All posts in Brixton People

Bill – The Prince Regent
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 that is full of portraits […]

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 ...

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 ...

  • 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 […]

  • Dawn Hill
    CBE for Black Cultural Archives’ Dawn Hill
    December 30, 2017, Comments Off on CBE for Black Cultural Archives’ Dawn Hill

    Dawn Hill, chair of Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives, received a major award in this year’s new year’s honours list. She was made a CBE – Commander of the Most Excellent […]

  • GabriellaThomas
    Paws for thought – Brixton nurse writes children’s book
    December 11, 2017, Comments Off on Paws for thought – Brixton nurse writes children’s book

    Gabriella Thomas, a Brixton resident and clinical psychiatric nurse specialist working with children and families, has published her first children’s book. The Cats of Butterwick Sands follows the adventures of […]

  • Brixton punk rock duo TOMMYANDMARY
    Brixton’s TOMMYANDMARY – Not busking it
    December 8, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton’s TOMMYANDMARY – Not busking it

    Eleanor Sharples meets a local band who are going places but, surprisingly, have yet to play The Windmill. Lost, the latest single by Brixton punk rock duo TOMMYANDMARY, features in […]