15 Atlantic Road is soon to become Ekcovision,  a cafe and late-night bar
June 17, 2015, 1 Comment

Antic, the south London pub group who own the Effra Social and Dogstar, are opening their new bar in Brixton this month. Ekcovision, an “all day and all night venue”, is on [...]

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Crafty Fox Market returns to the Dogstar

April 22, 2015, No comments

What’s it all about? Crafty Fox Market is a weekend of craft stalls, creative workshops, live DJ’s, food and drink. When: Saturday 25th & ...

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Meet Twisted Loaf and their twisted sense of humour

March 22, 2015, No comments

Our arts contributor Kate Corry caught up with comedy sketch duo Twisted Loaf, aka Libby Northedge and Nina Ludovica-Smith, after their set at the Dog ...


Laugh Out Loud Comedy comes to the Dogstar

February 20, 2015, No comments

An established London comedy night had its Brixton debut on Tuesday 17th February. Laugh out London Comedy hosts regular nights in Camden, Islington, ...

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    Brixton Pub Review – The Dogstar
    April 15, 2014, No comments

    The Space Now in its 17th year, The Dogstar is stylishly shabby. While the loo seat may send you sideways on broken hinges, the overall interior is endearingly dog-eared. The [...]

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    The weekend ahead… October 18 – 20
    October 17, 2013, No comments

    Friday October 18: Choice Cuts are spinning disks in Coldharbour Lane at the Dogstar this Friday. Providing you the sounds of Hip Hop, Dubstep, Rock, Indie, Electro, DnB, and more from 7pm [...]

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    BRIX PICKS: June 24th – 30th
    June 23, 2013, No comments

    Monday Upstairs at the Ritzy hosts a craft night showcasing the work of Brixton-based craftspeople and artists. Come along from 7:30pm to sample crafts such as sculpture, tile printing and glass [...]