ENGAGING: Sophie Sparham reads to the crowd pic by Stuart Taylor
October 8, 2014, No comments

  BY SOPHIE BUSH “I don’t want to seem like a megalomaniac,” says Zelda Rhiando, co-organiser of October’s Brixton Bookjam, ‘so I try not to read every time myself’. She [...]


Sublive – Tara Priya, Verushka George & Josie Florence

August 26, 2014, No comments

SubLive return to Brixton’s Hootananny for another instalment of their long standing residency. This month we’re bringing you three hugely ...

FRIDAY FILM: The Stuart Hall Project

Weekend ahead in Brixton: August 15-17

August 14, 2014, No comments

Friday August 15 Get yourselves to the Black Cultural Archives season opening at The Ritzy tonight, especially if you missed seeing ‘The Stuart ...


Brixton Pub Review – Hootananny

July 4, 2014, 1 Comment

The Space A big, grungy space split into two rooms – one for live music and another filled with tables, chairs and pool tables. There’s a grea ...

  • Japanese novelist Hideo Furukawa on stage at the Brixton BookJam © Stuart Taylor 2014
    Brixton BookJam goes international
    March 6, 2014, No comments

    Arts contributor Rachel Segal Hamilton went along the latest Brixton BookJam to watch poets and novelists from home and abroad give readings to an enraptured crowd.   Brixton’s popular literary soirée [...]

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    Brixton Pubs in Focus
    October 3, 2013, 10 Comments

    Brixton’s pub landscape is as wonderful as it is diverse. We’ve recently made a series of features on just a few of the remarkable pubs on offer – so here [...]

  • Portrait by Antonio Sansica
    October 2, 2013, 2 Comments

    The Hootananny is a Brixton institution. Arts Contributor Harriet Hall met Sophia Yates, who owns Hootananny with her brother, and is involved in every element of the business. The Hootananny: [...]

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    Brixton BookJam announces May line-up
    April 17, 2013, No comments

    The line-up of readers for the next Brixton BookJam has been announced. Once again, it’s a cracking list, including Adam Mars-Jones, Courttia Newland and BookJam organiser, Zelda Rhiando. The event will [...]