November 25, 2014, No comments

“We were here before Wahaca!” says Stuart Horwood, stalwart  of Brixton market, watch-man, and CEO of the Brixton Market Traders’ Federation. Horwood means, specifically, the strikingly colourful paintwork of his [...]

USA. New York. Long Island. Mount Sinai. US actress Marilyn MONROE. 1955.

REVIEW: Eve Arnold x Danny Pope at Photofusion

June 8, 2014, No comments

Review by Anna McKie A photographer’s relationship with his or her printer might seem a straightforward one. The former snaps a scene, the other ...

Nelson Mandela head by Sandra McDonagh

Brixton artists organise art fundraiser for Freedom charity

March 12, 2014, No comments

A group of artists have set up a fundraising project in Brixton to support the work of Freedom Charity who were asked by three women held as “slaves ...


MADE IN BRIXTON? BBC Three ‘structured reality’ show South Side Story comes to Brixton

February 13, 2014, 12 Comments

An ‘experimental’ reality show following singers, dancers and DJs based in Brixton is to come to BBC Three. The show, called South Side St ...

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    South London’s landmarks in print
    December 10, 2013, No comments

    By Amna Ahmed Local designers Ed Povey & Martin Ivatt are passionate about South London, particularly Brixton and its iconic buildings. They are so passionate about it that when they [...]

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    The weekend ahead in Brixton
    August 2, 2013, No comments

    Tonight: Pop over to the Half Moon – pub and long-time music venue in Herne Hill – for south Londoner Ross Allen’s Meltdown night. DJ Food, DK and Jonathan More will [...]

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    FILM: Brixton Blog’s Thursday round-up
    August 1, 2013, 7 Comments

    By Ashley Clark Nights in Bangkok that’d make Murray Head blush, paranormal scares, and Japanese animation. Why, it must be another superb week at south London’s greatest cinema. The highest [...]