Brixton Bank Holiday Weekend

Written by on August 26, 2011 in Uncategorized - 2 Comments

Saturday:

A perfect, active start to the weekend – get your fingernails dirty at the Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses (tip from @BrixtonBugle).

And then, if a month of rioting, rain and recession have got too much for you, lose yourself in the 1990s at The Windmill’s first annual ‘Retrospectacular‘. Bands will be performing their favourite albums from the year 1991 only (next year it’ll be 1992). That means covers of both Nirvana and Madonna…  The Windmill, Brixton, 4pm onwards, £5

Sunday:

John Brown and Friends are performing live folk music by Brockwell Hall in Brockwell Park from 2-6pm (tip from @Emmanusquelle). Or spend the day out west at Notting Hill Carnival (Sunday is usually the quieter day to go) and then come back to Brixton all fired up for the Deadly Rhythm Carnival After Party at Plan B. David Rodigan is heading the bill. Plan B Brixton, 10pm onwards, £10 

Monday:

There are four showings of Almodovar’s ‘The Skin I Live In‘ at The Ritzy today – try to catch one. And you could even grab a quick pint afterwards at the newly refurbished Trinity Arms (tip from @loveiseveryone).

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2 Comments on "Brixton Bank Holiday Weekend"

  1. DJ Mark August 28, 2011 at 8:44 am ·

    Hi, on sunday we are having a ‘Back In The Day’ evening of soul, jazz funk reggae an lovers rock at Upstairs at The Ritzy cinema, 9pm -late. admission £10and £6 if you mention ‘Brixton Blog’! Cheers, DJ Mark

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