TUES 28 @ EFFRA SOCIAL
Every Tuesday Tommy McTrivia hosts one of Brixton’s most loved quiz nights. Winner takes all with booby prizes too. £5 per team. From 8pm.
WEDS 29 @ O2 ACADEMY
After captivating audiences around the world and acquiring fans like Barack Obama, Keith Richards, Alicia Keys and Beyoncé, Gary Clark Jr. supports his latest album, The Story of Sonny Boy Slim, with a new UK tour. The Austin-born virtuoso guitarist, vocalist and songwriter continues to spread his musical wings and spectrum hues wider. From £29. 7pm.
THURS 30 @ POW
Fox’s Late Night Hang at The Prince of Wales in Brixton is great place for live jazz and night owls. 11pm to 3am. Free.
FRI 1 @ KNIGHT WEBB GALLERY
The Knight Webb Gallery, 54 Atlantic Road, will be showcasing charcoal works by Glaswegian artists Douglas McDougall. He works exclusively in graphite and charcoal on paper. It will be one of the most comprehensive exhibitions of McDougall’s work for many years. He produces a relatively small number of large scale drawings each year, which may take months to reach completion. Until 30 July. 10am to 6pm.
FRI 1 @ SLBI
The South London Botanical Institute hosts a plant drawing evening: an informal session to draw plants from the garden and herbarium and share advice. Bring refreshments to share. Free. 7pm to 8pm.
FRI 1 @ BRIXTON LIBRARY
Brixton library joins Oxford’s Bodleian library and the British Library in hosting five writers shortlisted for the Caine Prize, Africa’s leading literary award. The free event will be a discussion with the five authors chaired by book critic, editor and broadcaster Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, OBE, who was appointed deputy chair of the Caine Prize in 2012. Read more on the event here.
SAT 2 @ LOUGHBOROUGH JUNCTION
It’s Your Local Market with Loughborough Farm have introduced a new monthly community market in Loughborough Junction in conjunction with Loughborough Farm, The Platform, Ebony Riding School and the community of Loughborough Junction. At the market will be fresh produce from the Loughborough Farm, natural grain and herbal food and drinks, handmade accessories, fashion, beauty and hair products, greeting cards and natural soaps and skin care with many more traders to be announced.
SUN 3 @ SUDBOURNE PRIMARY
The annual Sudbourne Summer Fair is back. Adults £1, children free. 12.30pm to 3pm