Before the schools broke up for Easter we announced our competition for secondary schools pupils across the borough to design the front cover for this year’s Brockley Max Festival programme. Word didn’t get out to everyone so, in order to give all 11-to-18 year olds in the area a fair chance of entering, we’ve just…

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Calling All Crafters, Artists and Makers! Although we are not running  Art In The Park this year, we are holding the famous Brockley Max Craft Market on Saturday 5 June 2021 from 12-6pm. This year it will be in the grounds of St Peter’s Church on Wickham Road, SE4, If you are an artist craftsperson…

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Brockley Max is looking for a super-talented young artist to design the front cover of this year’s festival programme. The contest is only open to pupils who live in or go to secondary school in the borough of Lewisham, but that’s actually quite a few people, so competition is set to be fierce! There are three…

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Even if Covid -19 restrictions are still in place, we want to bring you art this summer with a festival Art Trail that you can enjoy at your own pace. So we are looking for artists, sculptors, craftspeople, photographers and anyone who wants to show their work in their window or front garden between 28…

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Memories of Brockley Max

2021 is a special year for Brockley Max – this year sees our 20th festival. Despite challenging circumstances, we are going to deliver a special edition this year by getting creative to revitalise and celebrate all the local arts scene has to offer.This year’s festival will embrace digital more than ever before; we will be…

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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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Tap your toes and stamp your feet, even dance a jig. You’re guaranteed a great time if you come along to our penultimate fundraising event. Tickets are now onsale for this fun and fast-paced folk and blues night helping #SaveBrockleyMax. For just £5 you can enjoy an evening with the amazing SelFolk Orchestra who play…

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