Leon Rosselson at New Cross Folk Club

Good to see that the recently started New Cross Folk Club at the Amersham Arms is going from strength to strength. This Sunday November 6th (7:30 pm) they are hosting veteran radical singer Leon Rosselson - probably best known for his Diggers anthem 'The World Turned Upside Down' which has been covered by Billy Bragg, ...

Test Dept:Redux – Return to New Cross

Test Dept are surely one of the most influential bands to emerge from the local area, starting out in New Cross in the early 1980s (some band members lived at 8 Nettleton Road) and pioneering a politically committed industrial sound.  In the last couple of years members of the band, who have remained active across ...

Limonious Night in New Cross with Paul Gilroy, Dr Lez Henry, Charlie Dark and more

Following the recent exhibition at the South London Gallery of work by Jamaican reggae/dancehall record sleeve artist Limonious (featured at Transpontine recently), there's a very interesting sounding event tomorrow night in New Cross with some great speakers and music:'One Love Books in conjunction with Sound System Outernational (Goldsmiths) and The Wire invite you to SHOULDER ...

Where are we now? Bowie Tribute Nights at Ivy House and Amersham Arms

Various Bowie events coming up over next few days and weeks. Tomorrow night - Saturday 16th January - at the Ivy House (40 Stuart Road, Nunhead SE15 3BE) there's The David Bowie Spectacular Send Off. They say:  'Let's give our London boy the send off he deserves. It's simple: let's party to his tunes, have the ...

Happy Mondays this summer

From one bunch of jokers to another... Happy Mondays returns to the Amersham Arms for their Edinburgh preview season with another stellar list of headliners:18th May - Mike Wozniak (Star of C4's 'Man Down')1st June - Sara Pascoe15th June - James Acaster29th June - Bridget Christie13th July - Ed Byrne20th July - Reginald D Hunter27th ...

Happy Mondays returns for 2015

Happy Mondays comedy at The Amersham Arms returns with a new year line-up that includes brilliant Lewisham-based comedian Sara Pascoe, among a host of other big names.12th Jan - Josh Widdicombe & Aisling Bea26th Jan - Robin Ince9th Feb - Sara Pascoe23rd Feb - James Acaster9th Mar - Katherine Ryan & Bridget Christie23rd Mar - ...

The Amersham – Loved by Time Out

The Amersham Arms made Time Out's "Eight London pubs we love" list, with the magazine's Comedy Editor, Ben Williams, singling out Happy Mondays as the best reason to love it. He says:What looks like a small, cosy pub from the street also looks that way inside: there are wood-panelled walls, Chesterfield sofas and fairy lights ...

Brockley Ukulele Group back at Amersham Arms

Continuing their tradition of fine uke-themed flyers, Brockley Ukelele Group are back in action at the Amersham Arms  SE14 on Sunday 14th September 2014. 

New Cross in Time Out

If you haven't picked up this week's Time Out London, look out for its 'Great bits of London' feature on New Cross with its strapline of 'creativity, cheap thrills and chicken shops in the south-east student belt'. Written by Goldsmiths student Andy Hill it accurately characterises local pubs/bars New Cross House, New Cross Inn, Hobgoblin, ...

The Handmaid’s Flail