Adjani Okpu-Egbe in his Brixton studio
October 6, 2015, No comments

Brixton-based painter Adjani Okpu-Egbe will be opening Underdogs, a solo exhibition at Bloomsbury’s renowned centre for international art, Mokspace gallery on 9 October. Arts co editor Ruth Waters went to […]

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UNISON calls on Lambeth council to rethink gym libraries

October 6, 2015, 2 Comments

Lambeth Council’s announcements last week that three of Lambeth’s libraries were to house private gym facilities with reduced library serv ...

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People and the pace of change in Brixton

October 6, 2015, No comments

Filmmaker Damien Swaby visited Brixton for the first time in 20 years recently. “I was amazed by the changes,” he says. He had his camera with ho ...

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Wool Week workshop

October 6, 2015, No comments

October 5 to 11 this year is official Wool Week. So Lowie on Dulwich Road in Herne Hill opposite Brockwell Park is celebrating with an “upcycle yo ...

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    Mazi Mas goes Social
    October 5, 2015, 1 Comment

    Pop-up social enterprise restaurant Mazi Mas is hosting a dinner on Social Saturday, October 10, to celebrate its second season at Ovalhouse theatre. Diners will have the opportunity to meet the [...]

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    Lambeth libraries to double up as gyms
    October 4, 2015, 2 Comments

    In proposals revealed on Friday, Lambeth Council announced its intention to keep Brixton’s Minet Library, along with the Carniege Library and Tate South Library, open by turning them into health centres [...]

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    Ecuadorian Hominy Corn Patties
    October 3, 2015, No comments

    I love that aisle of rice and pulses in the Nour Cash and Carry. When I was growing up, beans came in tins and you had a choice between red [...]

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    Brixton music news – October 2015
    October 3, 2015, No comments

    Arts Editor Barney Evison rounds up the latest music news from our corner of South London. Bez is back! Madchester ravers Happy Mondays are touring to celebrate the 25th anniversary [...]

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    Interview: Shaun Ryder from Happy Mondays
    October 2, 2015, No comments

    Mancunian hedonists Happy Mondays are stopping off at Brixton Academy on 3 December for their ‘Pills ‘n’ Thrills and Bellyaches’ 25th anniversary tour. Arts co editor Barney Evison spoke to [...]

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    What’s on in Brixton: October 3 – 10
    October 2, 2015, No comments

    Your guide to what’s happening in Brixton this week Saturday October 3: The Ritzy is hosting a special screening and Q&A of the documentary 3 1/2 minutes, Ten Bullets.  The film [...]