Past issues

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...
Welcome to our 3rd year anniversary issue and our first magazine of 2017. We’re looking forward to a fabulous February in Streatham. With the Common looking gorgeous in the chill, it's magical to walk across the frosty grass to the newly-refurbished Rookery Cafe for hot chocolate and see that the trees are already in bud and spring will soon be here. With Valentine's Day coming up, there’s no need to leave SW16 to find beautiful gifts and cards for your sweetheart. Even Chanel and Dior fragrances and hand-made chocolates are available on the...
Welcome to the December 2016/January 2017 edition of Heart Streatham. It's our last issue of the year, and full of news about what's been happening in Streatham and what's going on over Christmas ant the New Year. See our special centre spread pull-out guide to the inStreatham Business Improvement District's Lights On! Streatham event on 3rd December, when The Snow Queen will turn on the Streatham Christmas lights with Chuka Umunna MP and Father Christmas will be in his grotto in the Manor Arms to meet the children. Join the Streatham...
Welcome to the November 2016 edition of Heart Streatham. Catch up on what's been happening in Streatham, read about some great new businesses and shops opening, and find out what's in store for Streatham this month. We have just started a weekly newsletter with the latest news, gossip, and some offers from local companies. Add your offer for a special opening price of only £10, www.heartstreatham.co.uk/product/newsletter-promotion-0. Join the mailing list at www.heartstreatham.co.uk.
Welcome to the October 2016 edition of Heart Streatham. After a really fantastic second Streatham Free Film Festival last month, and an Indian summer that made Rookery open air events especially delightful, we're enjoying the turn of the season as we look forward to misty mornings over the commons and making the most of our great local live music and restaurant scene as the nights grow longer. Catch up on what's been happening in Streatham, read about some great new businesses and shops opening soon, and find out about some great events coming...
Welcome to the September 2016 edition of Heart Streatham. After a great Streatham Festival in July, we can’t wait for the second Streatham Free Film Festival from 17th-25th September to begin, with a fabulous selection of film-related events and movies, all being screened in Streatham venues of all kinds – and all for free. Make sure you don’t miss a thing; use the full programme published in the centre of this magazine to plan your Free Film Festival-going! Catch up on what’s been happening in Streatham, read about some great new businesses...
Welcome to the July/August 2016 edition of Heart Streatham. After a great Food Festival in June, we can't wait for the Streatham Festival from 2nd-9th July to begin- and look out for the Art 23 Art Trail all over Streatham and Furzedown from 7th-17th too. Don't forget to be at the Hideaway at 7pm on 29th June for Streatham Action's Crossrail2Streatham Campaign public meeting chaired by Christian Wolmar. We also have the Parish Pump with new openings and announcements, an update from SCCoop on Streatham Common, Winifred Knights who was born in...

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