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Still from A Moving Image: Tanya Fear in Brixton
April 12, 2017, 1 Comment

As the sun begins to shine here in London, I know it will be hard to remember to go indoors and see some cinema, writes Nicola Jones. Evermore so, as […]

Brixton Reviews: Pizza Brixton

March 29, 2017, No comments

Marion Turner checks in at Brixton’s latest homage to sourdough. At the risk of enraging our fave local foodie Jay Rayner, the vogue for “artisan ...

The restaurant in the Clink Brixton Prison

Brixton Reviews: Lunch on the inside – The Clink

March 29, 2017, No comments

Eating inside takes on new meaning at The Clink at HM Prison Brixton. The gastro challenge of eating at Her Majesty’s Pleasure is to ensure the dini ...

Still from Certain Women


March 2, 2017, No comments

A 2016 Sundance Festival and Toronto Film Festival selection, writer and director Kelly Reichardt’s new film CERTAIN WOMEN flounders through a slow ...

  • Restaurant Review: Ya Hala
    February 8, 2017, 1 Comment

    On only its second night open, one could forgive Ya Hala, Brixton’s new Lebanese grill room the occasional hiccup, but it has a little way to go to ensure it […]

  • Duck Duck Goose restaurant at Pop Brixton
    Profile: Duck Duck Goose restaurant
    February 7, 2017, Comments Off on Profile: Duck Duck Goose restaurant

    Source for the goose: Nick Buglione grabs a sitdown with Oli Brown of Duck Duck Goose It’s quite a trip from head chef at Rowley Leigh’s Café Anglais in Bayswater to […]

  • Trattoria Franzino Brixton Polpo
    Brixton Reviews: Trattoria Franzino
    December 8, 2016, Comments Off on Brixton Reviews: Trattoria Franzino

    By Nikki Griffiths Trattoria Franzino has just signed a three-month extension to its residency inside Pop Brixton’s flexible restaurant space, designed to offer new starters a chance to establish and […]

  • Boom Shack restaurant cocktail
    Brixton Reviews: Boom Shack
    December 6, 2016, Comments Off on Brixton Reviews: Boom Shack

    The creator of Boom Burger, the Jamaican-style burger joint in Portobello Road, has opened Boom Shack on Brixton Station Road. Ify Uchegbu reviews. Photos Ed Everett. The Brixton version has […]

  • Xavier de Sousa performs in POST at the Ovalhouse Theatre
    Ovalhouse theatre play explores national identify
    November 28, 2016, Comments Off on Ovalhouse theatre play explores national identify

    Former Brixton resident Xavier de Sousa’s solo performance POST comes to Ovalhouse Theatre from tomorrow Wednesday (30 Nov – 3 Dec). The show focuses on what it means to be a migrant […]