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Birthplace of:
Robert Browning Camilla Parker Bowles Sir Edward Tylor Leslie Grantham Benjamin Jowett Ida Lupino Joseph Chamberlain
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Food Legends:
R. White’s Lemonade
Folk Customs:
April Fools Day
Baddeley Cake
Beating the Tower Boundaries
Blessing of the Throats
Bonfire Night
Changing of the Quill
Doggett's Coat and Badge Race
Footbridge Rent of one Red Rose
Hot Cross Buns for the Widow’s son
Mass for the executed Charles I
Quit Rents Ceremony
Vintners' Company Procession

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For many years, the ancient agricultural village of Camberwell was a favourite holiday spot for people wishing to escape the bustle of the City of London or to tend their illnesses with what were believed to be healing waters from a local spring. In 1842, Felix Mendelssohn - visiting relatives - was so charmed by the countryside scenery that he composed the piano piece "Camberwell Green", which later became loved as "Spring Song". Things changed in the 1860s, with the advent of the railways producing a rapid increase in population. Nowadays, this is a busy, multicultural district in the London Borough of Southwark and the village green - once the scene of a rural annual fair - is surrounded by streams of traffic. Camberwell remains a predominantly residential area, with many Victorian houses and some excellent Georgian homes, including the birthplace of politician Joseph Chamberlain, to be admired. It's known for its artistic tradition, containing both the Camberwell College of Arts and the internationally celebrated South London Gallery which has exhibited Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin and Gilbert & George. Camberwell, birthplace of poet Robert Browning and home to countless film, TV and pop luminaries, has been immortalised in novels, operas and songs.


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Church Street Hotel (0.20 miles)

Church Street Hotel
In an area not known for its choice of hotels, let alone stylish ones, comes the Church Street Hotel, a welcome new addition to the South London hotel scene. If your idea is to get ... More | visit website
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Pasha Hotel (0.38 miles)

Pasha Hotel

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Pasha Hotel is a boutique hotel located in the heart of London within a short distance of the most delightful sightseeing like Parliament Houses, Tate Modern, Big Ben in central ... More

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Hour Glass Hotel (0.78 miles)

Hour Glass Hotel

The Hour Glass is a basic, budget hotel, situated near Central London. Guests at this hotel get to enjoy the benefit of being located above a traditional London pub.This atmospheric Victorian pub is a great ... More | visit website

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Peckham Lodge (0.80 miles)

Peckham Lodge

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Established in 1849, the Peckham Lodge is a majestic building full of character and original features, occupying a central and strategic location on a main road into Central London. ... More

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Kennington B & B (0.96 miles)

Kennington B & B
Family run, Boutique B & B in a beautifully restored Grade II listed Georgian House built in 1786. Situated just 50 metres from Kennington tube station, the B & B is only minutes from Central ... More | visit website
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Express by Eurotraveller Hotel (0.99 miles)

Express by Eurotraveller Hotel

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The ideal base from which you can visit the many attractions of the City of London and its financial districts. Located close to the centre of London, just off the ... More

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Wishing Well Inn (1.11 miles)

Wishing Well Inn

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deally located only 8 minutes by train from London Bridge, this inn offers high quality accommodation combined with the atmosphere of a good quality, traditional and popular English pub.
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Premier by Eurotraveller Hotel (1.17 miles)

Premier by Eurotraveller Hotel

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PREMIER by Eurotraveller Hotel is a new, modern, contemporary built hotel that is incorporating 53 en-suite bedrooms. The hotel is situated on the historic Old Kent Road in south east ... More

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Comfort Inn London Vauxhall (1.41 miles)

Comfort Inn London Vauxhall

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Comfort Inn is situated on the south bank of River Thames. Simply a few minute’s walk from Vauxhall Bridge from where you can see the 2 Wonders of Britain The ... More

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Metropolis by Upstreet (1.42 miles)

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Upstreet are proud to present Studio bedroom serviced apartments located a short walk from Borough tube station, London Bridge tube and train Station.

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