Clapham Common festival guide 2009

Clapham Festivals 2009

Oh yes people, it’s that time of year again – Clapham festival time! Love Clapham is going totally gaga thinking about the massive partying ahead of us this summer. With Orbital, Super Furry Animals, Eric Prydz and The Human League all paying a trip to Clapham Common to headline, you lovely Clappers are totally spoilt for choice this year. But why choose when you can go to them all?! Read on for Love Clapham’s definitive guide to Clapham’s 2009 festivals. Continue reading

Ben & Jerry’s Sundae on Clapham Common festival

Super Furry Animals

The Ben & Jerry’s icecream machine has gone into full swing for the Ben & Jerry’s Sundae on the Common festival. Tickets are now available to buy for Saturday 25th July with the Super Furry Animals and Teenage Fanclub headlining the stage. Icecream and fairground rides are also present to help the day along. Continue reading

Clapham Cinema: Transformers 2: Revenge of the fallen

What does “more than meets the eye” actually mean? I’m sure we’re about to find out because the Transformers are back with a sequel that appears to put the special into special effects. Transformers 2 opens this week at Clapham Picture House and Love Clapham is all set to relive childhood memories. If the above trailer is anything to go by, this is a more epic (and hopefully better written) film than the first. Let’s hope for less comedy and more destruction this time around. Full listings for Clapham Picture House in the rest of this post. Continue reading

Northcote Road Market

Globe Northcote Road market, Clapham Junction

Northcote Road market is the prime example of why the Clapham lifestyle is one of the best in London. Where else can you find super-sexy people, buy a globe, a second hand wet suit and a decent lunch? It’s a bizarre bubble of a place born out of its disproportionately young residents with disproportionately high levels of disposable income. They expect quaint and quality in uber fashionable portions. The result is a fabulous and unique market with trinkets, produce and market stall owners you’d expect to find in Harrods. This is a high class market at surprisingly reasonable prices.  Continue reading

Clapham housing rental and buying guide

Clapham London housing and accommodation

This page has information about housing and accommodation in Clapham for renters and buyers, direct from people who have already rented or bought here in the past. Whether you need to know about Clapham’s Council Tax, the best places to find somewhere to rent or buy or simply the nicest areas, we’ve got it covered. Continue reading

Review: Clapham’s Top 5 breakfasts

Clapham fried breakfast

You may have gathered that here at Love Clapham, we love our breakfasts. With such a variety of cafes and restaurants in Clapham offering full English breakfasts, pancakes, muffins and more, Claphamites are certainly spoilt for choice – no wonder we’re breakfast obsessed! Of course, there are also some breakfast bloopers out there, so to help sift through the barrage of bacon we’ve listed our current Top 5 favourite breakfast cafes in Clapham. Which is your favourite? Continue reading

10 Clapham facts you didn’t know

Clapham Common picnic

Clapham isn’t just a great place to live, when you’re sitting on Clapham Common you sit on ground steeped in history. We’ve listed ten of the most interesting facts about Clapham that we’ve come across. If you live in Clapham you may have heard of some of these facts, but hopefully it’s still an interesting look into the area’s past. Help Love Clapham take this list up to a mighty fifteen by adding them at the foot of the page. Continue reading

Clapham Common Guide

Summer in Clapham

Clapham Common is a vast park that is a haven during the summer months and a breath of fresh air for a stroll in winter. It’s one of the best public parks in London and it’s one of the most appealing reasons to visit or live in Clapham. This Clapham Common guide explains everything you need to have a great day out on the common. Continue reading

Clapham Shopping Guide

Clapham High Street Shops

There are various shops sprinkled all over Clapham, with five main shopping areas to be aware of (although some are so close to each other, they’re practically the same place). This page explains each shopping area in Clapham and what they contain. Continue reading