Tag: Brockwell Lido

Brockwell Swimmers set for gala

Brockwell Swimmers have again been invited to enter a team for the annual Tooting Lido Heron Invitation Gala on Sunday 20 March. The race is for...

The Twelve Days of a Brixton Christmas

Festive cheer needn’t cost the earth or require a trip to Oxford Street. Arts editors Ruth Waters and Barney Evison give their ideas for...

Dip in to support the homeless and a chance to fly...

Hundreds of swimmers in fancy dress will jump into the chilly water at Brockwell Lido at midday on 12 December in support of Crisis,...

Take an icy plunge and support the homeless

Hundreds of swimmers in fancy-dress will jump into the chilly water at Brockwell Lido at midday on 12 December in support of Crisis, the...

Ready, steady, splash! Summer fun at Brockwell Lido’s races

Streamline Swims' 2015 Summer Races were a big hit this weekend.  On Saturday swimmers of all ages headed down to the annual competition at Brockwell Lido which...

Brockwell Lido annual summer swim races

Come and join Streamline Swims’ annual summer races taking place at Brockwell Lido on Saturday July 11. Races this year include 50m, 100m, half mile, one...

Herne Hill flicks fest is here to stay

This year’s Herne Hill Free Film Festival saw film-goers camped out under blankets at some of the area’s most iconic locations. Our arts writer...

Police investigating rape in Brockwell Park

Police are investigating the rape of woman in Brockwell Park. The attack occurred on Wednesday May 13, between 9.50 pm and 10 pm. A 41-year-old woman...

New writer-in-residence at Brockwell Lido

South London's beloved open-air swimming pool now has its very own writer-in-residence. Writer Shelley Silas will be spending her Monday afternoons writing at Brockwell Lido. I spoke...

Brrrrrrilliantly mad winter swimming gala makes a splash at Brockwell Lido

Pictures by Tim Sutton It may have been one of the coldest days of the year, but that didn't stop Brixton's barmier contingent from taking...

Brockwell Lido introduces its first ever Cold Water Swimming Gala on...

The calendar might say winter, and your summer clothes may be languishing at the back of your wardrobe, but this is not enough to...

Brockwell Icicles brave the waters for blood pressure campaign

Written by Poppy Walker A Brixton swimming group jumped at the opportunity to support the Stroke Association’s Know Your Blood Pressure campaign by getting tested...

Second Crisis Midwinter Swim in Herne Hill

Following on from the success of the first event, the second Crisis Midwinter Swim will take place on Saturday December 14 at Brockwell Lido,...

An idyll in the heart of the city: Brockwell Lido

By Will Bedingfield The story of the survival of the Brockwell Lido is one that features some exceptional characters. Casey McGlue is one of these. Speaking...

BRIX & MORTAR: Brockwell Lido

Written by Lizzie Kaye, as part of Brix & Mortar, a celebration of Brixton’s landmarks The construction of Brockwell Lido was first suggested in 1923...

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...

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