Tag: Brockwell Lido

Calm, cruel and cold – Lido winter swimmers on why they...

Waterproof, a new book on Brockwell Park Lido’s famous cold water swimmers, launches this week. In it, 70 women and men tell why they brave...

It’s not too late to emulate Lido icebreakers and raise cash...

Brockwell Lido at the weekend hosted the first of a series of icy dips to raise funds for the homeless charity Crisis. Swimmers, who included...

Brixton starts to get back to business

Brixton photographer Luke Forsythe captures the careful reopening of many local traders this week Slideshow below, full gallery on next page

Take an icy plunge to end homelessness 

Crisis, the homelessness charity, is challenging Londoners to sign up to the Icebreaker Challenge this December. Brixton’s Brockwell Park Lido is one of three open...

Brockwell Water Polo goes Indoors

Following a successful Summer season at Brockwell, Water Polo is moving back indoors, starting Monday 5th August, to Alleyn’s Boys School just 10 minutes...

Petition urges Brockwell Lido to lift ban on local swimming club

  Well over 1,000 people have signed an online petition calling on Fusion Lifestyle – a charity that runs Brockwell Lido – to lift its...

Brixton’s Volcano coffee and Brockwell Lido team up with Crisis

At least two local institutions are working with Crisis, the homeless charity. Brockwell Lido will host its Icebreaker fundraiser on Saturday 15 December and...

Brockwell Swimmers water polo team wins through

The thriving water polo team of Brockwell Swimmers are looking forward to taking on a team from Addenbrooke’s hospital in Cambridge on 2 December...

LIDO HOSTS FIRST SPRING RELAY EVENT

Swimming club teams from across London met for the first Brockwell Spring relays. Seven teams totalling about 100 swimmers included the home side and Spencer...

Brockwell Lido free for all

(sponsored Blogpost) For those who only know the Brockwell Lido as a place for a summer dip, you are invited to get to know...

Lido set to star in film and novel

  Brockwell Lido is set to feature in a major film based on a novel by former Brixton resident Libby Page. The novel, The Lido, her...

Top green award for Brockwell Park

Brockwell Park has been awarded Lambeth’s first-ever Green Heritage award in the annual Keep Britain Tidy Green Flag awards. The awards, which have been running...

Brave the Lido in December to aid homeless

National homelessness charity Crisis is organising a heat exchange at Brockwell Lido on Saturday 10 December – you get cold in the pool and a...

Brixton: The party years

Nick Buglione continues a journey through time with his recollections of Brixton – this month, the nineties Embed from Getty Images Au revoir the 1980s, bonjour...

Brockwell Lido Users group forum and AGM

Brockwell Lido Users group BLU is holding its annual general meeting and a forum this Saturday ( 24 September) beginning at 10am sharp at the Lido. Coffee, croissants...

Calling all swimmers to Brockwell Lido for Macmillan’s big swim

Get off your towels and into the pool for Macmillan Cancer Support’s All Out Swim on Saturday 8 October. There's still time to build your stamina...