Your handy guide to what’s happening in Brixton this week
Tuesday 1 March: Mummytime Ltd will be holding its next event Mummytime – new pop up event providing me-time for mums – at Carnegie Library. So head down for a morning of activities that will leave you feeling refreshed and replenished. You can enjoy one of three pamper packages (while your baby is being cared for in our on-site crèche), attend expert talks on postnatal fitness and life coaching, and chill out in the cafe with other local mums. £5. 10.30am to 1.30pm.
Thursday 3: Speedy Networking aims to empower small businesses, entrepreneurs, sole traders and start ups at Raleigh Park Centre. Just bring a 60 second elevator pitch on who you are and what you do. £10. 6.30pm to 9.30pm.
Friday 4: Clarkshaws Microbrewery are hosting a pub pop-up pub at the Platform SW9 throughout the first week of March hosting events including beer & cheese pairing, a micro art exhibition and a pub quiz . On Friday there will be live music from local five piece Americana band, the Champion Hillbillies. 8pm to 11pm.
Friday: “Stand Up For Refugees Bollywood Night” is a benefit for the Calais camp at Brixton East. Choreographers from Jay Kumar Dance Asia team will lead a night of interactive Bollywood dancing followed by music from DJs Ms Feelgood and Micky Vespere. All money raised will go to the Refugee camp in Calais. £10/£6 concessions.
Saturday 5: Art Nouveau cafe is hosting a mindfulness retreat day, teaching people to appreciate the changing sensations and emotions around hunger, eating, and digestion. No experience neccessary. £55. 11am to 5pm.
Saturday: At Brixton East Eddie Otchere presents an immersive exhibition of iconic portraits of every member of the Wu-Tang Clan during their most prolific years. Photographed over the course of 5 years and never before exhibited in their entirety. The prints have been digitally reduxed by Nineties’ master printer Danny Pope. Free. 2pm to 2am.
Saturday: Derzak will take over Simulacra Studio equipped with a custom top of the range sound system. Record label Melodus’s main artist will play his original blend of techno, house, IDM and Electronica. Tickets £5 to £10. 9pm to 4am
Saturday: Versus by Verses is an aspiring Mental Health Charity for young people in London. It aims to help eradicate negative stigma through music and the arts. It is holding an event at Pop Brixton to boost moods and help tackle the stigma surrounding mental health with live music from an array of local artists, guest speakers discussing mental health and mindfulness, and an optional scavenger hunt including games and prizes. Free. 2pm to 6pm.