Ten minute plays at The London Theatre

Nick Mouton, from New Cross' fringe venue The London Theatre, writes:The London Theatre, will be home to 'The Collective Collected', 16 new plays by the London-based group The 10 Minute a Month Playwriting Collective, from Tuesday 5th - Saturday 16th September.During the fortnight-long showcase event, each week will see eight separate 10-minute new plays performed, ...

FREE Film Screening of ‘A Plastic Ocean’ & Q&A – 7 September

On Thursday 7 September, Veolia Southwark’s Integrated Waste Management Facility will be screening A Plastic Ocean, a feature-length documentary that follows a team of researchers around the world’s oceans, revealing the devastating impact of plastic pollution.The event is part of the Peckham and Nunhead Free Film Festival. As a Core Partner of the Ellen MacArthur ...

The Ladywell 10000M

BCer Richard writes:Next Sunday there will be six 10km track races as part of a racing festival at the running track in Ladywell Fields, with the first race at 3pm and the final race at 7:30pm.The races will get progressively faster during the day. Each race is going to be very competitive with pace makers ...

Tree Sponsor of the month – September

Tree Sponsor of the Month took a break in August. Here is our September sponsor. Eleanor Ashfield tells us about her contribution to planting very many street trees in Brockley. 1. Where is the sponsor tree located and why did you choose that particular site? I have sponsored about 20 street trees, starting in 2014, and they are located ...

Tree Sponsor of the month – September

Tree Sponsor of the Month took a break in August. Here is our September sponsor. Eleanor Ashfield tells us about her contribution to planting very many street trees in Brockley. 1. Where is the sponsor tree located and why did you choose that particular site? I have sponsored about 20 street trees, starting in 2014, and they are located ...

The South East Makers Club Weekend, September 23rd – 24th

Meander is one of the Brockley events at this year's FestivalThe South East Makers Club returns on the 23rd and 24th September as a Design Route in the 2017 London Design Festival.The event brings top local talent together across Brockley, New Cross, Deptford, Peckham and Nunhead, to deliver workshops, talks, exhibitions, screenings and a makers ...

Bank Holiday Rum Day at Model Market

To celebrate Notting Hill Carnival weekend and in honour of the king of spirits, Model Market is pitching Rum Day. They say:Street Feast’s late and local Lewisham market (196 Lewisham High St) will be opening its doors this Bank Holiday Sunday for 10 hours of street food, music and RUM.Head down early to nestle into ...

Red Stage: the 1930s Workers Theatre Movement in South London

Some interesting material in the University of Warwick's digital archive on British Political Theatre 1930s to 1950s, including some newsletters from the 1930s from the Workers Theatre Movement, associated with the Communist Party. As mentioned here before, South London was a focus for this kind of theatre, with performances of agitational sketches and songs given ...

Music Monday: Vision Crew – ‘Coming from the Blue side, that’s SE’

Lewisham-based Vision Crew aren't shy about representing the 'blue borough'. The video for their latest release, Forever, was shot at St John's Station, while on their earlier 'Walk the Walk' (built around a haunting piano line) they proclaim that they are 'coming from the blue side, that's SE'.According to Complex magazine (June 2017): 'Meet Vision ...

Crofton Park refresh

Lewisham Council has a launched  public consultation in relation to its plans for the Crofton Park stretch of Brockley Road.The proposals are to:Narrow the available road width widening footways allowing for inset parking, disabled parking and electrical vehicle charging bays to be constructedRaise the carriageway level (raised junctions) locally in three areas to reduce vehicle ...