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The Horniman Museum Reopening

We are delighted to report that the Horniman Museum is reopening this week on Thursday 30 July. Visitors (including Members) will need to pre-book for a free, timed entry slot. Social distancing and other safety measures will be in place, including hand sanitisation stations, an enhanced cleaning regime, updated signage and a one-way visitor route. Some attractions including the Aquarium and Butterfly House will remain closed initially, and some interactive exhibits have been removed or covered up. Free, advance booking required – Exhibitions and Displays Permian Monsters: Life Before the Dinosaurs Extended to 3 January 2021 252 million years ago, in a period called the Permian, life on Earth was dominated by extraordinary creatures. It was a time of fearsome sabre-toothed predators, giant insects and bizarre-looking sharks. The Permian ended with a mass extinction that destroyed 90% of all life, paving the way for the Earth’s next great rulers… the dinosaurs. In this fascinating, family-friendly exhibition, which is travelling to the UK for the first time, you can discover more about this mysterious time period. …

5 Reasons to Shop Local

One unexpected and welcome outcome from the Coronovirus lockdown is the way in which many small businesses have been able to adapt so that they can keep trading. We’ve seen cafes become grocers, restaurants develop collection and take-away services almost overnight, shops develop online e-commerce stores, and salon owners becoming YouTube stars as they share their skills and expertise with ever widening and appreciative audiences. Even during times of crisis, the demand to shop can open up new opportunities in many industries. At SE Mags we’ve always believed that shopping local plays a vital role, and no matter what our world will look like in the future we should all carry on supporting local enterprise. So here are 5 reasons why shopping local matters, now more than ever. 1. It builds local communities & strengthens local economies When you support a local business, you are supporting your friends, family, and neighbours. The availability of local shops is especially important for the elderly, vulnerable, young people and those without access to private transport. Plus the more …

Rigby & Mac

Virtual Shopping Anyone?

If you are looking to buy some gifts for a celebration or fancy a little treat yourself Rigby & Mac will be holding a virtual shopping day on Thursday 7th May!! Katharine (the Mac of Rigby and Mac) will be on hand in Ed between 10am and 4pm as your personal shopper to give you a virtual tour of the shop via video call. All you need to do is book your 20 minute slot via email, phone or direct message.   FREE same day delivery to the following postcodes – SE21, SE15, SE19, SE22, SE23, SE24, SE26, SE27. Purchases can be paid for via secure online payment. To reserve your slot- Email: Call: 020 8761 1011 or Direct Message on Instagram or Facebook

Mootz Kids Pop Up Holiday Shop and Cocktail Evening

Join uber stylish kidswear shop, Mootz,  for a pop-up holiday shopping event on Thursday 6th July from 7-9pm at The Copper Beech Cafe, Jags Sports Club, SE24 9JN. Mootz Mootz is a local baby and childrens wear online store for anyone who loves dressing and styling their kids! They offer independent brands such as Smafolk, Noe and Zoe, Papu, Indikidual, The Mini Classy and many more. Go and have a browse and a free cocktail too.  Mootz will have up to 50% off much of their fabulous summer edit. Visit for more details or follow @mootzlondon on Twitter,  Instagram Facebook.

Looking for a New Year pick-me-up? Lawrence Roullier White goes in search of South East London coffee.

Looking for a New Year pick-me-up? Lawrence Roullier White goes in search of South East London coffee. Aga’s Little Deli, Dartmouth Road, SE23, serving Monmouth Coffee and tasty treats from Cinnamon Bakery in Peckham Brickhouse Bakery, Zenoria Street, SE22, Square Mile coffee and the world-famous Peckham Rye bread Blue Mountain Café, North Cross Road, SE22, the original and one of the best, in ED since 1993 Café G, Peckham Rye, SE22, serving Volcano Coffee and G what a great breakfast! Franklins Farm Shop, London Lane, SE22, Volcano Coffee in a foodie heaven and friendly haven General Store, Bellenden Road, SE15, serving Workshop Coffee and the best Bakewells Honor Oak Provender, Honor Oak Park, SE23, Monmouth Coffee and ever changing selection of wonderful cakes Boulangerie Jade, Barry Road, SE22, house blend free-trade and organic coffee served by smiley and lovely staff Norris & Knight, Forest Hill Road, SE22, serving Volcano Coffee Old Spike Roastery, Peckham Rye, SE15, great own-brand coffee from a fantastic social enterprise Romeo Jones, Dulwich Village, SE21, great coffee and great people watching in …