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Xavier de Sousa performs in POST at the Ovalhouse Theatre
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November 28, 2016, No comments

Former Brixton resident Xavier de Sousa’s solo performance POST comes to Ovalhouse Theatre from tomorrow Wednesday (30 Nov – 3 Dec). The show focuses on what it means to be a migrant […]

Save our homes demo outside Lambeth town hall

New play ‘Where will we live’ tells the story of estate demolition

November 20, 2015, Comments Off on New play ‘Where will we live’ tells the story of estate demolition

Where Will We Live? is a new play showcasing the diverse stories of Brixton people reacting to council estate demolition and social changes surroundin ...

Street theatre in Brixton

Let’s dance …

September 25, 2015, Comments Off on Let’s dance …

OurBrixton, the multi-arts campaign that discusses and responds to Brixton’s fast-changing identity, is organising a “secret and fun” direct ...

Enjoy Brockwell this April

Best of Brixton: February

February 8, 2015, Comments Off on Best of Brixton: February

Our top tips for what’s on in February…  Mon 9 @ Upstairs at the Ritzy. Tonight the Ritzy hosts their ‘board games and beyond night’, ...

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    30-year-old market stall gets a face-lift from Brixton artist
    November 25, 2014, Comments Off on 30-year-old market stall gets a face-lift from Brixton artist

    “We were here before Wahaca!” says Stuart Horwood, stalwart  of Brixton market, watch-man, and CEO of the Brixton Market Traders’ Federation. Horwood means, specifically, the strikingly colourful paintwork of his [&hellip ...

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    REVIEW: Eve Arnold x Danny Pope at Photofusion
    June 8, 2014, Comments Off on REVIEW: Eve Arnold x Danny Pope at Photofusion

    Review by Anna McKie A photographer’s relationship with his or her printer might seem a straightforward one. The former snaps a scene, the other puts the end product on to […]

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    Brixton artists organise art fundraiser for Freedom charity
    March 12, 2014, Comments Off on Brixton artists organise art fundraiser for Freedom charity

    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 […]

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    South London’s landmarks in print
    December 10, 2013, Comments Off on South London’s landmarks in print

    By Amna Ahmed Local designers Ed Povey & Martin Ivatt are passionate about South London, particularly Brixton and its iconic buildings. They are so passionate about it that when they […]

  • (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, Comments Off on THEATRE REVIEW: ‘GOD!’ by Woody Allen at the Effra Social

    By Lucy Binnersley  Gracing the stage at Brixton’s Effra Social last week was Woody Allen’s 1975 philosophical comedy, ‘God!‘ The production ran over three evenings and showed Allen to be […]