Brix-tongue poet Mr Gee to judge national writing competition

Spoken word poet Mr Gee who hosted Brixton’s performance poetry club Brix-tongue, is joining a panel of expert judges for “Voices", a national writing...

Berlin to Brixton Library

Local poets Sophie Herxheimer and Stephen Duncan are to perform Berlin Blues – Velkom to Inklandt, at an event organised by Friends of...

Pop up Panto is back in Brixton with a funky Aladdin

Brixton’s Sixteenfeet Productions is bringing back the pop up Panto. A fab and funky Aladdin is touring Lambeth schools and community centres this Christmas...

Poetic Unity announce winner of Black History month competition

Brixton’s best poetry talent shines new light on British black history at the Poet’s Corner.  Natalie Whitmore reports. Photographs Naomi Louise Poetic Unity, the Brixton youth...

Pop up Panto Aladdin is open for bookings

Sixteenfeet Productions are taking bookings  from Primary schools and Community Groups for their fab and funky Aladdin. A spokesperson says: "This offers a fantastic opportunity...

Competition for modern day poets launches for Black History Month

Poetic Unity, the charity behind the hit weekly poetry event, The Poets Corner at the Black Cultural Archive in Brixton is launching a poetry...

Pegasus Opera honours founder with Brixton performance

Pegasus Opera is honouring the life of its founder Lloyd Newton as part of Black History Month with a concert celebrating Black composers and...

Brixton Youth Theatre: free acting classes every Friday

Brixton Youth Theatre autumn classes for young people between the ages of 13 to 21  are now being held every Friday from 6 until...

Brixton writer takes one-woman comedy to the Camden Fringe

One-woman comedy play, The Pursuit of App-iness, is a surreal journey to the extremes of our relationship with mobile phones. Written by Brixton-based actor and...

Ride the Brixton Wave

Brixton Wave, the brand-new summer festival, building on all that is good about one of London’s most famous areas, is coming soon. The two-day event...

Sunshine Arts brings carnival to the community

Sunshine Arts has a lot to celebrate. It is 10 years since their first appearance at Notting Hill Carnival and five years since it...

Opera singer who began life in south London is back centre...

Opera singer Elizabeth Llewellyn, who began life in South London, tells Alan Slingsby that a year is not too long to learn a new...

Auntie the new one-man comedy comes to Brixton

AUNTIE, the new one-man comedy show from East London-based performer Gavino di Vino offers a new perspective on the African immigrant experience. Having already...

Brixton’s Somerleyton redevelopment moves ahead

Redevelopment of Brixton’s Somerleyton Road took two steps forward last month with the appointment of a director to help set up a housing trust...

Brixton podcaster in the running for best entertainment award

James Barr, from Brixton, and his podcast partner Dan Hudson have been nominated for a British Podcast Award. Their podcast A Gay and A NonGay...

A history of housing in nine plays

Anyone interested in the history of housing and homelessness should take a Tube or bus to London Bridge and see Home Truths, a series...

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