Drawing collage of Windmill
August 9, 2016, No comments

Art in the Park takes place at Brixton Windmill Gardens this Sunday 14 August. A fun outing for all ages. You can try your hand at drawing and painting the […]

Creating a new table

First Brixton barrow is refurbished

July 19, 2016, No comments

The first Brixton market barrow to be repaired has emerged from the arches workshop at 553 Brixton Station Road. Fruit and veg trader Tracey will be a ...

Hillmead brixton crates

Brixton pupils create art around local heritage

July 14, 2016, No comments

Local school children from Hill Mead Primary and Evelyn Grace Academy took part in a project to learn about and connect with their local heritage, con ...

New yellow ribbons on the Carnegie library railings

Library campaigners summon ghosts of Carnegie past

July 8, 2016, 4 Comments

The future of Herne Hill’s Carnegie library continues to provoke controversy as local residents contest its future. Campaigners will tomorrow (9 ...

  • John McDonnell, then treasurer of the Greater London Council, with Ted Knight
    Lambeth remembers its radical past
    July 5, 2016, 4 Comments

    Shadow chancellor John McDonnell will join former Lambeth council leader Ted Knight in Clapham library tonight (5 July) at a sold-out meeting to discuss the time, 30 years ago, when the […]

  • Bust of Sir Henry Tate
    Brixton bust of library benefactor listed
    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 […]

  • Brixton Windmill
    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 design company Eley Kishimoto, creative ambassador for Brixton Windmill’s bicentenary year ...

  • Brixton Electric Avenue 1950s
    Historian seeks information on Brixton couple in iconic 50s images
    May 12, 2016, Comments Off on Historian seeks information on Brixton couple in iconic 50s images

    Embed from Getty Images   Historian Jesse Olszynko-Gryn is seeking help with his research into a family from Brixton whose photographs appeared in the mass-circulation Picture Post magazine in 1954 […]

  • Brixton fruit and veg stall
    Appeal to save Brixton’s historic market barrows
    May 3, 2016, Comments Off on Appeal to save Brixton’s historic market barrows

    Brixton Market Traders Federation is appealing for help to restore the historic barrows of Brixton Market and to keep its unique character alive. A fundraising target of £13,600 needs to be […]