All posts in Brixton People

1 November, 2018, No comments

Tim Anderson’s Nanban is always worth another visit I know, for many, he is kind of persona non grata these days, but my favourite Woody Allen quote, to paraphrase, is […]

Brixton Soup Kitchen founder to share his experiences in a book

30 October, 2018, No comments

As part of Black History Month,  Brixton Soup Kitchen founder Solomon Smith was at Brixton Library on Monday 29 October for a Q&A.  He talked ab ...

Photo of a Windrush Generation couple dancing

“Windrush : Portrait of a Generation” comes home to Brixton and Clapham

8 October, 2018, No comments

Leading church figures in South London have joined forces to bring Windrush: Portrait of a Generation – which received widespread acclaim earlier th ...

Jimmy Rogers Founder Brixton Topcats

Tributes pour in to honour Brixton Topcats legend Jimmy Rogers

5 October, 2018, No comments

Jimmy Rogers, Brixton Topcats coach and founder died on Monday (1 October) after a six-month battle with cancer. The club, founded in 1981 by coach Ji ...

  • Eastern promise: Nour Cash and Carry
    4 October, 2018, 1 Comment

    Sacha Harrison meets the family at Nour Cash and Carry “Guess how much?” I say, grinning and holding up a jar of honey, a whole honeycomb bobbing around in the […]

  • Photo of re-opened adventure playground at Loughborough Junction
    End of summer celebrations at newly re-opened Grove Adventure Playground
    5 September, 2018, Comments Off on End of summer celebrations at newly re-opened Grove Adventure Playground

    Grove Adventure Playground held a fantastic end of summer BBQ at Gordon Grove last Friday (31 August) with many children, parents and members of the community dropping in throughout the […]

  • Brixton coach poached by Tooting & Mitcham
    15 July, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton coach poached by Tooting & Mitcham

    A COACH of a football project founded on a Brixton council estate has become the new joint manager of Tooting and Mitcham. Ashley Bosah, 31, who coached at the St […]