Tulse Hill’s finest Light Up Brockwell Park

FutebolLast month, The St. Matthew’s Project celebrated its tenth anniversary with a special dance performance – Futebol – by Light Up The House.

The event was part of the 2014 MADD (Music, Art, Drama and Dance) for Brockwell Park Programme.

Brixton Bugle has written a great feature about the work of The St Matthew’s Project, and the MADD Programme.

Read it here.

Benjamin Croft Trio cancels performance

Ben Croft TrioWe regret to inform you that today’s jazz performance has been cancelled by Benjamin Croft Trio.

While the weather in the Park was fine from late morning up until 2.30pm, where there was a brief shower followed by sunshine, the group did not want to risk damage to their equipment and they informed BPCP shortly before 1pm today (when they had been due to arrive at the park) that they were cancelling the event.

The next MADD for Brockwell Park event is local group Soul Intent – Motown, Stax and funk classics, 2.30pm Sunday 7th September 2014 at the performance space by Brockwell Hall.


Jazz Music in the Park – FREE – 2pm, Sunday 10th August 2014

Ben Croft TrioJazz Music makes a welcome return to Brockwell Park at 2pm on Sunday 10th August 2014. The Benjamin Croft Trio will play popular jazz standards at the Performance Space by Brockwell Hall. The event is free and open to all.  BPCP will conduct a fundraising collection for future community events.

Brockwell Park, London – a commemorative event

A blog about the First World War memorial event at Brockwell Park 27.7.2014

Remembrance Image Project

This Monday just gone, 28th July, marked of course the one hundredth anniversary of the declaration of war by Austria-Hungary on Serbia, the first of that series of such declarations in late July and early August which led into WW1.

It therefore seemed very appropriate that Brockwell Park Community Partners chose the eve of that anniversary, last Sunday night, as the occasion for a commemorative event in Brockwell Park, a large public space in Herne Hill, London, not far from where I live.  I was fortunate enough to be asked to photograph the event.

The evening was a mixture of music and readings of a very diverse nature; the music ranged from pipe music to Bob Dylan, while the spoken word included material on Walter Tull (the first black officer in the British army), as well as material by John McCrae, Edward Thomas, Vera Brittain and many other writers of…

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