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2nd June - Greening the grey in the heart of London

Guerilla Gardening happening in Bankside!
Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Volunteering Opportunity - Events Management Southwark Cathedral

Closing date for applications: Monday 20th April 2015 at 12 noon. Southwark Cathedral has an opportunity for a volunteer to help with the running of a major VIP fundraising event, from the planning stages to delivery and legacy.
Apr 15 2015

Prepared to be amazed by the talent of Southwark Young Company!

Our Community Partners are on stage and what a show they have put together!
Apr 9 2015

The Bankside Film Club

We're reinventing the theme for our monthly film club at the Roxy, and this time you get to choose the films...
Mar 31 2015

Do you enjoy gardening or are you a wanna-be gardener and are looking acquire some new skills?

Residents of Sumner Estate are looking for some help with the upkeep of their playground garden
Mar 24 2015

Motivate Yourself and Get involved in the London to Brighton Cycle

Start training now for Sunday 6th September 2015 while raising funds for young peoples charity SE1 United
Mar 24 2015

Help turn Crossbones Graveyard into a beautiful public garden

Volunteers are needed to help with a variety of hands on activities and for valuable fundraising for the project
Mar 24 2015

Volunteer marshals required for London's first 'Open Streets'

30th May 2015 - Guaranteed to be a fun day for all involved with lots of activities taking place when Great Suffolk Street is closed to all motor traffic.
Mar 24 2015

Pass on your passion and inspire the next generation of bookworms

Join Save the Children and Beanstalk on their quest to support children in reading
Mar 24 2015

Better Bankside secures £167,500 from Mayor of London to transform stretch of Great Suffolk Street

Great Suffolk Street, south of Union Street is set to benefit from Mayor of London’s High Street Fund. It is one of 42 projects across London to receive a share of up to £9 million of funding.
Mar 23 2015

Shout about your businesses community involvement!

Winning a Lord Mayor’s Dragon Award is your opportunity to highlight your community engagement achievements to clients, internal stakeholders and competitors.
Mar 6 2015

Success of a little green patch in Bankside

Local business, Makower Architects, get stuck in to help Bankside bloom and become the latest Bankside Star!
Feb 26 2015

Can You Support Someone into Education or Employment?

Maths, Physics and Chemistry Tutors urgently needed but any support appreciated eg ad hoc mentoring, CV, interview and career support
Feb 19 2015

Volunteer at The Big London Night Walk

Friday 6th March 2015 - help raise awareness about homelessness
Jan 30 2015

Southwark Food Bank is looking for your Support

23rd - 27th Feb 2015: Could you be a (friendly) Dragon and help Southwark charity 2nd Chance raise vital funds for the Food Bank?
Jan 30 2015

Do you belong in our Bankside Star 'Hall of Fame'?

Are you actively involved in the local community? You may already be a Bankside Star so why not claim it!
Jan 20 2015

Can you share your DIY skills?

Pass on your valuable practical knowledge with The Repair Cafe
Jan 19 2015

Are you all about that Bass (and Tenor)? - Come and sing with Borough Market Choir!

No need to be an expert - join this fun singalong!
Jan 15 2015

Would you donate one hour of your pay?

It's Happy Hour for St. Mungo's Broadway - donate one hour of pay and make an impact in the lives of local homeless people
Dec 19 2014