Brockley Max runs from 2nd to 10th June 2017 offering a packed programme of gigs, films, art exhibitions, theatre, kids activities and more besides. Most events are free and will take place in venues across Brockley, Crofton Park, Honor Oak Park and Ladywell.
The party starts at 4pm on Friday 2nd June with our Opening Night Concert. There’ll be dancing in the street at our free and unforgettable evening of live music outside Brockley station. The line-up includes some of the most talented local musicians.
Beer connoisseurs should head to London Beer Dispensary from 6pm on 2nd June to sample Southey Brewing’s newest pale ale, made exclusively for Brockley Max. It launches at £2 a pint for the first cask and will be available throughout the festival.
Brockley Max rides the airwaves this year. We’re joining forces with One Harmony Radio, to broadcast festival highlights. There’ll be events coverage, interviews for the Daily Max half hour and plenty more besides. Be sure to tune in!
The fun doesn’t end there. The festival unfurls over 9 days. Other top picks include:
Brockleywood Nights An al fresco film night under the stars, showcasing locally made video shorts. Fox & Firkin | 8th June | 8:30pm | Films start at sunset | Free
Art in the Park A glorious afternoon of entertainment for the entire family. Hilly Fields | 10th June | Midday – 6pm| Free
Do I really look like that? Martin Rowson, top cartoonist and satirist, will guide you through the art of caricature. Good Hope Cafe Ladywell | 7th June | 7-9pm| Free
Faeryland A fun, fast paced introduction to Shakespeare for children aged 3-8. John Stainer Primary School |3rd & 4th June at 11:00am / 6th June at 3:45pm | £5
The Big Stitch Knitting and sewing aplenty plus the opportunity to stitch blankets for charity using giant knitting pins! The Talbot | 4th June | Midday – 5pm | Free
Moira Tait, Festival Founder and Director, says:
“Brockley is such a diverse area. It was important our festival programme reflected that. We are offering a huge variety of events this year so we’re confident there’s something to suit all tastes. Whether you want to watch comedy, learn harmonica or climb a tree.”
The full festival programme will be published shortly at www.brockleymax.co.uk.