Brockley Max 2019 Opening Party

As well as a range of pre-recorded musical performances you can explore, there’s plenty of live events taking place during the Brockley Max Festival period. Daily at 8pm: Luke Wright – live on Twitter Celebrated poet Luke Wright co-headlined a fantastic sold out fundraiser for Brockley Max alongside satirical cartoonist back in February. Ever since…

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Jim Carey Cornell performs Neon Guitar Stories

Kicking off what would have been the Opening Night of Brockley Max 2020, Jim Carey Cornell will be playing a live gig from 7pm on Friday 29th May. The gig, Neon Guitar Stories, will include a concoction of original songs and cover versions from local singer-songwriter-guitarist Jim Carey Connell. Expect flourishes of acoustic guitar, poetic…

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SELFolk Orchestra recorded instruments in isolation and tracks were then mixed together for the V Project

When the call went out a few days ago that we’d be showcasing performances by SE London locals during what should have been Brockley Max 2020 we received a flurry of fantastic emails. Here’s a selection of prerecorded performances you can enjoy at any time. Great Beecroft Singalong Here’s something truly uplifting: the community of Beecroft…

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Brockley Max 2019 Opening Party

This Friday would have seen the Opening Night of this year’s Brockley Max Festival. Since we can’t come together at the moment to sing, dance and make music, we’ve decided to share the creative endeavours of local artists, musicians, makers and performers here on our website and on social media. First up, to conjure up…

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The DreZone

Brockley Max’s programme of fundraising events continues with three fantastic events in March. First up is the Funkin’ Fundraiser for Brockley Max – a boogietastic night of dancing on Friday 6th March at fab local pub and music venue The Fox & Firkin. Entry costs just £5. DJ Giles Frampton, aka mrTidy, regularly DJs around…

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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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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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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 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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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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