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March 15, 2018, Comments Off on Sir Lenny Henry launches national scheme at Brixton school

One of Britain’s most popular performers visited a Brixton school today (15 March) to promote a national scheme to boost drama education that was piloted there. Sir Lenny Henry launched […]

High Trees wins grant for language support programme

March 7, 2018, Comments Off on High Trees wins grant for language support programme

  High Trees Community Development Trust in Tulse Hill has been awarded three-year funding to run a “Strength in Words” programme. The grant ...

Photograph of Maggie Aoussou, Parliamentary Digital Services. Part of working mothers exhibition by Fiona Freund

Brixton’s working mothers on the map

March 6, 2018, 1 Comment

An exhibition by photographer Fiona Freund will put Brixton’s working mothers on the map as part of this year’s International Women’s Day celebr ...

Refugees welcomed into local's home

Local people offer rooms for refugees

February 23, 2018, Comments Off on Local people offer rooms for refugees

More than 85 refugees and asylum seekers have been welcomed into the homes of Lambeth people by an organisation that a Brixton resident helps to run. ...

  • Drawing of the set of the play Tumulus
    Brixton designer creates set for gay crime drama
    January 31, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton designer creates set for gay crime drama

      Brixton resident Alison Neighbour designs sets for a living. A graduate of the Royal College of Dramatic Art, her latest creative venture is the set design for the play […]

  • Filmmaker Shane Duncan
    This is Brixton: A changing place called home
    January 30, 2018, 5 Comments

      Brixton filmmaker Shane Duncan (right) explores gentrification in his short documentary This is Brixton. It takes the form of interviews in and around Brixton with people giving their take on […]