BERMONDSEY CARNIVAL: With a Latin American twist

London – VIJAY SHAH If you like family days out and happen to be south of the river in London this Saturday, there is a cool dance festival just waiting to be visited, completely free of charge. The Bermondsey Carnival, being held at the Southwark Park this Saturday, 30th June 2018, is the perfect family fun in the sun session, with a summery mix of dance, music, events for adults and children and its own funfair. South London is home to many vibrant Latin American communities, with Londoners from Brazil and Colombia forming the majority of them. This year, the … Continue reading BERMONDSEY CARNIVAL: With a Latin American twist

SULLEE J: ft. Alyson Blaire – Make You Mine

  Sullee Justice, the ‘thinking fan’s rapper’ from the US city of Baltimore, has launched a new single this past Friday, entitled “Make You Mine” and featuring R&B/soul singer Alyson Blaire. The song comes fresh from Sullee J’s latest album, and is the third to be released after he recently collaborated with KXNG Crooked of Shady Records and Templar’s of Hip Hop artist Beast 1333. It’s a clash between reggaeton (a musical style that has enjoyed a steady resurgence this year) and Sullee J’s genre of choice: hip-hop. Starting with an ethereal and dreamy beat, the track soon drops into a … Continue reading SULLEE J: ft. Alyson Blaire – Make You Mine

A BEACH IN LONDON?: Rooftop Beach to return to Brixton this May

  London, UNITED KINGDOM VIJAY SHAH For Londoners, a trip to the seaside usually means a forty-plus minute drive through heavy traffic and with screaming friends/kids/radios to the Essex coast or Brighton, but from this May, you can be beside the seaside on a rooftop in south London, courtesy of Brixton’s Rooftop Beach. This event brings together sand, sun, buckets, spades, street food and seasonal cocktails for a fun day out without having to book the coach. The Rooftop Beach, organised by fresh pop-up bar maestros Brixton Rooftop, takes place from May 26 to 29, 2017 over the Bank Holiday weekend. … Continue reading A BEACH IN LONDON?: Rooftop Beach to return to Brixton this May

MOAF 2014: A photo collection from the Mauritian Open Air Festival

It’s that time of year again. For the second time and after a two-year gap, the blog editor in his capacity as the official representative of the Half-Eaten Mind took a trip to Down Lane Park, in north London to visit the Mauritian Open Air Festival, the biggest outdoor celebration of Mauritian culture, music and food outside of the island itself. This is my first return visit since 2012, and what can I say, it is even better than back then. While I made my own journey there through London’s tricky weekend commuting lines, I had the pleasure of meeting … Continue reading MOAF 2014: A photo collection from the Mauritian Open Air Festival

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