David Bowie mural goes up on side of Morley’s store, Brixton

  These pictures, taken by Sarah Cook and Kaylene Alder, show the image is of Bowie on the cover of his 1973 album Aladdin Sane. The...

A foxy poem for Friday!

By Natalie Odell It's Friday! And to celebrate the advent of the almost certainly sun-filled weekend we have a delightfully playful poem about a Herne...

198 plays host to an exciting new exhibition curated by London...

Arts contributor Lizzie Kaye attends the opening night of a new exhibition at the 198 gallery space by students at Central Saint Martins College...

Photofusion Select/13

Electric Lane's  Photofusion has a new annual exhibition for your perusal. Photofusion Select 2013 is the resource centre and gallery's selection of four members...

A Thoroughly Modern Movement at Brockwell Lido

 Arts Contributor Fi Anderson reports ‘There was a swimmer who got hypothermia and I had to lend him one of the blankets I’m selling, it’s quite cold...

Brixton illustrated: Suggestions please

Ah Brixton, inspiring place!  Our little patch of South London has inspired everyone from Eddy Grant to the Clash to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle,...

GALLERY LAUNCH: Chin Up at The Chopping Block

The Queen's Head pub is in many ways a grande dame of Brixton. As the shabby grandeur of its interior attests, it is one...

GUEST POST: Poeticat and friends host a night of music and...

Catherine Martindale of Poeticat writes about their first event at The Windmill – the first of what is to be many weird and wacky...

Volunteers wanted: Help paint the Hands On mural

Volunteers are being sought to help put the finishing touches to a distinctive community mural in Windmill Gardens. The Hands On mural project, spearheaded...

NEW EXHIBITION: The Deepest Darkness at Block 336

Arts Contributor Lizzie Kaye discovers a dark and intricate underworld on Brixton Road. Block 336, the subterranean gallery on Brixton Road, has been transformed. The...

Eclectic expressionism on Atlantic Road

Arts contributor Lizzie Kaye reports from the opening of new show Urban Expressionism and other stray talent at the Knight Webb Gallery on Atlantic...

Expressing Africa – Adjani Okpu-Egbe interview

Arts Editor Ruth Waters caught up with leading Afro-surreal expressionist painter, Adjani Okpu-Egbe, between his Coldharbour Lane studio and his Atlantic Road exhibition. Growing up...

FEATURE: The creative community faced with eviction after 30 yrs in...

By Zoe Jewell, editor On one side of Coldharbour Lane, outside Granville Arcade, a couple are standing and taking a photo. The building they are...

GUEST POST: Meet Poeticat

Brixton-based spoken-word artist Catherine Martindale introduces her band, Poeticat, and their new event at The Windmill. And reassures us that it's ok to be...

Brixton artist exhibiting at the Jerwood

An artist from Brixton has been selected for the 2013 Jerwood Painting Fellowship and his work is currently being exhibited at Jerwood Space in...

The week in Brixton

By Faye Lipson, Listings Editor April 8-14 Monday 8: For the brave only. Start the week with an early morning dip in Brockwell Lido pool, now...

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Othello Remixed packs a real punch

  As the title suggests, this is not Shakespeare for traditionalists. The new production of Othello at Clapham's Omnibus Theatre is a bold reinvention of...

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