Shelley Silas is writer-in-residence at Brockwell Lido
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February 11, 2015, 2 Comments

South London’s beloved open-air swimming pool now has its very own writer-in-residence. Writer Shelley Silas will be spending her Monday afternoons writing at Brockwell Lido. I spoke to Shelley during her first [...]

EXTERMINATE: Clive Broadbent wears  dalek hat in a plan to exterminate the opposition. Clive is swimming the channel later this year.

Brrrrrrilliantly mad winter swimming gala makes a splash at Brockwell Lido

February 9, 2015, No comments

Pictures by Tim Sutton It may have been one of the coldest days of the year, but that didn’t stop Brixton’s barmier contingent from taking ...

Swimming at the Brockwell Lido. Photo by Alistair Hall.

Brockwell Lido introduces its first ever Cold Water Swimming Gala on February 8

January 28, 2015, 1 Comment

The calendar might say winter, and your summer clothes may be languishing at the back of your wardrobe, but this is not enough to deter some brave sou ...

Icicles raise awareness about blood pressure

Brockwell Icicles brave the waters for blood pressure campaign

April 4, 2014, No comments

Written by Poppy Walker A Brixton swimming group jumped at the opportunity to support the Stroke Association’s Know Your Blood Pressure campaign by ...

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    BRIX & MORTAR: Brockwell Lido
    May 31, 2013, No comments

    Written by Lizzie Kaye, as part of Brix & Mortar, a celebration of Brixton’s landmarks The construction of Brockwell Lido was first suggested in 1923 by London County Council (LCC) [...]

  • Guy Wickett at the Lido
    BRIXTON SNOW: Your pictures
    January 21, 2013, 1 Comment

    Snow continued to fall across Brixton this weekend, leaving streets, gardens and rooftops swathed in at least 5cm of snow yesterday. Well-gritted main roads kept traffic, and buses, moving, but [...]