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5 September, 2018, No comments

Brixton City Festival is back for its third year. The arts festival, organised by Ovalhouse, takes place in Brixton from Friday 14 – Sunday 16 September, featuring “radical entertainment, pop-ups and sheds-galore”. […]

Blood Wedding in South London

4 September, 2018, No comments

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 ...

Olivia Nollett photo Ben Garner

Brixton pupil to dance with ballet stars

26 July, 2018, No comments

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

Alex Wheatle ©Kim Gribbon

Half price from the Blog: Alex Wheatle, Bard of Brixton, at the Globe Theatre

25 July, 2018, No comments

Alex Wheatle, the Bard of Brixton, will this week be on stage at the Globe Theatre on London’s South Bank that was established to honour Shakesp ...

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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 […]

  • Brixton opera company wows them in Covent Garden
    5 March, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton opera company wows them in Covent Garden

    It wasn’t at the Royal Opera House but the Actors’ Church, St Paul’s Covent Garden, that Brixton’s Pegasus Opera showed us just how much can be done when you concentrate on […]