29th May – 6th June 2020

Posts by Rosie

Last chance to get Martin Rowson fundraising night tickets

Tickets for our fundraising night at The Chandos on Tuesday 4th February are nearly all gone – so grab yours while you can! The event, The State We’re In, combines topical satire and poetry and is a double header with The Guardian cartoonist Martin Rowson and renowned poet Luke Wright. Martin says: ‘We’ve been cursed…

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Help Brockley Max earn more pennies with Tesco tokens

Inside the Magical Marquee of Making at Art In The Park 2019

Shopping at your local branch of Tesco could help towards the funding for this year’s Brockley Max Art In The Park family day. Brockley Max non-profit organisation Max Media Arts is one of three organisations currently vying for customers’ endorsements at branches of Tesco in Lewisham borough through its Bags Of Help scheme. Throughout January,…

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Satire, scribble and scurrilous verse support Brockley Max

The Lying King: Martin Rowson and Luke Wright assess the state of the nation

Join satirical artist Martin Rowson and poet Luke Wright on 4th February for an evening of satire, cartoons and performance poetry – all in a good cause! Venue: The Chandos pub, Brockley Rise Date: Tuesday 4th February Time: 7.30pm to 10.30pm Tickets: £10 from Eventbrite We’ve been cursed – by those malevolent, mediocre and cack-handed…

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Show your Christmas spirit – and support Brockley Max!

Charity fundraising is a long-standing Christmas tradition dating to Dickensian times. In just such a spirit we invite you to a range of Yuletide events with some of the proceeds going towards funding next year’s Brockley Max festival.   Brockley Christmas Market takes place down by Brockley station on Saturday 7th December from midday until…

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Brockley Max 2019: what were your highlights?

We’re approaching the end of November and have been plunged into the bitter cold of late autumn so it’s heartwarming to look back at the glorious sunshine and fantastic sense of community that was evident during this year’s Brockley Max festival. From the uplifting energy of the opening night street party down by Brockley station…

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Brockley Max launches fundraising campaign

Brockley Max has launched a fundraising campaign aimed at securing the well-loved festival’s future. Since forming 19 years ago the Brockley Max Festival has taken a corner of south-east London each June for a nine-day run. Brockley Max, run mostly by volunteers, started with just 12 events in 2001, and has expanded each year. In…

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Spooky tales launch festival fundraising drive

Brockley Max pumpkin carving at Frightful Yarns fundraiser

On a dark and gloomy night around 50 hardy souls assembled to help ward off the threat of a nightmare yet to come: Frightful Yarns, held on Hallowe’en, was the first in a planned series of fundraising events aimed at staving off the wolves and steering our collectively cherished community festival back towards calmer shores.…

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Help save Brockley Max!

Brockley Max is at serious risk of not running next year – or again – unless we can raise enough money to keep it going. Over the 18 years of its existence Brockley Max’s ethos has stayed the same: to celebrate our community’s creative talent, to stay accessible to everyone by keeping most of the events…

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Submit your short film to the Brockley Max film night

Brockley Max film night Brockleywood Nights, 2011

Brockley Max is delighted to announce that one of our most popular events, Brockleywood Nights, is making a return at this year’s festival. Brockleywood Nights is an evening of short films screened on Hilly Fields. Film curator Declan McGill is currently looking for films to show on the night – Friday 3rd June. Declan says “The…

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Thanks for a wonderful festival

Brockley Max 2015 is over for another year and what a great festival it was! We were blessed with the weather and the Art In The Park family day was the icing on the cake of our best ever festival. Thank you to all of you who came to events. Please let us know what you enjoyed…

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