Your All In London guide to Southwark

Just one and a half miles south east of Central London, Southwark or ‘the Borough’ as it is often known, is located immediately south of London Bridge.

Huge amounts of money have been poured into Southwark’s regeneration, resulting in one of London’s most successful transformations. Southwark’s proximity to the docks meant an influx of workers to the area during the 19th century, resulting in tremendous overcrowding, unsanitary conditions and disease. The slums were demolished and Southwark is now one of London’s top destinations thanks to the Tate Modern, foodie paradise Borough Market, the Old Vic and Shakespeare’s Globe, with an array of watering holes and restaurants to boot. The South Bank is a stone’s throw away and unsurprisingly the area is replete with trendy apartment blocks. However, despite its shiny new makeover Southwark still has one of the highest rates of child poverty in London.

Going out in Southwark

What's On in Southwark

Tonight the Air is Warm
Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery (London Bridge), 2 Melior Place

Starts: 26/02/2021
Ends: 27/03/2021

You Will Knead | Kara Chin

Starts: 23/01/2021
Ends: 05/04/2021

Menier Store Launch

Starts: 30/10/2020
Ends: 30/04/2021

Borough Market Cookbook Club
Online Event

Starts: 17/03/2021
Ends: 17/03/2021

Roald Dahl's 'The Twits' online
Online Event

Starts: 25/12/2020
Ends: 03/03/2021

Huddle - Digital Theatre
Online Event

Starts: 10/12/2020
Ends: 31/03/2021

Southwark High Street Directory

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