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Nick Buglione in eighties
December 15, 2016, No comments

Nick Buglione continues a journey through time with his recollections of Brixton – this month, the noughties Sooner or later, we grow up and cast aside our youthful indulgences. And have […]

Painting by Jane Mackay

Brixton artist interprets sounds and music as colours

December 14, 2016, 1 Comment

Brixton-based artist Jane Mackay brings pop songs to life in a riot of colour, shape and texture. Jane Mackay uses her ability, known as synesthesia, ...

I can’t speak for other women over 55 who rent, but I blooming love it

December 13, 2016, 2 Comments

  The number of women my age living in flat shares has risen by a phenomenal amount according to director Matt Hutchinson, director of property l ...

Herne Hill Film Festival screen projection

Season of goodwill: Herne Hill free film festival

December 13, 2016, 1 Comment

Herne Hill’s Free Film Festival is showing films of Christmas until 21 December. Kate Corry finds out more The Herne Hill Free Film Festival, now in ...

  • Arched roof of Stockwell Bus Garage
    The glory that is Stockwell bus garage
    December 13, 2016, No comments

    Annabel Sampson pays homage to south London’s – indeed the whole of London’s – most important building. Photos by John East, courtesy of C20 Society. At Stockwell’s busiest junction, a […]

  • Co Pop logo
    Co-Pop Brixton women who mean business
    November 30, 2016, No comments

    Co-Pop, a co-operative trade movement made up of  women entrepreneurs, is celebrating a year of trading at Pop Brixton. The Co-Pop women radiate passion and enthusiasm for their business with a […]

  • Stockwell School brixton arches project
    Double trouble for Brixton businesses
    November 25, 2016, No comments

    Brixton retailers and other traders are facing a double threat from huge business rate increases and the blight on the centre of the shopping district created by Network Rail’s closure […]

  • River Effra book cover
    Everything you need to know about the Effra
    November 8, 2016, Comments Off on Everything you need to know about the Effra

    Romantics may wish to avoid a comprehensive new book about the River Effra. Even before the late nineties arts project Platform ran a convincing but entirely bogus campaign to bring […]

  • Brixton in the eighties
    Brixton in the eighties – shabbily splendid
    October 5, 2016, 9 Comments

    Nick Buglione begins a journey through time with his recollections of Brixton in the Eighties Nowadays it’s easy, marvellous Mark Zuckerberg can remember it for you wholesale. Real memories are […]

  • Youth Parliament member Krystelle Stedford
    ‘I am your amplifier’ says Youth Parliament member Krystelle
    October 3, 2016, Comments Off on ‘I am your amplifier’ says Youth Parliament member Krystelle

    As Black History Month begins, Krystelle-Jade Edward-Stedford, Lambeth member of the Youth Parliament, asks what it actually means to be Black and urges young people to make their voices heard. […]