What’s on September 7 – September 13

    Your guide to what’s happening in Brixton this week.

    Brixton 1981
    April 1981: Police form a barricade across Railton Road outside the Atlantic, now the Dogstar.
    PICTURE: “1981 Brixton Riots” by Kim Aldis. Licensed under CC.

    Monday 7 September: Black Cultural Archives Voices of 1981:  material from the archives explores the uprisings that took place that year in Brixton, Birmingham, Leeds and Liverpool. The display includes the work of activists, and community leaders. Open until September 29 Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 6pm, free.

    Tom Hardy as Krays
    Double trouble: Tom Hardy plays Ronnie AND Reggie Kray in Legend

    Wednesday 9 September: The Ritzy is showing Legend, stylish Kray twins biopic starring Tom Hardy as Ron and Reggie.

    Thursday 10 September: Photofusion’s new exhibition The Abyss Gazes Into You by Spencer Murphy opens. The exhibition explores the relationship we have to time and, for Murphy, the influence of his upbringing in an isolated corner of the Kentish countryside with his imagination and the surrounding woodland for company. September 10 till October 9.

    Friday 11 September: Lambeth Town Hall Join archivist Len Reilly, as part of Lambeth’s Heritage Festival, for a walk marking Lambeth’s Golden Jubilee. Visit key sites in the last 50 years of Lambeth’s municipal past. Meet at Town Hall at 2pm. Booking essential. email archives@Lambeth.gov.uk

    Saturday 12 September: Gin and Juice have been throwing wild parties across the summer. The finale is at Brixton Jamm. Soak up the last of the summer sun with a BBQ on the patio.

    Saturday 12 September: Brixton Windmill — See some of Brixton’s oldest surviving houses, the site of another windmill and glimpse the Lambeth Waterworks Company’s 1834 reservoir and discover who some of Brixton Prison’s celebrity inmates were. Led by a London Blue Badge Tourist Guide, meet at 1pm. Prince £5 per adult, £3 concessions, children free. All proceeds go to maintenance of the windmill.

    Lauren Dalrymple
    Lauren Dalrymple

    Saturday 12 September, Upstairs at the Ritzy, 2.30–4.30pm, free: Lauren Dalrymple SoFF (Sistah of the Fuller Figure) hosts the SoFF Music Voice Community Project featuring spoken word poet/actor Barry Forde, primo jazz guitarist Jonny Bergland and the SoFF Music Voice Community Choir. In aid of the Brixton Soup Kitchen and The Clink restaurant at Brixton Prison.

    Saturday 12 September: Little Cat Cafe, Myatt’s Fields. Second Saturday of every month Italian aperitvo evening from 5 till 9pm

    Sunday 13 September: Cornercopia’s secret garden supperclub. Brixton meets Crete – flamed octopus, skordalia, wild greens, tzatzike and lamb cooked with aromatic herbs. Ticket holders will be sent directions. 1.30pm, £29.

    Have we missed anything? Got an upcoming event we should know about? Email newsdesk@brixtonblog.com with details