Brockley Max 2018 – June 1-9

Not long now until the Brockey Max festival. The full programme is now available to download. Organiser Moira writes:Brockley Max 2018 features an amazing mix of art, music, comedy, film and photography events alongside the hugely popular Opening Night, Brockleywood Nights and Art In The Park.We also have our very own radio station. Brockley Max ...

Strong and stable: A cartoon review of the year with Martin Rowson

On April 30th at the Fox & Firkin pub, the Brockley Max arts festival (taking place June 1-9) will be throwing a fundraiser with support from Guardian cartoonist Martin Rowson. Organiser Moira writes:Martin Rowson, longstanding Ladywell resident & multiple award-winning cartoonist for The Guardian, will be looking back over the last turbulent twelve months in ...

Brockley Open Studios, June 30th – July 2nd

Printmaker Maria Munroe is one of this year's participating artistsThe organisers of the Brockley Open Studios festival have announced the 2018 line-up of participating artists - 36 in total. They say:A great variety of artists has signed up and you can expect to see artworks including paintings, prints wood work, textiles, ceramics, fire etching and ...

Comedy Into Brockley

Comedy Into Brockley is a new local comedy night produced by home brewing kings Water Into Beer and hosted by Kiwi comic Jez Brown.The performances kick-off on April 21st and each is recorded as a podcast.

The Murder List

Brockley resident and NHS psychologist Chris Merritt has just published a crime novel called The Murder List, set partly in SE4. He explains:"The main detective lives on Tressillian Road and there are a couple of scenes in Hilly Fields too. Other elements of the story are set around Crofton Park, Honor Oak and Deptford."It’s also ...

Feral Horses in Deptford Market Yard

Feral Horses is a new art investment company, which allows everyday schlubs to take a punt with relatively small amounts of money.We are still working but things are starting to get serious ahah :) pic.twitter.com/PJL9mY3apr— Feral Horses (@FeralHorses) November 29, 2017The London-based fintech firm picks up-and-coming artists and allows its customers to buy and trade ...

#LoveItLEWISHAM

Lewisham is bidding to host London's new Borough of Culture festival. Two winners will receive £1m from the Mayor of London to stage events in 2019 and 2020.Ladywell cartoonist Martin Rowson has produced this artwork to back the bid, which you can support here and by using the hashtag #LoveItLEWISHAM

It says “bee” and it has a picture of a bee on it

This rather literal piece needs to be captured and added to Brockley's ever-growing street art compendium. Beelashfull is on Lewisham Way.

Brockley the muse

In a new interview for Music OMH, Brockley-based journalist Michael Hubbard has pinned down musician Nick Nicely to ask him about the inspiration behind his song Hilly Fields. He reveals:"I lived by Hilly Fields in Brockley. It looks out over both London and Kent. We were often up there in psychedelic reveries. It has a ...

The Cost of Living at The Copper Tea

The Copper Tea cafe (137 Lewisham Way) is hosting a special art exhibition (Fri 22/09/17 – Sun 01/10/17) called The Cost of Living, by the contemporary artist Alma Tischler Wood, who has been supported by The Arts Council England, The Goethe Institute and Council Général de l'Oise during her career.The event is part of the ...