Join the Ovalhouse revolution in Brixton

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September 21, 2017 – September 24, 2017 all-day
54 Kennington Oval
London SE11

Ovalhouse’s second Brixton City Festival runs from Thursday 21 to Sunday 24 September and will link revolution to popular entertainment in “unique theatrical experiences in everyday locations”.

Poster for Brixton City FestivalThursday

The festival begins in the Ovalhouse Car Park with a Mobile Incitement Unit theatre/gig exploring the history of protest in England. Ovalhouse car park 6.30pm and 8.30pm


The unit moves to Brixton Community Base in Talma Road for more radical protest while A Rhyming Guide to Radical Brixton invites you walk through town with street poet Potent WhisperFriday 22 Sept 7pm, Saturday 23 Sept 2pm & 4pm


The festival will showcase Brixton’s young musical talent with Raw Material before Brixton’s own Lara Lee (below) returns to fill Windrush Square with smooth soul sounds in her Wonders of Brixton. 9pm

Sunday 24 Sep

Take a journey through Brixton with All the Journeys I Never Took; take part in our hula-hooping roller-disco with Marawa the Amazing; or catch Bootworks as they cycle through Brixton on mobile jukeboxes. Half hour slots. More details here

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