What’s on – 8-14 November

    Silver Fit cheerleaders
    Silver Fit cheerleaders – Wednesday 9th at Brixton Rec

    Tuesday 8

    Brixton Jamm

    The National Union of Students has teamed up with  Jamm for a warm-up gig ahead of its United for Education national demonstration on 19 November. The line-up features talent from the UK urban and spoken word scene, including Tony D (Don’t Flop 3xUK champion, Poisonous Poets); Tabanacle (Street Deciplez, Black Triangle); Jaz Kahina (Flip Life TV, Pyro Radio); Big Ven (Ven Venzo); ABH (Top 16 UK Championship BeatBoxer); Mr. Wolfe (Wolfe BeatBoxer); and Jade the Poet (Poetry Slam. £6.50/7on the door students. £8.50/9 for non students. 7pm.

    Prince Regent

    The Prince Regent quiz starts at 8pm sharp every Tuesday. Big cash prizes, free drinks questions and a rollover jackpot question that grows each week. 69 Dulwich Rd SE24 0NJ.


    Wednesday 9

    Whirled Cinema

    The Commune reunites Danish director Thomas Vinterberg with scriptwriter Tobias Lindholm in a story that focuses on the clash between personal desires versus solidarity and tolerance in a commune in the mid-1970s. 8.30pm.  259-260 Hardess St SE24 0HN.

    Brixton Rec

    Over 45s charity Silver Fit offer Silver Cheerleading for all fitness levels led by Zoe and members of the fabulous London Cheerleaders, who bring their silver pom-poms along for a great fun workout. Cheerleading is good for everyone – women and men – and is brilliant exercise but not too strenuous. It requires cooperation, communication, and regular social interaction – all helping to make friends and enjoy peer support, reducing the risks or depression and anxiety, and even improving sleep. Studio 2. Meet in reception. 10,45am. £1 donation. Also 6pm Thursdays.


    Thursday 10


    INDEX present Breakage; Rockwell; Jubei; Fracture; J:Kenzo; Khanage; and SP:MC. 10pm–3am (last entry 11.30pm). £5+ adv tickets more on the door. 418 Brixton Road SW9 7AY.

    The Cambria

    David hosts the Cambria pub quiz. Teams of six or less battle it out for a cash prize, which is doubled if the winning team gambles and answers the Killer Question correctly. Second place wins a bottle of wine. Each player will receive a raffle ticket for a meal for two voucher. 8pm. £2 per player.  40 Kemerton Rd SE5 9AR.


    Friday 11

    Brixton Library

    Film screening and director introduction. Showing of Every Cook Can Govern, introduced by the film’s director. The first feature-length documentary to explore the life, writings and politics of the great Trinidadian born revolutionary CLR James who died in Brixton in 1989. The film interweaves exclusive, never-before-seen footage of James with unique testimony from those he knew and the world’s most eminent scholars on James’ life, works and politics. A feature-length documentary that grapples with issues from colonialism to cricket, from slavery to Shakespeare, from Marxism to the movies and from reading to revolution. 7.30pm.

    Prince of Wales

    Old Skool Garage – Brixton Rooftop Party. Make Believe presents Lonyo; Twin Peaks; DJ Illness; Ollie Rant; Usher Lavelle; and more. 8pm–4am. £15.

    Electric Brixton

    Illuminations with Pantha Du Prince and guests. Part of Illuminations: Explorations in Music, Film and Art. Club event by German producer, composer and conceptual artist Pantha Du Prince with special guests and visual artists, following the release of his acclaimed new album Triad. 10pm – 04am. £18.50.


    Hand in Hand

    Punky Reggae Party play early songs by The Damned, Jam, Clash, Stranglers, Stiff Little Fingers, Ian Dury and Elvis Costello with support from DJ Deadly Dave Ralf playing Punk and New Wave classics and the Lab Rats playing superb reggae and ska tunes. 8pm to 2am. Free. 61 New Park Rd SW2 4EN.


    Saturday 12

    Electric Brixton

    Kaskade, twice voted “America’s top DJ” by the DJ Times and one of the key figures in the revival of American Progressive House. He has 12 Top 10 hits on Billboard’s Hot Dance Airplay Chart and has provided remixes for  artists like Beyoncé and Lady Gaga. A formidable live act known for his spectacular visuals and high energy performance. £22.50. 10pm – 6am.

    Pop Brixton

    Kids Kreate is run by volunteer artists to encourage kids to enjoy creating and making things, with something to take home at the end of it. Each Saturday; for children aged 5 to 12. Bring your kids along and have an hour or two off yourself. Free. 9.30 – 11.30am.


    Sunday 13

    Bar 414

    Grass Roots Live Music. Weekly Sunday night event to encourage and inspire local grass roots talent. UB40 trumpeter Patrick Anthony leads the experienced house band. 8pm-2am. Free.


    Monday 14

    St James church, Clapham

    Photo essay Exhibition Of Things Not Seen tells the story, through 46 black-and-white photographs, of a year in the ministry of the Revd Kit Gunasekera, vicar of St James Church, Clapham, taken by award-winning photographer Jim Grover, resident of Clapham for over 20 years. Runs until 27 November. Free. Park Hill SW4 9PB.