Brixton joins Pokémon Go craze

Written by on July 22, 2016 in Leisure and Lifestyle, The Rest - Comments Off on Brixton joins Pokémon Go craze

Pokemon Go logo plus BrixtonIt had to happen.

Brixton has its own Pokémon Go Facebook page.

Ashley_EmeryFounder Ashley Emery (left) hopes it will enable fans in the area to share news and events.

And Ashley isn’t the only one.

Brixton Jamm is running a Pokémon Go Lure Party on Saturday 6 August from 4pm to 4am.

It’s a “hip-hope-lure-fest” with Poké-cocktails, rare Pokémon and rarer cuts. The venue will be lured. As night falls, Jamm’s usual players will be taking to the stage with the Gold Teeth All Stars.

A self-confessed “asshole new media type” has already posted a visual journey through Brixton with the wildly popular app.

And so has Julian Benson, who found a Gastly outside Saint Matthews Church.

About the Author

Alan Slingsby moved to Brixton just as the 1981 uprising began. His nearest pub was the Effra and nearest off licence the Frontline — long gone in an earlier wave of closures of treasured community establishments. Has edited newspapers for the National Union of Students and National Union of Teachers. Now makes a living designing magazines and books and anything else people will pay him for.

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