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Marcia Cameron lights a lantern held by 17-24-40's Mark Healey
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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 1999 bomb in Brixton Market. The charity’s name […]

The plaque marking the bombing is today usually behind a row of trolleys

Nineteenth anniversary of Brixton bomb

April 17, 2018, No comments

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 ...

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When revolution was in the air on Brixton Road

April 11, 2018, 1 Comment

One of the pivotal events of British history that took place 170 years ago at the far end of the Brixton Road in Kennington, and was an early example ...

Brixton Calling – We meet BID director Michael Smith

April 10, 2018, No comments

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

  • Made in Brixton: Windmill Flour
    April 8, 2018, No comments

    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, No comments

    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 […]