Sightings in Camberwell


  Sightings in Camberwell by Shaun Cooney Photograph by Josephine Pollard “Superman hat, Superman socks, Superman belt buckle, dirty white beard, skinny jeans and singing ‘Oh what a beautiful morning’ in the middle of the street. One of the many elderly gents wandering around Camberwell.” – “Wednesday afternoon, a large glass of red wine, a rare […]

The Salvation Army

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Frances Pollard, Midwife, 25, Camberwell Resident 2010 – Present Ever since I was little, the usual way of spending summers was with our cousins in Peckham and Camberwell. Roaming around parks or exploring the tiny African fabric shops packed top to bottom with treasures of bright patterned cloth. Naturally, when it became time to move […]

The Peckham Society


      The Peckham Society The Peckham Society is a cornerstone of the SE5 community. They organise meetings, address local issues, and often take these to higher bodies. Their achievements are vast, with many great victories for residents and visitors alike being driven under their leadership or through their support. Peter Frost has headed […]

Poem to a Year lived in Camberwell Road

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Poem to a year lived in Camberwell Roas, by Amy Key, Londoner since 2001 With thanks to Amy Key and Salt Publishing for letting us reprint ‘Poem To A Year Lived In Camberwell Road’ Times I felt caught under a cut-glass tumbler – the light high and brittle – as when I was a child […]