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Urban Art Fair sign
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8 July, 2018, No comments

The organiser of Brixton’s Urban Art show, a regular local summer event that attracts thousands of visitors, has accused Lambeth council of “knocking the spirit out of its community” by […]

Brixton schools group wins major arts research award

20 June, 2018, No comments

  The Brixton Learning Collaborative (BLC), in partnership with the local Windmill Cluster of schools,  is one of six UK organisations this year ...

Dolls' house in a shoe box

Make a dolls’ house in a shoe box in Brixton Department Store

14 June, 2018, No comments

Make a dolls’ house in a shoebox Downstairs at The Department Store in Brixton and raise money for Shelter at the same time. Your shoebox will b ...

Valentia Place arches

Artists unable to grow amid Network Rail’s arches sell-off stalemate

13 June, 2018, No comments

Artists at Brixton’s Valentia Place arches are struggling to grow as they await the outcome of Network Rail’s countrywide railway arches sell-off. ...

  • Urban Art 2017
    Urban Art will be back in Brixton in July
    15 May, 2018, Comments Off on Urban Art will be back in Brixton in July

    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 […]

  • Bill – The Prince Regent
    Pub Dogs of London – it began in Brixton and now it’s back
    10 May, 2018, Comments Off on Pub Dogs of London – it began in Brixton and now it’s back

    Brixton photographer Fiona Freund has an exhibition of her work opening in the Lounge on Atlantic Road on Monday (14 May). It’s based on a book that is full of portraits […]

  • Albert Bridge, 1966 Trustees of the Cecil Higgins Art Gallery (The Higgins Bedford), © Estate of Edward Bawden
    Edward Bawden – Creator of imaginary worlds
    6 May, 2018, Comments Off on Edward Bawden – Creator of imaginary worlds

    Leslie Manasseh previews the upcoming Dulwich Gallery exhibition of works by the multi-talented Edward Bawden   Edward Bawden was one of the most celebrated British artists of the last century. […]

  • Hand with dominoes
    Portrait of the Windrush generation
    4 May, 2018, Comments Off on Portrait of the Windrush generation

    Ahead of the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush and amid the political storm over the treatment of the Windrush generation, Tevye Markson visited the Clapham Eagles dominoes […]

  • Brixton – great place for an artistic journey
    12 April, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton – great place for an artistic journey

    Leslie Manasseh meets Katia Kesic on a journey from Moscow via Brixton Katia Kesic, as an individual and an artist, represents a meeting between the East and the West – […]

  • Collage by Je lena
    Collage for the community
    11 April, 2018, Comments Off on Collage for the community

    Brixton Library is hosting an exhibition of collages until 7 May by members of Collagistes Collective from around the world. The collective is based on the idea that collage is […]