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Linton Kwesi Johnson
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19 July, 2018, No comments

Linton Kwesi Johnson, the Brixton poet, musician and activist, was tonight (19 July) announced as a Society of Authors Cholmondeley Award winner for his work. Judge Pascale Petit said: “We […]

Pegasus community choir

Pegasus choir to perform in Brixton library

19 July, 2018, No comments

  The community choir of Brixton’s Pegasus opera company, who opened the Windrush 70 celebration in Windrush Square, will be performing at Brix ...

Brixton Arches

Protests hit Network Rail arches sell-off

19 July, 2018, No comments

Network Rail’s attempts to sell its railway arches and other property is being hit by the campaign group Guardians of the Arches. As we reported las ...

Plastic flamingos in Windrush Square

Festival flamingos flock to Brixton

19 July, 2018, No comments

Organisers of the Neverworld Festival this morning (19 July) filled Windrush Square with flamingos, saying: “Festivals are full of life-changing exp ...

  • Sacked union reps (l-r)Tom McKain, Marc Cowan and Natalie Parsons outside the Ritzy in Brixton
    Ritzy union reps were unfairly dismissed
    12 July, 2018, No comments

      Union representatives at Brixton’s Ritzy Cinema were unfairly dismissed, an employment tribunal has ruled. Workers at the Ritzy have been campaigning over several years to be paid the London […]

  • Smartphone on tripod
    16 to 19? make a film with a mobile
    10 July, 2018, No comments

    Filmmakers aged between 16 and 19 are being offered the chance to pitch for funding and support to make a “microshort” film with a mobile phone. Four winning films will […]