John Bercow with Miranda Brawn

Miranda Brawn Foundation announces 10 new diversity scholarships

The Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation launched its third annual lecture during Black History Month on 27 October in central London. Over two hundred...
Windrush solidarity banner

British Library launches Windrush Stories online learning resource

Britain’s national library is launching Windrush Stories, a free educational web resource that marks 70 years since the arrival of Empire Windrush, to coincide...
Flyer for the News Club Brixton Library 11 September

Brixton’s News Club kicks off with expert panel and hot topics

  News Club is a fortnightly discussion event that combines a panel of experts with an audience of local news-hounds to dissect the week’s stories...
Girls football match

South London’s own penalty shoot‑out

There was more than one important penalty shoot-out yesterday – and it was a lot nearer home. Archbishop Sumner primary school girls’ football team took...

Anti-pollution “Green Screen” installed at Brixton’s Corpus Christi Primary

On Tuesday 18 June, as part of Lambeth Clean Air Week, saw the unveiling of a 'green screen' alongside the playground of Corpus Christi...

Brixton schools group wins major arts research award

  The Brixton Learning Collaborative (BLC), in partnership with the local Windmill Cluster of schools,  is one of six UK organisations this year to receive...
Dolls' house in a shoe box

Make a dolls’ house in a shoe box in Brixton Department Store

Make a dolls' house in a shoebox Downstairs at The Department Store in Brixton and raise money for Shelter at the same time. Your shoebox...
Ad for one day entrepreneurs course StartUp Brixton 23 June 2018

StartUp Brixton: learn how to turn passion into income

StartUp Brixton is back after a year’s break on 23 June. Emma Lange explains how young entrepreneurs can learn how to turn an interest...
Sunday football training in Brockwell Park

Brockwell Park school sports veto was ‘wrong advice’

Brixton schools that tried to book Brockwell Park for sports days were told by Lambeth council’s leisure provider GLL that it had been advised...
Jubilee Primary listen to the music

Brixton’s Jubilee Primary School pupils join in the music

Children, families and teachers at Jubilee Primary School were treated to a concert by a string quartet last month, as the charity London Music...
Computer generated image of Squire & Partners’ design for the new learning centre

Work to start soon on Brixton Windmill learning centre

Work is finally about to begin on Brixton Windmill’s education centre. A contractor has been chosen and construction is due to start soon and...

Skunk Anansie’s Skin calls for arts for all

The arts, especially music, should be available to all young people, says Brixton-born Skunk Anansie singer Skin. As a result of funding cutbacks, many youth...

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...

High Trees wins grant for language support programme

  High Trees Community Development Trust in Tulse Hill has been awarded three-year funding to run a “Strength in Words” programme. The grant from the City...
Young reader on Beanstalk programme

Charity seeks volunteers to help Brixton pupils with reading

Volunteers in Brixton have been helping primary school children become more confident readers in a support programme by Beanstalk. The literacy charity recruits volunteers to...
Trial Lawyer in film made by Lawyers in the Soup Kitchen

Soup Kitchen lawyers premiere Brixton on Trial

Brixton was yesterday (11 February) the setting for the premiere of a unique new film, an education drama that explains how a criminal trial...

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VOLUNTEERING

Papa’s Park is open again

After two months of extensive refurbishment Papa’s Park (10-17 Pulross Road, London SW9 8AF) is open again and filled with brand new equipment, soft surfaces...
From left: Tony Goldring, Mims Davies, Keishana Kelly and Steadman Scott on the terrace of the Palace of Westminster

Brixton’s Afewee at the Palace of Westminster

A government minister made time on one of the busiest days in the recent history of Parliament to meet three coaches from Brixton’s Afewee...
Diversity champion Miranda Brawn

Brixton equality commissioner awarded Freedom of City of London

cha Dr Miranda Brawn, Lambeth equality commissioner, patron of the Brixton Black Cultural Archives and founder of The Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation has been...

LATEST CAMPAIGN NEWS

Children at the Lark Hall children's centre – one of five scheduled for closure

Union and parents launch campaign against closure of children’s centres

The Lambeth branch of the trade union Unison and local parents this week launched a campaign against cuts to children’s centres in the borough...
Landfill project in Indonesia. Pic of children

Brixton artist raises funds for landfill site community

An artist from Brixton is raising funds to support a project helping families who live in South East Asia’s largest landfill site. Lawrence Blackburn says...
Ties in TRAID Brixton

Brixton Traid: Your clothes can help to fashion a sustainable world

  Brixton’s TRAID on Acre Lane is part of a UK-wide charity tackling environmental and social problems caused by the production, consumption and disposal of...