Bath salts by Gavin Freeborn
January 30, 2015, No comments

“Most people who come here buy prayer candles, and I’ve been told that they do work”, says Jenny, proprietor of one of Brixton Market’s most fascinating shops. “I have had [...]

Pat Foster, founder of the Little Bit Ritzy in the 1970s

From Electric Pavilion to the Little Bit Ritzy: The story of a legendary landmark

January 30, 2015, 1 Comment

Many things are synonymous with Brixton. The kaleidoscopic market, the Academy, queuing for the Tube, the street preachers and buskers, roofdogs, Fran ...


Salon takes over Federation Coffee

January 30, 2015, 1 Comment

BY MISS SOUTH, Pictures by Marianne Wie The best cup of coffee in Brixton has new owners. Federation Coffee in Brixton Village has been bought by the ...

Swimming at the Brockwell Lido. Photo by Alistair Hall.

Brockwell Lido introduces its first ever Cold Water Swimming Gala on February 8

January 28, 2015, No comments

The calendar might say winter, and your summer clothes may be languishing at the back of your wardrobe, but this is not enough to deter some brave sou ...

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    The Man Behind Franco Manca
    January 23, 2015, No comments

      By Zofia Niemtus Did you know there’s a Franco Manca in Westfield? Westfield. It feels wrong. Giuseppe Mascoli’s pizzas are crafted – the sourdough is left to ferment for [...]

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    Christmas in Brixton: Parissi
    December 16, 2014, 1 Comment

    As part of our series seeing how people in Brixton celebrate Christmas and New Year through food and drink, we spoke to Spyros at Parissi who is Greek: What’s your [...]

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    Christmas in Brixton: Food Gifts
    December 12, 2014, No comments

    Brixton has such a reputation these days for food that it would be a shame not to take advantage of that and do a lot of your Christmas shopping by [...]