Lambeth mayor Donatus Anyanwu and local restaurant and bar owner former Miss Jamaica Universe April Jackson of Three Little Birds on Coldharbour Lane, joined Brixton Business Improvement District director Michael Smith outside Morleys to ceremonially switch on the Christmas lights.
They had a musical accompaniment from pan players Divine Steel and singers from the Rapture Ministries Church of the Open Bible in Norwood Junction.
Mayor Donatus Anyanwu and Brixton BID adviser Devon Thomas sing along with the choir
Rapture Ministries Church of the Open Bible singers
Divine Steel play
April Jackson speaks
Libraries campaigner and Effra Blogger Marilyn Rogers made sure the issue of the day was not overlooked
Michael Smith, Brixton BID director