Pat Foster, founder of the Little Bit Ritzy in the 1970s
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January 30, 2015, 4 Comments

Many things are synonymous with Brixton. The kaleidoscopic market, the Academy, queuing for the Tube, the street preachers and buskers, roofdogs, Franco’s; the list goes on. And to that list, [...]

Brixton's migrant community support the campaign.

Local organisation IRMO shows how #MigrantsContribute to Brixton’s community

October 30, 2014, 2 Comments

This article is written by Anna Baum, change maker of the #MigrantsContribute campaign and IRMO trustee. Brixton’s rich history of migration, from t ...

Street art by Mr Cenz and Tizer ID, Brixton Hill

Atlantic Rd aliens and giant grannies: meet Brixton’s street artists

October 15, 2014, 6 Comments

A magnet for alternative culture and self-expression over the years, Brixton is a natural home for street art. These last few years in particular have ...

The Loughborough Estate, built in 1953-57.

New book released: Lambeth Architecture, A Brave New World

September 23, 2014, 5 Comments

This week a new book on our borough’s architecture launches, Lambeth Architecture: A Brave New World 1945-65. If this weekend’s Open House London ...

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    Setting the Table at Brixton Library
    September 1, 2014, No comments

    As part of Lambeth’s Heritage Festival, they are letting the ladies go first with a fantastic opening night talk at Brixton Library on Wednesday 3rd September. Setting the Table will [...]

  • Brixton's Granville Arcade in 1961
    Stunning videos of historic Brixton released
    April 17, 2014, 4 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 [...]