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Student Micah with her book which tops Amazon best seller list
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February 10, 2017, No comments

Micah Dolphy, aged 15 and a pupil at Ark Evelyn Grace Academy, has topped the Amazon best seller list with her first book.  Poetic Surds is a collection of poems […]

Miranda Brawn Patron of the BCA

Top award from PM for Black Cultural Archives patron Brawn

January 28, 2017, No comments

Miranda Brawn, patron of Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives, has won another award for her work to improve diversity. Prime minister Theresa May gave ...

Teri Bullen hanging her historic patchwork of revolutionary women – Change the World! At the Brixton Calling! Exhibition in the 198 Gallery in 2011. Picture: Stefan Szczelkun/Flickr/Creative Commoms

Who is your Brixton local hero?

December 30, 2016, 2 Comments

Do you have a special Brixton person who should be remembered as a local hero in the Brixton Tate library? Friends of Tate Library Brixton and Friends ...

Olympians’ surprise for young boxers in Brixton

December 30, 2016, No comments

Olympic boxer Josh Buatsi teamed up with fellow Team GB pugilist Joe Joyce to support dozens of youngsters attending a boxing awards ceremony in Brixt ...

  • Richie Woodall with Dwaynamics boxing coaches
    Former middleweight champ presents awards at Brixton boxing project
    December 22, 2016, Comments Off on Former middleweight champ presents awards at Brixton boxing project

    A former WBC middleweight champion paid tribute to young south Londoners celebrating their boxing success at an awards ceremony hosted by a Brixton-based boxing group. Richie Woodhall, a Commonwealth Games […]

  • Tarriq Roache with head fencing coach Kamil Golisz
    Brixton teen’s Olympic fencing dream
    December 22, 2016, Comments Off on Brixton teen’s Olympic fencing dream

    A Brixton teenager has been hailed as a fencing prodigy by coaches at a local fencing club established by a Polish Olympian and backed by Satay Bar founder Patrick Foster. […]

  • Jak Beula in Windrush Square
    Date fixed for memorial to recognise Black servicemen and women
    December 14, 2016, Comments Off on Date fixed for memorial to recognise Black servicemen and women

    A memorial to Black Caribbean and African Commonwealth soldiers who fought in the first and second world wars is to be erected in Brixton next year on 22 June, Windrush […]

  • Co Pop logo
    Co-Pop Brixton women who mean business
    November 30, 2016, Comments Off on Co-Pop Brixton women who mean business

    Co-Pop, a co-operative trade movement made up of  women entrepreneurs, is celebrating a year of trading at Pop Brixton. The Co-Pop women radiate passion and enthusiasm for their business with a […]

  • Xavier de Sousa performs in POST at the Ovalhouse Theatre
    Ovalhouse theatre play explores national identify
    November 28, 2016, Comments Off on Ovalhouse theatre play explores national identify

    Former Brixton resident Xavier de Sousa’s solo performance POST comes to Ovalhouse Theatre from tomorrow Wednesday (30 Nov – 3 Dec). The show focuses on what it means to be a migrant […]