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 Hello - Helo - Hola  – Bonjour – Olá – Hallo – Hej – Ciao - مرحبا - 你好
We welcome Autumn to Bermondsey with the second issue of THE BLUE , the BID newsletter packed with art events, tropical flavours in our shops, community news and how to dress to kill this Halloween.

We hope you enjoy our articles. Please, feel free to send us any feedback, suggestions or events taking place in The Blue.
The Blue Media Team
Halloween is an annual holiday celebrated each year on October 31. It originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. 
You won't be short of choices to wear this October for Halloween thanks to Fancy Dress Town in Southwark Park Road. Browse their wide range of Halloween Costumes available  to purchase online and in store.

Don't forget to use you Blue Deal Card* and get 5% off your Halloween costumes
*T&C apply. Discount only applicable in-store when presenting card.
Fancy Dress Town Online Shop
Are you organising a community halloween event in The Blue Bermondsey?
We would like to hear from you so we can promote it in our social media network. Get in touch by email media@bluebermondsey.co.uk ,Facebook or Twitter
THE BLU DEAL CARD  | SHOP, SAVE AND SUPPORT 
The Blue Deal Card is the new way to shop, save and support the local economy across The Blue.  Get the free card at The Blue Market on Saturdays, Blu1, The Library, The Fishmonger and participating venues.
The card offers a 5% discount or additional offers. 
Terms and conditions and certain exclusions apply.
Read more
SAVE MONEY AT THE BLUE MARKET SATURDAYS
We are pleased to announce that many stall traders in The Blue Market on Saturdays now accept the Blue Deal Card so you can save money on your shopping. Get your free card from the Blue Anchor Library, the Market Info or The Fish stalls and participating venues.
  • Classic Bead Jewellery
  • Nina Bows
  • Bliss Colour Designs
  • The Fish stall
  • Harjot Fashion
  • The Bicycle Ninja
  • Art In The Blue
plus the Bell and Sons Butchers in Market Place
The Blue Market
SHOPPING IN THE BLUE / Yaa Asantewa Tropicals Foods
There is no need to travel outside The Blue to find the tropical flavours of Ghana, Nigeria or Liberia in London. Yaa Asantewa Tropicals is long established local business in Bermondsey and very popular among the Afro Caribbean community in South London.

Visit their shop and find unique specialty such as smoked fish and African style Jollof rice as well a wide selection of African drinks, condiments and spices and other products including celeriac baby food, fresh fruit and veg and more

Open Monday to Saturday from 9am to 8pm  | 020 7394 8925
251B Southwark Park Rd, London SE16 3TS | Click for directions
ARTS IN THE BLUE
Coleman Project Space
94 Webster Road, Bermondsey, London, SE16 4DF

Sally Troughton's Dig In The Ribs
Exhibiting till 4 October 2018

Friday – Sunday 12-6  and by appointment
www.colemanprojects.org.uk
 
Matt's Gallery
92 Webster Road, London, SE16 4DF
daily 12–6pm during exhibitions

Borbala Szanto | Hyphen
6–14 Oct 2018
Private View
Fri 5 October 2018, 6–9pm 

Rebecca Lennon | Words Are Angular Sharp, Tenan
20–28 October 2018
Private View
Fri 19 Oct 2018, 6–9pm 
www.mattsgallery.org
Shortwave Cafe 
100, Clements Road, Bermondsey, London SE16 4DG

Jan Masny (last chance)
Ends on Oct 9, 2018
www.shortwavecafe.co.uk
COMMUNITY EVENTS

Wednesday 10th October 7pm - 8pm | Big Local Works

South Bermondsey Police Safer Neighbourhood Team would like to invite you to our ward panel meeting on Wednesday 10th October at BLW

Ward Panel Meetings provide the opportunity for the community to meet their local Police, Partners and Representatives to discuss local concerns, crime, Anti-social Behaviour and events on the ward and agree local priorities

Everyone is welcome and you can talk to the team in a friendly environment and in total confidentiality

For further information on the event or venue please contact South Bermondsey SNT on 020 8721 2802 or email SouthBermondsey.SNT@met.police.uk

Working together for a safer London.

Big Local Works | 4 Market Pl, London SE16 3UQ | click for directions
THE BISCUIT FACTORY
Artwork on display at The Biscuit Factory
Unknown to many, the warehouses of the former Biscuit Factory are home to many artists who has set up their studios across the different storeys in the warehouses seen from Clements Road entrance. Here we display one of the unusual pieces shown on one of the corridors on our way to Clued Up Coffee shop (just follow the red line to a unique space in which to enjoy a great coffee)
Click below for directions to CluedUp Coffee
Factory block F, The Biscuit, 100 Clements Rd, London SE16 4DG | Click for directions

TEAMSPORT STAG & HEN DO KARTING PACKAGES

Trade tacky tattoos for trophies or high heels for helmets and head to TeamSport for an unforgettable party like no other!

Whether you’re considering putting your skills to the test in our ultimate LeMans style race, or upstaging your best man in a bid to claim the Grand Prix crown, we’ve got the perfect package for you and your party.

TEAMSPORT #N1 INDOORS KARTING | Click to view offer
PUBS
The Ancient Foresters hosts Live Music events on Saturdays and Wednesdays, check out outdoors blackboard for the week's performance.
282 Southwark Park Rd, London SE16 2HB

Don't forget Galleywall Nature Reserve Open Day in October Sunday 21st from 2pm

The reserve is on the corner of Galleywall Rd and Lynton Rd (SE16 3PB) and it's run by volunteers. They organise different activities throughtout the year. 
Visit them on Open Days and find out more how you could get involved


 
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