All posts tagged christmas

December 13, 2017, Comments Off on Down by the waterside: Lido Cafe review

Carina Murphy doesn’t go for a swim The lovingly restored 1930s art deco Lido Café on the edge of Brockwell Park will be familiar to most I’m sure. When it […]

Azorean Milk Liqueur

Brixton Recipes: Azorean Milk Liqueur

December 8, 2016, 1 Comment

Sometimes things in life call for alcohol. And since it’s Christmas and my last column for the Brixton Blog and Bugle, this seems like one of th ...

Buy Brixton foodbank cards to aid its work

November 2, 2016, Comments Off on Buy Brixton foodbank cards to aid its work

You can send your Christmas greetings this year with exclusive cards designed by a young Brixton/Norwood Foodbank volunteer. All proceeds will suppor ...

Brixton Pounds with Bowie Image

Surprise prizes for Brixton £ Xmas Draw

November 2, 2016, Comments Off on Surprise prizes for Brixton £ Xmas Draw

The Brixton Pound is not running its traditional monthly draw in November, instead there will be a special Christmas Bonus round. Sales opened on Mond ...

  • Christmas Leftover Pasties
    December 21, 2015, Comments Off on Christmas Leftover Pasties

    All the recipes for Christmas dinner dishes tend to ignore two things: most people like tradition best at Christmas and leftovers are actually the star of the show. Cold cuts, […]

  • Statue at Brixton station gift wrapped
    ‘People for Presents’ comes to Brixton
    December 17, 2015, 1 Comment

    If you spend any time on Brixton station platform you might have noticed them: the iconic bronze statues waiting on the platforms have been covered in gift-wrap! The statues, made […]

  • Xmas burglar
    How burglar friendly is your home?
    December 16, 2015, Comments Off on How burglar friendly is your home?

    Burglary decreased in Brixton and across Lambeth for the 12 months up to October 2015 compared with the same period for 2014, according to Metropolitan Police statistics. Expressed as the number […]

  • Brixton Recipes: Potato Choux Puffs
    December 11, 2015, 1 Comment

    When you think of things for Christmas, what do you ask for? Because I’m a massive Irish stereotype, I wish for more potatoes. There’s literally no such thing as ‘too […]

  • Jeremiah Sachs
    Card making to music
    December 10, 2015, 2 Comments

    Brixton resident Jeremiah Sachs of the Green Rock River Band entertained Christmas card makers at the Dogstar last night in the sixth annual card-in organised by Makerhood. Also on the bill  was Sara Nade […]

  • Brixton Recipes: Black Cake
    December 8, 2015, Comments Off on Brixton Recipes: Black Cake

    Fruitcake is traditional at Christmas throughout Europe and West Africa, but the most famous versions come from the Caribbean in the form of black cakes. These cakes are special because […]