Nelson Mandela head by Sandra McDonagh
March 12, 2014, No comments

A group of artists have set up a fundraising project in Brixton to support the work of Freedom Charity who were asked by three women held as “slaves” for over [...]


MADE IN BRIXTON? BBC Three ‘structured reality’ show South Side Story comes to Brixton

February 13, 2014, 11 Comments

An ‘experimental’ reality show following singers, dancers and DJs based in Brixton is to come to BBC Three. The show, called South Side St ...


South London’s landmarks in print

December 10, 2013, No comments

By Amna Ahmed Local designers Ed Povey & Martin Ivatt are passionate about South London, particularly Brixton and its iconic buildings. They are s ...

(from L to R): Doris Levine: Polly Seymour; Hepatitis: James Castle; Guard:  James Woodward; Phidipedes: Richard Brent (kneeling); King: Ian McAuliffe

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘GOD!’ by Woody Allen at the Effra Social

November 21, 2013, No comments

By Lucy Binnersley  Gracing the stage at Brixton’s Effra Social last week was Woody Allen’s 1975 philosophical comedy, ‘God!‘ ...

  • meltdown
    The weekend ahead in Brixton
    August 2, 2013, No comments

    Tonight: Pop over to the Half Moon – pub and long-time music venue in Herne Hill – for south Londoner Ross Allen’s Meltdown night. DJ Food, DK and Jonathan More will [...]

  • Only God Forgives
    FILM: Brixton Blog’s Thursday round-up
    August 1, 2013, 2 Comments

    By Ashley Clark Nights in Bangkok that’d make Murray Head blush, paranormal scares, and Japanese animation. Why, it must be another superb week at south London’s greatest cinema. The highest [...]

  • Wadjda
    FILM: Brixton Blog’s Thursday round-up
    July 18, 2013, No comments

    By Ashley Clark Whether you’ve got a hankering for bicycles in Saudi Arabia, pubs in England, violent crime in Sweden, or sex slavery Stateside, South London’s best cinema has got [...]