The weekend ahead… October 18 – 20

    Oxjam-Music-Festival-2013-ClaphamFriday October 18: Choice Cuts are spinning disks in Coldharbour Lane at the Dogstar this Friday. Providing you the sounds of Hip Hop, Dubstep, Rock, Indie, Electro, DnB, and more from 7pm to 4am. At only a mere £5 after 11pm, a good opportunity to let your haid own after a week’s hard work.

    Saturday October 19: Oxjam is hitting venues across town today, with artists like DJ Bailey, Psycho Delia, DJ Shefitza, and more playing live for Oxfam in the war against poverty. Take a musical journey , help a good cause, and immerse yourself in one of Brixton’s most popular music events. We give you the run down on the top picks of the six venues and multiple artists here. Get tickets here.

    The energetic community group Loughborogh Junction Action Group (LJAG) is set to gather around for a volunteer gardening session, showing local residents and volunteers how to grow their own food at the new Loughborugh Farm.  More information can be found in the video below.

    The launch of Loughborough Farm from Ion Products & Union Videos on Vimeo.

    The Brockwell Park run gets into gear this Saturday as it does every week at 9am. With free registration, members of the community will be able to race each other in a 3km run around the Victorian. A great, sociable, way to keep fit. More details on this event and how to register can be found on the link here.

    Fancy a taste of Brixton’s own brew? The brand new Brixton Brewery is opening the doors to its Station Rd brewhouse from 12-8pm for a sample of your hyperlocal tipple. We had a sneam preview at Brixton Blog HQ have strongly recommend  you give it a go.

    Sunday October 20: The whole family can enjoy the Friends of Brockwell Park walk this Sunday at 2pm beside the clocktower in the middle of the park. Organisers promise a friendly autumn promenade. You never know what kind of people you may bump into. If you’re struck by the beauty of the clocktower, be sure to throw a couple of quid its way to help with its restoration. For more information email