In Pursuit of Colour: Quaggy Printmakers Exhibition in Ladywell Chapel, Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th December 10:30am -3:30pm

Southwark Spain Shop: anti-fascist shop in 1930s Walworth Road

Edith Tudor-Hart (1908–1973) was an Austrian photographer who studied at the Bauhaus. Born Edith Suschitzky, she came from a left wing Jewish background and fled rising fascism to move to London having married Alex Tudor-Hart in 1933.  They lived for a while in Brixton where she had a photography studio. Alex became a GP and ...

Deer in Brockley (2019) and Catford (1928)

I was delighted by reports over the summer of a muntjac deer being spotted in the Telegraph Hill/Brockley area. Specifically in August there were apparent sightings in Dalrymple Road, Endwell Road and in a garden on Telegraph Hill close to New Cross railway cutting from where Jack Cornish posted an image on twitter. One hypothesis ...

Capillary Tissues

Capillary Tissues, sound performances in the APT gallery and studio of artist Victoria Rance as part of the Deptford X festival, 2nd November 2019.Lia Mazzari/David Bloor/Charlotte Law:Costumes by Victoria Rance.Offerings to goat god Pan and the Goddess alongside Deptford CreekPhil Maguire /Mark Lyken/ghostly cassette technology:David Bloor/a box of tricks:

REMEMBRANCE DAY EVENT SUNDAY 10th NOVEMBER 10.55am – 12.15pm

REMEMBRANCE DAY EVENT, SUNDAY 10th NOVEMBER 10.55am – 12.15pm approxMeet at the Ladywell Cemetery Cross of Sacrifice.  There will be a brief introduction to the significance of the event. Following the 2 minute silence: Wreath laying at the Cross of Sacrifice, Ladywell Cemetery. Walk to the Brockley War Memorial viathree relevant memorialsWreath laying at the Brockley Cemetery War Memorial.Join us for ...

Meadow Maintenance

SUNDAY, 3rd November: We need to sort out our WWI meadow so that it is ready for re-seeding. We’ll be at the meadow, up the bank on the corner of the lane, the other side of the lane to the tennis courts. Bring gloves and tools if you have them. We will have some extra. ...

Victims of major global disasters, including the 1915 sinking of the Lusitania and the Lewisham rail crash of 1957, remembered in the latest podcast by Mike Guilfoyle

Local historian Mike Guilfoyle recounts the deeply tragic stories of some of the victims of major global disasters, including the 1915 sinking of the Lusitania and the Lewisham rail crash of 1957. London Epitaphs tells the forgotten stories behind the inscriptions at Brockley and Ladywell Cemetery in South London and is made by Tempest Productions.

Music Monday: The Drezone – ‘End of Summer Blue’ on Hilly Fields

SE London musician The DreZone has many talents - multi-instrumentalist, DJ and professional singer who can be found performing tributes to Prince and Stevie Wonder among others. He also writes and produces his own material, his latest song released yesterday to coincide with the turning of the seasons and the end of British Summer Time. ...

Long live the White Hart SE14

I've fallen back in love again with the White Hart in New Cross Gate recently. This iconic pub has been overlooking the historic junction on the old Watling Street/New Cross Road for 150 years or more, in fact I gave a whole talk about this spot in Telegraph Hill Festival a couple of years ago ...

Brockley Stickers 2019

Some stickers around Brockley photographed yesterday. We have:Jewish Antifascist ActionNever Seek Permission - pigeon-themed, artist is on insta as @neverseekpermissionExtinction Rebellion - climate change rebelsesse -SE London crew who did a zine I think3 Hangers - retro clothes sellersI should not be here - photo zine and t-shirts, image is from 1984 Sisters of Mercy ...