Category: Arts

Maddock Way Regeneration

The TRA has been working with the Great Estates team to develop some ideas to improve Maddock Way. Ideas suggested so far have included the addition of seating & planting, the regeneration of derelict retail units, the installation of some public art pieces, hosting a weekend Farmers Market, replacement of the paving underfoot, improving the […]

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Murals and Public Art on the Brandon

Probably best known for the Henry Moore, Reclining Figure No. 3,  The shopping parade had a (now lost) mural celebrating the Chartists Kennington connection by Anthony Holloway, there were other works by Holloway and Lynn Easthope, some of which have now been lost. Edward Hollamby the original estate architect was very much a fan of […]

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Filming on the Brandon 1st – 4th September 2021

Filming of a popular Netflix series  is due to take place on the Brandon estate. Left Bank Pictures will be filming on the Brandon from Wednesday 1st September – Saturday 4th September on the Brandon. Most of the filming will be in and around the Jack Hobbs club, with some exteriors being shot too. This […]

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15 Storeys High – Sean Lock

Following the recent passing of Sean Lock, I thought I would remind everybody of the BBC sitcom ’15 Stories High’ that was filmed in a flat on the Brandon back from 2002 – 2004. The main characters are Vince Clark, a depressed, sardonic recluse played by Sean Lock, and Errol Spears, Vince’s optimistic whipping boy, played by Benedict Wong. Full details of […]

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Heroes of Tomorrow

Brandon TRA in association with Brandon Library & the Science Museum present Heroes of Tomorrow Summary Using practical skills, hands on learning and real world examples, our workshops help tomorrow’s heroes discover how to have a direct positive impact on the world around us, our communities, our environment, and our futures. Date & time Saturday […]

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Vote in Art Competition NOW!

Simple rules to vote in the Brandon TRA Art Competition You have up to three votes. You may vote once in each category. The categories are: A Up to twelve years old B Thirteen to eighteen years old C Nineteen or more years old You can skip a category if you wish. You can change […]

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Public Art on the Brandon

This was written by Owen Hopkins, a Brandon resident for many years. When it was completed in 1960, the Brandon Estate was home to a number of public artworks. These were intended by the estate’s designers to help foster a sense of community among residents and embed the new development in the history of the […]

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Loz Pycock - Flickr: Henry Moore's 'Two Piece Reclining Figure No 3', Brandon Estate

Art in the Park’s ONLINE art workshop – Tickets

Art workshop exploring the story of Henry Moore on the Brandon Estate, with arts activities and local history. Date And Time Tue, 23 March 2021 13:30 – 15:00 GMT In the second of these, we will focus on Henry Moore’s ‘Two Piece Reclining Figure No. 3 on the Brandon Estate . Dr Dawn Pereira will […]

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Submit Your Artwork to Brandon TRA Competition

Thank you to everyone who registered for the Brandon TRA Art Competition. If you registered in time you will have received your free art materials by now. Drop Off Your Artwork Your completed artwork can be dropped off as follows: From Monday 22 March to Saturday 27 March between 09.00 and 14.00. At 19 Bateman […]

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