Marvin Gaye in Deptford at Cheeks nightclub

This picture has been doing the rounds on facebook, pinterest etc. and has caused some excitement as it purports to show soul legend Marvin Gaye dancing in Deptford - the caption actually says 'Marvin Gaye - Cheeks Club - Deptford -1980' with the photographer given as Richard Young.This seems too good to be true - ...

Roadblocks in Deptford and Drakefell

I haven't had much luck getting around in the last couple of days. Tonight I had to take a long diversion trying to get from New Cross to Shooters Hill because the A2 was taped off at the junction of Deptford Broadway and Deptford High Street following a traffic incident involving a police car and ...

Music Monday: Rhiannon the Nightmare

Rhiannon the Nightmare's 'country punk  blues' are an established feature of the New Cross music scene as befits an outfit 'Raised in the deep south east by the New Cross delta on canned lager, chewing tobacco and heartache'.They've recently recorded a song celebrating Little Nan's Bar at the Bunker Club (46 Deptford Broadway),with a video ...