Help double Brixton theatre group’s money for summer activity

Brixton’s Sixteenfeet Productions are taking part in the Summer Give an annual fundraising campaign run by the Big Give and The Childhood Trust. Money...

Brixton Disco Festival – it’s a family affair

(sponsored blogpost) It’s coming this Saturday 28 April! The first ever Brixton Disco Festival celebrating 40 years of disco - and celebrating Brixton...

Sir Lenny Henry launches national scheme at Brixton school

One of Britain’s most popular performers visited a Brixton school today (15 March) to promote a national scheme to boost drama education that was...

Brixton opera company wows them in Covent Garden

It wasn't at the Royal Opera House but the Actors’ Church, St Paul's Covent Garden, that Brixton’s Pegasus Opera showed us just how much can...

Carnival – fighting for the right to party since 1830s

On a visit to Trinidad Dave Randall discovered that there is more to carnival than a good time Aside from the moving corporate celebration of...

Brixton designer creates set for gay crime drama

  Brixton resident Alison Neighbour designs sets for a living. A graduate of the Royal College of Dramatic Art, her latest creative venture is the...

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...

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