Deptford, South East London
Deptford’s history lies in shipbuilding and is famous for being the home of King Henry VIII’s Royal Dockyards. Located just below Royal Greenwich, it’s currently an area rich in culture with large African, Student and Artist populations. If you’re after second hand junk, giant snails, pubs, fish, flowers and the odd art show – look no further than Deptford.
Deptford – South East Trains from London Bridge
Deptford Bridge – DLR
New Cross – London Overground from Highbury & Islington
Plan your journey here
Early May Bank Holiday
Sat 2 – Mon 4 May
Music / Culture / Food / Markets / Film / Dance
Keep Me Posted – Postcard Exhibition
Charity postcard exhibition @ ArtHub Gallery. Featuring artists big and small from all over the world.
Private View: Fri 1 MAY / 6-9PM
Show Continues all weekend / 12-5PM
Sale Day: Mon 4 May / 12-5PM
Late May Bank Holiday
Sat 23- Mon 25 May
The Royal Albert Beer Festival
460 New Cross Road, SE14 6TJ
This traditional locals pub in the heart of New Cross/Deptford will be holding it’s annual spring time Beer festival over the Bank Holiday. Not into beer? Don’t worry, there’ll still be loads of events including music and art.
Second Hand / Flowers / Food / Clothes
Sat / 9AM-3PM
FOOD & DRINK:
The Birds Nest – 32 Deptford Church Street, SE8 4RZ
Local grungy boozer selling burgers and beer to the local artists and rockers.
Gigs most nights / Local art on the walls
The Job Centre – 120-122 Deptford High St, SE8 4NS
An old Job Centre turned trendy bar. Serving local beers, cocktails with regualr pop-up Kitchens.
The Waiting Room – 142 Deptford High Street, SE8 3PQ
Coffee? Look no further. They also have a book exchance if you need a new Holiday read.
The Royal Albert – 460 New Cross Road, SE14 6TJ
Traditional Sunday Roasts served by guys with bushy beards. They also have FREE jazz on some Sundays. Check the website