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15 July, 2018, No comments

This year residents in Lambeth have been marking the seventieth anniversary of the arrival SS Empire Windrush. Many of the 500 Jamaican passengers on board the ship that arrived at […]

Local historian Steve Martin tells spectators about William Cuffay, a leading Chartist and the son of a slave

Kennington Park to celebrate its history of protest and democracy

26 June, 2018, No comments

Richard Galpin, local artist and project manager for the Kennington Chartist Project, on the culmination of the project on 7 July An exciting local pr ...

Afternoon tea celebration launches Brixton’s Windrush weekend

22 June, 2018, No comments

Lambeth Council gave thanks to its Windrush generation with a celebratory afternoon tea party today Friday 22 June at the Town Hall Assembly Rooms wit ...

LHS flower show

A place to share your obsession for gardening

11 May, 2018, Comments Off on A place to share your obsession for gardening

Alan Slingsby meets the Lambeth Horticultural Society – and the man who organises the Country Show’s carved vegetable competition   Lambeth i ...

  • A family sit at the site of their demolished home in Jabal Al Baba
    From Brixton to Israel, Palestine and back
    11 May, 2018, Comments Off on From Brixton to Israel, Palestine and back

    Alice Crawford recently arrived home to Brixton after serving as an ecumenical accompanier with the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme In Palestine And Israel, working in an international team in East Jerusalem  […]

  • At the Advocacy Academy (top to bottom, left to right): Amelia Viney, Ayeisha Thomas-Smith, Shiden Tekle, Zhanè Salmone, Belmiro Matos da Costa, Liv Francis-Cornibert, Kofi Asante
    Legally Black: This is just the beginning
    11 April, 2018, Comments Off on Legally Black: This is just the beginning

    Tevye Markson talks to Legally Black’s Shiden Tekle, 18, Kofi Asante, 17, and Belmiro Matos da Costa, 18 (minus fourth member Liv Francis-Cornibert, 18) about Black media representation, their now […]

  • New Contemporaries at Bloc
    New Contemporaries at “edgy venue” Bloc 336
    26 February, 2018, Comments Off on New Contemporaries at “edgy venue” Bloc 336

    Rudy Schulkind reviews Bloomberg New Contemporaries at Brixton’s Block 336 The Art Newspaper reported that the Bloomberg New Contemporaries show had opened in an “edgy new Brixton venue” – whose […]

  • Costumes at Trinidad Carnival
    Carnival – fighting for the right to party since 1830s
    31 January, 2018, Comments Off on Carnival – fighting for the right to party since 1830s

    On a visit to Trinidad Dave Randall discovered that there is more to carnival than a good time Aside from the moving corporate celebration of buttock-shaped hearts and red roses […]

  • Trial Lawyer in film made by Lawyers in the Soup Kitchen
    Brixton lawyers who turn nobody away
    10 December, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton lawyers who turn nobody away

     Lawyers in the Soup Kitchen recently made the first ever film to be allowed in the Royal Courts of Justice. The organisation Twanieka Alcindor launched three years ago in Coldharbour […]