“We were here before Wahaca!” says Stuart Horwood, stalwart of Brixton market, watch-man, and CEO of the Brixton Market Traders’ Federation. Horwood means, specifically, the strikingly colourful paintwork of his [...]
A group of women from South London are setting their sights on becoming entrepreneurs: designing, making and selling innovative learning tools and gam ...
“I absolutely adore our building! We love it here – it really suits our brand.” Brixton local and founder of ethical fashion brand Lowie, Br ...
Italian-born Roberta ‘Roby’ de Caro playfully ruffles the blond locks of her adorable four-year old daughter Mia as she explains her venture into ...
This article is written by Anna Baum, change maker of the #MigrantsContribute campaign and IRMO trustee. Brixton’s rich history of migration, from the Windrush generation in the late 1940s to [...]
“I found writing it very therapeutic, and it made me realise that I was a little devil back then”, says ex-gang member Tracey Miller about her gritty, no-holds-barred book ‘Sour’ [...]
A magnet for alternative culture and self-expression over the years, Brixton is a natural home for street art. These last few years in particular have seen an explosion of weird [...]
A Streatham resident and photographer has spoken to the BBC’s Dan Damon about his upcoming photobook ‘How Great Thou Art’. Charlie Phillips, who has photographed London street scenes including the [...]
BY SOPHIE BUSH “I don’t want to seem like a megalomaniac,” says Zelda Rhiando, co-organiser of October’s Brixton Bookjam, ‘so I try not to read every time myself’. She [...]
It’s that time of year again. A couple of months after the great launch party for the £7m Black Cultural Archives (BCA) centre, the start of October marks the beginning [...]