Coulgate Pop

Browns of Brockley has a spiffy new Peter Max-style pop-art makeover, painted over tts black canvas.

Windrush Street Art

A couple of great murals by Deanio X commenting on the Windrush scandal which has seen the deportation of people who have been living in the UK for decades. The works, by London Bridge and on the Walworth Road, both feature the words 'Empire Windrush - we built this city - pay your dues'.As well ...

Midsummer Fayre – Why not Volunteer?

Here is a great opportunity to be part of the community, eet new people and do your bit. There are lots of jobs to do, before the day, during and litter picking at the end. Volunteering A dozen or so different Teams take charge of specific aspects of the organisation, each with a Team Captain. ...

Poster Workshop 1968-71: North Peckham strike and Catford reggae festival

The Poster Workshop was a radical screenprinting project 'set up in a basement at 61 Camden Road, Camden Town, London N1, in the summer of 1968. It was carried along on the wave of rebellion sweeping the world at that time, and was inspired in part by the Atelier Populaire which had resulted from the ...

BrocSoc slams Ashby Mews changes

The tarmac-covered north endFollowing the installation of a gate across the north end of Ashby Mews, some residents have now decided to tarmac the surface, changing its historic character to something which more closely resembles a business park.The southern end of Ashby Mews is untouchedThe gates, which we were initially promised would be left open ...

Lewishanimals

Lewisham is London's second-most pet-friendly borough.An analysis of home-rental data on Zoopla by Fasthomes.org found that Lewisham had a higher proportion of pet-friendly ads than any borough except Kensington & Chelsea.As rental rates increase across London, pet-friendliness becomes a more important issue.With thanks to BCer Chris Wheal, who is friendly to pets.

Farmers’ Market every second Saturday of the month.

Our little market is dwindling, and I suspect that I might be more accurate with my apostrophe if I moved it a little to the left. However, Whitegate’s Farm are still a great help with our regular funds. The rent from their stall has funded this year’s WWI meadow. The cornflowers are just coming into ...

London Radical Bookfair 2018

London Radical Bookfair at Goldsmiths on Saturday went well, saw lots of people I haven't seen for a while (well, probably since the last bookfair) and helped out for a bit on the Datacide stall. I even bought a book or two, including a collection of stories by my old Brixton friend Rosanne Rabinowitz  (review later).Best ...

ART in the PARK, this Saturday 9th June, 2018

This Saturday we have ART IN the PARK, brought to you by the fantastic Brockley Max. This includes live music on the stage from midday, free story telling tent and the Children’s Magical Marquee £5 per child Welcome to our amazing Magical Marquee, offering creative workshops for children up to 14 years Midday until 6pm. ...

Midsummer Fayre Saturday 23rd June, 2018

The ever popular midsummer fayre will be on Saturday 23rd June, from midday until 5pm. It is organised by the Brockley Society This event only happens because of a tremendous team effort with lots of volunteers. So don’t be shy information below. Volunteering A dozen or so different Teams take charge of specific aspects of ...