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Cafe Cairo billboard saying "We are open"
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1 November, 2018, No comments

Still around after more than 20 years, being burnt down and spending four years closed, Café Cairo epitomises the Brixton spirit. James Perrett finds out how “We’re still here,” say […]

Windrush Square to host Ovalhouse’s Brixton City Festival

5 September, 2018, Comments Off on Windrush Square to host Ovalhouse’s Brixton City Festival

Brixton City Festival is back for its third year. The arts festival, organised by Ovalhouse, takes place in Brixton from Friday 14 – Sunday 16 Sept ...

Blood Wedding in South London

4 September, 2018, Comments Off on Blood Wedding in South London

Frederico Garcia Lorca’s classic tragedy Blood Wedding is a towering piece of theatre. A wedding is the centre of the narrative. But, as the title s ...

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Brixton pupil to dance with ballet stars

26 July, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton pupil to dance with ballet stars

A Brixton school pupil will perform with international principal ballet dancers next month as the English Youth Ballet celebrates its 20th anniversar ...

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    Brixton theatre company announces Wind in the Willows cast
    5 July, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton theatre company announces Wind in the Willows cast

      Sixteenfeet productions, a Brixton-based theatre group has announced the line-up for this year’s open air park productions of Wind in the Willows. The all-star cast will perform in Brockwell […]

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    Brixton theatre company makes an anniversary trip to Brockwell Park
    21 June, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton theatre company makes an anniversary trip to Brockwell Park

    Grace Waters on an old favourite – Sixteenfeet’s Wind in the Willows – making an anniversary return to Brockwell Park   At a pilot arts season in Brockwell Park back […]

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    Help double Brixton theatre group’s money for summer activity
    13 June, 2018, Comments Off on Help double Brixton theatre group’s money for summer activity

    Brixton’s Sixteenfeet Productions are taking part in the Summer Give an annual fundraising campaign run by the Big Give and The Childhood Trust. Money donated is matched and will enable […]

  • Brixton Disco Festival – it’s a family affair
    24 April, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton Disco Festival – it’s a family affair

    (sponsored blogpost) It’s coming this Saturday 28 April! The first ever Brixton Disco Festival celebrating 40 years of disco – and celebrating Brixton – with live music, DJs, screenings, talks, […]

  • Sir Lenny Henry launches national scheme at Brixton school
    15 March, 2018, Comments Off on Sir Lenny Henry launches national scheme at Brixton school

    One of Britain’s most popular performers visited a Brixton school today (15 March) to promote a national scheme to boost drama education that was piloted there. Sir Lenny Henry launched […]