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Actor Mark Rylance with school children attempting to beat world record for painting by numbers
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17 September, 2018, 1 Comment

Herne Hill residents and primary school children have set a new world record for the most contributions to a colour by numbers painting. The finished mural will brighten up the […]

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Prize for ‘iconic’ Linton Kwesi Johnson

19 July, 2018, Comments Off on Prize for ‘iconic’ Linton Kwesi Johnson

Linton Kwesi Johnson, the Brixton poet, musician and activist, was tonight (19 July) announced as a Society of Authors Cholmondeley Award winner for h ...

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TV home makeover opportunity in Brixton

19 June, 2018, Comments Off on TV home makeover opportunity in Brixton

Property makeover guru Sarah Beeny is looking for homeowners in the Brixton area who want help for a new TV series. Renovate Don’t Relocate will see ...

Sir Lenny Henry launches national scheme at Brixton school

15 March, 2018, Comments Off on Sir Lenny Henry launches national scheme at Brixton school

One of Britain’s most popular performers visited a Brixton school today (15 March) to promote a national scheme to boost drama education that was pi ...

  • Actor Miriam Margolyes supports Age UK Lambeth's christmas appeal
    Support Age UK Lambeth’s Christmas campaign
    4 December, 2017, Comments Off on Support Age UK Lambeth’s Christmas campaign

    Actor Miriam Margolyes OBE is supporting Age UK Lambeth’s Christmas Campaign “No one should have no one.” The charity is appealing for support to help it provide Christmas Dinner for […]

  • Singing by the tree next to Morleys
    Christmas comes to Brixton
    3 December, 2017, Comments Off on Christmas comes to Brixton

    Brixton’s Christmas season got off to a cold but musical start as Corpus Christ school’s singers, led by teacher Kate Smart, performed outside the Sainsbury’s at the foot of Tulse […]

  • Book cover of Usain Bolt's biography: Legend
    Book giveaway: new biography celebrates Bolt
    4 September, 2017, Comments Off on Book giveaway: new biography celebrates Bolt

    Usain Bolt, the fastest man on the planet, last month called time on a sprint career that has seen him win eight Olympic gold medals including the 100m and 200m […]

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    Legend Don Letts presents a history of reggae
    27 July, 2017, Comments Off on Legend Don Letts presents a history of reggae

    (Sponsored post) It is generally agreed that iconic punk reggae DJ Don Letts is the man who single handedly turned a whole generation of punks onto reggae back in the […]

  • TOWIE’s Pete Wicks and James Lock at The Clink Restaurant, HMP Brixton
    Fundraiser at Brixton’s The Clink raises £2,000
    30 April, 2017, Comments Off on Fundraiser at Brixton’s The Clink raises £2,000

    The Only Way is Essex star James Lock has raised £2,000 for The Clink Charity after a fundraiser at HMP Brixton, writes Joe Wallen. The reality star, who owns a […]

  • Pedro the pony with retirement banner
    Brixton’s pint-sized pony star is retiring to Surrey
    29 April, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton’s pint-sized pony star is retiring to Surrey

    Brixton’s hardworking Shet­land pony Pedro is retiring to the countryside in Surrey after three years at the children’s charity Ebony Horse Club. During his time in Brixton, the 17-year-old miniature […]