Will we build again? – thoughts on radical housing

I went to some of the Radical Housing weekend in New Cross last month (26th April), one of a series of events across London from the Radical Housing Network. The day of talks at Cafe Crema in New Cross Road was packed, and I caught Owen Hatherley talking about the history of Council housing in ...

Grapes of Wrath Anniversary Party in New Cross

Tomorrow night (Friday 2nd May ) at Cafe Crema they are celebrating the 75th birthday of John Steinbeck;s The Grapes of Wrath 'and also supporting Hope not Hate's campaign against UKIP and the BNP - with a gig and piano jam hoedown. 8 'til late. £3. Please bring tapping toes and antifascist sentiments'. Music from Reverand ...

Chinese New Year in Deptford + Deptford High Street Song

 Chinese New Year was marked in Deptford in Saturday with a lion dance procession from the Deptford Lounge to the Albany, where the Yam, Yam! East and South East Asian Arts and Food Festival is now on until March 15th.There was a classic Deptford Market moment where the lion got in a face off with ...

Music Monday: Blyth Power

More good music coming up at Cafe Crema (306 New Cross Road). This Friday 8th March there's a return of their periodic 'New Orleans, New Cross' acoustic jam session, 'musicians and listeners of good taste and discernment' will be welcome to gather 'around the soulful piano'.Blyth PowerThen on Friday 15th March they've got Blyth Power ...