Local arts events

Top arts picks

With so many great art events taking place, it’s hard to know where to start. Here are our highlights. Merging Inks Paint Jam | 180 Brockley Road |  6:00 pm – 9:30 pm, 27th May | Free The wall of 180 Brockley Road is the canvas for this live, collaborative art jam. The theme is…

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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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Al fresco films and masses of music

Brockley Max film night Brockleywood Nights, 2011

Friday night at Brockley Max is the perfect way to let your hair down. Get stuck in to the festival-themed Music Geek Monthly at The Ladywell Gallery from 7.30pm and share your thoughts about the latest albums and bands. Tell your fellow music aficionados why your favourite summer album is the best – and be prepared…

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Art and craft at Brockley Max

Lewisham ArtHouse exhibition attendees

As you’d imagine, being a community arts festival, Brockley Max has plenty of arts and crafts events for you to get stuck into. There are several exhibitions running throughout the festival period including one at Beecroft Garden Primary School. The Beecroft Garden Art Show is a delightful retrospective of children’s art exploring colour, texture and light.…

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Opening Night kicks off weekend of music

Crowd at Brockley Max Opening Night

The Brockley Max festival opened with a bang last night with hundreds of people enjoying the fantastic live performances organised by Ben Swan and Richard Swan and introduced by our inimitable MC Dre – who even took a turn on the keyboards when guitarist and singer Yasu invited other musicians to jam along with him. Other…

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Take part in our photo exhibition

Cardboard City at Leander Centre, Deptford

Going to Brockley Max events and want to take part in a collective, digital and interactive photography exhibition to record the festival history in images? Here’s how… Brockley Max is staging an interactive exhibition of images taken Brockley Max events over the years. We’ve called it Look Back and Interact. We’d love you to submit your…

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Feast your eyes on these tasty raffle prizes

raffle tickets

Feast your eyes on this year’s Brockley Max raffle prize list: there are 37 prizes up for grabs and no fewer than 19 of them are edible. Our amazing local businesses have once again come up trumps with vouchers for nights out, lazy lunches and tasty cook-at-home foodie morsels courtesy of our local delis, restaurants, pubs,…

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Brockley Max Opening Night this Friday

Band playing at Opening Night 2012

We’re counting down the days to the festival now and can’t wait for Friday 29 May when it all kicks off. We’ve got a brilliant line up of performers who will be entertaining everyone in the vicinity of Brockley Station from 3.30pm onwards as part of our fantastic free Opening Night. As afternoon stretches into…

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Festival programmes and event listings now online

Brockley Max Festival programme cover

The Brockley Max festival is less than three weeks away and we’re delighted to announce that the programme containing full details of this year’s events is now available to download. (The same link also shows you event listings day by day.) With more than 70 events scheduled for this year’s Brockley Max, we’re pretty sure…

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How to put on an event at Brockley Max

Opening Night at Brockley Max

The Brockley Max festival takes place in venues across Brockley, Ladywell, Crofton Park and Honor Oak over a nine-day period from 29th May to 6th June. Brockley Max 2015 will kick off with an afternoon and evening of live music, singing and dance at our Opening Night down by Brockley station from 4pm to 10.30pm…

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