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July 4, 2016, Comments Off on Shout (sculpt) it from the rooftop!

Commuters along one of South London’s busiest rail links have a new piece of public art to contemplate thanks to children from Christ Church Primary School SW9, who are drawing […]

Love, loss and bad music

June 12, 2016, 1 Comment

Brixton writer and comedian Rosie Wilby is back this summer with a show that challenges the modern romantic break up. Ruth Waters found out about outs ...

Faiths Together in Lambeth:  Calling all artists!

June 7, 2016, Comments Off on Faiths Together in Lambeth:  Calling all artists!

Local charity Faiths Together in Lambeth will be selling donated artwork at this year’s Lambeth Country Show to raise vital funds for interf ...

Up in Smoke: Battersea Power Station’s new biography by a Brixton author

May 10, 2016, Comments Off on Up in Smoke: Battersea Power Station’s new biography by a Brixton author

A new book by Brixton writer Peter Watts charts the rise, fall and failed development attempts of the iconic Battersea Power Station. Arts co editor R ...

  • Love and rock in Brixton
    April 5, 2016, 1 Comment

    Arts co-editor Ruth Waters meets rock duo, married couple and busking sensation Tommy and Mary. Local loved-up musicians Tommy and Mary didn’t just start off busking, it’s their preferred way […]

  • Jamaican Dancehall Art at the South London Gallery
    March 26, 2016, Comments Off on Jamaican Dancehall Art at the South London Gallery

    For ten days only the South London Gallery in Camberwell is presenting In Fine Style: The Dancehall Art of Wilfred Limonious, the first major retrospective of one of Jamaica’s most […]

  • Festival to save The Half Moon pub
    March 3, 2016, Comments Off on Festival to save The Half Moon pub

    This Saturday (5th March) local residents and live music fans will protest the closure of The Half Moon pub in Herne Hill as a music venue with a pop-up festival. DJ […]

  • Escape the room in Acre Lane
    March 1, 2016, Comments Off on Escape the room in Acre Lane

    A new and curious shop has appeared on Brixton’s Acre Lane which doesn’t seem to sell much at all. Instead of a swanky boutique enjoying the old home of the […]

  • Brixton author Leila Segal brings us stories from Cuba
    January 29, 2016, Comments Off on Brixton author Leila Segal brings us stories from Cuba

    On 21 January Brixton author Leila Segal launched her debut collection of short stories, Breathe: Stories from Cuba. Co arts editor Ruth Waters found out more about the story behind the […]