Seeks New Chief Executive


Our esteemed Chief Executive, Natalie, will be stepping down from her role. Natalie has been instrumental in driving the vision and growth of WeAreWaterloo, and her dedication has greatly contributed to our success over the years. We extend our heartfelt gratitude for her impactful leadership and wish her the very best in the future. As

WeAreWaterloo is officialy Carbon Neutral


We are excited to announce that we have received our first Carbon Neutral certification through Beyond Procurement!   As part of our commitment to our 5 Year Plan and our Business Plan 2024 our team has been keen on ensuring our BID enhances the environment and delivers on our Climate Action Plan ensuring that our