Tag: Brockwell Lido

BRIXTON PEOPLE: Chris Steele-Perkins, photojournalist

BY BRENDAN ZECEVIC “In 1998 I was with the soldiers of the Northern Alliance when they got into a firefight and we were encircled by...

BRIXTON SNOW: Your pictures

Snow continued to fall across Brixton this weekend, leaving streets, gardens and rooftops swathed in at least 5cm of snow yesterday. Well-gritted main roads kept...

7 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

With Christmas party time a distant memory and summer still a long way off, it can be a tough old time of year. Here...

The weekend ahead in Brixton

The sun is shining (just) and although it's gonna be cold it's shaping up to be a good couple of days  of weather in...

Open House Weekend in Brixton

All over London, places of architectural renown, political import and historical interest will be opening their doors for the public to explore this weekend...

INTERVIEW: Howard Cunnell, author

Barney Evison caught up with Brixton author Howard Cunnell, whose second novel, The Sea on Fire, came out in March 2012. He is the...

Foundation set up to support local youth in memory of Max...

A foundation has been set up in memory of Max Boomgaarden Cook to provide young people with opportunities to follow their creative dreams. Max, from...

Take Two: A swim @ Brockwell Lido and board games @...

Monday 28 May Take One: An early morning swim @ Brockwell Lido The queues at the Lido were round the block this weekend, but take advantage...

Hundreds turn out for Brockwell Lido modernism bash

Poor weather couldn’t dampen the spirits as more than 500 people attended the Modern Movement Festival, an art deco design fair at Brockwell Lido...

£500k Brockwell Park playground opening delayed

The opening of a £500,000 playground in Brockwell Park has been delayed by nearly a month The play area, replacing an older one near the...

The weekend ahead in Brixton

The weather forecast, let's face it, is terrible this weekend. So abandon your hopes of planting those tomatoes or basking by the lido and...

Brockwell Lido to open on Friday

It may be a little late, but Brockwell Lido will open its turnstiles on Friday for the first time this year. The art-deco pool, built...

All aboard! Train drivers needed in Brockwell Park

Brockwell Park's very own railway line is looking for drivers and "station staff" as they start their summer season. The 220m-long, 7 1/4"-wide track, which...

Scorchio! Spring sun this weekend in Brixton

Seeing blue sky through the window again this morning the Brixton Blog thought it would be prudent to check the forecast for the weekend...

Take Two: Bill Cunningham in New York @ Ritzy Cinema and...

Take One: Bill Cunningham in New York @ Ritzy Cinema This week the Ritzy is showing a film about the New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham. Now...

WHAT’S ON: Half term in Brixton

This week is half term for school kids and with this in mind, we asked Sarah Vaci, marvellous mum behind the Little Lambeth blog, to tell...

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