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May 2, 2016, No comments

Friends of Windmill Gardens and Brixton Brewery got together to host Brixton’s first beer and bread festival as part of the celebrations for the 200th anniversary of the Windmill. The […]

London Design Festival partner co-ordinator Amy Bicknell explains the benefits of Brixton's involvement

Design district status for Brixton

April 29, 2016, No comments

Brixton’s status as the London Design Festival’s newest design district puts it alongside Clerkenwell, Shoreditch, Chelsea and Islington in status ...

Garden Bridge south landing building

Council ‘has always backed Garden Bridge’

April 22, 2016, 1 Comment

Lambeth council has always supported in principle the controversial pedestrian-only Garden Bridge across the Thames, the council’s cabinet member fo ...

Mosaic clubhouse members

Effra Road charity up for national award

April 21, 2016, No comments

Brixton-based mental health charity Mosaic Clubhouse has been shortlisted in this year’s national Charity Governance awards. Based in Effra Road, th ...

  • Ringing launch
    Somerleyton makes its own film
    April 18, 2016, No comments

    Ringing is a 20-minute film set in Brixton’s Somerleyton estate, written, filmed, acted and with an original soundtrack by young people who live there. Producer Dennis Gyamfi, also a Somerleyton […]

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    Brixton bomb remembered
    April 18, 2016, No comments

    Members of the 17-24-30 No To Hate Crime Campaign took part yesterday (17 April) in their annual commemoration of the 1999 Brixton nail bomb attack. It was the first of […]

  • Reproduced with kind permission of Black Cultural Archives. Rebellions and Repression: Race and Class – a series publications that documented Race Relations in UK. Published by the Institute of Race Relations, 1981.
    Remembering the Brixton 1981 Uprisings
    April 15, 2016, No comments

    Locals came together to mark the 35th anniversary of the 1981 Brixton Uprising at the Black Cultural Archives (BCA) this week. Arts co editor Barney Evison went along to experience poetry, […]

  • Protesters at the rally outside Brixton Tate library on 9 April 2016
    Rebel libraries councillor speaks out
    April 13, 2016, 3 Comments

    A Brixton councillor and former Lambeth council cabinet member who broke ranks with the ruling Labour group of the council over its libraries policy has explained her decision. And, while […]