Former Local Returns to Herne Hill To Hear Son's Poetry Recited on 'Home Turf'

Former Poet’s Corner resident, Joanna Brown says that hearing her son’s poetry recited to a Herne Hill audience for the first time, in an event to celebrate and memorialise his life will be an exciting but poignant moment for her. 

The reading on Thursday 16th August, 7.45pm is the first public airing in Herne Hill of a new book of Alexander 'King' Paul’s poetry, ‘Climbing Clouds Chasing Comets’, published in June (and available at Herne Hill Books). 

Louise Candlish To Make First Appearance in Herne Hill For Reading of New Bestseller Our House

Acclaimed novelist, Louise Candlish will read from her newly released psychological thriller, ‘Our House’ as well as take part in a Q&A and sign copies of the book at Herne Hill’s Park’s Edge Bar & Kitchen. 

Kicking off a brief series of bookish events at the modern British eatery on the edge of Brockwell Park, the reading on Wednesday 13th June, 7.45pm will be Louise's first appearance on home turf to talk about her new bestseller.  

June at The Parlour

We're celebrating our 2nd birthday at The Parlour with a special pop up supper club on Thursday 8 June. Enjoy a 3 course dinner with wine pairings from local wine buffs, Wild + Lees. Book your table via our website ( or give us a call on 02086710759. What better way to celebrate or forget about the General Election than good food, good wine and good company! Dinner starts at 8pm so there's even time to vote on your way over!

The Knackered Chef chats with Saray restaurant

Where oh where do I start, you may have noticed that I’ve not written anything for a couple of months, that’ll be mainly due to a short stay in Kings College just up the road. It’s a story I’ll save for later but it really is a cracker, needless to say life changing events promote life changing decisions.

I had promised the new restaurant Saray just opposite the park that I would come and have a chat with them only I ended up chatting to a doctor over the finer points of how they were going to repair my face, I digress.

The Knackerd Chef Talks to Cafe Prov

My recent appointment has forced my weekly article to become bi-weekly until I can find time to fit it in amongst my multitude of ongoing and growing commitments.

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