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The Savoy launches River of Flowers (3)

THE SAVOY LAUNCHES A RIVER OF FLOWERS IN LONDON

London hotel The Savoy has unveiled a beautiful River of Flowers urban meadow along the Thames as part of its 125th anniversary celebrations

John Lewis celebrates Britain's most popular high street products

BRITAIN’S MOST POPULAR HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS

The Design Museum marks the 150 year anniversary of the first John Lewis store on Oxford Street with a pop-up exhibition exploring the stories behind some of Britain’s most popular household goods

Berkeley's new One Tower Bridge development

WHY WE SHOULD ALL MOVE TO SE1

Touted as ‘South Central’, SE1 has long had a lot to offer, but it took a while for the developers to notice…

Funfair at Elephant & Castle, 1962 (Colin O'Brien)

LONDON NOSTALGIA BY COLIN O’BRIEN

Colin O’Brien has been taking photographs of London since 1948. This August, he returns to gallery@oxo on the South Bank with a carefully selected collection of nostalgic images

Mark Hix photographed by Jason Lowe

HIXTER HEADS SOUTH OF THE RIVER

The future of casual dining is sharing, says Mark Hix, as he delivers his successful steak and chicken dining concept, Hixter, south of the river to Bankside

London's best foodie pop-up restaurants this summer

THIS SUMMER’S FOODIE POP-UPS

From secret dinners in undisclosed locations, to a Scottish knees up in a warehouse, here are this summer’s best pop-up restaurants in London

Catch 50 Greatest Love Poems of the Last 50 Years at Southbank Centre

50 LOVE POEMS READ BY 50 ACTORS

The Southbank Centre has announced the poem choices for the 50 Greatest Love Poems of the Last 50 Years – an unprecedented event featuring an orchestra of 50 readers from leading actors to poets

Festival of Love, Southbank Centre

8 OF SOUTH LONDON’S BEST SUMMER EVENTS

The area’s cup runneth over with fun and festivals this summer. Living South Resident rounds up its top five alfresco events from The Festival of Love at Southbank Centre to Lambeth Country Show

Billie Piper

BILLIE PIPER TO TREAD THE BOARDS AGAIN

A new play by Richard Bean, directed by Nicholas Hytner, opens at the Lyttelton Theatre on Monday 30 June, playing until 23 August

Ben Nicholson, 1928, Cornwall (courtesy Dulwich Picture Gallery)

FIVE SOUTH LONDON SUMMER ART SHOWS

From Camberwell College of Arts graduates to renowned international sculptors, south London offers up plenty for the art buff to browse this summer

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