Festival time has definitely hit South East London. Fri 30 May saw the start of Brockley Max, a music, arts & local history festival that runs until Sat 7 June. The opening event performance stage outside Brockley station saw over 15 acts play, including the humorous, kitsch ukulele band, The Martini Encounter, led by Binkie Martini (who is one of my neighbours & responsible for both me deciding to play the uke & for coming along to PLUC in the first place).
They got a great audience reception, particularly as folk recognised the swinging & tongue-in-cheek version of each number they played! Here they are with a rendition of one of those songs – Blur’s Parklife: