Past issues

Streatham Spring! Happy 5th birthday to us for our 50th issue! We’ve worked with inStreatham (who run the Business Improvement District) to chart changes in our area since we launched. see the Streatham Space Project’s new programme in the centre of this issue – please look, book, support and enjoy our wonderful arts and community hub. Thank you to everyone who entered our Photo of the month competition on Instagram and Twitter – there were some fabulous pictures. Our first winner is James Blair with this stunning picture of his 12-year old...
Happy 2019! This month we are focused on health, fitness and wellbeing options in Streatham, and with the gyms, yoga studios, classes, and leisure centre, as well as two Commons for sport and running, we have most bases covered locally.  We’re delighted to welcome some fantastic new businesses to Streatham and have already enjoyed wonderful classes at Yogarise and Element Fitness, and lunched at Baby Spinach. All three have just opened in the same cool, new premises in the High Parade on Streatham High Road. The Yoga Edge hot yoga studio...
The festive season has arrived in Streatham, and we are delighted to have once again partnered with the inStreatham Business Improvement District to bring you a very special grand issue of the magazine. Not only is it big and beautiful it also includes a special Streatham Book of Christmas special pull-out in the centre to give you plenty of ideas for going out, shopping, and entertainment in our local area, plus a guide to some of the great local salons and spas that can help you look festively fabulous. There’s a lot going on here this...
Our cover this month features the designs for the lovely new banners that are now proudly celebrating Streatham’s iconic buildings and events from lamp posts on the High Rd. Aptly, one of them celebrates the beautiful Streatham Hill Theatre. As we go to press, we were contacted by the Friends of Streatham Hill Theatre to ask us to publicise their petition to Lambeth Council to uphold their decision to protect the 1928 Grade II listed theatre from possible destruction by declaring it an Asset of Community Value. This gives the building...
Welcome to October in Streatham! The Streatham Festival is back for the 17th year in a new autumn slot from October 5th-14th, along with the return of Streatham’s own Art Trail, Art23. Look out for some great events all over Streatham. You’ll find the full guide to what’s on in the centre of this magazine to pull out and keep and plan your StreatFest18. With comedy, dance, art, live music, workshops, and more, please take the chance to sample the lively arts scene in our area and support local venues and artists. Don’t miss the Streatham Strut...
Let’s go fly a kite at the 20th Streatham Common Kite day on 2nd September – see the full day's programme inside. We’re looking forward to a great September in Streatham, with the return of the Streatham Free Film Festival 15th - 29th September, and the Little Big Peace event the 20th - 22nd September. Looking for a job locally? Local community and business groups have got together to host the first Streatham Jobs Fair on 29th September – info inside. The Streatham Festival is soon here after in its new October 5th - 13th spot, and it’s time...
Welcome to summer in Streatham! After a great Streatham Food Festival, next up is the South London Comedy Festival from the Streatham Space Project starting on 9th July - we publish the full programme from page 15 - see Nish Kumar, Marcus Brigstocke, and a host of top comedians right here! Take a picnic to the Rookery for some open-air Shakespeare with A Winter’s Tale from the Festival Players, and the ever-popular Sixteen Feet Theatre Company are back for their tenth year with a promenade performance of The Wind in the Willows. Be prepared...
Welcome to Heart Streatham June 2018 This month we’re thrilled to publish the Streatham Food Festival’s Food Tour programme and the Toddler Tour. Take a look and get ready for loads of top-notch culinary delights on your doorstep for a fiver or less. Bensons Fun Fair is back in Streatham. Prize draws for free tickets are included in our feature on pg 8. There's entertainment galore about - see our Fathers day recommends to entertain Dad this month, and ExhibitB have pushed the boat right out with their very popular Drag Brunches. People were...
Welcome to Heart Streatham May 2018 this month we’re thrilled to publish the Streatham Space Project’s opening programme. Take a look and book top-notch entertainment on your doorstep. Imelda Staunton, and Jim Carter of Downton Abbey fame have been in for a look around-watch this space! Some wonderful local restaurants are supporting the Space Project with special offers for ticket holders. So, as BID manager Louise Sbbotts says in this issue, we have a vibrant high street, let’s use it! Read about local author Elizabeth Moore and her...
Welcome to Heart Streatham’s 41st edition. the trees are budding and the early flowers are blooming as we write this in right, warm spring sunshine. this month's cover is the iconic streatham Pumping station on Conyers rd which can be seen from the railway lines as well. We have superimposed alper Yagmur, owner of el Chico's Mexican restaurant (see review - p12), who became hero to many by organising deliveries of bottled water to elderly folk and others who couldn't make it to the delivery points when the water went out. When his restaurant’s...
