Japanese novelist Hideo Furukawa on stage at the Brixton BookJam © Stuart Taylor 2014
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 [...]


New Year’s Eve 2014 in Brixton – our pick of the best!

December 11, 2013, 2 Comments

Thinking about that New Years’ trip? Not sure what to do or where to go? Well check out Laurice Laird’s suggestions of five ways to exit this year ...

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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 ...

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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 ever ...

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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 [...]