This Girl Can girls practice dance at Brixton Rec
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July 11, 2016, No comments

Over 120 girls from schools across Lambeth came together at Brixton Rec for the launch of “This Girl Can”, a programme designed to encourage girls to participate in sport. The […]

Kyle Carey vs Shaquille Walters (Photo: Hoopsfix.com)

Basketball classic draws record crowds at Brixton Rec

June 9, 2016, Comments Off on Basketball classic draws record crowds at Brixton Rec

A host of Britain’s best young basketball players got the chance to showcase their skills in front of a packed crowd at the Brixton Rec on Sunday.  ...

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Brixton Rec nominated to become listed building

May 25, 2016, Comments Off on Brixton Rec nominated to become listed building

An architectural organisation has applied to Historic England for the Brixton Recreation Centre to become a listed building. DOCOMOMO, a non-profit o ...

Jenaya Wade-Fray in action for Brixton Topcats (Photo: WBBL)

Topcats take on Wildcats in WBBL Play-Offs

April 19, 2016, Comments Off on Topcats take on Wildcats in WBBL Play-Offs

Brixton Topcats landed the final WBBL Play-Off spot and a contest against the Nottingham Wildcats after a hard fought victory against Manchester Mysti ...

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    Lady Topcats coach hails team progress after narrow loss to Sheffield
    February 8, 2016, Comments Off on Lady Topcats coach hails team progress after narrow loss to Sheffield

    Brixton Topcats coach Steve Vear hailed his team’s performance against WBBL Trophy holders Sheffield Hatters after they were narrowly beaten at the Brixton Rec on Sunday. The home side (pictured below) […]

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    Rec users voice fears over future ownership
    November 1, 2015, 2 Comments

    The creation of a new Lambeth cultural board and trust, which will give private non-profit Green-wich Leisure Services (GLL) greater control of Lambeth leisure facilities, has sparked fears that Brixton […]

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    Inspirational talks at TEDxBrixton 2015
    November 1, 2015, Comments Off on Inspirational talks at TEDxBrixton 2015

    On 10 October over 600 people gathered at Brixton Rec for TEDxBrixton, a day of talks on a broad range of contemporary issues. Barney Evison spoke to organiser Stephanie Busari […]

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    Public to be consulted on Brixton Rec refurbishment
    October 26, 2014, Comments Off on Public to be consulted on Brixton Rec refurbishment

    New opportunities could be opened up for local footballers, boxers, sports lovers and even local artists in the multi-million pound refurbishment for the Brixton Recreation. The structure of the building […]

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    Change ahead at the Brixton Rec
    September 9, 2014, 5 Comments

    With development afoot at the Brixton Rec, we decided to speak to some of the key players in its proposed redevelopment to get some perspective on what the future might […]

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    Brixton Rec staff member celebrates 25 years of service
    July 14, 2014, Comments Off on Brixton Rec staff member celebrates 25 years of service

    Brixton Rec this month honoured a member of staff who has been working at the recreation centre for 25 years. Tunde Shodimu started in 1989, just four years after the […]