The Angel pub, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton and its Edwardian music hall connections

Brixton history - looking west along Coldharbour Lane, Brixton SW9, Lambeth, London 1958 and 2012

Sadly no longer open and currently covered in horrible graffiti a ‘public art experiment’, the Angel pub on Coldharbour Lane has a long history stretching back into Victorian times.

Brixton history - looking west along Coldharbour Lane, Brixton SW9, Lambeth, London 1958 and 2012

Around the turn of the 20th century, the publicans of the Angel were also a music hall act known as the Royal Zanettos whose skills included a ‘Japanese Juggling’ act and a navy-themed routine.

Brixton history - looking west along Coldharbour Lane, Brixton SW9, Lambeth, London 1958 and 2012

Brixton history - looking west along Coldharbour Lane, Brixton SW9, Lambeth, London 1958 and 2012

A recent photo of the the Angel. Nice, eh?

Read more about theĀ Angel pub and the Royal Zanettos here.

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