Johnny Depp is back, with what looks to be his most serious role in a film yet with Public Enemies opening in Clapham this Friday. It’ll be interesting to see if he pulls it off. Empire gave 5/5, so it must be decent. Christian Bale, who seems to be in every film made these days, also stars in it. Love Clapham went to see Transformers 2 last night… Michael Bay is a terrible director. Clapham Picture House listings for this Friday and next week are in the rest of the post. Continue reading
Revolutions Vodka Bar is the Clapham branch of the well known chain. With a vast selection of vodka drinks and cocktails, a resident DJ on the weekends and two floors, it’s popular for good reason.
Address: 95-97 Clapham High St, Clapham, London SW4 7TB
Telephone: 0207 720 6642
The Loft is one of Clapham’s newest venues, situated above Tesco on Clapham High Street. The Loft has done well in a short time, winning awards and lots of business.
Address: The Loft 67 Clapham High Street, London, SW4 7TG
Telephone: 020 7627 0792
Rinky Dink is a good sized bar with a funky retro vibe. Great furnishings and in-house DJ make it a wicked place to go out.
Address: Rinky Dink Bar Clapham, 38 Clapham High Street, London SW47UR
Telephone: 0207 627 1036
The Two Brewers is one of South London’s most popular gay venues with cabaret acts on nearly every night of the week, pop music and a club room at the back.
Address: Two Brewers, 114 Clapham High Street, London SW4 7UJ
Telephone: 020 7819 9539
The Falcon is a large establishment with front and back gardens. It’s always rammed solid in the summer.
Address: The Falcon, 2 St. Johns Hill, Clapham Junction, London, SW11 1RU
Telephone: 0207 274 2427
The Clapham North pub opposite the Clapham North tube station has fast become one of the best known and popular hot spots on the Clapham circuit.
Address: The Clapham North, 409 Clapham Road, Clapham, London SW9 9BT
Telephone: 0207 274 2472
The Peacock Bar on Falcon Road in Clapham Junction has recently taken over the old pub that sat here to become a late night bar open until 2am with cabaret and more.
Address: Peacock Bar & Club, 148 Falcon Road, Clapham Junction, London SW11 2LW
Telephone: 020 7223 9633
Inferno’s is the largest club on Clapham High Street, open on the weekend to entertain the masses with pop, dance and disco. Spanning two floors with multiple bars and two main dancefloors it remains incredibly popular.
Address: Infernos, 146 Clapham High Street, London SW4 7UH
Telephone: 020 7720 7633
This week’s Clapper is going like the clappers. Believe it or not, these stunning photos are from Clapham Common at the Toast Festival 2009 polo competition, the festival’s main highlight. From the first day, you can see South Africa vs Great Britain in the above picture. Great Britain won 7:6. Thanks to Eddie Clarke, who runs the Clapham Omnibus blog, for sending these in, see a selection of photos including the Umhlathuzi welcome singers in the rest of this post. Continue reading
Now for something totally random! BBC journalist, Maggie Philbin, and her sister Nickie are organising June’s Twitter Tweet Cookoff. What the tweet is that you ask? Well, each month a challenge is set for Twitter users to bake and post their photos of a certain dessert. Entries are then judged by the previous winner and local Clapham celebrity chef, Adam Byatt of Trinity London. June’s dessert is a “summer tart” and entries have to be in by Midday tomorrow, so get cooking! Last month’s winner, chosen by Nickie and Adam, was local Clapper, Edward Clarke – can Clapham claim the crown twice in a row?! Read on for further details. Continue reading
And so it begins. Last week the lorries moved in and now Clapham Common is even more equipped for festivals than Glastonbury (kinda). Toast Festival 2009 starts on Friday through to Sunday for music, BBQs and polo. Then the Abbeville Fete is on Saturday for stalls, food and entertainment. At the same time the Clapham Street Party will be partying hard down by Kaz Bar with celebs, performers and music. It’s all going off out there people! Continue reading