Welcome to Heart Streatham’s 40th edition – our 4th birthday! - no, we can’t believe it either! The frosty Common is looking wonderful in the wintry sunshine these days, and we are fortunate to have a view from the top of Streatham Common to the west painted by local artist Nishad Karim, as our cover this month.  Inside CPZs and St. Leonard’s Junction road works in the Soapbox, new shops in the Parish Pump and the definitive guise to giving mum the best Mother's Day and all on the Streatham High Road this month! Heart Streatham Issue 40...
Welcome to our first edition of 2018 - Heart Streatham Issue 39! Our cover picture of the old Rookery Cafe is by the talented artist, Daniel McFall, who paints iconic London scenes in his unique style. We hope to be featuring more in future issues because Dan has painted several Streatham pictures. After opening their new food hall in the old Morrisons site next to Aldi, Marks and Spencer’s Food Hall and Café in Streatham Hill will open on February 21st! In Rookery news, we hear that the Streatham Wells Water has been tested by geologists and...
We’ve joined forces with inStreatham, the Streatham Business Improvement District, to bring you a very special issue of Heart Streatham this Christmas. In this issue we’ve asked some local celebrities to pick out a few gifts - “finds” from local shops, we explore our area through the eyes of visitors, and give you a guide to What’s On, Live music, and the best of Streatham. So, shop local; shop in Streatham! Heart Streatham Issue 38 from Heartofmedia
Our cover celebrates the big Streatham welcome to the first of two Marks and Spencer’s Food stores that opened last month - the queue stretched back as far as Streatham Station entrance for the opening on a Wednesday morning! We’re looking forward to the opening of Aldi and The Gym Group on the same site early in the new year, along with the second M&S, Starbucks and Superdrug in Streatham Hill. This issue, we follow up the Chestnut Avenue chop on Tooting Common, and the People’s Audit in Lambeth. Discover the link between the CIA and...
This is an especially designed issue as a requiem cover for Chestnut Avenue, whose trees were felled by Wandsworth Council despite widespread local opposition. Inside find the Streatham Roundup and Parish Pump, a Soapbox on Meiszko's planning issues keeping neighbours up with their unlicensed machinery noise, a history piece on MI5's formerly "secret" motorpool in Streatham, and a behind the scenes piece on EA Wates' furniture design and repair. TfL present their St Leonards Jct plans, the Streatham Redhawks talk about the coming season, and...
Heart Streatham Issue 35 from Heartofmedia
Welcome to the July/August issue! The 16th Streatham Festival begins the 1st of July, and the programme is bigger and better than ever. There’s a Fun Day on Streatham Green with free entertainment for all the family and fantastic events ranging from top-class drama from the Women and War - Exodus at the Streatham Hill Theatre and the inaugural Rookfest on Streatham Common. See the full festival guide in the centre of this issue for all the details. Streatham 2017 07 web res from Heartofmedia
Festival Season kicks off in Streatham this month. Firstly, check out new openings nd gossip in the Parish Pump on page 6, on page 8 in the Soap Box we feature all the Streatham Candidates in the 2017 general election, Safer A23 write about Speeding on the A23 on page 11. We wish an RIP to Roger Moore, sometime resident of Streatham. David Wright interviews Dan Carey and The Speedy Wunderground, an update on Save Chestnut Avenue and the The Streatham Food Festival guide begins on page 37. Close by is also the The Furzedown Festival and we list...
The Streatham Festivals Season begins with Kite Day on Streatham Common on 14th May. We’re hoping for perfect weather – glorious sunshine with enough wind to loft the big spectacular kites we love to see but not too much to spoil the team displays or stop us all fl ying our own kites. We have a guide to the day from the Friends of Streatham Common in the centre of this magazine too. Read all about what’s going on and what’s coming up next in our wonderful area, and don’t miss Heart Streatham every month for all the info! Heart Streatham Issue...
Now British Summer Time has begun, we can enjoy the lighter evenings and look forward to some sunshine. Easter in Streatham is always a special time, with blossom and glorious magnolia trees in gardens everywhere (photographed in the Rookery by Philip Moran), and the Commons bursting into life. There are Easter egg hunts for the kids, and time during the holidays to start getting kites ready for Kite Day on Streatham Common on 14 May, the first of the Streatham Season of Festivals happening between May and October. Don’t miss Heart Streatham...

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