'Sour' by Lucy Bannerman and Tracey Miller
October 17, 2014, No comments

“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’ [...]

Street art by Mr Cenz and Tizer ID, Brixton Hill

Atlantic Rd aliens and giant grannies: meet Brixton’s street artists

October 15, 2014, 4 Comments

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 ...

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‘How Great Thou Art’: local photographer captures Brixton’s funeral fashions

October 13, 2014, No comments

A Streatham resident and photographer has spoken to the BBC’s Dan Damon about his upcoming photobook ‘How Great Thou Art’. Charlie P ...

ENGAGING: Sophie Sparham reads to the crowd pic by Stuart Taylor

Bursting at the seams: Brixton Bookjam expands and entertains another tickled crowd at the Hootananny

October 8, 2014, No comments

  BY SOPHIE BUSH “I don’t want to seem like a megalomaniac,” says Zelda Rhiando, co-organiser of October’s Brixton Bookja ...

  • Wahaca opens its Brixton branch in the former Brady's Bar site on 16 October
    Wahaca: the chain’s reaction
    October 2, 2014, 26 Comments

    As Mexican eatery Wahaca prepares to open its doors for business in Brixton, will Brixton open its arms to chain restaurants? Wahaca is making all the right noises as it [...]

  • Matt Crump at work in his Strathleven Road studio
    BRIXTON PEOPLE: Matt Crump, artist
    September 25, 2014, No comments

    In the run up to the long-awaited Lambeth Open weekend, Brixton Blog’s Bobbie Lakhera caught up with one of the movers and shakers making waves on the local art scene, [...]