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October 27, 2017, 9 Comments

The shocking rent rises in central Brixton have put yet another local institution in jeopardy. Brixton Wholefoods, a fixture on Atlantic Road for nearly 40 years, has had its rent […]

New home for Lambeth borough archives

October 4, 2017, Comments Off on New home for Lambeth borough archives

A Lambeth council cabinet report has recommended that the borough archives move from their present home in the Minet library in Myatt’s Fields to Ke ...

Brixton Windmill harvest festival this Sunday

September 15, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton Windmill harvest festival this Sunday

The Brixton Windmill Harvest Festival returns this Sunday 17 September from 2–5pm. A packed programme for all the family will include haystack build ...

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Heritage and heroes of Brixton and around

September 6, 2017, Comments Off on Heritage and heroes of Brixton and around

Lambeth Heritage Festival returns for its fifth year in September, celebrating the history of the borough with over 60 events, many of them in Brixton ...

  • Big cash boost for Great North Wood project
    July 5, 2017, Comments Off on Big cash boost for Great North Wood project

    The Great North Wood, which once bordered Brixton and places like Brockwell Park, is to be “revived and reimagined” with the help of nearly £700,000 of National Lottery money. The […]

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    Wreath for Darcus Howe on Railton Road
    April 19, 2017, Comments Off on Wreath for Darcus Howe on Railton Road

    Brixton will say its last goodbye to Darcus Howe tomorrow (Thursday 20 April) when his funeral cortege is due to halt outside 165 Railton Road, the former home of the […]

  • You can’t help smiling when he laughs
    April 16, 2017, Comments Off on You can’t help smiling when he laughs

    Delores William talks to Bobby Joseph, creator of the comic character Scotland Yardie, about the inspiration for his brilliant new graphic novel set in Brixton and why all the royalties […]

  • Brixton Revival gig in Diverse on Coldharbour Lane during last years design trail
    Relive Brixton’s 70 immigration years
    April 13, 2017, Comments Off on Relive Brixton’s 70 immigration years

    Delores William gets to sit in the Front Room at 100 Acre Lane – where she meets Terry Humphrey and finds out about Brixton Revival, its art projects and a […]

  • Royal visit for the Black Cultural Archives
    February 16, 2017, Comments Off on Royal visit for the Black Cultural Archives

    The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall visited the Black Cultural Archives today (16 February) where they were welcomed by an army cadet guard of honour. The royals […]