Melting Pothead – Stories of an Anglo-Indian raised on Brixton’s Frontline

Siddy Shivdasani’s “Melting Pothead” is more of a photo album than an autobiography. It’s like sitting with Siddy on his sofa while he takes...

Book of the week: The Lambeth Cholera Outbreak of 1848-1849...

Alan Slingsby reads the shocking story of another epidemic in Lambeth Boris Johnson, fighting his personal battle with Covid-19 in St Thomas’ hospital in Lambeth,...

Lambeth libraries just keep on giving

Lambeth library staff continue to do a great job keeping us entertained and educated in the online world during the lockdown. For a full...

Theatre company presents places we call home online

Paines Plough, one of the most celebrated new writing theatre companies in the UK has launched new digital projects to connect playwrights and...

Library reading groups go online

Every month Lambeth libraries have been hosting reading groups, bringing people together in their local library to discuss a particular book. As this is...

Brixton Book Jam online

Brixton BookJam, the home of congenial, intelligent, unpredictable and free literary events, tonight (13 April) hosts the first of its planned virtual Lockdown Jams...

The best seat – in your own home

The National Theatre building on the Southbank is closed to the public until at least 30 June, but it is streaming National Theatre Home...

Children’s reading charities unite to support families at home

A new social platform #Unitedbybooks launched today by children’s reading organisations will share reading tips, activities and content to families with children at home following...