waterintobeer (and Brockley Max 2018)

Last night I paid my first visit to waterintobeer, the Brockley shop/bar for all things beer - big selection of bottles and cans as well as homebrew gear for those who fancy doing it themselves. And DIY is a big part of the approach of the shop, owner Tim Livesey says he is inspired by ...

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 ...

Private Joseph Byrne (1897-1915) the first soldier to die at Lewisham Military Hospital remembered at Brockley Max Festival

A moving tribute song was performed by the group 1965, a Folk and Roots duo, joined by friends as part of the 2017 Brockley Max festival . The song was written by a band member whose relative fought in the Dublin Fusiliers in the First World War and who was inspired to perform it in ...

Brockley Max 2017, June 2-9

The Brockley Max community arts festival returns on June 2nd for nine days of music, performance, art and parties.This year's festival includes a wide range of new artists and venues and highlights (other than the front cover of their programme, which is a masterpiece) include:Urban Myths storytelling at The TalbotAn Open Studios at Dragonfly PlaceRussian ...

Brockleywood Nights – Thurs 8th June

Declan writes:Enjoy the filmmaking talent and cinematic treasures from Brockley and beyond at Brockleywood Nights, a showcase for local short film.The event is free and scheduled for the evening of Thursday 8 June, starting at 8.30pm (offering respite from the General Election mayhem) and will be in the fantastic sprawling garden of the Fox & ...

Brockley Max 2017 – get involved

Emma writes:Brockley Max is a nine-day, not-for-profit festival put on by local people for local people. So it can’t happen without your help!We’re looking for volunteers keen to be involved in Brockley Max 2017, to see a different side of the festival - use your skills in a creative capacity, try something new and be ...

The Brockley Street Art Festival fundraiser

Ian writes:The Brockley Street Art Festival is entering a third year, with more events and painting planned around the Brockley area the first week of June - coinciding with the fantastic Brockley Max Festival.This year is our third year, and not only do we wish to continue to create amazing art on the street, but ...

Be part of Brockley Max 2017

El writes:The Brockley Max festival takes place in venues across Brockley, Ladywell, Crofton Park and Honor Oak over a nine-day period from 2nd -10th June.Brockley Max 2017 will kick off with an afternoon and evening of live music, singing and dance at our Opening Night down by Brockley station from 4pm to 10.30pm on Friday ...

Brockley Max 2016: Opening Night

Art in the Park, Hilly FieldsBrockley Max 2016 has just kicked off with its traditional opening night party outside Brockley Station.Tonight's event goes on until 10.30pm and will feature SE Dub Collective, Ras Keith & The Vibration – Live Vocallective, Nocturne, Yasu, Peppermint, Paper Fish, Los Domingos, Ailsa Tully, The True Believers, Leila McNeelance, Creekside, ...