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Urban Art 2017
May 15, 2018, No comments

Urban Art 2018, London’s largest annual open-air contemporary arts fair, will be back in Brixton on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 July. The free event will see artists exhibiting an […]

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Brixton bling comes at a price

May 15, 2018, No comments

A luxury speaker manufacturer that began life in Pop Brixton has launched an uncompromisingly specified and priced high powered wireless speaker, said ...

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Penny-farthing world record bid at Herne Hill Velodrome

May 13, 2018, No comments

A cycling record set in Herne Hill Velodrome in 1891 – the year it opened – will be under threat at the World Cycling Revival festival that takes ...

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Pop-up 60-bike Santander cycle station for Brockwell Park

May 9, 2018, 1 Comment

Transport for London will install a pop-up Santander cycle docking station in Brockwell Park this weekend (12-13 May). About 60 bikes will be near the ...

  • On The Road: Tulse Hill Hotel review
    May 8, 2018, No comments

    Carina Murphy rediscovers the Tulse Hill Hotel. When we moved to Tulse Hill 12 years ago, there were several local establishments my then boyfriend and I were keen to visit. […]

  • Nairobi Thompson and Jak Beula at the African Caribbean war memorial in Windrush Square
    VE Day ceremony in Windrush Square
    May 7, 2018, No comments

    Brixton’s African Caribbean war memorial in Windrush Square will be the scene of a VE (Victory in Europe) Day celebration tomorrow (8 May) that has even more significance than usual. […]

  • Brixton dressmaker who designed for freedom
    May 6, 2018, No comments

    Brixton dressmaker Alice Bygrave was one of several nineteenth century female designers determined to make life easier for women cyclists. Women’s clothing in those pre-Lycra days was not good for […]

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    Brixton event to aid local young people
    May 5, 2018, No comments

    Twelve hours of music, street art and food, and workshops will come to Windrush Square on Saturday 12 May to celebrate Brixton diversity. Three organisations, AndWhat? LDN (a music first […]