Bust of Sir Henry Tate
May 20, 2016, 2 Comments

A Brixton landmark, the bust of Sir Henry Tate outside Brixton Tate Library, has been given Grade II listing by Historic England in recognition of its special architectural or historic […]

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Brixton Windmill gets new designer sailcloths

May 14, 2016, 2 Comments

Brixton Windmill, celebrating 200 years and  National Mills Weekend, got new sailcloths today (14 May). They are designed and printed by local desi ...

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Historian seeks information on Brixton couple in iconic 50s images

May 12, 2016, No comments

Embed from Getty Images   Historian Jesse Olszynko-Gryn is seeking help with his research into a family from Brixton whose photographs appeared i ...

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Appeal to save Brixton’s historic market barrows

May 3, 2016, No comments

Brixton Market Traders Federation is appealing for help to restore the historic barrows of Brixton Market and to keep its unique character alive. A f ...

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    Brixton bomb remembered
    April 18, 2016, Comments Off on Brixton bomb remembered

    Members of the 17-24-30 No To Hate Crime Campaign took part yesterday (17 April) in their annual commemoration of the 1999 Brixton nail bomb attack. It was the first of […]

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    Remembering the Brixton 1981 Uprisings
    April 15, 2016, Comments Off on Remembering the Brixton 1981 Uprisings

    Locals came together to mark the 35th anniversary of the 1981 Brixton Uprising at the Black Cultural Archives (BCA) this week. Arts co editor Barney Evison went along to experience poetry, […]

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    Join the fun on Brixton windmill Easter treasure hunt
    March 20, 2016, Comments Off on Join the fun on Brixton windmill Easter treasure hunt

    To celebrate Brixton Windmill’s 200th anniversary, and the spring opening of Brixton Windmill to the public, the Friends of Windmill Gardens (FOWG) are organising a Brixton-wide treasure hunt with the […]

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    Public nominate their great women of Brixton
    March 8, 2016, Comments Off on Public nominate their great women of Brixton

    By Celia Buzuk ‘Great Women of Brixton’ was launched this week to celebrate International Women’s day by Brixton live partners Photofusion and 198. The project, led by Leah Wittingham, pitched […]

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    Remembering Steve Morse
    December 15, 2015, Comments Off on Remembering Steve Morse

    In the nineties Lambeth Council was in much need of a major shake-up and a key player in this transformation was The Vauxhall View. As the front cover of this issue […]