Planning permission granted for Ovalhouse Brixton

Last night, Lambeth Council voted unanimously to grant planning permission for the Ovalhouse theatre to move to a purpose-built new home in the heart...

New play ‘Where will we live’ tells the story of estate...

Where Will We Live? is a new play showcasing the diverse stories of Brixton people reacting to council estate demolition and social changes surrounding...

Comedy nirvana with Future Sellouts

Join the Future Sellouts crew for an evening of comedy.  The Enlightened Tribe of the Eternal Golden Carp is guaranteed to make you LOL. Dogstar,...

Come Together

Brixton Come Together 2015 was an event to remember with late summer sun, music, food and drink and a samba-style protest against gentrification, soaring...

Theatre company making a play about housing redevelopment in Brixton

Brian Walters caught up with the founders of Outspoken Arts, who are developing a play about a housing development in Brixton. Theatre company Outspoken Arts...

I am your neighbour – Ovalhouse festival comes to Brixton

Between the 13-18 July the Ovalhouse Theatre will decamp up the hill to Brixton, bringing us ‘I am Your Neighbour’ - a festival celebrating...

Ovalhouse offering free theatre at BrixMix market

The Ovalhouse theatre - due to move to Brixton in Autumn 2017 - is running a stall at the BrixMix Saturday market on 25th April...

Free workshops and competition for budding Brixton playwrights

Local theatre company Sixteenfeet Productions are teaming up with Brixton Library to present three free play writing workshops as part of the twelfth Lambeth Readers and...

Review: The Cutting of the Cloth, Southwark Playhouse

The premiere of The Cutting of the Cloth by Michael Hastings has been a long time coming. The Brixton writer, who died in 2011,...

A very Vocool evening at Brixton’s Electric Social

By Ashley Moore, photos by Robert Alexander Malcolm Photography VoCool, Brixton’s new unsigned talent variety show debuted at the Electric Social on January 20, and...

From Electric Pavilion to the Little Bit Ritzy: The story of...

Many things are synonymous with Brixton. The kaleidoscopic market, the Academy, queuing for the Tube, the street preachers and buskers, roofdogs, Franco's; the list...

Brixton prepares for the best of break dance

On Saturday 13 December, young break dancers and hip hop dancers of all styles will descend on Brixton for Step into Battle, a street...

Local director presents new piece at Blue Elephant Theatre

Arts co editor, Ruth Waters, caught up with local director, James Ivens, ahead of the opening night of his latest piece, Lone Rangers, at...

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘GOD!’ by Woody Allen at the Effra Social

By Lucy Binnersley  Gracing the stage at Brixton's Effra Social last week was Woody Allen's 1975 philosophical comedy, 'God!' The production ran over three evenings...

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Shakespeare – for the many not the few

Leslie Manasseh meets two Brixton-based women behind a remarkable new theatre production   Adjoa Andoh and Dona Croll are two extraordinary Brixton-based women who are bringing...

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