Let’s face it; you’re jonesing for a drink already aren’t you? Allow us to introduce The London Cocktail Society, who specialise in furtling about in London’s darkened, booze-riddled corners to get an intimate view of some of the best quaffing joints in town. | By Ruth
This January, Tooting Bec lido will once again play host to the biennial Cold Water Swimming Championships, organised by those freezing water fiends at the South London Swimming Club. | By Dean Nicholas
"Scalpel. Forceps. Drill." Crunch. "Leucotome." Screams.
And so begins the first of three stories from the Theatre Of The Damned who have brought their play Grand Guignol for its first full-length run. | By Franco Milazzo
The Cafe of Good Hope has opened in Hither Green, raising funds for the Jimmy Mizen Foundation. We spoke to the Mizen family and to the people behind other charitable trusts born out of the loss of a son. | By Rachel Holdsworth
We dropped by the Custom House records launch party the other night with just enough time to catch the first band, which, luckily for us was Rebecca Closure. When we saw her a few years ago, her stage antics and imaginative approach to performance and songwriting kept a bemused smile on our face for weeks. | By suke