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December 13, 2017, Comments Off on Ale & hearty: Elm Park Tavern review

Simon Still pops along to the revamped Elm Park Tavern Once upon a time, there would have been one of these on many of our residential street corners. The Elm […]

World Cycling Revival poster

Herne Hill Velodrome to host heritage cycling festival

November 6, 2017, Comments Off on Herne Hill Velodrome to host heritage cycling festival

June 2018 will see a major new cycling event hosted at Herne Hill Velodrome -the P&P World Cycling Revival. Billing itself as “The greatest ...

Brixton Brewery staff at Nuclear Dawn mural

Trump that – Brixton has got its own Nuclear Dawn beer

October 4, 2017, Comments Off on Trump that – Brixton has got its own Nuclear Dawn beer

  Brixton’s famous Nuclear Dawn mural is celebrated by a new Brixton Brewery beer. Completed in 1981 by artist Brian Barnes, the mural was insp ...

Pop Goes the King: King & Co review

October 1, 2017, Comments Off on Pop Goes the King: King & Co review

  Simon Still gets his teeth into his tasty local I declare an interest. The King & Co, celebrating its third birthday, is my local. I regula ...

  • Frontier Boozer: Coach & Horses review
    September 10, 2017, Comments Off on Frontier Boozer: Coach & Horses review

    Simon ‘not so sporty spice’ Still pops into the reinvented Coach & Horses Venturing away from the mania of the market and central Brixton opens up a huge range of […]

  • Police car in Brixton at night
    Policing can be a painful privilege
    June 9, 2017, Comments Off on Policing can be a painful privilege

    The police have a hard time in Brixton. We all want crime to be dealt with quickly and efficiently and we all want it done politely and with a light […]

  • The restaurant in the Clink Brixton Prison
    Brixton Reviews: Lunch on the inside – The Clink
    March 29, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton Reviews: Lunch on the inside – The Clink

    Eating inside takes on new meaning at The Clink at HM Prison Brixton. The gastro challenge of eating at Her Majesty’s Pleasure is to ensure the dining isn’t just an […]

  • Air Pollution above Lambeth
    Brixton’s Criminal Air
    January 31, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton’s Criminal Air

    Simon Still calls for bold action from politicians as Brixton leads the UK in pollution caused by cars and commercial vehicles Brixton was in the news at the start of […]

  • Big Apple Brixton
    Return to the Roof … It’s Big Apple Brixton
    October 29, 2016, 3 Comments

    The next incarnation of the Popes Road rooftop, previously home to the South Pole Saloon and Brixton Beach Boulevard, is “Big Apple Brixton”. Once again you’re promised an “immersive production”. […]