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...

Brixton school backs National Theatre plan to expand

A Brixton school that has benefited from four years of working with the National Theatre is backing its plans to take its work nationwide. Becky...

National Lottery funds Longfield Hall teenage drama project

The Longfield Hall Trust has been awarded an £8,700 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, writes Joe Wallen. The funding will enable the Trust to...

Brixton City Festival seeks artists for paid commissions

Ovalhouse theatre’s Brixton City Festival returns in September, planning to fill our streets with radical entertainment. Small scale commissions for site-specific work and outdoor performances...

New theatre company Red Chord writes and performs a Play in...

Red Chord Theatre is a new company based in Clapham Library. The company is launching a new project “Play in a Week”. The company will...

What’s on in and around Brixton 29 November – 6 December

Tuesday 29 Upstairs at the Ritzy Hail a Taxi Driver and head for the Godfather of all quizzes. With questions from the world of film and no limits on team size....

Ovalhouse theatre play explores national identify

Former Brixton resident Xavier de Sousa's solo performance POST comes to Ovalhouse Theatre from tomorrow Wednesday (30 Nov - 3 Dec). The show focuses on what...

National Youth Theatre transports Romeo and Juliet to 1950s Britain

Miztli Cadena says catch a bus to the West End and be transported to 1950s England by the National Youth Theatre's Rome and Juliet....

Cressingham Gardens to stage housing crisis play

Cressingham Gardens plays host to a topical play about the housing crisis facing London. The central theme is a celebration of how tenants can...

BeautifulMess is back with cabaret that tackles loneliness

A pop-up street theatre performance tackling the subject of loneliness and our obsession with using mobile phones, is visiting Age UK centres across Lambeth as...

Brixton’s Alex Kiffin lands lead role in Tennessee Williams play Confessional

Alex Kiffin from Brixton has landed a leading role in the London premiere of a Tennessee Williams play opposite Holby City star Rob Ostlere...

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Clapham Omnibus marks the 30th anniversary of the killings in Tiananmen...

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” George Santayana On June 4 1989 the Chinese government sent tanks and troops to...

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