Xmas events lining up Countdown from Advent like last year in Talma Road

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A Talma Road window last year, look out for 2015 ones.

Lost of xmas lights “Enlightening”

Thursday December in Brixton Tunstall Road by Morleys 4.45pm. Lambeth’s Mayor is switching on the lights

This Saturday Dec 5th at Brixton Community Base, Santa’s grotto .2-5pm

evening 7pm-11pm with Auction prizes raffle see http://www.brixtoncommunitybase.org/news/

AUCTION ITEMS – Brixton Community Base

8.30pm Saturday 5th December

(sealed/reserve bids welcome please email: info@brixtoncommunitybase.org or ring 07958 448690)

  • 2 Concert Tickets London Handel Festival (Tickets: £50 each)
  • 2 Tickets National Theatre Show

Choose from ‘Wonder.Land’, ‘As you Like It’, ‘Fathers & Sons’,

   ‘Jane Eyre’ amongst others

Tickets 30-50 each (depending on show)


  • 2 Top price tickets ENO’s The Magic Flute – ENO (£100-£125 each)
  • 2 Top price tickets Sunny Afternoon (£90.00 each)
  • 2 Top Price tickets Bend It Like Beckham       (£65 each)
  • 2 Tickets to a pantomime at the King’s Head, Islington

Charles Court Opera boutique Panto – Mirror,Mirror

Adults only (£27.50 each)


  • 2 tickets for Thriller Live playing at the Lyric Theatre


  • Turpentine shop are offering a series of ‘drink and draw’ – evening drawing classes where you can bring your own booze.


  • Limited edition framed prints Martin Grover – (est value £100.00 each)
  • Brockwell Park Fireworks
  • South London Procrastination Society

Sealed/reserve bids welcome please email: info@brixtoncommunitybase.org or ring 07958 448690)

Prizes donated by:

Sonia Friedman Productions

Nimax Theatres

King’s Head Theatre

English National Opera

London Handel Festival

National Theatre

Martin Grover

Turpentine Gallery



Prizes include

  • £10.00 art voucher Kingshield Chemist
  • £5.00 Voucher Herne Hill Books
  • £5 voucher BCA Café
  • 2 Breakfasts at Parissi
  • Art Nouveau café

1 hour free room hire and refreshment

at 77 Atlantic Road

  • Basket of Fruit
  • M&S Hamper
  • £30 Turtle Bay Vouchers
  • £30 Red letter Days Gift voucher
  • A pair of Ritzy tickets
  • An Orchid
  • Champagne
  • Bottle of Wine
  • Christmas Pudding


Prizes kindly donated by:

Herne Hill books; Black Cultural Archives; Parissi;

Art Nouveau ,Atlantic Road ,The Fruit Garden, Herne Hill; Marks and Spencers; Turtle Bay Restaurant, Brixton; The Flower Lady, Herne Hill; Effra Hall Tavern;

Trustees and supporters of Brixton Community Base, Effra Blog and Rattray Play Streets.

December 6th Brockwell Park winter fair plus all the school winterfairs Corpus Christie Sudbourne. etc.

December 9th at Vida Walsh 1-4pm Age UK tea and Stall

Black Cultural Archives  ongoing make your own decorations Upcycle Thursday evenings at BCA till xmas.

Library Consultation continues and other AGM’s

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However Friends of all 10 of Lambeth Libraries are still up  in arms over the Council’s ability to plough on regardless. Will they pay lip service to Head of Libraries alternative plan to keep all 10 libraries open ? Or look at options for only 5  ‘town centre’ ones with the rest as mini-gyms trusts run by someone else or closed.For those interested in protests see Save-lambeth-libraries facebook

Brixtonblog or websites

Brixton Green AGM Date: 7pm, Thurs 3rd December
Venue: Market House, 443 Coldharbour Lane, SW9 8LN

also consulting: Lambeth Oval and Kenningon plans www.oakda.co.uk for GASWORKS  View at Durning Library and discuss the masterplan consultation ends Dec 16th