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Local business has a ‘Truly Splendid’ Kickstart!

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Bee-Keeping: Busy Bees in Hither Green!

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BAME: Civic Leadership Programme

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Intro: Jenni Brady is the owner of Truly Splendid, a new local business providing a vintage tea service and party catering. Jenni has exciting future plans for a vintage tea room and craft hub in the local area. Id like to thank people in Lee and Hither Green for coming along to the pop-up traditional tea …

I met Jane on a sunny Saturday afternoon in her studio just off of Blackheath with a view over her lush verdant garden.  We talked about her work and interests over a lovely cup of tea while her cat walked in and out but not through any open paints, which has happened in the past.  …

Alan, a local bee-keeper supplies a lot of Hither Green honey! The so-called “June Gap” is over and our little insect friends are back buzzing about, building up their stores for winter. It may surprise those who have not had the opportunity to study or find out about our honey bees that the urban environment such as Hither Green is a rich source of food …

Operation Black Vote works to bring greater racial justice and equality in the UK. Part of their mission involves encouraging greater civic involvement from Black and Minority Ethnicity (BME) communities. Civic Leadership Programme: Operation Black Vote works in partnership with Lewisham Council, allowing participants to observe various roles of civic leadership and learn about the …

Local wine maker Paul Olding is also an award winning TV director and producer. For years he harboured a dream of setting up a vineyard somewhere close to home, home being Lewisham in southeast London. But was it possible to grow grapes and make drinkable wine in the (sub)urban jungle, just off the South Circular? He decided to …

Today sees the launch of the Hither Green Festival, but that’s not the only big event kicking off this weekend! Local board game makers, Perihelion Games, are launching their first board game on Kickstarter. There’s just 48 hours to go, so get a move on and take a look! A Board Game? Board games have …

Fabrizio & Marcela, Rox Burger – Handmade Hamburgers, Lee Green.  We’d like to take this opportunity  to say thank you for all the good things that your review said about us! 2014 was a good year! We have nothing to complain about in 2014! Our first 5 months of business were amazing, we had a really …

Donna Read, Textile Design and Flowers I live in Lee, I’m a textile designer and I’ve participated in Lee Green Open Studios for the last 10 years. I’m also a passionate allotmenteer and forager. On Saturday I participated in the Fuss fair for the first time, which was great fun, if a bit cold! Lee Open Studios- …