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Brockwell Swimmers Relay at the Lido
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June 12, 2018, No comments

Swimming club teams from across London met for the first Brockwell Spring relays. Seven teams totalling about 100 swimmers included the home side and Spencer Swimming Team captained by Brockwell Swimmers’ […]

Bill – The Prince Regent

Pub Dogs of London – it began in Brixton and now it’s back

May 10, 2018, No comments

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 tha ...

Brixton dressmaker who designed for freedom

May 6, 2018, No comments

Brixton dressmaker Alice Bygrave was one of several nineteenth century female designers determined to make life easier for women cyclists. Women’s c ...

Marcia Cameron lights a lantern held by 17-24-40's Mark Healey

Mayor joins Brixton bomb commemoration

April 18, 2018, 2 Comments

Lambeth mayor Marcia Cameron yesterday (17 April) joined members of the anti-hate charity 17-24-30 and local people to mark the 19th anniversary of ...

  • The plaque marking the bombing is today usually behind a row of trolleys
    Nineteenth anniversary of Brixton bomb
    April 17, 2018, Comments Off on Nineteenth anniversary of Brixton bomb

    Embed from Getty Images   Today is the 19th anniversary of the bomb left outside Iceland in Brixton by neo-nazi David Copeland, who killed three people and injured more than […]

  • Brixton Calling – We meet BID director Michael Smith
    April 10, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton Calling – We meet BID director Michael Smith

    What is the Brixton BID? Delores Williams finds out from director Michael Smith. Listen in yourself …     People, like myself, may see the word BID in articles about […]

  • Made in Brixton: Windmill Flour
    April 8, 2018, Comments Off on Made in Brixton: Windmill Flour

    Sacha Harrison meets Shaun Wilson, Head Miller at our wonderfully unlikely urban windmill. And bags a recipe for hyper-local home baking. Despite the gluten free trend, Brixton’s bakeries are thriving. […]

  • High Spirits: Myatts Fields Cocktails
    April 8, 2018, Comments Off on High Spirits: Myatts Fields Cocktails

    We meet local boutique cocktail makers Myatts Fields Cocktails Brixtonians Clemency and Cyrus (also husband and wife) found a somewhat unusual route into boutique cocktail making. Their range of classic […]

  • Blacker Dread
    Brixton Calling: Talking with Blacker Dread
    March 11, 2018, 1 Comment

    Monday night (12 March) sees the first television showing of a new documentary by BAFTA award-winning director Molly Dineen about legendary Brixton figure Blacker Dread. Delores William watched the film […]