Brixton's Granville Arcade in 1961
April 17, 2014, 2 Comments

85,000 films of archived footage have been uploaded to Youtube in an unprecedented move by British Pathé. The renowned newsreel archive has some genuine treasures from Brixton’s history ranging from powerful [...]

Penny Rimbaud of Crass

The Truth of Revolution, Brother: Brixton, punk and politics

April 8, 2014, 1 Comment

A Brixton-based author is writing a ground-breaking new book on punk and DIY culture. The Truth of Revolution Brother by Charlie Waterhouse and co-aut ...

Electric Brixton needs YOU!

March 23, 2014, 4 Comments

Ceaseless Entertainment! The words written on The Palladium Picture House cinema didn’t lie and now, 100 years after the venue opened it’s doors, ...

Illustration of CLR James by Kaylene Alder for The Brixton Bugle

The read-a-thon of a Brixton revolutionary and writer: CLR James

March 10, 2014, 1 Comment

Rob Harris attends a 12 hour read-a-thon of the works of Brixton’s CLR James. The education charity WORLDwrite doesn’t run marathons, it runs ...

  • Live At The Brixton Academy - by Simon Parkes with JS Rafaeli
    Life at the Brixton Academy
    February 11, 2014, 1 Comment

    Simon Parkes bought Brixton Academy for just £1 in 1983: the rest is history. Luke Massey caught up with Simon to find out more about his incredible journey.  Having run [...]

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    Memories of Mandela
    December 6, 2013, 6 Comments

    Struggling through the crowds and jumping up onto a market stall to get a good look at a grey-haired man in African dress, far away up on the Brixton Recreation [...]

  • Mandela and Prince Charles on Brixton Station Road
    Woza Mandela: An artist remembers…
    December 6, 2013, 6 Comments

    Artist Oscar Romp was invited to be part of the welcoming party on the balcony of Brixton Recreation Centre to receive Nelson Mandela during his visit in July 1996. He [...]