Clapham cinema: Public Enemies

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

Infernos Night Club

Infernos ClaphamInferno’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

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Clapper of the Week: Clapham Common Polo competitors

Toast Festival 2009 polo competition Clapham Common

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

Twitter Tweet Cookoff

Twitter cook off

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