Robin Hood comes to Peckham

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“It’s been a long, hungry winter, and the villagers of Nottingham need a hero. As Maid Marian journeys deep into Sherwood Forest to find...

“The Dark” at the Ovalhouse

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The Dark takes you on journey in Idi Amin’s Uganda as a mother and her young son escape from the horrors of their homeland...

Two Pegasus Opera events for Black History Month

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Brixton’s Pegasus Opera Company is staging two performances for Black History Month. On Saturday 13 October the Streatham Space Project on Sternhold Avenue, SW2 4PA, will...

Windrush Square to host Ovalhouse’s Brixton City Festival

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Brixton City Festival is back for its third year. The arts festival, organised by Ovalhouse, takes place in Brixton from Friday 14 – Sunday 16...

Blood Wedding in South London

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Frederico Garcia Lorca’s classic tragedy Blood Wedding is a towering piece of theatre. A wedding is the centre of the narrative. But, as the title...

Brixton pupil to dance with ballet stars

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A Brixton school pupil will perform with international principal ballet dancers next month as the English Youth Ballet celebrates its 20th anniversary. Ten-year-old Olivia Nollet from...

Half price from the Blog: Alex Wheatle, Bard of Brixton,...

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Alex Wheatle, the Bard of Brixton, will this week be on stage at the Globe Theatre on London's South Bank that was established to...

Brixton theatre company announces Wind in the Willows cast

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  Sixteenfeet productions, a Brixton-based theatre group has announced the line-up for this year’s open air park productions of Wind in the Willows. The all-star cast...

Brixton theatre company makes an anniversary trip to Brockwell Park

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Grace Waters on an old favourite – Sixteenfeet's Wind in the Willows – making an anniversary return to Brockwell Park   At a pilot arts season...

Help double Brixton theatre group’s money for summer activity

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Brixton’s Sixteenfeet Productions are taking part in the Summer Give an annual fundraising campaign run by the Big Give and The Childhood Trust. Money...

Brixton Disco Festival – it’s a family affair

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(sponsored blogpost) It’s coming this Saturday 28 April! The first ever Brixton Disco Festival celebrating 40 years of disco - and celebrating Brixton...

Sir Lenny Henry launches national scheme at Brixton school

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One of Britain’s most popular performers visited a Brixton school today (15 March) to promote a national scheme to boost drama education that was...

Brixton opera company wows them in Covent Garden

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It wasn't at the Royal Opera House but the Actors’ Church, St Paul's Covent Garden, that Brixton’s Pegasus Opera showed us just how much can...

Carnival – fighting for the right to party since 1830s

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On a visit to Trinidad Dave Randall discovered that there is more to carnival than a good time Aside from the moving corporate celebration of...

Brixton designer creates set for gay crime drama

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  Brixton resident Alison Neighbour designs sets for a living. A graduate of the Royal College of Dramatic Art, her latest creative venture is the...

Brix-tongue poet Mr Gee to judge national writing competition

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Spoken word poet Mr Gee who hosted Brixton’s performance poetry club Brix-tongue, is joining a panel of expert judges for “Voices", a national writing...

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Alex Wheatle book on stage

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Crongton Knights, the award-winning young adult novel by Alex Wheatle – The Bard of Brixton – has been adapted for the stage by Pilot...

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