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Peckham’s own “highline” moves forward to being built

A mini-Highline is a step closer to be being built in Peckham following the completion of the crowdfunded feasibility process.

Dripping blood on display in Peckham – as Art

A warehouse in Peckham is filled with blood at the moment, pumping, dripping, splattered, filling a gallery with the life force of humanity.

Turning a disused railway into public park

The people behind plans to convert a disused railway in Peckham into a public walkway are seeking financing through a crowdfunding campaign to raise £66,000 in start-up funds.

A hidden garden of delights in Peckham

If you pass down Choumert Road from Peckham Rye station, you may occasionally stop to look at a locked metal gate protecting a verdant alleyway. Ordinarily, only those who live within can turn left into first class accommodation, but just once a year, all and sundry are invited within.

Giant Tree procession through Peckham

Short notice as I have only just become aware of this, but a 34-metre high tree will be carried through Peckham tomorrow (Fri) lunchtime.

Remains of an WW2 Prisoner of War camp in Peckham Rye

It's a bit odd but when you think of prisoner of war camps from World War 2, it seems likely to think of the rural areas of England away from the populace, not right in the heart of London.

Art in Peckham’s old Holdrons Department Store

There used to be an outpost of Selfridges in Peckham, back in the days when Peckham was seen as a destination shopping street.