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New Mural by Dreph of Michaeal Johns
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September 26, 2017, No comments

  The man who already has the keys to Brixton, and is known to anyone who has “spent a penny” – or 20p – at the Popes Road public conveniences, […]

Entrance to Brixton Tube station

Brixton Design Trail 2017 hits the street

September 15, 2017, No comments

The first public showing of this year’s Brixton Design Trail hit the streets in the early hours of this morning (15 September) when Ellen Kirkhope l ...

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Local artist Hew Locke takes us on a journey of the soul

September 6, 2017, No comments

From a squat in Stockwell to exhibiting at one of the art world’s top shows – the Venice Biennale – is quite a journey. Local artist Hew Locke e ...

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BeautifulMess back with new Brixton ‘provocation’

August 23, 2017, No comments

BeautifulMess return to Brixton tomorrow (24 August) with the first of a fornight-long series of free “art activism” labs. They plan to stage “a ...

  • Section of the Bridge Artwork at Loughborough Junction
    Mama Africa comes to Loughborough Junction
    July 26, 2017, Comments Off on Mama Africa comes to Loughborough Junction

    Halfway between Brixton and Camberwell, Loughborough Junction has always had a bit of an identity problem.  When noticed by the national press it is usually for the wrong reasons.  An […]

  • Brixton People – Part 2
    July 21, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton People – Part 2

      Photographer Carole Evans has published 110 striking portraits of people who popped into her pop-up studio in Brixton market last weekend. You can see them all, including some well-known […]

  • Brixton £ café
    Point of View project party at Brixton Pound café
    July 14, 2017, Comments Off on Point of View project party at Brixton Pound café

    Young women from Brixton’s Baytree Centre gathered in the Brixton Pound café last night to celebrate A Point of View – a photographic project showing the work of homeless people using disposable […]

  • Paul Gildea Painting Night Watch
    Rembrandt masterpiece inspires painting of Brixton friends
    July 7, 2017, Comments Off on Rembrandt masterpiece inspires painting of Brixton friends

    A group of young Brixton men feature in a prize-winning painting by a local artist which is based on one of the great classic masterpieces, Rembrandt’s Night Watch. Artist Paul […]

  • Painting to feature in New Contemporaries exhibition
    Local art space to host high-profile exhibition in 2018
    July 7, 2017, Comments Off on Local art space to host high-profile exhibition in 2018

    New Contemporaries, the UK’s leading promoter and supporter of the most talented artists emerging from art colleges, has teamed up for the first time with Brixton’s Block 336 gallery. New […]

  • Ray Mahabir founder of Sunshine international arts
    Sunshine Arts brings carnival to the community
    July 5, 2017, Comments Off on Sunshine Arts brings carnival to the community

    Sunshine Arts has a lot to celebrate. It is 10 years since their first appearance at Notting Hill Carnival and five years since it opened the café at Loughborough Junction. […]