Creative arts

Pending – the new show at the San Mei Gallery

Pending is an exhibition for our times. As much of the world is in limbo waiting for the end of the pandemic, the outcome...

More grants for local arts and music organisations

Brixton’s unique outdoor conceptual art organisation, the Bureau of Silly Ideas (BOSI), is among 19 Lambeth groups to receive funding in the second distribution...

Thought Threads at the San Mei Gallery

Thought Threads is the new exhibition at Brixton's San Mei gallery which brings together the work of three artists whose interest is in textiles....

Brixton artist finds new use for jet engine parts

Art is not the first thing that springs to mind when someone talks about military aircraft and Formula 1 race cars, but Brixton resident...

New Season at Theatre Peckham

   Theatre Peckham’s reopening season showcases the voices and work of young Black artists in London Following six months of closure, Theatre Peckham, celebrates its reopening with...

Covid Tales From Tom’s Bench

A photography exhibition by Jim Grover30 September – 31 December, 2020 Each day in August this year, award-winning local photographer Jim Grover photographed someone or...

“Sleepers” and ‘The Structure of Feeling” – new shows at Block336

The Structure of Feeling (A Ghost Train Ride) Andy Holden Described as a “A socially distanced journey through a desolate post-cartoon landscape”, the new solo exhibition...

Free courses in photography, graphic design and film

The Factory Production House "Step Up" is a new free online project for anyone 19+ living in Lambeth. Photofusion and 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning will...

Farewell shows as Brixton Village’s Studio 73 says goodbye

Martin Grover and some of his brilliant paintings of Brixton are in real-life residency at Studio 73 in Brixton Village all this week as...

Have a drink with the Characters of Coldharbour Lane

A Characters of Coldharbour Lane photography exhibition launches today on social media and later this month at Brixton Brewery’s taproom on Brixton Station Road. It...

Toad Life in Ruskin Park

The celebrated street artist, known as ATM, has created a new artwork in Ruskin Park for the charity Froglife. Known for his large-scale depictions...

Boseman mural on Pope’s Road

A colourful tribute to American actor Chadwick Boseman appeared in Pope’s Road over the weekend. The Black Panther star died at home on 28 August following...

New look for O2 Academy Brixton

Brixton’s O2 Academy today (26 August) revealed a brand new look, with artwork by local talent Reves One reminding passers-by of good times they...

Carnival spirit will be strong – and online

They say that every Notting Hill Carnival is unique and this year will be no exception … Steve Powdrill explains For the first time in...

futur NOIR

futur NOIR is a visual exploration of Hip Hop which brings  together the work of photographers Eddie Otchere and Remy Bourdeau. In doing so,...

“Interiors” – a new show by Karen Smith

If you have some spare time and are within reach of the Streatham/Tooting border, go along to to the Sproutarts gallery to see Karen...

MUSIC

Brixton – from Tufty Club to the Fridge

Musician and DJ Alberto Umbridge discusses a bygone Brixton with Simone Richardson, along with the allure of Congolese music, and how lockdown prompted him...

CULTURE