Category Archives: Brockley Max

Ladywell Independent Film Festival 2016

Ladywell Independent Film Festival
Brockley Max 2016: Art / Movies
Sunday 29th May – Tuesday 31st May 2016
From 7pm every night (free entry)
Parental supervision recommended

A Night Of Short Film is hosting a three day mini film festival at the Ladywell Gallery, as part of the Brockley Max festival. We have films ranging from documentaries to end of the world animations, gangster shoot outs and promos of films to come and of course some gory horror to complete the nights.

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Martin Rowson Retrospective: Wednesday 25th May 2016

Preview Night: Wednesday 25th May from 6.30pm
Exhibition: 26th May – 26th June
12pm to 6pm daily (free entry)

The Ladywell Gallery is proud to present, as part of Brockley Max 2016, To Hell. In a Handcart: A retrospective of Cartoons by Martin Rowson, 1986 – 2016

Featuring the multi-award winning cartoonist & long-time Lewisham resident’s work from The Guardian, Daily Mirror, The Morning Star, Sunday Today, Independent on Sunday, The Times, The Scotsman, Tribune, The Londoner, Time Out and many other publications, all of which is for sale. Some idiot on Wikipedia described Rowson’s style as “scathing and satirical”, which hardly scratches the surface.

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Brockley Max: Friday 27th May to Saturday 4th June 2016

The Ladywell Gallery is proud to be part of the Brockley Max 2016 festival, held from Friday 27 May to Saturday 4 June. Running throughout is the Martin Rowson Retrospective exhibition. We also have the Ladywell Independent Film Festival, and a special Poems in Ladywell night.

Lineup at the Ladywell Gallery

Brockley Max is a nine-day community arts festival celebrating local talent. It takes place in lots of different venues across Brockley, Ladywell, Crofton Park and Honor Oak and is a non-profit festival that everyone can attend and be part of.

Head over to the Brockley Max website to download the programme detailing all the events!


Ladywell Gallery
80 Ladywell Road
SE13 7HS

The Ladywell Gallery is located behind the Ladywell Tavern.


  • Train: approximately 15 minutes from central London, frequent service to Ladywell Station from Charing Cross, London Bridge and Waterloo East.
  • Overground: to New Cross/New Cross Gate then 136 bus to Ladywell.
  • DLR: to Lewisham, then buses to Ladywell.
  • Bus: 47, 75, 122, 136, 185, 199, 208, 284, 484, P4.

Music Geek Special: Friday 5th June 2015

Music Geek Monthly – Festival special
Friday 5th June 2015
7:30pm – 9:30pm (free entry)

Have you ever wondered why there are no music groups that are like reading groups? Us too! That’s why Music Geek Monthly meets at the Ladywell Gallery to discuss classic albums and new releases.

For the Brockley Max festival, we’ll be running a summer special, with music inspired by festivals, barbecues and sunshine. Come and chat about the month’s new releases and choose a favourite summer album to talk about with the group.

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Life Drawing Class: Thursday 4th June 2015

Life Drawing Class
Thursday 4th June 2015

£10 entry

As part of the Brockley Max festival, join our Life Drawing Class from 7:30pm at the Ladywell Gallery. Whether you’re stuck at stick-people or a budding Waterhouse, this class is for you.

A Professional model and all materials are provided, along with an experienced and enthusiastic tutor.

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London Urban Legends: Monday 1st June 2015

London Urban Legends: The Hidden Insult And Other Stories
Monday 1st June 2015
8pm – 9.30pm (free entry)

What did Alexander McQueen write inside Prince Charles jacket? Why are there demons sitting on an office in the City of London? Did Hitler really want to live in Balham and where the heck did all these parakeets come from? Did they really start from Jimi Hendrix’s flat?

Join Scott Wood, local author of London Urban Legends: The Corpse on the Tube for plenty of strange and wonderful stories from the city.

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Story Sessions: Saturday 30th May 2015

Sessions – Festival Tales
Saturday 30th May 2015
7.30pm – 9.30pm (free entry)

A live literature event with stories from Joan Taylor-Rowan and David Bausor, poems from Elinor Brooks and Jennifer A McGowan on a festival theme. Circuses, Street parties and more. Join in with Flash from the Floor – your chance to read your own festival piece (max 100 words).

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