I was keen to share this great blog to celebrate International Women’s Day courtesy of @Brixton Blog. Lulu Lincoln: Teacher An exhibition by photographer Fiona Freund will put Brixton’s working mothers on the map as part of this year’s International Women’s Day celebrations. MotherWorks is the vision of local creative team (and working mums) Mothers … More Celebrating International Women’s Day: Fiona Freund putting Brixton’s working mothers on the map
Some of you might know him as the guy who has made your south east London community cooler, immortalised in words with street art even. I now also know him as the dude who painted one of the most memorable pieces of graffiti I recall from when I was a wee little lass growing up on the … More “The last thing I wanna do is sneak out at 4am and get my collar felt with a spray can in my hand!” Intro street artist Lionel Stanhope.
For our last Spotlight On feature of 2017 we speak to musician and local south east London dweller Only Girl about what makes her tick, how she finds soul in the smallest things and where in our fabulous stomping ground she likes to tread. Tell us about what you do and why you do it…. I’ve always … More December Spotlight On ‘Only Girl’
Tucked away between Brixton, Camberwell and Herne Hill is an area with an emerging identity of its own – Loughborough Junction. Bearing the name of its very convenient railway station (5 mins to Elephant, 10-12 mins Blackfriars/City), it’s an area criss-crossed by railway tracks and of course railway arches, which are fast becoming an agent… via … More Loughborough Junction: Street Art Emergence
London Waterloo’s famous graffiti tunnel, Leake Street Arches, has been brought to life by light. Originally brought to fame by notorious street artist Banksy, Leake Street, also known as the iconic ‘graffiti tunnel’ links Lower Marsh to the South Bank and is one of London’s most popular urban street art locations. As one of the few … More LEAKE STREET: Waterloo’s Iconic Graffiti Tunnel Gets Lit
WoolfeVision and Aylesbury Film Night presents a WORLD PREMIERE 8th December of the documentary ‘Concrete Soldiers’, about the social cleansing of housing estates and those resisting the destruction of their homes. The film focuses on the Aylesbury, Cressingham Gardens and Central Hill council estates in London. The film encourages viewers to have hope, and a belief that a fairer future … More Indy film to Immortalise Cleansing of London Council Estates
In this month’s Spotlight On we speak to local artist Nina Baxter about her work, inspirations, guilty pleasures and favourite south east London spot. Tell us about what you do. I make paintings and collages. My work is usually very colourful, with a basis in nature or something that I have seen, heard, or read which … More November Spotlight On Artist Nina Baxter