‘Slow Sunday’, August 31st 2014: Thank You!

All of us at ARAF would like to extend a very warm thank you to everyone involved with ‘Slow Sunday’ and to everyone who joined us for what was a very enjoyable afternoon!

Our next event will be taking place at The Montague Arms in New Cross on Friday 10th of October, where we will be joined by Holy MilkLittle LiarKing Of Hearts & True Collectives!

If you were unlucky enough not to have made it down to ‘Slow Sunday’, we will have the latest copy of our zine available to read on the Zines page on this website in the upcoming weeks. You can read back-copies of the zine here – http://issuu.com/arafcollectivelondon

Keep an eye on our Facebook page for more details! – https://www.facebook.com/ArafCollectiveLondon?ref=hl


In the midst of this sweltering summer, ARAF Collective London has been looking to the future – we’re happy to announce the dates and locations for our first couple of Autumn 2014 shows!

First up, we’d like to introduce our first ‘Slow Sunday’ event, an afternoon launch event for the latest issue of our fanzine ‘Smellin’ Salts’, being held Upstairs at The Ritzy on Sunday 31st of August! As well as presenting you guys with a copy of the latest zine, ‘Slow Sunday’ also have a variety of music, spoken word, DJs & talks!

Check out the Facebook event for more information.

Secondly, we’ll also be holding our first show at The Montague Arms in New Cross on Friday 10th October 2014! Joining us this time will be such talented acts as Holy Milk, Little Liar & King Of Hearts, as well as a vinyl DJ set from ARAF regulars True Collectives!

Keep your eyes on this page for more developments and dates, as we’re not finished with you lot yet!

It’s good to be back.

May 23rd – Thank you for another successful show!

ARAF would like to thank everyone who came to last night’s ‘Canter-Culture’ show and a warm thank you to Abbey Bowden, The Rope & the Colt, Ceaser, Lana Bell & True Collectives for delivering amazing performances!

For all those who missed the show (shame on you), never fear –  click on the names above and they’ll take you to where you need to be check out the range of talent we had on offer!

We’ll have more gigs organised soon so keep your eyes on this page for details!


Next event: May 23rd

Hello to all you ARAF fans,

ARAF are happy to announce that we will be returning to The Horse & Stables on Friday May 23rd to continue providing you with London’s best live music!

This time around, we have great music from The Rope & The Colt, Ceaser, and we will also be celebrating the upcoming release of the shortfilm, ‘The ID Project’, featuring clips from the movie as well as music from the sound-track.

We will also have the usual quality ARAF staples in tow – a brand new issue of our fanzine, prizes to be won through the ARAF raffle and some great DJ’ing from True Collectives to keep us moving until the early hours.

Doors open at 8.00pm and, as always, entry is completely free so let’s spread the word about what will surely be another great ARAF night!


Thank you!

ARAF would like to extend a warm thank you to everyone that came down to the show on Friday and of course to Dr. Peabody, Ziegler Co., King Of Hearts and True Collectives for the great music. Not even a dodgy fire alarm can stop an ARAF show from going ahead!

NEXT EVENT: May 23rd at Horse & Stables… details to come…

Next event: April 11th

Continuing our run of successful 2014 events so far, ARAF Collective London will be holding their next ‘Canter-Culture’ show on Friday April 11th!

Returning to The Horse & Stables in Lambeth North, this time we will be joined by Camberwell denizens Dr. Peabody, New Cross dwellers Ziegler Co. and King Of Hearts (of NXRecords), as well as a DJ set from ARAF regulars True Collectives.

As per ARAF policy, we will also have a new issue of our fanzine ‘Smellin’ Salts’ as well as some great new prizes for the popular ARAF raffle (all proceeds go towards bands’ travel expenses)

Doors open at 8 and, as always, the show is free entry so come join us for another great ARAF night!


Photos from Canter Culture IV are up!

The pictures from our ‘Canter-Culture’ show are now up on Facebook for viewing! Take a look and see if you’ve been caught in the gaze of the ARAF photographer.

Thanks to everyone who came down to the show and thank you to everyone involved – we hope the photos are to your liking! Keep your eyes on this page for the date of our next ‘Canter-Culture’ event.


Also, visit our SMELLIN SALTS page to read the latest edition of our zine…