Lorne Mash
August 28, 2015, No comments

There has been a member of the Mash family selling fish in Brixton for more than 80 years — now redevelopment of the arches on Atlantic Road is threatening to [...]


In the heart of Brixton

August 7, 2015, No comments

“If Brixton didn’t have the market it would be like losing the heart of it,” says market trader Ellie Marie in one of two short films by South L ...

Somerleyton Road, c. 1965

Lambeth Heritage Festival returns for a third year

August 5, 2015, No comments

Local people, past and present, will be celebrated with a varied month-long programme of activities in and around Brixton this September, as the Lambe ...

Brixton market

Market has a new website

July 30, 2015, No comments

Traders in Brixton Village and Market Row have set up their own website to help people make the most of a visit. It has opening hours,events and off ...

  • Knitters
    Hook up with the crochet combo
    July 19, 2015, 2 Comments

    Local knitters Handy Wool Works in the business section at this year’s Lambeth Country Show. They specialise in creating crochet ethnic dolls, and bespoke accessories and clothing.

  • Netbusters players in action at Ferndale Community Centre (Photo: Brixton Blog)
    Net busting for Brixton’s homeless
    July 14, 2015, No comments

    It may not generate the level of press or commercial attention afforded to football, rugby or cricket, but netball has certainly come along way since it was invented in London [...]

  • Brixton Advice Centre
    Brixton People: Brixton Advice Centre
    July 7, 2015, 1 Comment

    Brixton Advice Centre at 167 Railton Road may not be a person, but it has a fascinating personality behind it taking it forward as it looks towards its 50th anniversary [...]