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Poetry Competitioon Fyer
October 4, 2017, No comments

Poetic Unity, the charity behind the hit weekly poetry event, The Poets Corner at the Black Cultural Archive in Brixton is launching a poetry competition today (4 October) that will […]

Big Fish Little Fish: family rave

Home Office’s loss is baby clubbers’ gain

October 3, 2017, No comments

  Brixton resident Hannah Saunders waved goodbye to a high-flying career in the Home Office to run DJ and glow-stick raves with a difference. Her ...

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Peace festival comes to south London

September 15, 2017, No comments

A South London venue will be the base for a peace festival next week that will join with others all over the world to celebrate 21 September – World ...

Brixton orchard takes root

August 10, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton orchard takes root

Back in March some of us were sceptical about planting fruit trees next one of Brixton’s most polluted traffic hubs, the St Matthews one way sys ...

  • Free meals for Brixton kids over summer holidays
    August 9, 2017, 2 Comments

    (sponsored Blogpost) In a special summer promotion Brixton’s Turtle Bay restaurant on Brixton Road is offering cash strapped parents a Caribbean alternative to McDonald’s or KFC. For every adult ordering a main […]

  • Section of the Bridge Artwork at Loughborough Junction
    Mama Africa comes to Loughborough Junction
    July 26, 2017, Comments Off on Mama Africa comes to Loughborough Junction

    Halfway between Brixton and Camberwell, Loughborough Junction has always had a bit of an identity problem.  When noticed by the national press it is usually for the wrong reasons.  An […]

  • UDM Samba
    Lambeth Country Show Day 2 in pictures
    July 17, 2017, Comments Off on Lambeth Country Show Day 2 in pictures

    Hover over the pictures below to see more   Music on the move … The walkabout set by Das Brass – with help from some members of South London Samba […]

  • Kilo Sale of Vintage clothes at Pop Brixton
    Cut waste by the kilo and bag a bargain
    July 6, 2017, Comments Off on Cut waste by the kilo and bag a bargain

    A Brixton vintage outlet is playing its part in reducing the waste represented by the estimated 253 million pieces of unwanted clothing that went into landfills in Britain this spring […]

  • The Library of Things team outside the container
    Borrowing business booming and creating new friends
    July 5, 2017, Comments Off on Borrowing business booming and creating new friends

    The Library of Things, a social enterprise based in West Norwood which allows people to borrow useful items cheaply, says the service is more popular than ever as it celebrates […]