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15 July, 2018, No comments

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 […]

Afternoon tea celebration launches Brixton’s Windrush weekend

22 June, 2018, No comments

Lambeth Council gave thanks to its Windrush generation with a celebratory afternoon tea party today Friday 22 June at the Town Hall Assembly Rooms wit ...

Guardian angel for Brixton’s African Caribbean war memorial

22 June, 2018, No comments

As Brixton geared up for the Windrush anniversary, the African Caribbean war memorial in Windrush Square got a new caretaker. Stafford Geoghagen owner ...

Bill – The Prince Regent

Pub Dogs of London – it began in Brixton and now it’s back

10 May, 2018, Comments Off on Pub Dogs of London – it began in Brixton and now it’s back

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 tha ...

  • Brixton dressmaker who designed for freedom
    6 May, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton dressmaker who designed for freedom

    Brixton dressmaker Alice Bygrave was one of several nineteenth century female designers determined to make life easier for women cyclists. Women’s clothing in those pre-Lycra days was not good for […]

  • Brixton Calling – We meet BID director Michael Smith
    10 April, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton Calling – We meet BID director Michael Smith

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

  • Made in Brixton: Windmill Flour
    8 April, 2018, Comments Off on Made in Brixton: Windmill Flour

    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
    8 April, 2018, Comments Off on High Spirits: Myatts Fields Cocktails

    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
    11 March, 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 […]